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# 11/13 Tennessee Lady Vols corral #2/4 Texas, 82-75

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Senior Jaime Nared scored 23 points and recorded 13 rebounds to lead No. 11/13 Tennessee to a signature win over No. 2/4 Texas in front of a crowd of 9,651 on Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
After another strong start in front of their home fans, the Lady Vols (10-0) never trailed during the game and held the Longhorns (7-1) to 36 percent shooting. Fueled by clutch rebounding and aggressive defense, Tennessee answered every Texas run to hang on down the stretch and earn its first home win over a top-two ranked opponent since beating No. 2 Stanford in 2010. It also halted a three-game losing skid to the Longhorns.

Tennessee Women's Basketball holds off Texas Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball holds off Texas Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols beat Lipscomb 81-71

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Four scorers in double digits helped No. 24 Tennessee to an 81-71 win over Lipscomb on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
Grant Williams led the way for UT, dropping 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting to go along with eight boards and three blocks in 27 minutes of action. Admiral Schofield pitched in an additional 13 points and six rebounds. James Daniel III and Chris Darrington were the other Vols to score in double figures, tallying 12 and 11, respectively. 
 
Darrington enjoyed his most productive game at Tennessee, as 11 points, five assists and three rebounds were all season-highs for the junior guard.

Tennessee Volunteers guard James Daniel III (3) drives the ball down the court beside Lipscomb Bisons guard Kenny Cooper (21) in the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard James Daniel III (3) drives the ball down the court beside Lipscomb Bisons guard Kenny Cooper (21) in the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

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#11/13 Tennessee plays rival #2/4 Texas at Thompson-Bowling Arena Sunday

 

#11/13 Tennessee (9-0) vs. #2/4 Texas (7-0)

Sunday, December 10th, 2017 | 2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 11/13 Tennessee (9-0) plays host to #2/4 Texas (7-0) at 2:00pm CT on Sunday in Thompson-Boling Arena, continuing one of the nation’s top rivalries in women’s college basketball.

These programs have met at least once (sometimes twice) every season since 1982. Holly Warlick and Karen Aston coach two of 14 Division I women’s teams that remain unbeaten in 2017-18 (as of Friday).

The Lady Vols remain undefeated after dismantling a Troy team that entered with a 4-1 record by an eye-popping score of 131-69 on Wednesday night in Knoxville. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball face off against the Texas Longhorns Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Lipscomb at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. Lipscomb

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 | 1:15pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee men’s basketball team is set to begin a three-game home stand this weekend, beginning with Lipscomb on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 1:15pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Matt Stewart (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (analyst) are on the call for Saturday’s matchup for SEC Network. 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 Men's Basketball returns to Thompson-Boling Arena for three game home stand beginning with Lipscomb this Saturday at 1:15pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#11/13 Tennessee Lady Vols take down Troy, 131-69

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Senior Jaime Nared scored 27 points and freshman Evina Westbrook dished out a career-high 12 assists to lead No. 11/13 Tennessee to a 131-69 victory over Troy on Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
The Lady Vols (9-0) used a balanced offensive effort to put away the Trojans (4-2), as seven players reached double figures in points. Defensively, UT was able to hold the nation’s fifth highest scoring offense to 22 points below its average of 91.8 per game.
 
Tennessee was ready from the tip again, racing out to a 12-0 lead for the second consecutive game.

Tennessee Women's Basketball freshman guard Evina Westbrook scored 8 points and a career-high 12 assists in win over Troy Wednesday night. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball freshman guard Evina Westbrook scored 8 points and a career-high 12 assists in win over Troy Wednesday night. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Troy, Wednesday

 

#11/13 Tennessee (8-0) vs. Troy (4-1)

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 | 6:00pm
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 11/13 Tennessee (8-0) meets Troy (4-1) at 6:00pm CT on Wednesday, December 6th at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The UT-TU game is the sixth of seven home tilts in UT’s first 10 scheduled contests. It also is the third phase of a four-game home stand.

The Lady Vols remain undefeated after romping past Alabama State, 104-51, on Sunday afternoon in Knoxville. The triumph was Tennessee’s fifth at home this season and marked the sixth time in eight games in 2017-18 that the Lady Vols have limited an opponent to 60 or fewer points.

Troy, meanwhile, brings a two-game winning streak into Wednesday’s contest.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Troy at Thompson-Boling Area on Wednesday, December 6th at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Troy at Thompson-Boling Area on Wednesday, December 6th at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols get 77-70 win at Georgia Tech

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAtlanta, GA – Despite a sluggish offensive showing, the Tennessee men’s basketball team rallied in the final minutes to hold off Georgia Tech, 77-70, Sunday at McCamish Pavilion.

Lamonte Turner led the way for the Volunteers (6-1), tying a career-high with 24 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the floor. He was also crucial in the closing minutes of the game, when Tennessee made 17-of-19 from the charity stripe in the final three minutes of action, burying all seven of his attempts during that stretch.

Grant Williams finished with 11 points and six boards after being limited due to foul trouble. Admiral Schofield and Jordan Bowden both added 10 points each to round out UT’s double-digit scorers.

Tennessee Men's Basketball rally late to beat Georgia Tech 77-70 Sunday night at McCamish Pavilion. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball rally late to beat Georgia Tech 77-70 Sunday night at McCamish Pavilion. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols roll past Alabama State 104-51

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No.12/13 Tennessee came alive on offense, with six players scoring in double-digits as the Lady Vols beat Alabama State, 104-51, Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 8,004 at Thompson-Boling Arena.
 
Tennessee (8-0) relied on offense in the paint and winning the turnover battle convincingly to produce the team’s best offensive showing since scoring 110 versus Troy last year. Senior center Mercedes Russell led the charge vs. Alabama State (1-7), scoring 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting from the floor. She now is hitting 69.3 percent (61-of-88) for the season.

UT Lady Vols senior Mercedes Russell scored 22 points and had 6 rebounds in win over Alabama State Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

UT Lady Vols senior Mercedes Russell scored 22 points and had 6 rebounds in win over Alabama State Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#12/13 Tennessee Lady Vols play Alabama State at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

#12/13 Tennessee (7-0) vs. Alabama State (1-6)

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 12/13 Tennessee (7-0) meets Alabama State (1-6) at 1:00pm CT on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The UT-ASU game is the fifth of seven home tilts in UT’s first 10 scheduled contests. It also is the second of a four-game home stand.

The Lady Vols remain undefeated after shutting down Central Arkansas, 77-34, on Thursday night in Knoxville.

The triumph was Tennessee’s fourth at home this season and came on the heels of a three-game sweep in the Cancun Challenge Riviera Tournament, November 23rd-25th. Alabama State, meanwhile, brings a five-game losing streak into Sunday’s contest.

Tennessee Women's Basketball take on Alabama State at Thompson-Bowling Area Sunday at 1:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols travel to Georgia Tech, Sunday

 

Tennessee at Georgia Tech

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 | 6:00pm
Atlanta, GA | McCamish Pavilion

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAtlanta, GA – The Tennessee men’s basketball team travels to Georgia Tech for its first true road game of the season Sunday at McCamish Pavilion. The game will tip at 6:00pm and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Tennessee (5-1) is coming off a strong performance against Mercer, where the Vols downed the Bears, 84-60, at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Yellow Jackets (4-2) enter the contest after a one-point loss on Friday night to Grambling State.

Tennessee Men's Basketball travels to Atlanta Georgia to take on Georgia Tech at the McCamish Pavilion Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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