After three straight home games to open the 2018-19 season, No. 11/12 Tennessee plays its first contest outside the friendly confines of Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols (3-0) meet Clemson (2-2) at 3 p.m. on Thursday (Thanksgiving day) in the opening game of the 2018 Women's Junkanoo Jam at Resorts World Bimini in Bailey Town, Bimini, Bahamas. The tournament will be played at the Gateway Christian Academy gymnasium.
Tennessee is coming off a 96-31 home victory over Florida A&M on Sunday afternoon in Knoxville. UT has produced a +46.7 scoring margin (88.7-42.0) and +18.7 rebounding margin (51.0-32.3) in its first three games after also defeating Presbyterian (97-49) and UNC Asheville (73-46) in its initial two contests of the year.
Clemson, meanwhile, enters on the heels of a 76-56 loss to Alabama on Monday night in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers previously beat Wofford (85-77) and Lipscomb (68-26) and lost at No. 10/11 South Carolina, 69-57. UT is their third SEC foe of the season.
UT is making its second appearance in the Junkanoo Jam, winning the 2013 Lucaya Division crown in Freeport, while Clemson is making its debut.
• Tom James (play-by-play) and Ray Giacoletti (analyst) will describe the action for the Junkanoo Jam online broadcasts on FloHoops.
• Mickey Dearstone is handling the call for IMG College/Lady Vol Network radio/online broadcasts for the 20th season. A link to the live audio stream can be found on each game's Hoops Central page or the Lady Vol schedule on UTSports.com.
• Air time for games on the Lady Vol Radio Network generally occurs 30 minutes prior to tip-off.