Postgame Notes: #5 Louisville 86, #2 Tennessee 78

April 2, 2013

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NCAA Notes

• Tuesday's game marks the first time UL and UT have met in the postseason, and the first win for the Cardinals over UT.
• Louisville holds a 1-0 edge over the Lady Vols in the postseason, but Tennessee has a 3-1 record overall against Louisville.
• The Lady Vols are now 115-24 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
Holly Warlick finishes her first season as the head coach of the Lady Vols with a 3-1 record in the NCAA Tournament.

Tennessee Notes

• With the loss, the Lady Vols finish the first season of the Holly Warlick era at 27-8.
• UT trailed by 15 at the half, the most the Lady Vols have been behind at the halfway mark since trailing Baylor by 25 on Dec. 18, 2012.
• Senior Taber Spani led the team in scoring with 18 points, one of five Lady Vols to net double-digit scoring on the night.
• In addition, senior Kamiko Williams finished out her UT career with a 12-point effort against the Cardinals.
• Williams hit double figures in scoring in three of four NCAA contests this year (Creighton, 15; Oklahoma, 15, Louisville, 12).
• Despite not hitting her first field goal until late in the second half, Meighan Simmons finished the game with 12 points connecting on 4-of-12 shooting from behind the arc.
• With her 12 points on the night, Simmons passed Dena Head 1,483 for 20th place on the UT all-time scoring chart and at the end of her junior season has 1,487 career points.
• The double-digit effort was her 23rd in the last 24 games and 31st of the season.
• Also in double-digits were sophomore Isabelle Harrison (11) and freshman Bashaara Graves (11).
• Graves added 10 rebounds to go along with her 11 points, marking her 10th double-double of the season, tying Candace Parker who also had 10 double-doubles in her first season at Tennessee.





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