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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball take down Memphis Tigers, 102-92

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsMemphis, TN – A double-double by Admiral Schofield paced No. 3 Tennessee to a tough 102-92 win over in-state rival Memphis on the road in FedExForum.
 
Schofield finished with 29 points on 8-of-12 shooting to go along with 11 rebounds, while helping the Vols’ eclipse the 100-point margin for the first time since putting up 103 against Appalachian State on November 15th, 2016.
 
Four other players chipped in double-digit scoring performances. Grant Williams had 19 points, five assists and four rebounds, while Jordan Bone dropped 17 points behind 11-of-12 shooting from the charity stripe. Jordan Bowden finished with 12 points, and Kyle Alexander just missed a double-double with 10 points, nine rebounds and four blocks.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) dribbles the ball as Memphis Tigers guard Jeremiah Martin (3) defends during the second half at FedExForum. (Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) dribbles the ball as Memphis Tigers guard Jeremiah Martin (3) defends during the second half at FedExForum. (Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports)

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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball travels to Memphis Tigers, Saturday

 

Tennessee Vols (7-1) at Memphis Tigers (5-4)

Saturday, December 15th, 2018 | 1:01pm CT
Memphis, TN | FedEx Forum | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsMemphis, TN – For the first time since 2013, Tennessee Vols Basketball and the Memphis Tigers will face off on the hardwood Saturday, December 15th as part of a three-game series between the in-state foes.

The game will tip at 1:00pm CT at the FedExForum in Memphis. ESPN2 will carry the broadcast, which can also be streamed online through WatchESPN. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

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#7 Tennessee Vols Basketball takes down #1 Gonzaga, 76-73

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsPhoenix, AZ – A finish for the ages ended in the Tennessee Vols’ favor, as the seventh-ranked Vols rallied to beat top-ranked and previously unbeaten Gonzaga, 76-73, in the Jerry Colangelo Classic at Talking Stick Resort Arena Sunday.
 
Tennessee’s Admiral Schofield, who finished with a career-high 30 points, buried a pair of 3-pointers from NBA range as part of an 11-5 run over the final 3:17 of play. The senior wing scored all 11 points during the run, knocking down three of his career-high six treys.
 
Tennessee (7-1) handed the Bulldogs (9-1) their first loss of the season in the nail-biter, marking UT’s fifth all-time win against the nation’s No. 1 team. Tennessee’ defense stepped up to hold one of the nation’s best offenses to no field goals during the final 4:16 of the game.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) celebrates a three point basket against the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. (Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) celebrates a three point basket against the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. (Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

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#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball beats #13/13 Texas, 88-82

 

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UT Lady VolsAustin, TX – Senior Meme Jackson logged a career-high 33 points to lift the No. 9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team to an 88-82 victory over No. 12/12 Texas in the Frank Erwin Center on Sunday.
 
Sophomore Evina Westbrook posted 23 points for her third straight 20+ point performance. Cheridene Green was also in double figures for Tennessee (8-0), adding 10 points and six rebounds.
 
Texas (7-2) was led in scoring by Audrey Warren with 21 points.  Danni Williams, Destiny Littleton and Sug Sutton were also in double digits for the Longhorns with 14, 13 and 11, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Meme Jackson knocks down 33 points to lead the Lady Vols to 88-82 win over Texas, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Meme Jackson knocks down 33 points to lead the Lady Vols to 88-82 win over Texas, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#7 Tennessee Vols travel to #1 Gonzaga for Sunday matchup

 

#7 Tennessee Vols (6-1) at #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (9-0)

Sunday, December 9th, 2018 | 2:05pm CT
Phoenix, AZ | Talking Stick Resort Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsPhoenix, AZ – For the second time this season, the Tennessee Vols will take on a top-5 opponent on a neutral floor Sunday, as they play top-ranked Gonzaga in the Jerry Colangelo Classic at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.

The game will tip at 2:00pm CT, and ESPN will carry the broadcast the top-10 matchup, which can also be streamed online through WatchESPN. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

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#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on Texas Longhorns at Thompson-Boling Area

 

#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols (6-0) vs. Texas (7-1)

Sunday, December 9th, 2018 | 12:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville TN – No. 9/9 Tennessee (7-0) and No. 12/12 Texas (7-1) renew their rivalry in Austin on Sunday, as these storied programs meet for the 40th time during the 40-year run of a series that began on December 8th, 1978, on a campus with an original footprint of land known as the “Forty Acres.” Tip-off is slated for 12:02 Central (1:02 ET), with the game available on ESPN2 and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

UT head coach Holly Warlick, then a junior, started at point guard for the Lady Vols in that first UT/UT match-up, leading her squad to an 84-60 victory over the Longhorns in Columbia, MO, at the Midwestern Classic Tournament.

#9/9 Tennessee Women's Basketball plays the Texas Longhorns at Thompson-Bowling Area, Saturday. Tip off is set for 12:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

#9/9 Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays the Texas Longhorns at Thompson-Bowling Area, Saturday. Tip off is set for 12:02pm CT. (UT Athletics)

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#9 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball gets 65-55 home win over Stetson

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The sophomore duo of Rennia Davis and Evina Westbrook combined for 44 points to lead No. 9/9 Tennessee to a 65-55 victory over Stetson at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night.  
 
Davis (24 points and nine rebounds) and Westbrook (20 points) combined to hit 20 of 21 free throws in the win, as the Lady Vols finished 25 of 30 for the game from the charity stripe for 83.3 percent. Freshman Zaay Green tallied eight points and five rebounds, while Mimi Collins was strong on the glass with seven points and seven rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball falls behind early, but comes back for 65-55 win over Stetson at Thompson-Boling Area. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball falls behind early, but comes back for 65-55 win over Stetson at Thompson-Boling Area. (UT Athletics)

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#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays Stetson at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday

 

#9/9 Tennessee Lady Vols vs. Stetson Hatters

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 9/9 Tennessee (6-0) is back at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday, December 5th at 6:00pm CT, as the Lady Vols welcome Stetson (1-6) to Knoxville. The game will be available on SECN+ and the Lady Vol Radio Network.

This will mark UT’s first home appearance since November 18, when the Big Orange raced past Florida A&M, 96-31.

The Lady Vols remained perfect on the season on Sunday, as they erased a 43-40 halftime deficit with a 19-3 burst to open the third quarter en route to victory over previously-unbeaten Oklahoma State (6-1) at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater.

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols get 76-63 win at Oklahoma State

 

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UT Lady VolsStillwater, OK – Sophomore Evina Westbrook poured in a career-high 29 points to lead No. 11/11 Tennessee to a gritty road win over Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Sunday, 76-63.
 
Junior Rennia Davis and freshman Zaay Green were also in double figures for Tennessee (6-0) with 15 each, with Green posting a new career high. Cheridene Green was a presence on the boards, pulling down a career-best 13 rebounds.
 
The Cowgirls (6-1) were led in scoring by Braxtin Miller, who finished the day with 29 points. Also in double digits for OSU were Jaden Hobbs, who went 4-of-6 from behind the arc for 12 points, and Vivian Gray, who tallied 14 points. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Evina Westbrook had a career high 29 points in Lady Vols 76-63 victory against Oklahoma State, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Evina Westbrook had a career high 29 points in Lady Vols 76-63 victory against Oklahoma State, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#6 Tennessee Vols Basketball drops Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 79-51

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 6 Tennessee cruised to a 79-51 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi behind a balanced offensive attack Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
Admiral Schofield led the way with 16 points to go along with a career-high-tying four steals. Grant Williams chipped in 14 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks. Fellow junior Jordan Bowden also scored 14 points off the bench to go with four rebounds and a pair of steals.
 
Kyle Alexander rounded out the double-digit scoring for the Vols, recording 12 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks for the third double-double of his career.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) dunks the ball against the Texas A&M-CC Islanders during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) dunks the ball against the Texas A&M-CC Islanders during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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