The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team defeated Stetson on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena, 73-46. Tennessee improved to 5-0 on the season, while Stetson falls below .500, now sitting at 2-3. 

The Tennessee Lady Vols travel to South Bend, Indiana to face No. 16 Notre Dame Monday night. Both teams enter the game at 2-0 and are looking to grab a third win in this matchup of historical national powers.

Tennessee (2-0) welcomed Central Arkansas (0-1) to Thompson-Boling Arena Thursday night for the home opener of the Kelly Harper area. After a close first half against an inspired Sugar Bear team, the Lady Vols were able to wear down the visitors and grab the 63-36 win. 

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Kellie Harper, a former Lady Vol player, was named the head coach of the women’s basketball team in the spring. This season, Harper will begin her tenure as the third head coach since 1974.

Because I studied abroad during last basketball season, my access to watch the Vols and Lady Vols regularly was restricted with the exception of some NCAA tournament appearances showing at sports bars at 3 a.m.

Thursday, the Lady Vols Basketball program held media availability ahead of next week’s exhibition game. Coach Kellie Harper and her players as well her three assistant coaches were all available to the media and the Daily Beacon was there.

Kellie Harper, a former Lady Vol player, was named the head coach of the women’s basketball team in the spring of 2019. This season Harper will begin her tenure as the third head coach since 1974.

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The Tennessee men’s and women’s basketball teams will host fans at Thompson-Boling Arena on Oct. 4 for their annual “Rocky Top Tip-Off” event.

Tennessee women’s basketball head coach Kellie Harper is less than a month into her tenure, yet she has already made significant progress in filling out her staff. A little over a week ago, she brought in Jon Harper and Jennifer Sullivan as assistant coaches.

On Saturday March 23, the Lady Vols entered the University of Maryland looking to prove a point and save their head coach’s job. As an 11 seed, the Lady Vols kept their streak of 38 years making the tournament alive, but just barely.

The Tennessee women’s basketball team wrapped up a largely forgettable season on Saturday afternoon with a loss to UCLA in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. It was just the team’s second first round loss in history, and the first since 2009.

The past month has been filled with nothing but mystery for the Tennessee women’s basketball team. It spent the better part of the second half of the season sitting on the bubble, waiting to see whether it would miss the NCAA Tournament for the first time in team history.

With the regular season behind them, the Tennessee women’s basketball team was looking to improve their postseason stock in the SEC Tournament.