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Tennessee Lady Volunteers

Tennessee's streak continues as Lady Vols still ranked

The 31-year streak continues for Tennessee, barely.

Despite two losses last week, the Lady Vols still checked in at No. 23 in the AP women's Top 25 on Monday, extending their run to 563 consecutive weeks of being ranked, dating to Feb. 17, 1985.

Tennessee lost by a point at Kentucky and by two points at Mississippi State last week before beating Alabama on Sunday. The Lady Vols fell four spots Monday — their lowest ranking since being No. 24 on Nov. 12, 2012.

Tennessee (13-8) hosts Arkansas on Thursday before visiting No. 12 Texas A&M on Sunday.

"Honestly, I didn't know what we were ranked to begin with," Tennessee coach Holly Warlick said...