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UT Lady Vols win at Vanderbilt, 69-51

 

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UT Lady VolsNashville, TN – Balanced scoring and a late fourth-quarter run sealed the 69-51 victory for the Lady Vols over Vanderbilt in Memorial Gym Thursday night.

Tennessee (15-9, 6-5 SEC) ended its five-game road losing streak, while Vanderbilt (15-9, 4-7 SEC) dropped its fourth consecutive contest.

Five Lady Vols scored in double figures, including a season-high 18 points from Jaime Nared. Diamond DeShields scored 12 and added nine rebounds. Mercedes Russell posted 11 points and grabbed eight boards. Te’a Cooper scored 11, while Bashaara Graves added 10 points.

Andraya Carter changed the direction of the game with the scoop and score that put the Lady Vols up 10 at the 3:55 mark in the fourth quarter. Carter’s bucket began a 17-5 Tennessee run to end the game.

Tennesseee Women's Basketball has five score in double figures in win over Vanderbilt Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennesseee Women’s Basketball has five score in double figures in win over Vanderbilt Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field head to Nashville for Music City Challenge at Vanderbilt

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field team will make it back-to-back weekends in the mid-state area when it treks to Nashville for the Music City Challenge, hosted by Vanderbilt.

The two-day event begins 4:00pm, Friday, February 12th, 2016 with the high jump and weight throw at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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#25/RV UT Lady Vols take on Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville Wednesday

 

#25/RV Tennessee (14-9, 5-5 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (15-8, 4-6 SEC)

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 | 8:05pm CT/9:05pm ET
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymnasium

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #25/RV Lady Vols (14-9, 5-5 SEC) go in search of a road victory Thursday night, as they face in-state rival Vanderbilt (15-8, 4-6 SEC) in Nashville at Memorial Gymnasium in the 76th meeting between these programs. Tip-off is slated for 8:00pm CT/9:00pm ET.

The Lady Vols are in seventh place, and the Commodores stand in 11th in the league standings through Monday night’s games.

After winning a pair of league tilts at home, the Big Orange women enter Thursday night’s contest on the heels of a 76-71 overtime loss at Texas A&M on Sunday.

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#23/25 UT Lady Vols fall in Overtime to #12/11 Texas A&M Aggies, 76-71

 

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UT Lady VolsCollege Station, TX  Jordan Reynolds scored a career-high 16 points but the No. 23/25 Lady Vols came up short in the fourth quarter and overtime in a 76-71 loss to No. 12/11 Texas A&M on Sunday at Reed Arena.

Tennessee (14-9, 5-5 SEC) dominated the third quarter and held a 13-point lead early in the fourth. Texas A&M (16-7, 6-4 SEC) outscored the Lady Vols 36-20 in the fourth-quarter and overtime.

Reynolds scored 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting and also collected seven rebounds and three assists. Mercedes Russell nearly had a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds. Andraya Carter added 11 points, five boards and four assists in the loss.

Tennessee Lady Vols junior guard Jordan Reynolds scores a career-high 16 points in the loss to Texas A&M. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols junior guard Jordan Reynolds scores a career-high 16 points in the loss to Texas A&M. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball gets 58-49 home win over Vanderbilt Commodores

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Tennessee relied on its stingy defense and a strong third quarter to remain undefeated at home against Vanderbilt, improving to 31-0 all-time in Knoxville against the Commodores with a 58-49 victory Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols had to withstand a late fourth-quarter rally from their in-state rivals after leading by as many as 13 points in the final frame.

Freshman guard Te’a Cooper led Tennessee with 13 points and Tennessee forced the Commodores into 23 turnovers while holding them to just 37 percent shooting for the game.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Te'a Cooper (20) scores 13 points in win over Vanderbilt Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Te’a Cooper (20) scores 13 points in win over Vanderbilt Thursday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball unable to keep up with hot handed Vanderbilt Commodores

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Tennessee was unable to counter a barrage of 3-pointers from Vanderbilt as the Commodores picked up an 88-74 victory over the Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena Wednesday.

Despite Vanderbilt’s significant height advantage, with three players standing 7-foot or taller, the Vols dominated the points in the paint, 34-18. The difference came beyond the arc, as the Commodores hit 13 3-pointers, to just four for the Volunteers.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against Vanderbilt Commodores center Damian Jones (30) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Vanderbilt won 88 to 74. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against Vanderbilt Commodores center Damian Jones (30) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Vanderbilt won 88 to 74. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball hosts in state rival Vanderbilt Commodores Wednesday

 

Tennessee (9-8, 2-3 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (10-7, 2-3 SEC)

Thursday, January 20th, 2016 | 9:05pm ET/8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee renews its rivalry with in-state, SEC foe Vanderbilt with a late-night clash on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff between the Volunteers and Commodores is slated for 9:00pm ET/8:00pm CT on the SEC Network.

Wednesday marks the 189th meeting all-time between UT and VU in a series that dates to 1922. It is the second-longest series in Tennessee basketball history (trailing the 218 all-time meetings between the Vols and Kentucky), and UT’s 116 wins over the Commodores are its most over any opponent.

Tennessee plays Vanderbilt at home Wednesday night. The Vols are 70-18 all-time at home against the Commodores. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Lady Vols Basketball loses 79-66 at Notre Dame Fighting Irish

 

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UT Lady VolsNotre Dame, IN – Despite a strong start, No. 13/15 Tennessee could not keep pace with hot-shooting No. 3/3 Notre Dame on Monday night, falling to the Fighting Irish, 79-66, at Purcell Pavilion.

Diamond DeShields paced the Lady Vols (11-6) with 17 points pm 7-of-13 shooting. Bashaara Graves posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Jaime Nared added 11 points.

Tennessee committed 20 turnovers in the loss, marking the fourth-straight game the Lady Vols have had 19 or more miscues. UT outrebounded Notre Dame (17-1), 36-32. The Fighting Irish were 19-of-25 from the free-throw line and the Lady Vols were 8-of-14.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Jaime Nared (31) dribbles as Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Kathryn Westbeld (33) defends in the second quarter at the Purcell Pavilion. (Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Jaime Nared (31) dribbles as Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Kathryn Westbeld (33) defends in the second quarter at the Purcell Pavilion. (Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball gets first road win at Mississippi State Bulldogs

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsStarkville, MS – A career-high 24 points from Detrick Mostella led the Vols to their first road win of the season as they defeated Mississippi State, 80-75, on Saturday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS.

Mostella kept his run of solid performances going as he scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second-half. The sophomore guard from Decatur, AL, also set a career best with five makes from long range.

UT posted a strong first-half performance and led, 38-27, at the break. After a back-and-forth first couple of minutes, the Vols rattled off a 13-0 run powered by back-to-back Devon Baulkman 3-pointers, to take an early 21-9 lead.

Tennessee's Detrick Mostella scored a career-high 24 points as the Vols defeated Mississippi State for their first road victory this season. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee’s Detrick Mostella scored a career-high 24 points as the Vols defeated Mississippi State for their first road victory this season. (UT Athletics Department)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors hope it has turned back the clock with Will Healy hire

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – On December 23rd Austin Peay State University officially announced the hire of 30-year-old Will Healy as the 19th head football coach in school history, but it’s not the first time the school has gone with a very young head coach for the program.

In 1979 Austin Peay hired its then 10th head coach, a 29-year-old Watson Brown to replace James ‘Boots’ Donnelly, in hopes to continue a streak of winning seasons – which included the only Ohio Valley Conference title in the program’s history in 1977.

Austin Peay State University Football head coach Will Healy. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football head coach Will Healy. (APSU Sports Information)

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