Tennessee-LSU Postgame Notes

Feb. 22, 2010

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• Tonight's starters: junior Angie Bjorklund, sophomores Kelley Cain, Glory Johnson, Alicia Manning and Shekinna Stricklen
• Five Lady Vols scored in double figures: Brewer (18), Cain (16), Johnson (12), Bjorklund (10) and Stricklen (10)
• Tonight's game is Tennessee's home game as a part of the WBCA's Pink Zone initiative aimed at raising awareness for breast cancer
• It is UT's third consecutive Pink Zone game; the Lady Vols were the opponent for Ole Miss and Alabama's Pink Zone contests
• Tennessee donned pink adidas road uniforms for the contest while the Lady Tigers sported their Nike home white, pink & purple unis
• Tennessee moved to fourth in the latest Associated Press Top 25 released this afternoon
• Cain set a new school record with 12 blocks; it is the second best single game performance in SEC history
• The previous school record was eight; Ashley Robinson vs Rutgers on Dec. 11, 2003, and Cain vs Arkansas on Feb. 4, 2010
• Tennessee set a new team record with 14 blocks
• Tennessee set a new team record by making 10-of-10 free throws; twice before UT made 100% of its free throws: against USC (9-of-9) on April 1, 1984, and against Chattanooga (6-of-6) on Dec. 5, 1984
• Tennessee held LSU without a field goal from 4:03 of the first half until 0:01, turning a 24-21 lead into a 32-21 advantage
• UT's largest lead of the first half was 11 (32-21) at 0:57; it's largest deficit was four (10-6) at 11:28
• Tennessee led at the half for the 20th time this season; in those games UT is 20-0
• Tennessee outrebounded LSU, 38-33; it is the 25th time this season UT has won the battle of the boards
• Tennessee outscored LSU 44-26 in the paint; The UT bench outscored the LSU bench 22-17
• The Lady Vols committed a season low seven turnovers
• The Lady Vols made a three-pointer for the 400th consecutive game; the last time UT did not make at least one three was Jan. 21, 1999, at Florida. UT won that game 77-64
• Tonight's attendance was 13,851
• The Lady Vols will host Kentucky on Thursday, Feb. 25, at Thompson-Boling Arena. The contest will tip-off at 7 p.m. with FSN carrying the action. Tennessee can claim the outright SEC regular season title with a victory over the Wildcats

The win tonight...
• Clinched at least a share of the SEC regular season title; UT can claim the outright crown on Thursday against Kentucky
• Gives UT wins in four of the last five contests vs. LSU
• Gives the Lady Vols a season sweep of LSU; the Lady Tigers are the fourth league foe UT has downed twice (Florida, South Carolina, Vanderbilt)
• Gives the Lady Vols a 39-12 mark all-time against LSU
• Gives the Lady Vols a 17-2 mark all-time against the Lady Tigers in Knoxville
• Gives the Lady Vols a 421-66 record all-time against teams from the SEC
• Gives the Lady Vols a 287-40 mark in SEC Conference games
• Gives the Lady Vols an 23-2 record in TV games this season
• Gives the Lady Vols a 188-13 mark in SEC home games under Summitt
• Gives the Lady Vols an 13-0 record at home this season
• Gives the Lady Vols an 8-2 mark against ranked opponents this season
• Gives the Lady Vols a 421-158 mark against ranked foes all-time
• Gives the Lady Vols a 228-36 mark against squads ranked 11-25 in the AP all-time
• Head Coach Pat Summitt's career record now stands at 1,030-195 (.840) all time

Sophomore Alyssia Brewer:
Finished with 18 points (tying game-high honors), six boards, two blocks and two assists
Tallied her 20th career double digit scoring game

Sophomore Kelley Cain:
Finished with 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting, blocked 12 shots and grabbed seven boards
The 12 blocks are a school record and is the second-best single game mark in SEC history
Tallied her 24th career double figure scoring game
Is in sixth place in the UT record books with 140 career blocks; Nicky Anosike is fifth with 161
Moved from fifth to second in the UT single season record books with 91 blocks; Candace Parker is first with 99

Sophomore Glory Johnson:
Had the first Lady Vol basket - a free-throw line jumper at the 19:06 mark
Finished with 12 points and eight rebounds
Posted her 31st career double digit scoring effort

Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
Finished with 10 points, four assists and three rebounds
Finished with her 39th career double digit scoring game, including 24 of her last 32 games

Junior Angie Bjorklund:
Finished with 10 points and six assists
Tallied her 52nd career double figure scoring effort
She now has 1,057 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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