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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to Columbia Sunday to take on Missouri Tigers

 

#11 Tennessee Lady Vols at #13 Missouri Tigers

Sunday, February 18th, 2018 | 1:00pm CT
Columbia, MO | Mizzou Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN No. 11/11 Tennessee (21-5, 9-4 SEC) begins a two-game road swing Sunday, facing No. 13/13 Missouri (21-5, 9-4 SEC) in Mizzou Arena at 1:00pm CT/ 2:00pm ET.

In what will be the 10th meeting between the two programs, Tennessee will look to recover from a 72-63 loss to Alabama while the Tigers are looking to extend their streak of consecutive wins to five.

Leading into Tennessee’s loss to Alabama, the Lady Vols had won four straight games.

The most recent feather in Tennessee’s cap was a 62-46 win over #18/18 Georgia on Sunday afternoon in front of a “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” crowd of 12,523 in Knoxville, improving UT’s record against ranked teams to 6-3 this season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Missouri at Mizzou Arena Sunday afternoon. Tip off is at 1:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Missouri at Mizzou Arena Sunday afternoon. Tip off is at 1:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Google breaks ground for Clarksville Data Center

 

$600 million project is part of 14-state expansion

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan offered a heartfelt “Welcome to Clarksville” to Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai as the company broke ground on a new $600 million data center Friday, February 16th, 2018.

“On this great day, we say ‘Thank You for choosing Clarksville,’ and we look forward to a bright future together,” McMillan said.

Groundbreaking ceremony for Google's Data Center in Clarksville.

Groundbreaking ceremony for Google’s Data Center in Clarksville.

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#18 Tennessee Vols heads to Georgia Bulldogs for Saturday matchup

 

#18 Tennessee Vols at Georgia

Saturday, February 17th, 2018 | 5:00pm CT
Athens, GA | Stegeman Coliseum | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAthens, GA – No. 18 Tennessee is set for its first of two meetings in the final five games of the season against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, February 17th at Stegeman Coliseum. The game will tip at 5:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (19-6, 9-4 SEC) will be looking to win their 20th game of the year, which would mark the first time UT has achieved the feat since 2013-14 and the first time in the regular season since 2009-10. Tennessee is coming off a 70-67 win over South Carolina on Tuesday, completing the 6-0 season sweep against its three “permanent” SEC opponents (Kentucky, South Carolina and Vanderbilt).

Tennessee Men's Basketball travels to Georgia Saturday to take on the Bulldogs. Tip off is at 5:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball travels to Georgia Saturday to take on the Bulldogs. Tip off is at 5:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols lose at Alabama, 72-63

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN  Jaime Nared had a game-high 22 points, but it was not enough as No.11/11 Tennessee lost to Alabama 72-63 Thursday evening in Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols (21-5, 9-4 SEC) came out on the losing end of a streaky game that saw leads exchanged on three different double-digit runs. Tennessee had the advantage in the paint, out-rebounding the Crimson Tide 45-39, but Alabama (16-10, 6-7 SEC) won the game behind a 42.6% field goal percentage.

Tennessee had three players in double figures. Jaime Nared led the Lady Vols with 22 points, Rennia Davis scored 18, and Mercedes Russell added another 11. Both Davis and Russell collected double-doubles on the night as they grabbed 10 and 11 rebounds, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Jaime Nared scored 22 points and had 7 rebounds in loss to Alabama Thursday night. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Jaime Nared scored 22 points and had 7 rebounds in loss to Alabama Thursday night. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols begin two game homestand Thursday with Alabama

 

#11 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. Alabama

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 | 5:32pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 11/11 Tennessee (21-4, 9-3 SEC) closes out a two-game home stand Thursday, February 15th welcoming Alabama (15-10, 5-7 SEC) to Thompson-Boling Arena for another conference clash at 5:32pm CT.

The 55th meeting between the Lady Vols and Crimson Tide is an important one, as UT tries to maintain its second-place position in the league standings, while the Crimson Tide tries to improve its chances of earning an NCAA Tournament bid with a quality win on the road. The Lady Vols, who lead the series, 49-5, also look to end a three-game losing skid vs. Bama.

Tennessee Women's Baskeball takes on Alabama Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 5:32pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA says Pump Prices Cheaper on the Week for Majority of the Country

 

AAATampa, FL – At $2.58, the national gas price average has decreased for the first time week-over-week this year. Today’s price is 3 cent less than last week, 6 cents more than a month ago and 30 cents more than a year ago. Motorists can find gas for $2.50 or less at 53 percent of gas stations across the country.

“Gas price averages are less expensive for 78 percent of states compared to last Monday. Motorist filling up in the Midwest, South and East Coast are most likely to see the positive change at the pump,” said Jeanette Casselano.

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#18 Tennessee Vols takes on South Carolina Gamecocks at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#18 Tennessee Vols vs. South Carolina Gamecocks

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPNU

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Coming off its worst loss of the season, No. 18 Tennessee will look to bounce back on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in a matchup with the South Carolina Gamecocks. The game tips at 8:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (18-6, 8-4 SEC) were on the losing end for just the second time in over a month on Saturday, falling on the road at Alabama, 78-50. UT shot a season-low 28 percent (16-of-58) from the floor and made only one basket in the final 10 minutes of play. Tuesday night offers a chance to bounce back as the Vols prepare to close out strong during the final stretch of the regular season. In the first meeting with South Carolina, UT came out on top in Columbia, 70-63, behind Lamonté Turner’s 25 points off the bench. 

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays South Carolina Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols cruise to 62-46 win over #18 Georgia

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Mercedes Russell collected the 1,000th rebound of her fantastic career, leading No. 11/11 Tennessee to a 62-46 victory over No. 18/18 Georgia on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
The 6-foot-6 senior center became the sixth Lady Vol to reach the 1,000-rebound mark, joining all-time greats Chamique Holdsclaw (1,295), Glory Johnson (1,218), Bashaara Graves (1,044), Sheila Frost (1,043) and Tamika Catchings (1,004). The redshirt senior finished with 13 points and a game-high 15 boards to help UT (21-4, 9-3 SEC) move into a tie for second place in the SEC standings.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Mercedes Russell scores 13 points and has 15 rebounds, including her 1,000th rebound of her career, in victory over Georgia Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Mercedes Russell scores 13 points and has 15 rebounds, including her 1,000th rebound of her career, in victory over Georgia Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols cold shooting results in 78-50 loss to Alabama

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsTuscaloosa, AL – No. 15 Tennessee struggled to find any rhythm on offense Saturday night, and its six-game winning streak was snapped by Alabama in a 78-50 loss at Coleman Coliseum.
 
The 28-point game was UT’s worst loss of the season, as the Vols (18-6, 8-4 SEC) shot a season-low 28 percent (16-of-58) from the floor. In the final 10 minutes of the game, Tennessee made only one basket.
 
Alabama (16-9, 7-5 SEC) started the second half on a 15-7 run to help extend its lead to 18 points, converting on four straight trips down the floor. The Crimson Tide had the hot hand and would never look back in the game, knocking down nine of its 12 shots before the under-16 media timeout.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) goes for the ball along with Alabama Crimson Tide guard Collin Sexton (2) during the first half at Coleman Coliseum. (Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) goes for the ball along with Alabama Crimson Tide guard Collin Sexton (2) during the first half at Coleman Coliseum. (Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports)

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols play #18 Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#11 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. #18 Georgia

Sunday, February 11th, 2018 | 2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 11/11 Tennessee (20-4, 8-3 SEC) is back in the friendly confines of Thompson-Boling Arena for back-to-back home games, beginning with a Sunday matinee vs. No. 18/18 Georgia (21-3, 9-2 SEC) at 2:00pm CT.

The 67th meeting between the Lady Vols and Lady Bulldogs is a key one, with UT currently tied with South Carolina and Texas A&M in third place in the Southeastern Conference standings and UGA sitting in second, one game ahead of the Lady Vols.
 
Tennessee has won three straight and four of its last five recently after dropping three of four vs. a quartet of ranked foes from January 11th to January 21st.

Tennessee Women's Basketball to host the Georgia Bulldogs Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is set for 2:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball to host the Georgia Bulldogs Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is set for 2:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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