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Tennessee Vols Basketball on the road Saturday to take on Mississippi State Bulldogs

 

Tennessee (13-9/5-4 SEC) at Mississippi State (13-8/4-5 SEC)

Saturday, February 4th, 2017 | 2:31pm CT
Starkville, MS | Humphrey Coliseum

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee begins the back half of SEC play on Saturday when it travels to Starkville for a rematch with Mississippi State. Tipoff is set for 2:30pm CT on SEC Network.

The Vols (13-9, 5-4 SEC), winners of four straight games, are playing their second straight road contest after picking up an 87-77 win at Auburn on Tuesday night. It was UT’s fourth true road win of the season after having just achieved one such victory during the entire 2015-16 season.

That lone triumph away from home a year ago came at Humphrey Coliseum when Tennessee earned an 80-75 win over Mississippi State (13-8, 4-5 SEC).

Tennessee Vols Saturday's tilt in Starkville against Mississippi State Bulldogs is set for 2:30pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department)

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Tennessee Lady Vols roll past LSU Tigers, 77-58

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 25 Tennessee led for nearly the entire game and used a strong fourth quarter to pull away from an upset-minded LSU squad on Thursday night for a 77-58 win at Thompson-Boling Arena in the annual Live Pink, Bleed Orange game.

Jaime Nared and Diamond DeShields both posted double-doubles and four UT players scored in double figures, as the Lady Vols (15-7, 6-3 SEC) won their fourth straight game. Tennessee shot a blistering 53 percent from the field and dominated down low, out-rebounding the Tigers, 42-28, while outscoring them by 20 points in the paint.

Nared, the reigning SEC Co-Player of the Week, followed up her career-high 27-point performance at No. 4 South Carolina with a game-high 26 points to lead UT in scoring for the sixth time this season.

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the LSU Lady Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the LSU Lady Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols welcome LSU to Thompson-Boling Area, Thursday

 

#RV/25 Tennessee vs. LSU

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee returns home for the annual Live Pink, Bleed Orange game against LSU on Thursday night, as the Lady Vols look to extend their three-game winning streak.

The game tips off at 6:00pm CT and will be available online on SECN+ and through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Bob Kesling (PxP), Andraya Carter (Analyst) and Maddy Glab (Reporter) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Lady Tigers.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Lady Vols to host annual Live Pink, Bleed Orange during Wednesday's game against LSU. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Tennessee Lady Vols to host annual Live Pink, Bleed Orange during Wednesday’s game against LSU. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Vols head south to face Auburn Tigers, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (12-9/4-4 SEC) at Auburn (14-7/3-5 SEC)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 | 8:05pm CT
Auburn, AL | Auburn Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee takes its modest three-game winning streak on the road Tuesday night, traveling to face Auburn at 8:00pm CT on SEC Network.

The Vols (12-9, 4-4 SEC) made the most of their recent three-game homestand, earning consecutive victories over Mississippi State, then-No. 4 Kentucky and Kansas State. UT will now venture out on the road — where it is 3-3 this season — for two straight games, beginning with Tuesday’s showdown at Auburn (14-7, 3-5 SEC).

Tuesday night's tip from Auburn Arena is set for 8:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lady Vols travels to #5/4 South Carolina Gamecocks, Monday

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (13-7/4-3 SEC) vs. #5/4 South Carolina Gamecocks (18-1/8-0 SEC)

Monday, January 30th, 2017 | 5:02pm CT
Columbia, SC | Colonial Life Arena

UT Lady VolsColumbia, SC – Tennessee hits the road for the second consecutive game on Monday night in search of its third win over a top-10 team the season, as the Lady Vols face #5/4 South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena.

The game tips off at 5:02pm CT and will be televised on ESPN2. It will also be available online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Dave O’Brien (PxP) and Doris Burke (Analyst) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Gamecocks.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Lady Vols travel to South Carolina to play the Gamecocks late Monday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletic Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols Basketball beats Kansas State 70-58

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN A trio of double-digit scorers led Tennessee to a 70-58 win over Kansas State at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic.

The Vols (12-9, 4-4 SEC) finished their three-game homestand with a perfect record following the wire-to-wire win over the Wildcats (15-6, 4-4 Big 12). UT crashed the boards all game long, out-rebounding Kansas State, 43-29. Kyle Alexander led the way with nine boards to go along with eight points.

Grant Williams posted another strong performance, totaling 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting, six rebounds and two assists on the day. Jordan Bowden and Robert Hubbs III were the other Volunteers to eclipse double-digit points, scoring 13 and 10, respectively.

Forward Grant Williams #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Forward Grant Williams #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols play Kansas State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

Tennessee (11-9/4-4 SEC) vs. Kansas State (15-5/4-4 BIG 12)

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee breaks from conference play and closes out its three-game homestand when it hosts Kansas State on Saturday as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic. Tipoff is at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2.

Saturday’s game marks the second time in three seasons that Tennessee (11-9, 4-4 SEC) has faced Kansas State (15-5, 4-4 Big 12) in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The Wildcats visited Knoxville as part of the cross-conference showcase in 2014, with the Vols claiming a narrow 65-64 victory in that contest.

UT is 1-1 all-time in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge after falling at TCU last season.

Saturday's SEC/Big 12 Challenge game between Tennessee Vols and Kansas State tips off at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Saturday’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge game between Tennessee Vols and Kansas State tips off at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball takes on #4 Kentucky Wildcats at home Tuesday

 

Tennessee (10-9, 3-4 SEC) vs. #4/#4 Kentucky (17-2, 7-0 SEC)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee faces border rival Kentucky on Tuesday night when the fourth-ranked Wildcats visit Thompson-Boling Arena for a 8:00pm CT tip. The 221st meeting between the two programs will air on ESPN.

Kentucky (17-2, 7-0 SEC) represents the sixth ranked opponent that the Vols (10-9, 3-4 SEC) have faced this season. On Tuesday, Tennessee will be seeking its first win over a ranked opponent in 2016-17 while also looking to achieve its 69th win over Kentucky in program history. Of UT’s 68 wins — which are the most against the Wildcats of any collegiate team — 22 have come against a ranked UK squad.

The 221st meeting between the Tennessee Vols and Kentucky Wildcats airs on ESPN's Super Tuesday at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols cruise past Mississippi State 91-74 Saturday night

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Robert Hubbs III scored 19 points to lead four Vols in double-figures as Tennessee took a 91-74 win over Mississippi State on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee (10-9, 3-4 SEC) limited its mistakes, committing just seven turnovers against the Bulldogs (12-6, 3-3 SEC), and dominated the glass with a season-high 49 rebounds to Mississippi State’s 35. UT’s 14-rebound advantage was also its largest of the season. After an even first half, the Vols used a pair of second-half runs to take control of the game.

UT’s 91 points in the win marked its most in SEC play this season and the most MSU has surrendered this year.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Eli Wright (2) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 91 to 74. (Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Eli Wright (2) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 91 to 74. (Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Host Mississippi State Bulldogs Saturday

 

Tennessee (9-9, 2-4 SEC) vs. Mississippi State (12-5, 3-2 SEC)

Saturday, January 21st, 2017 | 5:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee kicks off a three-game homestand on Saturday when Mississippi State visits Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5:00pm CT on SEC Network.

The Vols (9-9, 2-4 SEC) face their second-straight opponent from the Magnolia State after dropping a Tuesday night contest on the road at Ole Miss. Robert Hubbs III and Lamonte Turner scored 15 points apiece to lead UT while Jordan Bowden added 14 points.

Hubbs continues to lead UT offensively, averaging 14.4 ppg to go along with 4.9 rpg — the second-best mark on the team. Freshman Grant Williams, who paces the team with 5.7 rpg and 2.1 bpg, is second on the team in scoring at 10.5 ppg.

The Tennessee Volunteers and Mississippi State Bulldogs meet Saturday night at 4:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will be broadcasted on the SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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