Tennessee at Stanford Previews
No. 4 Stanford Cardinal (7-1) Â vs. No. 6 Lady Volunteers (7-2)
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 – 7 p.m. PT
Maples Pavilion (7,329) – Stanford, Calif.
Series History: Tennessee leads 22-6
Last Meeting: Dec. 19, 2010 (Tennessee 82, Stanford 72 – OT) – Knoxville, Tenn.
TV: Fox Sports Net/Comcast SportsNet Bay AreaÂ (Jim Watson and Mary Murphy)Â , 10 p.m.
Radio: 90.1 KZSU (Kevin Zhang and Joe Lami).
Hall of Famer vs. Hall of Famer: Both head coaches are in theÂ Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:Â Stanford’sÂ Tara VanDerveerÂ (Class of 2011) and Tennessee’s Pat Summitt (Class of 2000)
This marks the 29th meeting between the two schools dating back to the 1988-89 season. Tennessee will be looking for its first win at Maples Pavilion since a 74-67 victory on Dec. 4, 2005.
- Former Stanford player and host of “The Pink Room” Ros Gold-Onwude talks to Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer.
- Dishin & Swishin December 15, 2011 Podcast: Nneka & Chiney Ogwumike & Ros Gold-Onwudeâ€¦on hoops, the Pink Room, and their Nigerian heritage
- Stanford-Tennessee rivalry has evolved into one of best in women’s basketballÂ (gostanford.com)
- VanDerveer and Summitt are a winning combination (Palo Alto Online)
- Stanford’s sister act is a big threat to Lady Vols (GoVolsXtra)
- Stanford-Tennessee sealed with a handshake (espnw.com)
- Tennessee women’s basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt set for first Stanford appearance since her dementia disclosure (San Jose Mercury News)
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