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#19 Tennessee Vols take on Florida Gators at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#19 Tennessee Vols vs. Florida Gators

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – With the regular season nearing its end, No. 19 Tennessee is set to face the Florida Gators at Thompson-Boling Arena in a huge matchup on Wednesday night. The game tips at 8:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPN2 and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Volunteers (19-7, 9-5 SEC) have just four games left and each one is equally as important when it comes to a top-four seeding for the SEC Tournament in two weeks. UT currently sits in second place, one game ahead of a four-way tie for third place, including the Gators. While its toughest games are out of the way, the league is as deep as it has ever been, so Tennessee will have its hands full down the final stretch to secure the valuable double-bye. 

Tennessee Men's Basketball hosts the Florida Gators Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball hosts the Florida Gators Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#18 Tennessee Vols upended at Georgia, 73-62

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAthens, GA – Despite a double-double from Kyle Alexander, No. 18 Tennessee fell on the road to Georgia, 73-62, at Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday night.
 
Alexander finished the game with 10 points and a career-high-tying 13 rebounds, marking the second double-double of his career. He was joined by Jordan Bowden (13), Admiral Schofield (11) and Lamonté Turner (14) as the Vols’ (19-7, 9-5 SEC) double-digit scorers.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) goes to the basket between Georgia Bulldogs guard William Jackson II (0) and forward Rayshaun Hammonds (20) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) goes to the basket between Georgia Bulldogs guard William Jackson II (0) and forward Rayshaun Hammonds (20) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

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#18 Tennessee Vols heads to Georgia Bulldogs for Saturday matchup

 

#18 Tennessee Vols at Georgia

Saturday, February 17th, 2018 | 5:00pm CT
Athens, GA | Stegeman Coliseum | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAthens, GA – No. 18 Tennessee is set for its first of two meetings in the final five games of the season against the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday, February 17th at Stegeman Coliseum. The game will tip at 5:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (19-6, 9-4 SEC) will be looking to win their 20th game of the year, which would mark the first time UT has achieved the feat since 2013-14 and the first time in the regular season since 2009-10. Tennessee is coming off a 70-67 win over South Carolina on Tuesday, completing the 6-0 season sweep against its three “permanent” SEC opponents (Kentucky, South Carolina and Vanderbilt).

Tennessee Men's Basketball travels to Georgia Saturday to take on the Bulldogs. Tip off is at 5:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball travels to Georgia Saturday to take on the Bulldogs. Tip off is at 5:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols begin two game homestand Thursday with Alabama

 

#11 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. Alabama

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 | 5:32pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 11/11 Tennessee (21-4, 9-3 SEC) closes out a two-game home stand Thursday, February 15th welcoming Alabama (15-10, 5-7 SEC) to Thompson-Boling Arena for another conference clash at 5:32pm CT.

The 55th meeting between the Lady Vols and Crimson Tide is an important one, as UT tries to maintain its second-place position in the league standings, while the Crimson Tide tries to improve its chances of earning an NCAA Tournament bid with a quality win on the road. The Lady Vols, who lead the series, 49-5, also look to end a three-game losing skid vs. Bama.

Tennessee Women's Baskeball takes on Alabama Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 5:32pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#15 Tennessee Vols travel to Alabama, Saturday

 

#15 Tennessee Vols at Alabama

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 | 5:00pm CT
Tuscaloosa, AL | Coleman Coliseum | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsTuscaloosa, AL – Riding a six-game winning streak, No. 15 Tennessee is set for another tough road game Saturday against Alabama in Coleman Coliseum. The game will tip at 5:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (18-5, 8-3 SEC) are coming off their first win in Rupp Arena since 2006, beating 24th-ranked Kentucky, 61-59, on Tuesday night. Lamonté Turner was the player of the game, draining the decisive go-ahead three with 26 seconds left in the game. He would finish with a game-high 16 points on four treys. The SEC Sixth Man of the Year candidate has scored in double figures in four straight games and five of the last six, averaging 16.2 ppg during the stretch. 

Tennessee Men's Basketball takes on Alabama Crimson Tide last Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa. Tip off is at 500pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#15 Tennessee Vols travel to Lexington to take on #24 Kentucky Wildcats

 

#15 Tennessee Vols at #24 Kentucky

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Lexington, KY | Rupp Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsLexington, KY – Playing its best ball of the season, 15th-ranked Tennessee heads to Rupp Arena on Tuesday night, February 6th for a showdown with rival Kentucky. The game is set to tip at 6:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN for “Super Tuesday.”

The Vols (17-5, 7-3 SEC) enter the contest as winners of their last five games and eight of the last nine. During the stretch, defense has been the key for UT’s success. Tennessee has held its opponents to under 65 points in each of the last seven outings and now ranks 6th in defensive efficiency in the KenPom rankings.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Kentucky in Lexington, Tuesday. Tip off is at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Track and Field Sprinters stand out at Don DeNoon Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldCarbondale, IL – Austin Peay State University track and field will head into a well-earned off-week on a high note after a fantastic finish at the Don DeNoon Invitational, hosted by Southern Illinois.

The Govs tied with SEC powerhouse Ole Miss for third, accruing 45 team points over the two-day event. Host Southern Illinois emerged victorious at 111.5 points overall.

Austin Peay Track and Field comes in third at Don DeNoon Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field comes in third at Don DeNoon Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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#18 Tennessee Vols rollover Ole Miss, 94-61

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 18 Tennessee never trailed on its way to capturing its fourth straight SEC win, cruising by Ole Miss on Saturday night at Thompson-Boling Arena, 94-61.
 
The win was the Vols’ fifth straight overall, giving them their longest winning streak of the season. Tennessee held its opponent to less than 65 points for the seventh straight game, and led wire-to-wire for the third time this season.
 
Ole Miss (11-12, 4-6 SEC) threatened to take the lead early in the second half with a 7-0 run that cut Tennessee’s advantage to three points, but the Vols immediately answered with a 14-3 run to break away.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11) moves the ball defended by LSU Tigers forward Duop Reath (1) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 84-61. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Kyle Alexander (11) moves the ball defended by LSU Tigers forward Duop Reath (1) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 84-61. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#12/13 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to Nashville to face Vanderbilt

 

#12/13 Tennessee Lady Vols at Vanderbilt

Sunday, January 4th, 2018 | 1:02pm CT
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymnasium | TV: ESPNU

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN No. 12/13 Tennessee (18-4, 6-3 SEC) heads to the mid-state for a Sunday matinee at Vanderbilt (6-17/2-7). Tipoff is slated for 1:02pm CT (2:02pm ET) at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville.

This will mark the second meeting this season between these teams. The (then) #7/7 Lady Vols held off Vanderbilt in Knoxville on January 7th by a score of 86-73. That victory gave Tennessee a 15-0 record at that point.

UT has gone 3-4 since the last meeting, facing the most difficult part of its schedule. That stretch included consecutive tilts at #17/16 Texas A&M (L, 76-79 OT), at #9/8 South Carolina (W, 86-70), at #5/5 Notre Dame (L, 70-84) and vs. #3/3 Mississippi State (L, 52-71) as well as contests vs. Ole Miss (W, 75-66), at LSU (L, 59-70) and vs. #14/12 Texas A&M (W, 82-67).

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Vanderbilt in Nashville at Memorial Gymnasium Sunday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#18 Tennessee Vols play Ole Miss at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

#18 Tennessee Vols vs. Oil Miss

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 | 5:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 18 Tennessee remains at home Saturday for a matchup with Ole Miss in Thompson-Boling Arena, where the Vols will look to extend their four-game winning streak. The game tips at 5:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (16-5, 6-3 SEC) are coming off an 84-61 victory over LSU at home, marking UT’s second 23-point win in as many games. Tennessee’s recent success has been a result of stellar defensive play, as the Volunteers are holding opponents to just 58.7 points per game over the last six contests. The group ranks as the No. 7 team in the country for defensive efficiency according to KenPom.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Ole Miss Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 5:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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