Topic: Johnson City TN
Thursday, December 29th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee opens Southeastern Conference play on Thursday when it travels to College Station to face Texas A&M at 6:00pm CT on the SEC Network.
The Vols (7-5) closed out its pre-conference schedule before the Christmas holiday, going on the road and picking up a tough 72-68 win at East Tennessee State last Thursday. Tennessee was making its first appearance in Johnson City since 1963 and was led to victory by junior guard Detrick Mostella who scored 25 points off the bench.
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Johnson City, TN – A career-high 25 points from Detrick Mostella led Tennessee to its first true road win of the season, a 72-68 victory over East Tennessee State on Thursday night.
Robert Hubbs III also finished in double figures, scoring 11 for the Vols. UT also got a defensive boost from true freshman forward Grant Williams, who finished the game with a game-high nine rebounds (seven defensive) and four blocks.
A tight one throughout, the Vols (7-5) and Buccaneers (9-3) battled through nine ties and 12 lead changes. Tennessee took its largest lead of the game at the halftime break, leading 32-23 after Mostella reeled of 13 straight points over the final 2:33 of the first half.
Tennessee vs. East Tennessee State
Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee goes on the road for a tough, in-state battle when it faces East Tennessee State in Johnson City on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 6:00pm CT at Freedom Hall.
Thursday’s game will be televised locally in East Tennessee. Fans in the Knoxville area can watch the game on MyVLT while fans in the Tri-Cities area can tune into WEMT Fox (please check cable guides for exact channel listings, based on service provider). Fans can also watch online and through their mobile device on ESPN3.
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Nashville, TN – After trailing by as many as 21, Tennessee fought back to within a couple possessions of No. 8 Gonzaga, but the second-half push went no further as the Vols fell to the unbeaten Bulldogs, 86-76, at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday night.
Tennessee (6-5) was led offensively by junior guard Detrick Mostella, who spurred the Vols’ comeback attempt with 15 of his 17 points coming in the second half. Grant Williams added 11 points while Robert Hubbs III finished with 10.
Billed as The Battle on Broadway, Sunday’s game between Tennessee and Gonzaga (11-0) was a rematch of last season’s Battle in Seattle. This season’s edition played out in a similar fashion as the one before it, with the Bulldogs jumping out to a big early lead and the Vols nearly erasing it.
Tennessee vs. #8 Gonzaga
Sunday, December 17th, 2016 | 3:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee treats its midstate fans to a high-profile, regular-season clash against unbeaten and eighth-ranked Gonzaga Sunday at Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. Billed as the The Battle on Broadway, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, tip-off is slated for 3:00pm CT on ESPN2.
The Vols (6-4) journeyed west for another neutral site showdown with the Bulldogs (10-0) in Seattle last season. Gonzaga emerged with an 86-79 victory.
Tennessee is playing its fourth game in eight days — a stretch that began last Sunday when the Vols were narrowly edged by No. 7 North Carolina, 73-71, in Chapel Hill.
Tennessee vs. Presbyterian
Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, 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.
#22/16 Tennessee vs. Tennessee State
Wednesday, November 39th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 22/16 Tennessee returns to Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night after a three-game road stretch to take on Tennessee State for a 6:00pm CT tip on SECN+ (WatchESPN).
Wednesday’s game will not be broadcast on TV, but fans can catch all of the action online through SECN+ on WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Lyndsay Rowley (play-by-play), Brittany Jackson (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) will call the action.
Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action as the Lady Vols take on Tennessee State.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf head coach Robbie Wilson has announced the signing of three players to National Letters of Intent to join the Governors next fall.
Chase Korte, Jay Fox and Garrett Whitfield will become the latest additions to Wilson’s squad, which sees only Erik Hedberg off to graduation at the end of this year.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) reminds consumers that Open Enrollment for insurance coverage on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) begins November 1st, 2016.
During Open Enrollment, Tennesseans can apply for cost assistance, change plans, and enroll in a plan.
Tennesseans will have access to marketplace coverage for 2017 no matter where they live.
Instant Peay Play: APSU Basketball teams start practice with shoes to fill and new players to acclimate
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s men’s and women’s basketball have both started their pre-season practices for the upcoming 2016-17 season and like seasons before both have questions to be answered.
The biggest question for both teams is how you replace one of the best players to have played for your respective program, with the men’s team having to replace post player Chris Horton and the women’s team point guard Tiasha Gray.
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