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Tennessee Vols face #7 North Carolina Tar Heels on the road, Sunday

 

Tennessee at #7 North Carolina

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 | 4:00pm CT
Chapel Hill, NC | Dean E. Smith Center | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee basketball program kicks off a stretch of four games in eight days when it travels to face No. 7 North Carolina on Sunday. Tipoff is set for 4:00pm CT on ESPN.

Tennessee (4-3) is riding a three-game winning streak heading into its first true road contest of the season. Most recently, the Vols rode a hot shooting night to a 90-50 victory over Presbyterian on Tuesday, tying the school record with 16 made 3-pointers in the game. Redshirt freshman Lamonte Turner converted 7-of-11 from beyond the arc en route to a season-best 24 points while true freshman Jordan Bowden added five treys and 21 points.

Tennessee plays its first true road game of the season Sunday against North Carolina at 4:00pm CT on ESPN. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lady Vols hit the road Sunday to face #17 Texas

 

Tennessee (4-3) at #17 Texas (2-4)

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 | 3:30pm CT
Austin, TX | Erwin Center

UT Lady VolsAustin, TX – Tennessee (4-3) will play its final non-conference road game on Sunday, as the Lady Vols take on #17 Texas (2-4) at 3:30pm CT (4:30pm ET).

Sunday’s game will be televised on FS1, but fans can also catch the action online through the FOX Sports App. Visit foxsportsgo.com or download the FoxSportsGo app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Brett Dolan (PxP) and Dan Hughes (Analyst) will call the action.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action as Tennessee takes on Texas.

Tennessee (4-3) will play its final non-conference road game, as it takes on #17 Texas (2-4) on Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols take care of Presbyterian, 90-50

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Lamonte Turner scored a career-high 24 points, Jordan Bowden added a career-best 21 and Tennessee tied the school record with 16 made 3-pointers to storm past Presbyterian for a 90-50 win on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Vols (4-3) shot 16-of-33 from 3-point range, tying for the most 3-pointers made in program history and UT’s most since making 16 against UNC Asheville on November 17th, 2009. Tennessee has now drained 16 3-pointers six times in program history.

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Presbyterian Blue Hose and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Guard Jordan Bowden #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Presbyterian Blue Hose and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols takes on Presbyterian at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee vs. Presbyterian

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee welcomes Presbyterian to Rocky Top for a Tuesday night contest at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:00pm CT.

Tuesday’s game will not be televised, but can be viewed online through SEC Network + on WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. Darren Headrick (play-by-play), Steve Hamer (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to catch Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

Tickets can be purchased online through AllVols.com.

Tennessee hosts the Blue Hose on Tuesday night at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lady Vols lose 88-66 to Baylor at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Redshirt junior Mercedes Russell scored a season-high 22 points in No. 22/25 Tennessee’s 88-66 loss to No. 4 Baylor on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Russell added 12 rebounds and four blocks en route to her fifth double-double of the season and 16th of her career. Junior Jaime Nared recorded her fourth consecutive double-double with 19 points and a career-high tying 11 rebounds. Nared added two assists, two blocks and a steal.

Despite being on the road in front of a crowd of 9,244, Baylor (9-1) controlled the game from the opening tip, starting the game on an 11-0 run. Baylor outscored the Lady Vols (4-3) in each of the first three quarters to take a 27-point lead into the final period.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Diamond DeShields (11) brings the ball up court against the Baylor Bears during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Baylor won 88 to 66. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Diamond DeShields (11) brings the ball up court against the Baylor Bears during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Baylor won 88 to 66. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball rolls over Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 81-58

 

Tennessee Sports Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TNGrant Williams and Shembari Phillips scored 14 points each to lead Tennessee to an 81-58 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Vols (3-3) were efficient, shooting 52.8 percent from the floor and 54.5 percent (6-of-11) from 3-point range. UT also made 19 of 24 free throws and out-rebounded Georgia Tech (4-3), 37-31.

Tennessee limited Georgia Tech to just 32.7 percent shooting, marking the Vols’ best defensive effort of the season.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) during the second half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) during the second half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#22/25 Tennessee Lady Vols take on #4/4 Baylor at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#22/25 Tennessee (4-2) vs. #4/4 Baylor (8-1)

Sunday, December 4th, 2016 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – #22/25 Tennessee (4-2) will take on #4/4 Baylor (8-1) Sunday at 1:00pm CT in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The game will be televised by ESPN2, but fans can also catch all of the action online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Dave O’Brien (play-by-play) and Doris Burke (analyst) will call the action.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action as Tennessee takes on the Lady Bears.

#22/25 Tennessee will take on #4/4 Baylor Sunday at 1:00pm CT in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Thompson-Boling Arena. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Governors Basketball hits the road to take on Arkansas, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (4-3) at Arkansas (5-1)

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016| 7:00pm CT
Fayetteville, AR | Bud Walton Arena

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the first time in 2016-17, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball will take a road trip somewhere other than Ohio, venturing west to Fayetteville to take on SEC foe Arkansas 7:00pm, Saturday, at one of the SEC’s toughest venues—Bud Walton Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball faces Arkansas Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball faces Arkansas Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 | 12:00noon CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee basketball program returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Georgia Tech at 12:00noon CT at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Saturday’s game will not be televised, but will be streamed online through SEC Network +, available on WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. Darren Headrick (play-by-play), Ryan Childress (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) have the call.

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 and Georgia Tech meet for the 71st time on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee and Georgia Tech meet for the 71st time on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Lady Vols hand Tennessee State 86-36 loss

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Junior Jaime Nared recorded her third consecutive double-double as No. 22/25 Tennessee defeated Tennessee State, 86-36, on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Nared scored 16 points to go along with 10 rebounds, three steals and two assists on the night. Redshirt junior Diamond DeShields posted her second double-double of the season, totaling 15 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals.

A strong defensive outing by Tennessee (4-2) helped the Lady Vols roll past the Lady Tigers (1-5) in front of a home crowd of 7,845. TSU was held to 20 percent (13-65) shooting on the night and no Tiger reached double-digits in scoring. UT finished with 14 steals and 10 blocks in the game.

Mercedes Russell #21 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Tennessee State Lady Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Mercedes Russell #21 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Tennessee State Lady Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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