two:24 am, Feb 19, 2021
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) February 19, 2021
No. 21 Tennessee got its commencement height-5 win since 2017 by upsetting No. 2 South Carolina, 75-67, on Thursday night. The win over the Gamecocks snapped South Carolina’s 31-game SEC regular-season win streak. The Gamecocks last lost in regular-season SEC play almost two years agone (lost dorsum-to-back to Mississippi State on March 3, 2019, and so to Arkansas in the SEC tournament five days subsequently).
Tennessee trailed by 15 points in the third quarter, but it was a Rennia Davis takeover that gave Southward Carolina its showtime SEC loss of the season. Davis couldn’t get a shot to fall in the offset half, only she began to find an offensive rhythm, shooting 6-for-12 from the floor. She also knocked down ii big 3s and was flawless from the charity stripe with ten free throws. Davis recorded a double-double, scoring 24 points and posting 12 rebounds. Tennessee’s Rae Burrell and Jordan Horston combined for 31 points.
As for South Carolina, Aliyah Boston led with 17 points and sixteen rebounds. Zia Cooke and Destanni Henderson besides chipped in fifteen points a piece for the Gamecocks, but information technology wasn’t enough — South Carolina shot 38.2 per centum from the field for the game. Due south Carolina, a team who is known for its fast-pace game, was limited to only iii fast break points compared to Tennessee’due south 10.
Tennessee also remained resilient on the boards, tying 40-40 on the glass.
1:08 am, February 19, 2021
Tennessee trailed past xv points in the third quarter, only an offensive spark from Rennia Davis cut the lead to a blast-bitting 54-53. Davis scored thirteen points in the third quarter solitary after suffering a scoring drought in the first one-half. The Vols outscored the Gamecocks, 28-17.
Rae Burrell, who’southward currently leading Tennessee with 16 points, sat out with v minutes left of the third quarter with a tweaked ankle. Destiny Salary and Jordan Walker were able to step up in Burrell’s absence with crucial points in transition to button a 14-4 run confronting the Gamecocks.
12:48 am, February 19, 2021
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South Carolina’due south dominance in the paint took over in the second quarter to push its lead to 37-25. A majority of the Gamecocks’ offensive looks have came from inside with 24 paint points.
After facing a scoring drought in the commencement quarter, Aliyah Boston came live, putting up v points. Yet, it’s been Destanni Henderson in transition and perimeter shooting to assistance the Gamecocks button the lead. Henderson finished the half with 10 points.
The Gamecocks have washed an incredible job so far attacking the basket to observe open lanes to the basket. The battle on the boards has as well been crucial in the SEC matchup, outscoring Tennessee 24-18.
Due south Carolina’southward defense has only allowed four Vols to score, which did not include Tennessee’s meridian scorer Rennia Davis, who’due south shooting 0-for-four from the floor.
12:13 am, February nineteen, 2021
Rae Burrell came out relentless in the first quarter, scoring Tennessee’s first eight points of the game. Just the Gamecocks’ presence in the pigment with Aliyah Boston and Victaria Saxton has made information technology difficult for Tennessee’south within game. The duo in the paint has combined for 2 blocks.
However, Tennessee’due south two-three defense has has put emphasis on shutting down Boston. South Carolina’s lead scorer went scoreless in the beginning quarter. Destanni Henderson steps up for South Carolina with seven points.
ane:47 am, February xix, 2021
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— Indiana Women’s Basketball game (@IndianaWBB) Feb 19, 2021
The Big Ten boxing came downwards to the wire, just No. fourteen Indiana knocked off No. eleven Michigan, 70-65.
Ali Patberg was unstoppable on offense, knocking down 3s and attacking the basket to lead the Hoosiers with 21 points. Patberg shot 8-for-18 from the floor and iii-for-4 on 3-pointers. Overall, the Hoosiers had ix 3s with the assistance of Aleksa Gulbe, who knocked downwardly iii 3s and finished with xiii points. Indiana shot 50 percent from beyond the arc.
After a scoreless first one-half, Grace Berger had 10 of Indiana’south nineteen points in the 4th quarter. 8 of those points came from the free-throw line, which adamant the game downwards the stretch. Berger finished with 16 points.
Michigan won the paint battle, outscoring the Hoosiers 32-xiv, plus winning on the drinking glass 42-28. That’southward credit to Naz Hillmon, who had a double-double performance scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds. Leigha Brown chipped in xix points, only it wasn’t enough to offset the Wolverines’ xv turnovers. Indiana gained 20 points off of Michigan’s mistakes.
11:41 pm, Feb eighteen, 2021
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— Indiana Women’s Basketball game (@IndianaWBB) February xviii, 2021
Information technology’southward been a close kickoff half between the Big Ten foes with 11 pb changes and seven ties. Indiana’s Ali Patberg’due south relentless 3-indicate shooting helped Indiana accept the 2-point lead into the locker room. Patberg is shooting vii-for-13 beyond the arc and has knocked downwardly 17 points so far against the Wolverines.
Aleska Gulbe has too been an offensive threat beyond the arch, with two 3s of her own, chipping in eight points for the Hoosiers. Michigan’southward suffocating defense force left one of Indiana’s top scorers Grace Berger scoreless in the first half. Michigan limited Berger to just four attempts from the floor.
Michigan’s Naz Hillmon did non skip a beat coming into the second quarter later sitting out majority of the first due to early on foul trouble. Hillmon scored x points in the 2d quarter alone. She leads Michigan with 14 points.
11:21 pm, Feb 18, 2021
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— Michigan Women’due south Basketball game (@umichwbball) February eighteen, 2021
We knew the inside game would be crucial for both of the Large 10 foes with Michigan’due south Naz Hillmon facing Indiana’southward Mackenzie Holmes. Hillmon got her team going with four points in the pigment, simply an attempted charge put Hillmon in early foul trouble with two personals in the starting time two minutes.
Despite Hillmon on the demote, Michigan picked continued the momentum in the paint to concur the atomic number 82. The Wolverines ended the first quarter with ten pigment points compared to Indiana’s ii. That effort came from Michigan’due south 15 offensive boards and capitalizing with seven second chance points against the Hoosiers.
Hailey Chocolate-brown stepped led the Wolverines in the first quarter with six points, so far.
10:06 pm, February 18, 2021
No. 11 Michigan vs No. 14 Indiana
Both teams are currently slated for four regular season games until the Big Ten tournament tips off on March nine. With Selection Monday less than a month abroad, the Wolverines are looking to pick up a couple of ranked wins to build their resume for the NCAA tournament. Michigan will have a tough calendar week ahead of it, facing No. xiv Indiana tonight and No. fifteen Ohio State on Lord’s day. Just two wins against ranked Big Ten foes could be a resume-booster. The option commission has already included Indiana equally a No. 4 seed in the first elevation-16 reveal.
No. 2 Due south Carolina vs No. 21 Tennessee
In the SEC, South Carolina was considered a No. 1 seed and Tennessee has been placed as a No. 4 seed, for now, in the kickoff await of the meridian 16 teams in the NCAA tournament. The top-3 SEC matchup could give the Vols a large push button in the rankings if Tennessee can pull an upset over the Gamecocks. As for the Gamecocks, South Carolina will use their final four games to fine melody their transition game, plus closing its fourth quarters later falling to NC State and UConn this season.
8:44 pm, Feb 18, 2021
Hither’south a closer expect at the main game nosotros’ll exist watching tonight. We’ll besides be keeping our optics on No. eleven Michigan vs. No. xiv Indiana at six p.m. ET
No. two Due south Carolina (17-two overall, 12-0 SEC) vs No. 21 Tennessee (12-5, 6-3)
7 p.m. Eastern
Thompson-Boling Loonshit in Knoxville, Tenn.
Idiot box and stream:
- South Carolina preview, courtesy of gamecocksonline.com:South Carolina was the No. 2 team in the selection committee’s first Superlative 16 reveal of the flavour … the Gamecocks are 6-3 against the Lady Vols over the last six seasons … Southward Carolina has won the last 3 meetings, all past double digits … South Carolina is looking for its 29th straight SEC regular-flavour victory this evening, which is the fifth-longest streak in league history … Tennessee holds the SEC tape of 42 consecutive regular-season wins, which it did twice (Jan. 26, 1992 – Jan. ane, 1996; February. 7, 2002 – Feb. 6, 2005) … A win tonight would be the Gamecocks’ 32nd directly over an SEC opponent, including three in the 2020 SEC Tournament, which would give them sole possession of the second longest in league history.
Tennessee preview, courtesy of utsports.com:
This is the almanac Alive Pinkish, Bleed Orangish game, which brings attention to the fight against breast cancer and provides recognition to the fighters and survivors of the illness … Tennessee was listed as the No. 13 overall seed in the first Women’s NCAA Selection Committee Top sixteen Reveal … Tennessee enters Th’due south contest on the heels of an eighty-seventy loss at No. 6/5 Texas A&M on Sunday afternoon. It was a 1-point game with 2:11 to go, merely the Aggies were able to draw fouls and close out the game past making their gratis throws. The Aggies hit 17 of 22 charity tries alone in the quaternary quarter and 25 of 34 for the game.
9:20 pm, February 18, 2021
No. eleven Michigan (12-1 overall, 7-1 Big X) vs No. 14 Indiana (13-4 overall, 11-2 Big 10)
- When:6 p.grand. Eastern
- Where:Bloomington, Indiana
- Goggle box and Stream:Large Ten Network
Indiana Preview, courtesy of
iuhoosiers.com:BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A Top 15 showdown is set for Th nighttime as No. 14 Indiana welcomes No. eleven Michigan. Game time is prepare for 6 p.m. ET on Large 10 Network.
Nigh THE WOLVERINES
Coming off a COVID-19 break last calendar week, Michigan has won 2 games over Purdue and Michigan State. They are led by Big Ten preseason player of the twelvemonth candidate junior forrad Naz Hillmon who averages 26.1 points and xi.7 rebounds per game. Junior guard/forrard Leigha Brownish adds 19.eight points per game. The Wolverines average eighty.ii points per game while outrebounding its opponents past a Big Ten loftier +14.0 per game.
Indiana leads 46-29
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- The Hoosiers are coming off a pair of season sweeps last week against Penn State and Illinois. Junior guard Grace Berger earned a spot on the Large Ten Player of the Week award roll for her performances equally she notched her third – and the programme’s – triple-double of the flavour against the Lady Lions on Wednesday.
- In this week’s national polls, the Hoosiers climbed to its highest e’er ranking in the USA Today/WBCA coaches poll at No. 12 and the highest of the flavor in the Associated press top 25 at No. 14.
- Sophomore forward Mackenzie Holmes continues to pace Indiana with 18.0 points and 7.v rebounds per game. Berger adds xv.iii points per game while senior guard Ali Patberg is also averaging double figures with xiii.2 points per outing.