8-seed Lady Vols to face 9-seed LSU in SEC Tournament

Renia Davis – Lady Vols / Credit: UT Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee women’s basketball team will begin play in the 2019 SEC Tournament on Thursday at noon ET. The No. 8 seed Lady Vols will face No. 9 LSU at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., in a game televised by the SEC Network.

The Lady Vols (18-11, 7-9 SEC) defeated Ole Miss on Sunday afternoon, 81-56, to move from No. 10 to No. 8 in the bracket. They’ll have a rematch with the LSU Lady Tigers (16-12, 7-9 SEC), who fell to Auburn, 56-46, on Sunday.

The last time UT and LSU played, the Lady Vols forced 25 turnovers en route to a 74-65 victory in Knoxville on Jan. 27. UT is 49-15 all-time vs. the Lady Tigers. They last played one another in the SEC Tourney in 2014, when UT grabbed a 77-65 triumph in Duluth, Ga.

-UT Athletics

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