Tennessee made its 39th straight NCAA Tournament after the Vols finished the SEC Tournament with a win over Ole Miss and a loss to South Carolina.
Despite a furious second-half comeback, Tennessee’s Final Four hopes fell short on Thursday in a 99-94 loss to Purdue in the Sweet Sixteen.
Fueled by a career-high 27 points from Jordan Bone and a strong defense, No. 7 Tennessee took down fourth-ranked Kentucky in lopsided fashion on Saturday in Knoxville.
Tennessee used a late goal from Danielle Marcano to defeat Arizona 3-2 to punch a ticket to the Sweet Sixteen.