BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference has released the league women’s basketball schedule rotation for the next three years.
As is customary, each team will play 16 conference games, with home and away match-ups designated for one permanent opponent and two rotating opponents. Dates and times for the contests will be released at a later time.
In 2019, Tennessee will host Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, LSU and South Carolina, while the Lady Vols will travel to Alabama, Georgia, Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Texas A&M. UT will face home and away contests vs. permanent opponent Vanderbilt and rotating foes Auburn and Missouri.
The 2020 league slate has Holly Warlick‘s squad hosting Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi State, Missouri and Texas A&M, while the Big Orange will play at Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Kentucky and South Carolina. Home and away games are slated for Vanderbilt, LSU and Ole Miss.
In 2021, the Lady Vols welcome Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Ole Miss and South Carolina, while making trips to Alabama, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri and Texas A&M. Tennessee will play home and away vs. Vanderbilt, Georgia and Kentucky.
The Lady Vols, who are rated No. 9 in Charlie Crème’s espnW “Way Too Early Top 25” for next season, will return three starters and seven letterwinners for 2018-19. They finished 25-8 overall and 11-5 in league play a year ago despite returning only four experienced players, two of them starters.