Lady Vols will miss Stricklen
Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 7:00 pm
KNOXVILLE (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen, Tennessee’s leading scorer, has a sprained right knee and is listed day-to-day.
The school said in a news release Monday night that Stricklen already has begun rehabilitation.
She was injured Sunday in a victory over Vanderbilt.
The senior guard/forward/center is averaging 15.5 points per game. Tennessee’s next opponent is LSU this Thursday.
Meanwhile, Tennessee point guard Ariel Massengale is the Southeastern Confer-ence’s women’s basketball co-freshman of the week.
It’s Massengale’s second such honor of the season. She shared it Monday with LSU forward Krystal Forthan.
The Bolingbrook, Ill., native averaged six points, six rebounds and 8.5 assists per game last week in a win against Vanderbilt and loss at Kentucky.
Against Vandy, she dished a Lady Volunteers freshman-record 12 assists.
For the season, Massen-gale is averaging 8.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 5.4 assists. per game.
Published in The Messenger 1.17.12