Dec. 30, 2006

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The win today...

  • Improves Tennessee to 12-1 on the season
  • Keeps the Lady Vols perfect against the Fighting Irish, with an all-time record of 18-0
  • Improves UT head coach Pat Summitt to 925-178 for her career
  • Gives the Big Orange a 2-0 record against the Big East this season


  • Tennessee shot 34.5% in the first half, its lowest field goal percentage since 31.5% in the opening period at Texas.
  • The Lady Vols recorded 12 blocks today, tying the second most by a UT team in a single game in program history.
  • UT had 12 turnovers in the first half and just three in the second.
  • The Big Orange outscored Notre Dame 49-27 in the second half.

Sidney Spencer...

  • Made her first three-pointer since the Texas game on her first shot of the day.
  • Moved past Kellie Jolly into 11th place in the UT record books for career three-pointers (100)

Candace Parker...

  • Moved past Chamique Holdsclaw into sixth place in the UT record books for career blocks (118)
  • Scored in double figures for the 46th time of her career and the 27th time in a row.
  • Earned her seventh double-double of the season, her fourth in a row.
  • Drew 10 fouls today, the most drawn by a UT player this season
  • Recorded a season-high four assists.

Alexis Hornbuckle...

  • Extended her streak of games with a steal to 49. She has now made a steal in 70 of 77 career games.
  • Her four steals today moved her into 16th place in the Lady Vol record books (200)
  • Reached the 400 career rebound mark
  • Tied a career high in blocks with three in the game, moving her into 21st place for career stuffs (42)

Shannon Bobbitt...

  • Made both foul shots on an intentional foul to move past her previous career high in points (13). Finished with 17 points on a career-best five three-pointers.

Nicky Anosike...

  • Reached the 100 career block plateau today





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