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UT Lady Vols Basketball loses in Overtime 65-63 at Mississippi State

 

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UT Lady VolsStarkville, MS  Jordan Reynolds posted her first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, but No. 19/23 Tennessee fell to No. 13/13 Mississippi State, 65-63, in overtime at Humphrey Coliseum after the Bulldogs erased a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter.

Thursday’s game marked the first time that Tennessee (12-8, 3-4 SEC) had ever lost to Mississippi State (18-4, 5-3 SEC). The Lady Vols were 36-0 against the Bulldogs entering the game.

In overtime, Tennessee had the ball with 17 seconds left with a chance to win or send the game into a second overtime period. Te’a Cooper drove down the lane and attempted a layup with three seconds left, but the ball bounced off the rim and Mississippi State cleared the rebound.

Tennessee Womens Basketball junior Jordan Reynolds has first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in loss at Mississippi State Thursday night. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Womens Basketball junior Jordan Reynolds has first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in loss at Mississippi State Thursday night. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University hires Greg Byron as baseball pitching coach

 

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A.J. Gaura becomes Volunteer Assistant

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University baseball head coach Travis Janssen has completed his coaching staff, hiring Greg Byron as assistant coach, Thursday.

In addition, Janssen announced former Govs pitcher A.J. Gaura will move into the team’s volunteer coach position for the upcoming season.

Greg Byron hired as Austin Peay Baseball pitching Coach. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Vols Basketball travels to Athens to take on Georgia Bulldogs

 

Tennessee (8-7, 1-2 SEC) at Georgia (8-5, 1-2 SEC)

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET (6:01pm CT)
Athens, GA | Stegeman Coliseum

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, 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.

Tennessee Men's Basketball seeks its first win on the road this season and its first win in Athens since 2011. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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#13/16 UT Lady Vols Basketball hosts Stetson at Thompson-Bowling Arena, Wednesday

 

#13/16 Tennessee (8-3) vs. Stetson (8-4)

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 | 7:01pm ET (6:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #13/16 Lady Vols (8-3) return home for a game against Stetson (8-4) at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday before beginning SEC play next week. Tipoff is slated for 7:00pm, and the game will be broadcast online on SEC Network + and WatchESPN.

UT has been off since carding a huge 53-50 road victory vs. #7/7 Oregon State on December 19th. That’s a full 10 days between contests. The Lady Vols returned from winter break on December 26th for shooting practice and a strength workout, and they resumed full practice on December 27th.

The #13/16 Tennessee Lady Vols (8-3) return home for a game against Stetson (8-4) at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday before beginning SEC play next week. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols Basketball faces Gonzaga Bulldogs, Saturday

 

Tennessee (5-4) vs. Gonzaga (7-3)

Saturday, December 19th, 2015 | 11:00pm ET (10:00pm CT)
Seattle, WA | Keyarena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee heads to the West Coast for the first time in six years when it takes on Gonzaga in the annual Battle in Seattle on Saturday night. The Vols and Bulldogs tip off at 11:00pm ET (10:00pm CT) on ESPNU.

The cross-country trip comes on the heels of an 81-62 win for Tennessee (5-4) over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night. The victory snapped a three-game skid for the Volunteers and improved their home record to a perfect 5-0. UT is still seeking its first win away from Knoxville under head coach Rick Barnes — an ailment it will seek to remedy as it makes only its second-ever appearance in the Emerald City.

The Vols and Zags square off in the 13th edition of the Battle in Seattle at 10:00pm CT Saturday night. (UT Athletics Department)

The Vols and Zags square off in the 13th edition of the Battle in Seattle at 10:00pm CT Saturday night. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Vols Basketball on the road to face #18 Butler Bulldogs Saturday

 

Tennessee (4-3) at #18/#21 Butler (7-1)

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 | 1:30pm CT
Indianapolis, IN | Hinkle Fieldhouse

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee brings a historically long 13-day layoff to a close and opens play in the month of December when it travels to Indianapolis to face 18th-ranked Butler on Saturday. Tipoff is slated for 2:30pm ET (1:30pm CT) on Fox Sports 1.

The Vols (4-3) are looking to snap a two-game skid after dropping both games at the Barclays Center Classic during the Thanksgiving holiday. Tennessee’s second half rally against George Washington came up just short in a 73-70 loss before dropping an 82-71 decision to Nebraska just 13 hours later.

The Tennessee Vols and Butler Bulldogs tip off Saturday at 2:30pm ET on Fox Sports 1. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Lady Vols Basketball on the road Friday to face Wichita State Shockers

 

#16/15 Tennessee (6-2) vs. Wichita State (1-5)

Friday, December 11th, 2015 | 5:00pm CT
Wichita, KS | Charles Koch Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #16/15 Lady Vols (6-2) will hit the road for the first time this year, facing off against Wichita State (1-5) at Charles Koch Arena on Friday. Tipoff is slated for 7:05pm CT (8:05 ET), and the game will be broadcast online on ESPN3 and locally in Wichita on Cox 2022HD.

Mark Ewing (PxP) and Bob Hull (Analyst) will describe the action for COX 2022 HD in Wichita and ESPN3 online. Fans can hear the Lady Vol Network broadcast on stations across the state as well as via a live stream worldwide with Mickey Dearstone calling the action.

Tickets for the game can be purchased online via www.GoShockers.com

Tennessee Women's Basketball Hits Road For First Time In 2015-16 Season, Taking On Wichita State Shockers. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves Named SEC Co-Player Of The Week

 

UT Athletic Department

Senior Forward Nets Three Double-Doubles, Takes SEC Active Career Lead With 24

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – A sensational opening three games of the 2015-16 season by Tennessee’s Bashaara Graves earned the senior her first-ever SEC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week nod on Tuesday.

Graves, a 6-foot-2 forward from Clarksville (Clarksville High School), actually shared the honor with Texas A&M’s Courtney Walker. The UT standout had not drawn weekly honors from the league since she was named SEC Freshman of the Week four times in 2012-13.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) shoots a free throw during the first quarter against the Penn State Lady Lions at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) shoots a free throw during the first quarter against the Penn State Lady Lions at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Lady Vols face UAlbany Great Danes at Thompson-Boling Arena Friday

 

#4/5 Tennessee (4-0) vs. #NR/RV UAlbany (4-0)

Friday, November 27th, 2016 | 12:01pm ET (11:01am CT)
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #4/5 Tennessee Lady Vols (4-0) begin a stretch of three games in six days, when UAlbany (4-0) visits Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday. Tipoff is slated for noon, and the game will be broadcast online on SECN+.

Courtney Lyle (PxP) and VFL Steve Hamer (Analyst) will describe the action on the SECN+/WatchESPN online broadcast. Fans can hear the Lady Vol Network broadcast on stations across the state as well as via a live stream worldwide with Mickey Dearstone calling the action.

Tickets for the game can be purchased online via www.UTTIX.com

UT Lady Vols, UAlbany Great Danes Meet In Battle Of Undefeated Teams. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball begin season at home against California Bears

 

Austin Peay vs. California

Friday, November 13th, 2015 | 7:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Winfield Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – A familiar cast coupled with a new director will take center stage when Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team begins its 56th season of basketball with a 7:00pm, Friday contest against Pac-12 Conference member California.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball hosts California Friday. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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