Nov. 7, 2013
- #4/4 Tennessee opens the 2013-14 season on the road on Friday night, taking on Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro at 7:05 p.m. Central time (8:05 ET).
- The game is nearing a sellout at MT's 11,520-seat Murphy Center and is being advertised as a "Blue Out" for fans.
- The contest will be televised in the mid-state by MyTV 30 and live streamed for a fee on GoBlueRaiders.com.
- This marks the 21st meeting between the Lady Volunteers and the Blue Raiders, with Tennessee holding a 20-0 advantage in the all-time series that dates back to 1971.
- The Lady Vols are ranked the highest they've been for a matchup with Middle Tennessee since winning, 84-61, as the No. 1-ranked team on Dec. 13, 2007.
- After not playing MT for 22 years, Tennessee is meeting the Blue Raiders for the seventh time in the last eight seasons.
- Tennessee is 100-28 all-time vs. teams from Conference USA.
- UT has amassed a 216-43-1 overall record against schools from the Volunteer State.