Lady Vols notch No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament

After a tumultuous 2015-16 season, the Lady Vols were seeded lower than ever before in the NCAA Tournament.

JACKSONVILLE, FL - MARCH 05, 2016 - Bashaara Graves #12 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers in the SEC tournament in Jacksonville, FL. Photo By Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics

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The NCAA announced its 2016 Women’s Basketball Tournament bracket on Monday evening and the Lady Vols found out where they will be playing.

Tennessee (19-13) notched a No. 7 seed, which is an all-time low for the program in terms of tournament seeding. The Lady Vols will face 10th-seeded Green Bay in the opening round of the Sioux Falls, South Dakota region.

Green Bay comes into the contest with a 28-4 record, fresh off a dominant win over Milwaukee in the Horizon League championship game. Green Bay beat one of Tennessee’s SEC foes, Vanderbilt, back in November.

The game will be played in Tempe, Arizona, where the winner will advance to take on either the No. 2 seed, Arizona State, or the No. 15 seed, New Mexico State on Sunday.

Tip-off against Green Bay is set for Friday at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

Featured image by Donald Page, courtesy of Tennessee Athletics 

Edited by Jordan Dajani