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Tennessee Vols take care of Presbyterian, 90-50

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Lamonte Turner scored a career-high 24 points, Jordan Bowden added a career-best 21 and Tennessee tied the school record with 16 made 3-pointers to storm past Presbyterian for a 90-50 win on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Vols (4-3) shot 16-of-33 from 3-point range, tying for the most 3-pointers made in program history and UT’s most since making 16 against UNC Asheville on November 17th, 2009. Tennessee has now drained 16 3-pointers six times in program history.

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Presbyterian Blue Hose and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Presbyterian Blue Hose and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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APSU’s Tearra Banks earns adidas® OVC Player of the Week award

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Senior center Tearra Banks, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, was named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, Tuesday, after a memorable weekend.

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Support the APSU Govs in the Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Join the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team in the fight against cancer by supporting the Govs in the Coaches vs Cancer 3-point Challenge!

The American Cancer Society, the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the nation’s premier college basketball programs are teaming up for the Coaches vs Cancer 3-Point Challenge.

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Tennessee Vols takes on Presbyterian at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee vs. Presbyterian

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee welcomes Presbyterian to Rocky Top for a Tuesday night contest at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:00pm CT.

Tuesday’s game will not be televised, but can be viewed online through SEC Network + on WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. Darren Headrick (play-by-play), Steve Hamer (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to catch Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

Tickets can be purchased online through AllVols.com.

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APSU to induct Four Governor greats into Athletics Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will welcome four new inductees into its Athletics Hall of Fame, January 28th, 2017.

Drake Reed, a three-time All-Ohio Valley Conference basketball player and 2008 OVC Champion; Chelsea Harris, the 2010 OVC Women’s Golf Player of the Year and Austin Peay’s lone OVC Championship medalist; and Ron Sebree, one of the league’s most fearsome defensive linemen and a linchpin with the 1977 championship team have been selected for induction as part of the Austin Peay Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s John Murry off to great senior season for Basketball Govs

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As a junior transfer last year, Austin Peay State University guard/forward John Murry was a role player for the Governors during their NCAA Tournament season, but eight games into his senior campaign Murry has elevated his game into one of the Govs’ leading offensive weapons, as Ohio Valley Conference play nears.

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Tennessee Lady Vols lose 88-66 to Baylor at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Redshirt junior Mercedes Russell scored a season-high 22 points in No. 22/25 Tennessee’s 88-66 loss to No. 4 Baylor on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Russell added 12 rebounds and four blocks en route to her fifth double-double of the season and 16th of her career. Junior Jaime Nared recorded her fourth consecutive double-double with 19 points and a career-high tying 11 rebounds. Nared added two assists, two blocks and a steal.

Despite being on the road in front of a crowd of 9,244, Baylor (9-1) controlled the game from the opening tip, starting the game on an 11-0 run. Baylor outscored the Lady Vols (4-3) in each of the first three quarters to take a 27-point lead into the final period.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Diamond DeShields (11) brings the ball up court against the Baylor Bears during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Baylor won 88 to 66. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Diamond DeShields (11) brings the ball up court against the Baylor Bears during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Baylor won 88 to 66. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Strong start for APSU Track and Field at Vanderbilt’s Indoor Opener

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – As season-debuts go, Austin Peay State University track and field head coach Doug Molnar had to be pleased with how his Governors performed, particularly in the field events, at the Vanderbilt Indoor Opener, Saturday.

When you have a team as young as Molnar’s, good starts are imperative.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field kicks off season well at at Vanderbilt's Indoor Opener, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field kicks off season well at at Vanderbilt’s Indoor Opener, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Basketball outpaced by Arkansas Razorbacks

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityFayetteville, AR – Despite a game-high 23 points from senior John Murry, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team couldn’t keep pace with a high-octane Arkansas Razorback squad at Bud Walton Arena, Saturday.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball falls to Arkansas 99-62 Saturday night at bud Walton Arena. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball falls to Arkansas 99-62 Saturday night at bud Walton Arena. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball rolls over Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 81-58

 

Tennessee Sports Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TNGrant Williams and Shembari Phillips scored 14 points each to lead Tennessee to an 81-58 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Vols (3-3) were efficient, shooting 52.8 percent from the floor and 54.5 percent (6-of-11) from 3-point range. UT also made 19 of 24 free throws and out-rebounded Georgia Tech (4-3), 37-31.

Tennessee limited Georgia Tech to just 32.7 percent shooting, marking the Vols’ best defensive effort of the season.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) during the second half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) during the second half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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