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#6/7 Tennessee Lady Vols at #5/5 Notre Dame, Thursday

 

#6/7 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. #5/5 Notre Dame

Thursday, January 17th, 2018 | 6:02pm CT
Notre Dame, IN | Joyce Center | TV: ESPN

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN No. 6/7 Tennessee (16-1, 4-1 SEC) makes one final stop on a challenging three-game road swing with a Thursday night, January 18th visit to Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center to take on No. 5/5 Notre Dame (16-2, 5-1 ACC). The Lady Vols’ final regular-season non-conference contest is slated to tip at 6:02pm CT.

This marks the 28th meeting between these schools in women’s basketball, with UT holding a 21-6 advantage. The Lady Vols will try to halt a three-game road losing skid in the series and end a 17-game homecourt winning streak by the Irish. A year ago, Tennessee ended a six-game Notre Dame series win streak, defeating the (then) No. 6/6 Fighting Irish, 71-69, at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville on a last second jumper by Jaime Nared.

#6/7 Tennessee Lady Vols travels to #5/5 Notre Dame Thursday for a 6:00pm CT tip off at the Joyce Center. (Tennessee Athletics)

#6/7 Tennessee Lady Vols travels to #5/5 Notre Dame Thursday for a 6:00pm CT tip off at the Joyce Center. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#6 Tennessee Lady Vols begin three game road trip at #9/8 South Carolina

 

#6 Tennessee Lady Vols at #9/8 South Carolina

Sunday, January 13th, 2018 | 12:02pm CT
Columbia, SC | Colonial Life Arena |  ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 6/6 Tennessee (15-1, 3-1 SEC) continues its arduous three-game road swing with a stop in Columbia, SC, to take on No. 9/8 South Carolina (14-2, 3-1 SEC) in a contest slated to tip at 12:02pm CT on Sunday at Colonial Life Arena.

This marks the 55th meeting between these schools in women’s basketball, and the Lady Vols and Gamecocks will face off again on February 25th in UT’s Senior Day game in Knoxville.

The Lady Vols’ match-up with South Carolina is the second of four straight UT contests vs. teams ranked in the AP Top 20. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to South Carolina Sunday to take on the Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena. Tip off is at 12:02pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to South Carolina Sunday to take on the Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena. Tip off is at 12:02pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#19 Tennessee takes on Auburn at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#19 Tennessee vs. Auburn

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – After a two-game road trip, the Tennessee Volunteers return home Tuesday for their SEC home-opener against Auburn in Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 6:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Tennessee (9-3, 0-1 SEC) is looking to bounce back from a tough road loss in overtime at Arkansas with a win over the Tigers, who boast one of the best records in the SEC at 12-1. Jordan Bone, who dropped a season-high 21 points vs. the Razorbacks, has averaged 16.5 ppg the last two games, up from 7.0 ppg through the first 10 contests.

Tennessee Men's Basketball faces the Auburn Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday night. Tip off is set for 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#19 Tennessee Vols travels to Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday

 

#19 Tennessee at Arkansas

Saturday, December 30th, 2017 | 12:00pm CT
Fayetteville, AR | Bud Walton Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsFayetteville, AR – The 19th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers are set to begin conference play this weekend, starting with a trip to face Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena on Saturday. The game will tip at 12:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN

Tennessee (9-2) garnered some attention with strong performances during its non-conference slate. With four wins over ‘Power Five’ opponents away from home (#18 Purdue, North Carolina State, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest) and two narrow losses to top-5 teams (Villanova & North Carolina), the Vols proved they had taken the next step forward to becoming an NCAA Tournament team.

Tennessee Men's Basketball is on the road Saturday to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena. Tip off is set for 12:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#21 Tennessee Vols Basketball hits the road to take on Wake Forest

 

#21 Tennessee at Wake Forest

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 | 11:30am CT
Winston-Salem, NC | Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsWinston-Salem, NC – The 21st-ranked Tennessee Volunteers hit the road again this weekend to face off against another ACC foe in Wake Forest at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The game will tip at 12:30pm and will be televised live on ESPN2 and streamed online via WatchESPN

Tennessee (8-2) enters the matchup with a pair of victories over teams from the ACC (NC State, 67-58, and Georgia Tech, 77-70) already this season. UT fell to No. 7 North Carolina in a hard-fought battle in Thompson-Boling Arena last Sunday, marking the Vols’ first home loss of the year. On Wednesday, Tennessee bounced back to hold off a Furman team riding a five-game winning streak, 66-61.

#21 Tennessee Men's Basketball travels to Wake Forest Saturday for a 11:30pm CT tip off. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#21/20 Tennessee beats Furman 66-61 Wednesday night

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Sophomore guard Jordan Bowden tied his career high with 21 points to lead No. 20/21 Tennessee to a hard-fought, 66-61 win over Furman on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The final 12 minutes of the game featured eight lead changes and five ties. Tennessee (8-2) enjoyed a 47-33 rebounding advantage over the Paladins (9-4) in the win.

The Vols’ stars stepped up in the second half when they needed them. Bowden, who shot 6-for-14 for the night and collected six rebounds and three assists, scored nine points in the second half. Sophomore forward Grant Williams scored 12 of his 14 points after halftime and finished with eight rebounds. Junior forward Admiral Schofield posted the second double-double of his career with 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Furman Paladins and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Kyle Zedaker/Tennessee Athletics)

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Furman Paladins and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Kyle Zedaker/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols host Furman Wednesday

 

Tennessee vs. Furman

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Coming off their first home loss of the season, the 21st-ranked Volunteers will look to bounce back against a hot Furman team Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 8:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Courtney Lyle (play-by-play) and Dane Bradshaw (analyst) are on the call for the matchup. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to catch Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online through AllVols.com.

Tennessee Men's Basketball takes on Furman at Thompson-Bowling Arena Wednesday, December 20th. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols fall to #7 North Carolina, 78-73

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – After a hard-fought battle, the 20th-ranked Tennessee men’s basketball team came up short against No. 7 North Carolina, 78-73, before a sold-out crowd of 21,678 at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday.
 
The Volunteers led for 37:10 of the contest, but a late 11-3 scoring run pushed the defending national champion Tar Heels to the win.
 
Grant Williams led five Vols in double-figure scoring with 15 points. James Daniel finished with 15, Jordan Bowden had 12 and Admiral Schofield and Jordan Bone chipped in 10 points each.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) moves the ball against North Carolina Tar Heels forward Brandon Huffman (42) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) moves the ball against North Carolina Tar Heels forward Brandon Huffman (42) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#7 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to California to face Long Beach State

 

#7 Tennessee at Long Beach State

December 17th, 2017 | 4:00pm CT
Long Beach, CA | Walter Pyramid

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 7/7 Tennessee (10-0) is in the midst of an eight-day West Coast trip, beginning with a Sunday contest vs. Long Beach State (2-7) at Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, CA. Tip time is slated for 2:00pm PT (4:00pm CT).

The Lady Vols returned to the top 10 in both the AP and USA TODAY Coaches Polls this week, rising to No. 7/7 from No. 11/13 last week after knocking off No. 2/4 Texas last Sunday in Knoxville, 82-75.

The Big Orange women are back in the top 10 for the first time since the third poll of the 2015-16 season, when the Lady Vols were rated No. 4/5 on November 23rd. The triumph over Texas was Tennessee’s seventh at home this season and ninth in a row at Thompson-Boling Arena after closing out the 2016-17 with a pair of victories on the Summitt.

Tennessee Women's Basketball take on Long Beach State Sunday at Walter Pyramid. Tip off is at 2:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#20 Tennessee Vols plays #7 North Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

#20 Tennessee vs. #7 North Carolina

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 | 2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – For the first time since 2010, a pair of AP Top-25 Teams will clash in Thompson-Boling Arena this Sunday, as the 20th-ranked Volunteers host No. 7 North Carolina. The game will tip at 2:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPN and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Tennessee announced plans earlier in the week to “checker” Thompson-Boling Arena for next Sunday’s highly anticipated game against the defending national champion Tar Heels.

Fans planning to attend the sold-out showdown, which tips off at 2:00pm CT on ESPN, are encouraged to visit  CheckerTBA.com to learn whether their seats are in a section designated to wear orange or white.

#20 Tennessee Men's Basketball set to take on #7 North Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday, December 17th. (Tennessee Athletics)

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