Tennessee-Ole Miss Postgame Notes

March 5, 2010

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• Today's starters: junior Angie Bjorklund, sophomores Alyssia Brewer, Kelley Cain, Alicia Manning and Shekinna Stricklen
• Four Lady Vols scored in double figures: Brewer (21), Bjorklund (16), Manning (14) and Stricklen (10)
• Manning grabbed a game-high and career-best 14 rebounds
• Manning notched her second career double double; the first came on Feb. 28 against Ole Miss
• The Lady Vols held Ole Miss' Bianca Thomas to 15 points; she had been averaging 21.1 for the season
• Tennessee opened the game on a 10-3 run
• The Lady Vols used a 21-2 run to build a 38-17 lead with 4:50 remaining in the first half
• UT's largest lead of the first half was 25 (50-25), which it held at the break; it's largest deficit (3-0) was at 19:43
• Tennessee led at the half for the 23rd time this season; in those games UT is 23-0
• Tennessee never trailed in the second half for the 21st time this season
• Tennessee outrebounded Ole Miss, 48-22; it is the 28th time this season UT has won the battle of the boards
• Tennessee outscored Ole Miss 40-26 in the paint; The Lady Vols outscored the Rebels 26-3 in second chance points
• The Lady Vols made a three-pointer for the 403rd consecutive game
• The Lady Vols will face the winner of fourth seed LSU and fifth seed Vanderbilt at 3:30 on March 6 in the SEC Tournament semifinals. ESPNU will carry the game to a national television audience.

The win today...
• Extends UT's winning streak to 12 games
• Extends UT's winning streak to 20 games against the Rebels, dating to Feb. 4, 1996
• Extends UT's SEC Second Round winning streak to 17 games
• Gives the Lady Vols a 36-7 all-time record against Ole Miss
• Gives the Lady Vols a 5-1 mark all-time against the Rebels in the SEC Tournament
• Gives the Lady Vols a 27-4 mark all-time in the SEC Tournament Second Round
• Gives the Lady Vols a 61-17 record all-time in the SEC Tournament
• Gives the Lady Vols a 424-66 record all-time against teams from the SEC
• Gives the Lady Vols a 26-2 record in TV games this season
• Head Coach Pat Summitt's career record now stands at 1,033-195 (.841) all time

Sophomore Alyssia Brewer:
Scored a game high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting
Added six rebounds and two blocks
Posted her 22nd career double digit scoring effort and her fourth 20-plus point game
Named Lady Vol Player of the Game

Sophomore Kelley Cain:
Had the first Lady Vols basket - a layup at the 19:30 mark on a Bjorklund assist
Finished with five points, five rebounds and two blocks
Is in sixth place in the UT record books with 152 career blocks; Nicky Anosike is fifth with 161
Owns the UT single season blocks record with 103 on the season

Sophomore Alicia Manning:
Recorded her second career double double with 14 points and 14 rebounds
Her first double double came in the regular season finale against Ole Miss
The 14 rebounds are a career high
Posted her sixth career double digit scoring game and third career game with double figure rebounds

Sophomore Shekinna Stricklen:
Finished with 10 points, five rebounds, two blocks and an assist
Finished with her 42nd career double digit scoring game, including 26 of her last 34 games

Junior Angie Bjorklund:
Finished with 16 points and five assists
Made at least four threes for the 21st time in her career
She now has 1,092 career points
Is in third place in the UT annals with 219 career three pointers made; Kara Lawson is second with 256
Is in second place in the UT single season records with 89 threes on the year; Shanna Zolman is first with 103





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