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Lady Vols hoping to advance to Sweet 16 with win over Creighton

12:58 PM, Mar 25, 2013   |    comments
Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Meighan Simmons (10) lays the ball up against Oral Roberts Golden Eagles forward Taylor Cooper (3) in the first half during the first round of the 2013 NCAA women's tournament at Thompson Boling Arena. / Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports
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The Lady Vols are hoping to advance to the Sweet 16 in the women's NCAA basketball tourney with a win over Creighton Monday night.

The game is set for just after 7:00 pm at Thompson-Boling Arena.  Tickets are available at the arena box office.  It will be televised on ESPN2.

This will be the first-ever meeting between the two teams. Both enter the game with a 25-7 record. The Jays play in the Missouri Valley Conference.

The #2 seeded Lady Vols advanced to the second round of the tournament with a win Saturday over Oral Roberts, 83-62.  Creighton, the #10 seed, upset Syracuse 61-56.

The winner of the game will advance to the Sweet 16, played in Oklahoma City on March 31.

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