Topic: Mississippi State
Lexington, KY – No. 19/22 Tennessee attempted to rally back from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit with a furious late surge, but the Lady Vols came up short in the closing seconds, falling to No. 12/9 Kentucky, 64-63, on Monday at Memorial Coliseum.
The Lady Vols (12-7, 3-3 SEC) outscored Kentucky (15-3, 4-3 SEC) in the first, second and fourth quarters, but the Wildcats dominated the third, 21-9.
Tennessee stormed back to within one possession in the final three minutes. After trailing 57-47 with 5:36 remaining, UT pulled to within 63-61 with 30 seconds left when Te’a Cooper sliced through the lane for a layup. Andrea Carter stole the inbounds pass and made one of two free throws to pull UT to within one point.
Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs Football’s Will Healy making headway as National Signing Day approaches
Clarksville, TN – New Austin Peay State University head football coach Will Healy stated he and his staff were going to get it done in recruiting, when he was introduced at Governors Stadium on December 23rd, 2015, and with National Signing Day looming on February 3rd it looks like statement is coming to fruition.
Healy, who is the second youngest head coach in Division I at 30 years of age, has looked to make the most of the 33 days since making that statement with what seems like commitment additions to his probable first recruiting class every few day or so.
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 – 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.
#13/15 Tennessee (11-5, 2-2 SEC) vs. #3/3 Notre Dame (16-1, 5-0 ACC)
Monday, January 18th, 2016 | 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The #13/15 Lady Vols (11-5) will try to get back on the winning track at #3/3 Notre Dame (16-1) on “Big Monday.” Tipoff is slated for 7:01pm ET/6:01pm, and the game will be televised on ESPN2 and available online via WatchESPN.
Tennessee enters Monday’s showdown after dropping two of its last three games, including a 64-59 upset loss to unranked Arkansas (7-10, 2-2 SEC) on Thursday night.
Notre Dame, meanwhile, has won its past nine games, including a 63-50 road victory over Boston College (12-4, 0-3 ACC) on Thursday evening.
UT Athletics Department
Starkville, 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.
APSU Sports Information
A.J. Gaura becomes Volunteer Assistant
In addition, Janssen announced former Govs pitcher A.J. Gaura will move into the team’s volunteer coach position for the upcoming season.
Tennessee (8-8, 1-3 SEC) at Mississippi State (7-8, 0-3 SEC)
Saturday, January 16th, 2016 | 3:30pm ET/2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee’s mid-January SEC road swing comes to a close on Saturday when the Vols visit Mississippi State for a 3:30pm ET/2:30pm CT tip on the SEC Network.
Saturday’s contest marks the only regular season meeting between UT and MSU this season after having played a home-and-home a year ago. Tennessee leads the all-time series with the Bulldogs, 79-42 — including a 28-27 mark in games played in Starkville.
Both Tennessee (8-8, 1-3 SEC) and Mississippi State (7-8, 0-3 SEC) head into Saturday hungry for a win.
Tennessee (8-7, 1-2 SEC) at Georgia (8-5, 1-2 SEC)
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET (6:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee seniors Armani Moore and Devon Baulkman likely play their final collegiate game in their home state on Wednesday as the Volunteers travel to face Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum. Tipoff in Athens is set for 7:00pm ET (6:01pm CT) on the SEC Network.
Baulkman and Moore — along with fellow Peach State native Shembari Phillips — will be looking to grab the first Tennessee (8-7, 1-2 SEC) victory in Athens since 2011 when the Vols pulled out a narrow 59-57 victory. UT dropped its only meeting with Georgia last season, falling by a 56-53 count in Stegeman Coliseum.
#12/11 Tennessee (10-4, 1-1 SEC) vs. Auburn (11-4, 1-1 SEC)
Sunday, January 10th, 2016 | 2:01pm ET (1:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN – The #12/11 Lady Vols (10-4, 1-1 SEC) will look to bounce back from their first conference loss with a game against Auburn (11-4, 1-1 SEC) at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday. Tipoff is slated for 2:01pm ET (1:01pm CT), and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU and available online via WatchESPN.
Both teams started with wins over ranked teams in their respective conference openers but fell on Thursday night. After drawing a Monday night matchup this week at Missouri, the UT women are playing their third of three games in a span of seven days this week.
Tennessee (8-6, 1-1 SEC) vs. #21/#17 Texas A&M (12-2, 2-0 SEC)
Saturday, January 9th, 2016 | 1:01pm ET (12:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee faces its second ranked opponent of the season when No. 21 Texas A&M visits Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday for a 1:00pm ET (12:00pm CT) tipoff on the SEC Network.
The Vols (8-6, 1-1 SEC) maintained its perfect home record and snapped a three-game losing streak in SEC home openers with a victory over SEC rival Florida on Wednesday night. Led by 26 points from Kevin Punter Jr. and 17 points from Admiral Schofield, Tennessee led by as many as 30 en route to an 83-69 victory over the Gators. The 14-point win was the largest by UT over UF since 2009 when the Vols grabbed a 16-point victory.
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