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Austin Peay State University Track ready for Memphis Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In the final weekend of competition before the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, several Austin Peay State University student-athletes will enjoy a homecoming of sorts at the Memphis Invitational, hosted by the University of Memphis at the Murphy Sports Complex.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball comes back to beat Green Bay at NCAA Tournament, 59-53

 

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UT Lady VolsTempe, AZ  Te’a Cooper scored 15 points and Diamond DeShields scored 14 points to lead Tennessee to a 59-53 comeback victory over Green Bay in Friday’s NCAA Tournament First Round contest at Wells Fargo Arena.

The No. 7 seed Lady Vols (20-13) trailed No. 10 seed Green Bay (28-5) by as much as eight points in the second quarter, making the win their biggest comeback of the season. Tennessee also recorded its 40th-straight 20-win season.

Cooper scored 11 of her 15 points in the second half and was 7-of-11 from the floor for the game with three rebounds and two assists. DeShields shot 4-of-15 and also collected four rebounds and three assists. Both Cooper and DeShields fouled out in the final 38 seconds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball overcomes early 8-point deficit to advance to NCAA Tournament Second Round. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball overcomes early 8-point deficit to advance to NCAA Tournament Second Round. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball begin SEC Tournament against Arkansas Razorbacks

 

#7 Tennessee (17-12/8-8 SEC) vs. #10 Arkansas (12-17/7-9 SEC)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 | 6:01pm ET/5:01pm CT
Jacksonville, FL | Veterans Memorial Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 7 Lady Vols (17-12, 8-8 SEC) will open up the SEC Tournament with a matchup against No. 10 Arkansas (12-17, 7-9 SEC) at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville on Thursday at 6:00pm ET/5:00pm CT on SEC Network and available via WatchESPN.

The state of Florida and city of Jacksonville are hosting their first-ever SEC women’s tourney. This marks the 31st meeting between these schools, their third bout this season, but the very first time they have played one another in the SEC Tournament.

Tennessee enters Thursday’s game with a 75-19 (.806) all-time record in the previous 36 years of the SEC Tournament.

The Tennessee Lady Vols will look to claim their 18th SEC Championship starting Thursday when they face Arkansas. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Vols Basketball commit costly turnovers in 86-69 loss at Vanderbilt

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – Vanderbilt scored 18 points off turnovers to cruise to an 86-69 win over Tennessee Tuesday night at Memorial Gym.

With the loss, Tennessee (13-17, 6-11 SEC) has now dropped three consecutive games — matching its season-long losing streak. Vanderbilt (19-11, 11-6 SEC) stretched its win streak to four and has won six of its last seven games.

Tennessee true freshman Shembari Phillips led all scorers with a season-high 23 points on 8-of-17 shooting, including a 4-for-5 mark from 3-point range. Armani Moore scored 13 points, while Admiral Schofield added 12. Vanderbilt used a balanced scoring attack led by Wade Baldwin IV’s team-high 17 points. Four Commodores scored in double figures on the night.

Tennessee Men's Basketball's Shembari Phillips scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed a career-high seven boards in loss at Vanderbilt. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball’s Shembari Phillips scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed a career-high seven boards in loss at Vanderbilt. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball at Alabama Crimson Tide, Thursday

 

Tennessee (16-11, 7-7 SEC) vs. Alabama (14-13, 3-11 SEC)

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 | 7:31pm CT/8:31pm ET
Tuscaloosa, AL | Foster Auditorium

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN   The Tennessee Lady Vols (16-11, 7-7 SEC) will play their final road game of the season as they look to sweep Alabama (14-13, 3-11 SEC) . Tipoff is slated for 7:30pm CT/8:30pm ET at Foster Auditorium and the game will be available on SEC Network + (Online) and WatchESPN.

Additionally the game will also be a part of SEC Network’s Whip-Around coverage. The multi-game TV coverage will alternate between the seven games being played, 7:00pm-11:00pm ET.

Every SEC women’s team is featured in the television presentation. SEC Now will recap the events with highlights at 11:00pm, as well as news and information from the day.

The Tennessee Lady Vols will play their final road game of the year against the Alabama Crimson Tide on Thursday at 8:30pm ET/7:30pm CT on SEC Network + (Online). (UT Athletics Department)

The Tennessee Lady Vols will play their final road game of the year against the Alabama Crimson Tide on Thursday at 8:30pm ET/7:30pm CT on SEC Network + (Online). (UT Athletics Department)

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#24/RV UT Lady Vols are on the road Sunday to take on the LSU Tigers

 

#24/RV Tennessee (16-10/7-6 SEC) vs. LSU (8-18/2-11 SEC)

Sunday, February 21st, 2016 | 1:01pm CT/2:01pm ET
Baton Rouge, LA | Maravich Center

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #24/RV Lady Vols (16-10, 7-6 SEC) will look to move up in the tightly contested SEC standings as they head to Baton Rouge for the penultimate road game of the season against LSU (8-18, 2-11 SEC). Tipoff is slated for 1:00pm CT/2:00pm ET at Pete Maravich Assembly Center and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU and available online at WatchESPN.

Sunday will be LSU’s home “Play 4Kay” game, coming on the heels of UT’s “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” game. Play 4Kay events are held in honor of late NC State coach Kay Yow, who lost a long and hard-fought battle with breast cancer on January 24th, 2009.

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund has raised more than $5 million for research.

#24/RV Tennessee Lady Vols (16-10, 7-6 SEC) hit the road to take on LSU (8-18, 2-11 SEC) at 1:00pm CT/2:00pm ET Sunday. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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#24/RV UT Lady Vols rally to beat Ole Miss Rebels 57-51

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Bashaara Graves posted a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 24/RV Tennessee enjoyed timely contributions off the bench from Meme Jackson and Kortney Dunbar to take a 57-51 win over Ole Miss on Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee (16-10, 7-6 SEC) surged in the second half to post its 28th-straight win over Ole Miss (10-16, 2-11 SEC). UT came back from a 33-30 halftime deficit, marking the Lady Vols’ first win of the season after trailing at the half. Tennessee entered the night 0-5 when behind at halftime.

Tennessee Lady Vols' Bashaara Graves posts a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds as UT defeats Rebels for 28th-straight time. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols’ Bashaara Graves posts a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds as UT defeats Rebels for 28th-straight time. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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#24/RV UT Lady Vols take on Ole Miss Rebels at Thompson-Bowlng Arena, Thursday

 

#24/RV Tennessee (15-10, 6-6 SEC) vs. Ole Miss Rebels (10-15, 2-10 SEC)

Thursday, February 19th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #24/RV Lady Vols (15-10, 6-6 SEC) will play Ole Miss (10-15, 2-10 SEC) in the “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” breast cancer awareness game on Thursday. Tipoff is slated for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena and the game will be broadcast online on SECN+ and WatchESPN.

The Tennessee and Ole Miss women’s basketball teams will forego their familiar school colors and don a different shade on Thursday night, as the teams participate in the “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” breast cancer awareness game at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will play Ole Miss in the "Live Pink, Bleed Orange" breast cancer awareness game on Thursday. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Lady Vols fall at home to South Carolina Gamecocks, 62-56

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Diamond DeShields scored 21 points and Bashaara Graves had a double-double in No. 24/RV Tennessee’s 62-56 loss to No. 3/2 South Carolina on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols (15-10, 6-6 SEC) and the Gamecocks (24-1, 12-0 SEC) combined for a physical and exciting contest with several trips to free-throw line. Tennessee went 17-of-22 (77.3 percent) from the stripe and South Carolina shot 22-of-30 (73.3).

Tennessee enjoyed a 43-30 rebounding advantage, marking just the fourth time this year that a team has outrebounded South Carolina.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) moves the ball against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the third quarter at Thompson-Boling Arena. Graves of Clarksville, TN had a double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, in the loss (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers forward Bashaara Graves (12) moves the ball against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the third quarter at Thompson-Boling Arena. Graves of Clarksville, TN had a double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, in the loss (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#25/RV UT Lady Vols take on #2/2 South Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena Monday

 

#25/RV Tennessee (15-9/6-5 SEC) vs. #2/2 South Carolina (23-1/11-0 SEC)

Monday, February 15th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #25/RV Lady Vols (15-9, 6-5 SEC) will try to extend a four-game home winning streak and hand South Carolina (23-1, 11-0 SEC) its first SEC loss of the season on “Big Monday”. Tipoff is slated for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Under Holly Warlick, Tennessee is 60-8 at home, 31-16 in road games and 10-5 at neutral sites for a total of 101-29. The Big Orange women are 566-55 (.911) in all home games, beginning with the 1974-75 season. Tennessee is 413-31 (.930) all-time in Thompson-Boling Arena (1987-88 to present).

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