Tennessee-Ole Miss Postgame Notes

Feb. 12, 2010

Recap |  Box Score

• Tonight's starters: junior Angie Bjorklund, sophomores Kelley Cain, Glory Johnson, Alicia Manning and Shekinna Stricklen
• Manning is making her third start of the season (Texas Tech & Old Dominion) and the 10th of her career
• Tonight's lineup was also used against Texas Tech in the second game of the season; in 2009-10, Coach Summitt has used 11 different starting lineups
• Tonight's game is Tennessee's first WBCA Pink Zone game of the season; UT will also don pink against Alabama (2/18) and LSU (2/22)
• This game is the first of two consecutive games of playing teams No. 4 and 3 in the SEC standings
• Four Lady Vols scored in double figures: Stricklen (13), Bjorklund (12), Brewer (12) and Manning (10)
• Cain pulled down 16 rebounds
• With a three-pointer at the 10:20 mark of the first half, Bjorklund became the 34th Lady Vol with 1,000 points in her time at Rocky Top
• Ole Miss used a 16-4 run over the final 8:49 of the first half to build a 30-25 lead at the break
• UT's largest lead of the first half was seven (21-14) at 8:49; its largest deficit was seven (30-23) at 1:09
• Tennessee trailed at the half for the fifth time this season; in those games, UT is 4-1
• Bjorklund hit a three-pointer with three seconds left to put UT up 61-58; last year against Ole Miss at home, Bjorklund hit a three with eight seconds left to give UT a 60-59
• Tennessee led on the boards, 47-24. It is the 23rd time this season UT has led on the glass
• Tennessee outscored Ole Miss 31-10 in the paint; UT's bench outscored the Rebel bench 15-2
• Ole Miss tied the opponent season high mark of 10 threes in a game; Vanderbilt also hit 10 in the Jan. 17 contest in Knoxville
• The Lady Vols made a three-pointer for the 397th consecutive game
• Tonight's attendance was 2,356
• The Lady Vols return home for a Valentine's Day matinee against the Florida Gators. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena with the SEC Network carrying the action.



The win tonight...
• Extends UT's winning streak to 18 games against Ole Miss, dating to Feb. 4, 1996
• Gives the Lady Vols their 16th season of at least 10 SEC wins since 1991-92
• Gives the Lady Vols a 34-7 mark all-time against Ole Miss
• Gives the Lady Vols a 15-3 mark against the Rebels in Oxford
• Gives the Lady Vols a 418-66 record all-time against teams from the SEC
• Gives the Lady Vols a 284-40 mark in SEC Conference games
• Gives the Lady Vols an 20-2 record in TV games this season
• Gives the Lady Vols a 158-35 mark against SEC foes on the road under Summitt
• Gives the Lady Vols a 9-2 record on the road this season
• Head Coach Pat Summitt's career record now stands at 1,027-195 (.840) all time

Sophomore Alyssia Brewer:
Finished with 12 points and eight rebounds
Tallied her 18th career double figure scoring game and sixth straight contest with at least 10 points
Named Lady Vol Player of the Game

Sophomore Kelley Cain:
Had the game's first basket - a putback at the 18:28 mark
Posted her seventh career double digit rebound effort
Is in eighth place in the UT record books with 121 career blocks; Teresa Geter is seventh with 135
Passes Ashley Robinsons for sixth in the UT single season record books with 72 blocks; Sheila Frost is fifth with 77

Sophomore Alicia Manning:
Made her third start of the season and 10th of her career
Finished with 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting
Posted her third career double digit scoring game and first of the season

Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
Had eight of UT's first 16 points
Finished with 13 points, eight assists and four rebounds in 34 minutes
Finished with her 36th career double digit scoring game, including 21 of her last 29 games

Junior Angie Bjorklund:
Finished with 12 points, including four three-pointers, six assists and four rebounds
With a three-pointer at the 10:20 mark of the first half, Bjorklund became the 34th Lady Vol with 1,000 points in her time at Rocky Top
She now has 1,010 career points
Is in third place in the UT annals with 205 career three pointers made; Kara Lawson is second with 256
Is in fifth place in the UT single season record books with 75 threes on the year; Kara Lawson is fourth with 77



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