Knoxville, TN – Robert Hubbs III scored 16 points, including the 1,000th of his Tennessee career, as the Vols fell to Vanderbilt 67-56 on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Admiral Schofield added 11 points and Grant Williams recorded his second double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds, but a slow start and inefficient shooting prevented the Volunteers (15-13, 7-8 SEC) from climbing back into the game.
Jeff Roberson led the Commodores (14-14, 8-7 SEC) with 15 points, shooting 5-of-10 from the floor. Nolan Cressler scored 11 points, including three key second-half 3-pointers.
Tennessee (15-12/7-7 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (14-13/7-7 SEC)
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 | 5:31pm CT
Knoxville, TN – In a matchup of two teams separated by a single spot in the RPI top 50 and situated firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble, Tennessee plays host to in-state foe Vanderbilt on Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5:30pm CT on SEC Network.
Both the Vols (15-12, 7-7 SEC) and Commodores (14-13, 7-7 SEC) enter the regular season’s penultimate week coming off of wins. UT snapped a two-game skid on Saturday, picking up a 90-70 win over Missouri behind 25 points from freshman Grant Williams and 21 points from senior Robert Hubbs III. Meanwhile, Vanderbilt grabbed a 71-62 victory over then-No. 21 South Carolina in Nashville.
Tennessee (14-12/6-7 SEC) vs. Missouri (7-17/2-10 SEC)
Saturday, February 18th, 2017 | 12:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee returns to Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday, taking on Missouri in a 12:00pm CT tip on SEC Network.
Both teams come into Saturday’s contest looking to get back on the right track. The Vols (14-12, 6-7 SEC) have dropped two straight contests, suffering its most recent defeat at No. 13 Kentucky, 83-58, on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Tigers (7-18, 2-11 SEC) are looking to return to their winning ways after falling to Alabama on Wednesday night, 57-54.
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Knoxville, TN – After a dominating first half by the Lady Vols, an early attempt at a second half comeback by Vanderbilt was not enough, as Tennessee beat Vanderbilt, 91-63, on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Four Lady Vols (12-7, 3-3 SEC) had double-digit scoring outings with Diamond DeShields leading the way with 23 points to go along with four rebounds, three assists and a steal. Alexa Middleton posted 19 points and seven assists, while Jaime Nared and Mercedes Russell had 17 and 15 points, respectively.
Tennessee (9-8, 2-3 SEC) at Ole Miss (10-7, 1-4 SEC)
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 | 8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee looks to scrape together back-to-back road wins when it travels to face Ole Miss on Tuesday night at 8:00pm CT on SEC Network.
The Vols (9-8, 2-3 SEC) have dropped five of their last six games against Ole Miss (10-7, 1-4 SEC) and have also topped the Rebels only once in their last six trips to Oxford, dating to the 2000-01 season.
Tennessee snapped a three-game losing streak in its most recent action, topping Vanderbilt 87-75 in Nashville on Saturday night. Freshman Jordan Bone led a quintet of Vols in double figures, scoring a season-best 23 points and knocking down four 3-pointers.
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Nashville, TN – In what amounted to an SEC event, Austin Peay State University track and field held its own and then some at the 2017 Commodore Invitational, a two-day event at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.
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Nashville, TN – Behind a season-best 23 points from freshman Jordan Bone, Tennessee defeated in-state and in-conference foe Vanderbilt, 87-75, on Saturday night.
The win gave UT (9-8, 2-3 SEC) its third true road victory of the season.
Playing his first collegiate game in his home city of Nashville, Bone dropped 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including a 4-of-5 mark from three. Entering Saturday’s game, Bone was just 1-for-10 from distance in his career. The true freshman also dished out five assists.
Tennessee (8-8, 1-3 SEC) at Vanderbilt (8-8, 2-2 SEC)
Saturday, January 14th, 2017 | 7:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee heads west to Nashville this weekend to face off with Vanderbilt Saturday at 7:30pm CT on the SEC Network.
The Vols (8-8, 1-3 SEC) and Commodores (8-8, 2-2 SEC) are meeting for the 192nd time on Saturday night. The in-state foes met three times last season — Vanderbilt claimed both regular season meetings while Tennessee came away with a thrilling win over the ‘Dores in the SEC Tournament.
Saturday marks the second of at least three games in the Music City this season for the Vols.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field returns to Nashville for another competition at Vanderbilt, this time at the Commodore Invitational, a two-day event hosted at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility. Action begins 4:00pm, Friday, and resumes 9:30am, Saturday.
Tennessee (8-7, 1-2 SEC) vs. South Carolina (12-3, 2-0 SEC)
Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 | 5:31pm CT
Knoxville TN – Tennessee takes on South Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night. Tip-off is slated for 5:30pm CT on SEC Network.
The Vols (8-7, 1-2 SEC) come into Wednesday’s game looking to snap a two-game SEC skid, having suffered setbacks against Arkansas and No. 23 Florida last week.
Senior Robert Hubbs III continues to lead UT offensively, averaging 14.7 ppg to go along with 4.7 rpg — the second-best mark on the team.
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