March 24, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- After Saturday's NCAA First Round win over Oral Roberts, No. 2 seed Tennessee is gearing up to face No. 10 seed Creighton at 7:10 p.m. on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena. ESPN2 and ESPN3 will provide television and live streaming coverage, respectively.
NCAA Second Round tickets are available for purchase at UTTix.com or by calling the Tennessee Ticket Office at 865-656-1200 or 800-332-8657. Tickets also may be purchased in person at the Tennessee Ticket Office, located in the northwest corner of Thompson-Boling Arena directly off Phillip Fulmer Way.
Before playing for the right to advance to the Sweet 16 in Oklahoma City, however, the Lady Vols practiced Sunday for two hours and spent a half hour visiting the media to talk about the matchup with the Bluejays.
The Lady Vols improved to 113-23 all-time in the NCAA tournament and 51-0 at home in the postseason, giving Holly Warlick her first NCAA victory as head coach with an 83-62 triumph over Oral Roberts in the first round on Saturday. Creighton, meanwhile, moved on to Monday's matchup with a 61-56 upset of No. 7 Syracuse.
Tennessee is 24-0 all-time in NCAA Second Round contests, including 19-0 at home. The only participants in all 32 NCAA Women's Basketball Championships, the Big Orange women are trying to advance to their 31st NCAA Sweet 16.