Knoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee announced today that it has terminated its employment agreement with head men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall for cause. The decision was made based on information the university received during the NCAA’s investigation of another institution.
The university concluded that Tyndall is highly likely to be found responsible for serious (e.g., Level I and/or Level II) violations of NCAA rules that occurred during his tenure as head men’s basketball coach at another institution. «Read the rest of this article»
The victory for Tennessee (13-2, 3-0 SEC) was their third over a Top-10 opponent this season and fourth over a ranked team during the nine-game win streak.
The Lady Vols have three wins over Top-10 teams for the first time since their last National Championship season, 2007-08, when Tennessee beat eight Top-10 teams in their 36-2 campaign.
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Oxford, MS – Ole Miss closed the first half on a 14-3 run and were never headed as Austin Peay State University dropped a 92-63 decision, Saturday afternoon, in Tad Smith Coliseum.
This was the final non-conference game for the Govs, who are now 5-9 on the season.
Austin Peay (5-8) at Ole Miss (8-4)
Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 | 1:00pm CT
Oxford, MS – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will have one last chance to secure a road victory before Ohio Valley Conference play begins, but to accomplish that feat the Govs will have to do it against one of the surprise teams of the Southeastern Conference so far this season.
Game will represent both teams’ first trip to the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl and first on field meeting since 2007 Sugar Bowl
Nashville, TN – Representatives from the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl announced today the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will represent the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in the 17th annual Bowl as they take on the LSU Tigers of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
Kickoff will be Tuesday, December 30th at 2:00pm CST at LP Field in Nashville. The game will be televised live on ESPN.
“In our five years as the title sponsor, we’ve been pleased to welcome teams rich in history and tradition, this year is certainly no exception with Notre Dame and LSU” said Dan Crockett, President/CEO of Franklin American Mortgage Company. “We’re proud of the economic impact the game makes on the city, as well as the nationwide recognition it gives our company. The Bowl also presents an opportunity to give back to the communities that have helped in our success, and the exposure it generates brings even greater attention to the numerous charitable organizations we support. Both teams playing in this year’s game have had great seasons, and we can’t wait to see them take the field.” «Read the rest of this article»
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Knoxville, TN – Just three weeks remain until the Tennessee basketball team hosts Pikeville in exhibition action, marking the dawn of the Donnie Tyndall era on Rocky Top. The Volunteers continued preseason preparations Monday, powering through what has become the hardwood norm in Knoxville–a physical, fast-paced, high-intensity practice at Pratt Pavilion.
“We’re making progress. Kids are working hard, and I’ve said that all summer long,” Tyndall said. “Our attitude toward being coached, our receptiveness to being coached, has never been an issue. We certainly have deficiencies in other areas, but guys are competing and giving great effort.”
Knoxville, TN - Florida’s winning streak against the Vols continues.
Florida took its first lead of the game with 6:20 left in regulation and held on for a 10-9 victory over Tennessee (2-3, 0-2 SEC). It was the Gators (3-1, 2-1 SEC) 10th consecutive victory in the series, dating to a 30-28 Vols’ victory on Sept. 18th, 2004, on a last-second field goal by James Wilhoit.
Florida’s quarterback change from Jeff Driskel to Treon Harris proved to be the difference for the Gators getting their offense kick-started. He led the Gators to both of their scoring drives and their 10 fourth-quarter points.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will meet Tennessee in a fall intersquad scrimmage, Saturday, November 1st, to highlight the fall practice schedule.
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Burlington, IA – In his first tournament as Austin Peay State University interim men’s golf coach, Dustin Korte will take an extremely young group of Govs to Golfweek’s Conference Challenge, Sunday-Tuesday, at Spirit Hollow Golf Course.
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team took some positive steps Friday night against Ole Miss. Despite coming away on the wrong side of a 2-0 decision, the Lady Govs showed poise and toughness against an experienced Rebel squad picked to finish ninth in the Southeastern Conference preseason coaches poll.
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