Tennessee claimed the St. John Division championship in 2005 with an 83-55 win over #9/9-ranked Michigan State, a 79-65 victory over Gonzaga and an 80-75 win over #10/10-ranked Maryland.
The Lady Vols will face Missouri in Game 1 on Nov. 25 at 6:45 p.m. AST (5:45 EST). The Tigers finished the 2009-10 campaign 12-18 (2-14 Big 12) and bowed out to Texas, 64-59, in the first round of the Big 12 Championship. This will be the third all-time meeting between the Lady Vols and Tigers, but the first since Tennessee claimed victories on Jan. 14, 1978, 101-83; and Dec. 9, 1978, 74-61.
In its second contest, Tennessee will face Georgia Tech in the nightcap on Nov. 26 at 9 p.m. AST. The Yellow Jackets posted a 23-10 (8-6 ACC) mark in 2009-10, but fell to Arkansas-Little Rock, 63-53, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Tennessee is 3-0 all-time against Georgia Tech, earning victories on Feb. 2, 1987, 100-74; Jan. 11, 1988, 96-79; and Feb. 15, 1989, 77-58.
In Tennessee's final contest in the U.S. Virgin Islands, it will face the Georgetown Hoyas, who finished the 2009-10 season 26-7 after a 49-33 loss to Baylor in the NCAA Second Round. The Hoyas ended the year ranked #13/17.
This will mark the first meeting between Tennessee and Georgetown, with the Hoyas being the 181st team all-time to face UT and the 13th current Big East foe to square off against the Lady Vols.