Everywhere Tennessee goes, orange-clad fans follow
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- In contrast to shades of brown and gray marking winter's residue outside that even Bob Ross would have struggled to liven up, layers of lime green and orange inside the Joyce Center complemented the festive atmosphere of a full house on hand Saturday as Tennessee beat host Notre Dame 87-63.
ESPN.com columnist Graham Hays attended four women's basketball games in Illinois and Indiana over a five-day span. Along the way, Hays got to see the only two teams to hold the No. 1 spot in the polls this season and four former NCAA champions.
Jan. 2: Tennessee at DePaul
Jan. 3: Illinois State at Evansville
Jan. 5: Tennessee at Notre Dame
Jan. 6: Connecticut at Purdue
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