Coaches pick Kentucky to win SEC; Lady Vols picked fifth

Kentucky is picked to win the SEC women's basketball title in a poll of league coaches. Tennessee is picked fifth.

The Lady Vols were picked fourth in the media preseason poll Oct. 23.

Meighan Simmons was the only Lady Vol named to the eight-member All-SEC team by the league's 14 coaches.

The predicted order of finish is Kentucky, Georgia, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, South Carolina and LSU in the top seven.

The bottom half is Florida, Arkansas, Auburn, Mississippi State, Alabama, Missouri and Ole Miss.

Tennessee opens the season Friday at Chattanooga at 7 p.m.

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TheEffect writes:

Kentucky Basketball Never Stops. All Blue. All TheTime.

Theo writes:

in response to TheEffect:

Kentucky Basketball Never Stops. All Blue. All TheTime.

Indiana beats the men and Lady Vols beat the women. Learn to spell VACATE.

Theo writes:

Wishful thinking on the coaches part. Go ahead and insult the Lady Vols and we'll see where we are in March.
Shame about the Vandy center. That poor kid is snake bit. Here's hoping for a quick and full recovery. Pretty bad injury.

rockypop writes:

in response to TheEffect:

Kentucky Basketball Never Stops. All Blue. All TheTime.

We'll see. Only a fool would bet against The Lady Vols. And by the way, I bet you're glad that UK invested all its resources in basketball, because if other SEC schools weren't trying to have well-rounded athletic programs, then they all could invest in a two-time "vacated wins" coach who could mysteriously bring top recruits to their schools.

But, regrettably, there is only one of those - and he's at UK. Perhaps you could try and find one to lead your women's program, too. Otherwise, line up behind the Lady Vols once again.

BlueManToo writes:

in response to Theo:

Indiana beats the men and Lady Vols beat the women. Learn to spell VACATE.

Blah,blah, blah, vacate, blah, blah, blah.......
Lets see...Cal is into his fourth class. The Statue of Limitations last for five years. Just when is this Vacating going to start? Fourth class...no violations. I'll be sure to forward your post to some KY websites. The fans will get a big laugh out of a fan from a school on probation talking about KY vacating a banner! Keep the humor coming.

BlueManToo writes:

in response to rockypop:

We'll see. Only a fool would bet against The Lady Vols. And by the way, I bet you're glad that UK invested all its resources in basketball, because if other SEC schools weren't trying to have well-rounded athletic programs, then they all could invest in a two-time "vacated wins" coach who could mysteriously bring top recruits to their schools.

But, regrettably, there is only one of those - and he's at UK. Perhaps you could try and find one to lead your women's program, too. Otherwise, line up behind the Lady Vols once again.

Mysteriously bring top recruits to his school? Since only the intellectually challenged do not understand that, let me help you out. Lets see...top recruit...go to KY and have a chance for Nat Champ...maybe even win a Nat Champ your frosh yr...receive the type of coaching that will get you to the next level...get the most attention from the national media...after a year or two make $1-$5 million your first year out of college! I would say it is only a mystery to you!!

butch31 writes:

I thought I was on the wrong website...Why are Kentucky's fanatics on the Lady Vols website? Oops...they have any where to blog LOL

Theo writes:

in response to BlueManToo:

Blah,blah, blah, vacate, blah, blah, blah.......
Lets see...Cal is into his fourth class. The Statue of Limitations last for five years. Just when is this Vacating going to start? Fourth class...no violations. I'll be sure to forward your post to some KY websites. The fans will get a big laugh out of a fan from a school on probation talking about KY vacating a banner! Keep the humor coming.

History tells us that Slimey Cal has left every school he has been at on probation. Be sure and hang that banner with velcro.

Big_Orange_Aide writes:

in response to butch31:

I thought I was on the wrong website...Why are Kentucky's fanatics on the Lady Vols website? Oops...they have any where to blog LOL

It would seem that we have their ATTENTION. I will stay focused on this site.

switcher76 writes:

in response to BlueManToo:

Mysteriously bring top recruits to his school? Since only the intellectually challenged do not understand that, let me help you out. Lets see...top recruit...go to KY and have a chance for Nat Champ...maybe even win a Nat Champ your frosh yr...receive the type of coaching that will get you to the next level...get the most attention from the national media...after a year or two make $1-$5 million your first year out of college! I would say it is only a mystery to you!!

Get on your own website and get off ours you troll....this is for the UT fans not KY fans. Geeze all people want to do is stir up stuff! Go away!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What matters is where they finish not where they begin and the blue will be looking at our orange behinds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ladyvolsfan789 writes:

Looks like most of the SEC coaches weren't able to catch our exhibition games. They're gonna be in for a surprise.

TheEffect writes:

in response to rockypop:

We'll see. Only a fool would bet against The Lady Vols. And by the way, I bet you're glad that UK invested all its resources in basketball, because if other SEC schools weren't trying to have well-rounded athletic programs, then they all could invest in a two-time "vacated wins" coach who could mysteriously bring top recruits to their schools.

But, regrettably, there is only one of those - and he's at UK. Perhaps you could try and find one to lead your women's program, too. Otherwise, line up behind the Lady Vols once again.

Hmmm. Lets take a look, shall we? Kentucky won Championships in three sports last year. How did UT do? ZERO!! We beat Tennessee in football, women's basketball, men's basketball (twice), baseball, soccer, volleyball, etc, etc. We own Tennessee in everything. If there was a checkers team.....we would beat you in that too!

Face it. We are the BEST! We know it, and you know it.

Enjoy those NIT Appearance banners..HAHAHAHA!!!

This is our site now!!! We are taking it over, and changing it to BigBlueXTRA

TheEffect writes:

in response to switcher76:

Get on your own website and get off ours you troll....this is for the UT fans not KY fans. Geeze all people want to do is stir up stuff! Go away!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What matters is where they finish not where they begin and the blue will be looking at our orange behinds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nah....We are taking this website over. The Big Blue Nation is EVERYWHERE. Get use to it.

Millisa writes:

in response to TheEffect:

Nah....We are taking this website over. The Big Blue Nation is EVERYWHERE. Get use to it.

Just Wait and See Our Lady Vols Will Prevail :) :) :)

volfaninutah writes:

Well thus should stick in the craw of Coach Warlick and provide some bulletin board fodder... go get 'em ladies!!!

VolsFan4Lyfe writes:

in response to TheEffect:

Hmmm. Lets take a look, shall we? Kentucky won Championships in three sports last year. How did UT do? ZERO!! We beat Tennessee in football, women's basketball, men's basketball (twice), baseball, soccer, volleyball, etc, etc. We own Tennessee in everything. If there was a checkers team.....we would beat you in that too!

Face it. We are the BEST! We know it, and you know it.

Enjoy those NIT Appearance banners..HAHAHAHA!!!

This is our site now!!! We are taking it over, and changing it to BigBlueXTRA

Lady Vols won an Sec Championship in basketball and a Volleyball last year then the softball team reached the women's world series... They lost to eventual NCAA champion. As far as basketball your team won the regular season crown and beat the lADY VOLS by A POINT..The LAdy Vols throttled your team by nearly 40 points 91-54 and then turned around and beat the team you guys lost too twice last year for the SEC tourney championship! Yes your guys bball team was awesome last year but this is a lady vol article..Also last time I checked your men's team and our women's had the same amount of NCAA titles and the women's game didnt have NCAA titles until way later then the men's game did!

GatorHater1998 writes:

in response to TheEffect:

Nah....We are taking this website over. The Big Blue Nation is EVERYWHERE. Get use to it.

I NEVER see people walking around with Kentucky shirts on. And the reason you Kentucky fans are on here running your mouths is because you aren't smart enough to create your own website.

TheEffect writes:

in response to GatorHater1998:

I NEVER see people walking around with Kentucky shirts on. And the reason you Kentucky fans are on here running your mouths is because you aren't smart enough to create your own website.

Oh we have plenty of UK fan websites.....but we want to take yours from you too.

ACWLY writes:

in response to butch31:

I thought I was on the wrong website...Why are Kentucky's fanatics on the Lady Vols website? Oops...they have any where to blog LOL

Good point Butch, I don't think these blue fanatics do have anywhere else to go. Anyway they won't be on here long as the Lady Vols will put a Big Orange beat down on 'em, then they will be black and BABY blue. Kentucky winning the SEC, WHAT A JOKE.

ACWLY writes:

in response to TheEffect:

Nah....We are taking this website over. The Big Blue Nation is EVERYWHERE. Get use to it.

You just don't get it do you, The WORLD HATES the Blue Nation and it's because of arrogant egotistical people like you. Go join your own or do you get tired of patting yourself on the back?

Katphan29 writes:

in response to TheEffect:

Kentucky Basketball Never Stops. All Blue. All TheTime.

Its womens hoop - who really cares.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to Katphan29:

Its womens hoop - who really cares.

If you don't care, why are you on here? Maybe I had you confused with somebody else, but I don't remember you being as snarky and disagreeable in the past. Have you had some recent tragedy in your life that has made you depressed? If so, don't seek your therapy on here, go see a shrink or a clergyman.

BlueManToo writes:

in response to butch31:

I thought I was on the wrong website...Why are Kentucky's fanatics on the Lady Vols website? Oops...they have any where to blog LOL

Actually, this is a website for News Sentinel readers. There are official Vol websites, but this is not one of them. I do not look at those. I look at this one because I am a News Sentinel subscriber. I only respond when individuals make false claims.

ps11824 writes:

I guess it's only fitting that fans of oooooootttherrrrr teams would flock in here to the LADY VOLS place. After all, we ARE the most interesting team in the country. Where else would a women's basketball fan go? I say welcome aboard. No matter what you might say that even remotely resembles comments disrespectful to our program OR our fans, WE KNOW the reason you are here. Lady Vols Basketball is like honey to the bees. It's just your nature.

And you are so welcome at Thompson Boling too, if you wanna see THE MOST DESIRABLE women's basketball in the nation........ so welcome, welcome.

Lady Vols fans are intelligent. We can see right thru your green envious facade. We just can't help being superior like that. Just like our program. . . SUPERIOR.

BlueManToo writes:

in response to ps11824:

I guess it's only fitting that fans of oooooootttherrrrr teams would flock in here to the LADY VOLS place. After all, we ARE the most interesting team in the country. Where else would a women's basketball fan go? I say welcome aboard. No matter what you might say that even remotely resembles comments disrespectful to our program OR our fans, WE KNOW the reason you are here. Lady Vols Basketball is like honey to the bees. It's just your nature.

And you are so welcome at Thompson Boling too, if you wanna see THE MOST DESIRABLE women's basketball in the nation........ so welcome, welcome.

Lady Vols fans are intelligent. We can see right thru your green envious facade. We just can't help being superior like that. Just like our program. . . SUPERIOR.

Looks like UTC helped themselves to a big jar of honey! lol

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