March 15, 2012
Tennessee is set to take on Tennessee-Martin in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Championship. The Lady Vols will take on the Skyhawks at 3:10 p.m. CT Saturday, March 17 with the winner of the contest advancing to face the victor of the No. 7/No. 10 matchup between DePaul and Brigham Young.
DID YOU KNOW?
- Tennessee is the only school to be selected to every NCAA Championship there has ever been -- a total of 31 appearances.
- The Lady Vols are 13-2 in contests against Tennessee-Martin with the last loss in the series coming when head coach Pat Summitt was a player on the UTM squad.
- UT defeated another in-stste opponent and Ohio Valley Conference member en route to its first NCAA title in 1987. The Lady Vols topped Tennessee Tech in the 1987 tournament.
- Tennessee-Martin leads the nation in scoring offense, putting up 81.1 points per game.