Tennessee-Alabama Postgame Notes

Feb. 19, 2010

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• Tonight's starters: junior Angie Bjorklund, sophomores Alyssia Brewer, Glory Johnson, Alicia Manning and Shekinna Stricklen
• Three Lady Vols scored in double figures: Brewer (20), Stricklen (14) and Bjorklund (13)
• Brewer posted her fourth career double double with 20 points and 10 rebounds
• Redshirt sophomore Kelley Cain did not make the trip to Tuscaloosa with the team in order to attend Thursday classes. Today is the fourth Thursday the Lady Vols have played on the road.
• Tennessee used a 9-0 run to turn a 19-19 tie into a 28-19 lead with 4:59 to play in the first half
• UT's largest lead of the first half was 10 (33-23) at 3:50; it's largest deficit was three (2-5) at 18:18
• Tennessee led at the half for the 19th time this season; in those games UT is 19-0
• Tennessee used a 13-4 run from 9:44 to 5:02 of the second half to build a 67-53 lead. The only points came on four Bama free throws
• Tennessee was outrebound for only the second time this season, 45-33; the only other team to outrebound UT was Stanford
• Tennessee was outscored in the paint, 40-36, and the Alabama reserves outscored the UT bench 32-15
• The Lady Vols made a three-pointer for the 399th consecutive game
• Today's attendance was 3,900
• The Lady Vols return to Thompson-Boling Arena for the final three regular season games. First on the docket are the LSU Lady Tigers on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The match-up with LSU will be Tennessee's home game for the WBCA's Pink Zone initiative and will again be "Live Pink, Bleed Orange". ESPN2 will carry the game to a national television audience as a part of ESPN's Big Monday.

The win tonight...
• Extends UT's winning streak against the Crimson Tide to 36 games, dating to March 3, 1984
• Gives the Lady Vols a 43-2 mark all-time against Alabama
• Gives the Lady Vols a 16-0 record against UA in Tuscaloosa
• Gives the Lady Vols a 420-66 record all-time against teams from the SEC
• Gives the Lady Vols a 286-40 mark in SEC Conference games
• Gives the Lady Vols an 22-2 record in TV games this season
• Gives the Lady Vols a 159-35 mark in SEC road games under Summitt
• Gives the Lady Vols a 10-2 record on the road this season
• Head Coach Pat Summitt's career record now stands at 1,029-195 (.840) all time

Freshman Kamiko Williams:
Finished with eight points, two assists and two steals in 16 minutes

Sophomore Alyssia Brewer:
Started her sixth career game - all six have come this season
Scored six of UT's first eight points
Finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds
Recorded her fourth career double double
Tallied her 19th career double digit scoring game
Grabbed double figure rebounds for the fifth time
Scored at least 20 points for the third time
Named Lady Vol Player of the Game

Sophomore Kelley Cain:
Did not travel with the Lady Vols to Tuscaloosa in order to attend Thursday classes; the Lady Vols have played on the road four of the past six Thursdays
Is in eighth place in the UT record books with 128 career blocks; Teresa Geter is seventh with 135
Passed Sheila Frost for fifth in the UT single season record books; Cain has 79 blocks on the season

Sophomore Alicia Manning:
Finished with nine points and four rebounds

Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
Had the first UT basket - a layup at the 18:35 mark off a Manning assist
Finished with 14 points, five boards and three steals
Finished with her 38th career double digit scoring game, including 23 of her last 31 games

Junior Angie Bjorklund:
Finished with 13 points and five rebounds, playing all 40 minutes
Tallied her 51st career double figure scoring effort
She now has 1,047 career points
Is in third place in the UT annals with 213 career three pointers made; Kara Lawson is second with 256
Is in second place in the UT single season records with 83 threes on the year; Shanna Zolman is first with 103





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