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Tennessee Vols cruise past Mississippi State 91-74 Saturday night

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Robert Hubbs III scored 19 points to lead four Vols in double-figures as Tennessee took a 91-74 win over Mississippi State on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee (10-9, 3-4 SEC) limited its mistakes, committing just seven turnovers against the Bulldogs (12-6, 3-3 SEC), and dominated the glass with a season-high 49 rebounds to Mississippi State’s 35. UT’s 14-rebound advantage was also its largest of the season. After an even first half, the Vols used a pair of second-half runs to take control of the game.

UT’s 91 points in the win marked its most in SEC play this season and the most MSU has surrendered this year.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Eli Wright (2) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 91 to 74. (Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Eli Wright (2) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 91 to 74. (Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Lady Vols, Vanderbilt Commodores clash Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (11-7/2-3 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt Commodores (10-9/0-6 SEC)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 | 4:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee and Vanderbilt meet for the 78th time, as the Lady Vols host the Commodores at 4:00pm CT on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 and will be available online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Tiffany Greene (PxP) and Nell Fortner (Analyst) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Commodores.

Fans also can tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Women's Basketball hosts Vanderbilt Commodores Sunday at Thompson-Boling Area. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball hosts Vanderbilt Commodores Sunday at Thompson-Boling Area. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Vols Host Mississippi State Bulldogs Saturday

 

Tennessee (9-9, 2-4 SEC) vs. Mississippi State (12-5, 3-2 SEC)

Saturday, January 21st, 2017 | 5:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee kicks off a three-game homestand on Saturday when Mississippi State visits Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5:00pm CT on SEC Network.

The Vols (9-9, 2-4 SEC) face their second-straight opponent from the Magnolia State after dropping a Tuesday night contest on the road at Ole Miss. Robert Hubbs III and Lamonte Turner scored 15 points apiece to lead UT while Jordan Bowden added 14 points.

Hubbs continues to lead UT offensively, averaging 14.4 ppg to go along with 4.9 rpg — the second-best mark on the team. Freshman Grant Williams, who paces the team with 5.7 rpg and 2.1 bpg, is second on the team in scoring at 10.5 ppg.

The Tennessee Volunteers and Mississippi State Bulldogs meet Saturday night at 4:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will be broadcasted on the SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lady Vols fall at Auburn Tigers, 79-61

 

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UT Lady VolsAuburn, AL Mercedes Russell scored a career-high 26 points and logged her 11th double-double of the season as Tennessee fell to Auburn, 79-61, on Thursday at Auburn Arena.

Tennessee (11-7, 2-3 SEC) committed 22 turnovers in the loss. Auburn (14-5, 4-1 SEC) scored 33 points off turnovers and surged in the second and third quarters to take control of the game.

Russell was 11-of-14 from the floor and collected 11 rebounds. Diamond DeShields was close to pulling off a triple-double, finishing with 17 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Jaime Nared added 12 points.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers center Mercedes Russell (21) and guard/forward Kortney Dunbar (13) during game against Auburn. Mercedes Russell notched career high and logs 11th double-double of the season in loss. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers center Mercedes Russell (21) and guard/forward Kortney Dunbar (13) during game against Auburn. Mercedes Russell notched career high and logs 11th double-double of the season in loss. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Lady Vols hit the road to take on Auburn Tigers, Thursday

 

NR/RV Tennessee Lady Vols (11-6/2-2 SEC) vs. Auburn Tigers (13-5/3-1 SEC)

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 | 6:02pm CT
Auburn, AL | Auburn Arena

UT Lady VolsAuburn, AL – Tennessee will look to carry the momentum following a big win over #6 Notre Dame into its match-up against Auburn on Thursday at 6:00pm CT (7:00pm ET) at Auburn Arena.

The game will be carried on SECN+ and will be available online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Brit Bowen (PxP) and Joe Ciampi (Analyst) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Tigers.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee returns to conference play and heads on the road for a Thursday match-up at Auburn. Tip is slated for 6:02pm CT at Auburn Arena. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Vols loses at Ole Miss Rebels, 80-69

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsOxford, MS Despite three players finishing in double figures the Tennessee Men’s Basketball team suffered an 80-69 setback at the hands of Ole Miss on Tuesday.

After trailing most of the first half, the Vols (9-9, 2-4 SEC) shot out of the gate in the second and raced to a 52-39 lead after Admiral Schofield converted a layup along the baseline at the 15-minute mark. Very little went right for UT following that basket as the homestanding Rebels (11-7, 2-4 SEC) outscored UT 41-17 over the final 15 minutes.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) handles the ball against Mississippi Rebels guard Terence Davis (3) during the first half at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. (Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) handles the ball against Mississippi Rebels guard Terence Davis (3) during the first half at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. (Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Lady Vols rallies to beat #6 Notre Dame, 71-69

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Jaime Nared drained the winning jumper with 10.3 seconds remaining, Diamond DeShields scored 20 points and Tennessee clawed its way back to seize a 71-69 upset win over No. 6/6 Notre Dame on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

After trailing for most of the game, the Lady Vols (11-6) flipped the script on Notre Dame (16-3) in an exciting fourth quarter. The win was Tennessee’s first against Notre Dame since March 30th, 2008, ending a six-game losing streak to the Fighting Irish.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard/forward Jaime Nared (31) makes the game winning shot against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 71 to 69. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard/forward Jaime Nared (31) makes the game winning shot against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 71 to 69. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols beat APSU Men’s Tennis 7-0, Monday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's Tennis - Austin Peay State UniversityKnoxville, TN – After opening their 2017 season Sunday morning, the Austin Peay men’s tennis dropped a 7-0 match on the road at the University of Tennessee Monday afternoon.

The Vols swept through the doubles point taking the No. 3 and No. 2 matches 6-3 before picking up the 6-4 at No. 1 doubles.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis loses 7-0 at Tennessee Vols, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis loses 7-0 at Tennessee Vols, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols travel to Ole Miss Rebels, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (9-8, 2-3 SEC) at Ole Miss (10-7, 1-4 SEC)

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 | 8:05pm CT
Oxford, MS | The Pavilion at Ole Miss

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee looks to scrape together back-to-back road wins when it travels to face Ole Miss on Tuesday night at 8:00pm CT on SEC Network.

The Vols (9-8, 2-3 SEC) have dropped five of their last six games against Ole Miss (10-7, 1-4 SEC) and have also topped the Rebels only once in their last six trips to Oxford, dating to the 2000-01 season.

Tennessee snapped a three-game losing streak in its most recent action, topping Vanderbilt 87-75 in Nashville on Saturday night. Freshman Jordan Bone led a quintet of Vols in double figures, scoring a season-best 23 points and knocking down four 3-pointers.

The Tennessee Vols and Ol Miss Rebels tip off Tuesday night at 8:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Lady Vols face #6/6 Notre Dame at Thompson-Boling Arena, Monday

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (10-6/2-2 SEC) vs. #6/6 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (16-2/4-1 ACC)

Monday, January 16th, 2017 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Sixth-ranked Notre Dame comes to town Monday night, as the Lady Vols host their We Back Pat game at Thompson-Boling Arena with a nationally-televised match-up.

The game will be televised on ESPN2 and will be available online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Dave O’Brien (PxP), Doris Burke (Analyst) and #LVFL Kara Lawson (Reporter) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Fighting Irish.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

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