Lady Vols Renewing Basketball Rivalry With UConn
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Connecticut and Tennessee plan to face each other in women’s basketball during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, renewing a storied rivalry that hadn’t been staged since 2007.
UConn will host Tennessee during the 2019-20 season, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Pat Summitt Foundation and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The two teams will meet again in Knoxville in 2020-21 with portions of the proceeds benefiting the Pat Summitt Foundation, Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame and Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Exact dates for the games haven’t been set.
UConn and Tennessee have combined for 19 national titles. The two programs produced one of the fiercest rivalries in college sports in the 1990s and 2000s but haven’t met since 2007. UConn leads the series 13-9.
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