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UT Vols travel to Arkansas Razorbacks, Saturday

 

Tennessee (11-11, 4-5 SEC) at Arkansas (11-11, 4-5 SEC)

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 | 7:01pm CT/8:00pm ET
Fayetteville, AR | Bud Walton Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee goes in search of its second straight SEC win when it travels to face Arkansas Saturday night at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT on the SEC Network.

The Vols (11-11, 4-5 SEC) are looking to snap a three-game losing streak in Fayetteville and find its first win there since 2009. Tennessee leads the all-time series 19-16, but dropped two of the three meetings between the programs last season. Meanwhile, the Razorbacks (11-11, 4-5 SEC) return home to Bud Walton Arena after suffering an 87-83 defeat at Florida on Wednesday night. Arkansas is 10-3 at home this season, boasting victories over Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, and No. 5 Texas A&M.

Tennessee Men's Basketball looks for first win in Fayetteville since 2009. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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#23/25 UT Lady Vols set to host Arkansas Razorbacks, Thursday

 

#23/25 Tennessee (13-8, 4-4 SEC) vs. Arkansas (9-13, 4-5 SEC)

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 | 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #23/25 Tennessee (13-8, 4-4 SEC) and Arkansas (9-13, 4-5 SEC) meet for the second time this season, as the Lady Vols play host to the Razorbacks on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville. It will mark the 30th meeting between these schools.

UT and UA face off at 7:01pm ET/6:00pm in a match-up streamed via SECN+ and available through WatchESPN.

The contest will be the second between these programs in 2015-16, as the Razorbacks came from 11 down at the half to upset the #13/15 Lady Vols, 64-59, on January 14th in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Tennessee is coming off a 70-42 victory over Alabama on Sunday, in which the Lady Vols posted one of their finest complete-game performances of the season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball set to play Arkansas at Thompson-Boling Arena Thursday night. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Vols Basketball gets 84-77 upset win over No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats Wednesday night

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Once down 21 points, the Tennessee Volunteers rallied to earn a 84-77 victory over No. 20 Kentucky in the 219th meeting between the two schools Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Kevin Punter Jr., the Southeastern Conference’s second-leading scorer, led the Vols with 27 points, including hitting 11-of-12 from the free throw line. Fellow senior Armani Moore scored 18 pints and pulled down a team-high 13 rebounds. Detrick Mostella had 13 points while Admiral Schofield added 11.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Kentucky Wildcats guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Kentucky Wildcats guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball plays #20 Kentucky Wildcats at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (10-11, 3-5 SEC) vs. #20/#19 Kentucky (16-5, 6-2 SEC)

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 | 7:03pm ET/6:03pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – For the 219th time, Tennessee meets Kentucky on the hardwood when the two programs square off at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night. Tipoff between the Vols and 20th-ranked Wildcats is set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN as part of Super Tuesday.

Tennessee (10-11, 3-5 SEC) will be looking for its second win over a ranked opponent this season and its 68th win all-time against Kentucky — the most of any other collegiate program in the country. The Vols’ all-time record against the Wildcats is 67-151, a mark that includes a 47-52 record in Knoxville. Twenty-one of Tennessee’s 67 wins have come against a ranked UK squad.

Tennessee Volunteers take on Kentucky Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on ESPN as part of Super Tuesday. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee Volunteers take on Kentucky Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on ESPN as part of Super Tuesday. (UT Athletics Department)

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#19/13 UT Lady Vols roll past Alabama Crimson Tide 70-42

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TNJaime Nared had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds, Te’a Cooper scored 17 points and No. 19/23 Tennessee stormed past Alabama, 70-42, on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols (13-8, 4-4 SEC) have won their last 42 games against the Crimson Tide (13-9, 2-7 SEC), marking the third-longest active in-conference winning streak in NCAA Division I.

Tennessee head coach Holly Warlick now has 99 career victories. She will go for win No. 100 on Thursday when UT hosts Arkansas at 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on SEC Network +.

Alabama’s 42 points were its fewest of the season and the fewest allowed by Tennessee since UT beat Georgia, 75-41, on March 6th, 2015.

Tennessee's Jaime Nared posts her first double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Alabama Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee’s Jaime Nared posts her first double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Alabama Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Lady Vols host Alabama Crimson Tide Sunday

 

#19/23 Tennessee (12-8, 3-4 SEC) vs. Alabama (13-8, 2-6 SEC)

Sunday, January 31st, 2-16 | 3:00pm ET/2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #19/23 Lady Vols (12-8, 3-4 SEC) will look to bounce back from two one-possession losses to top 15 teams as they return to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on Alabama (13-8, 2-6 SEC) on Sunday. Tipoff is slated for 3:00pm ET/2:00pm CT, and the game will be broadcast on SEC Network and available online via WatchESPN.

The UT women are suiting up for their third game of the week after playing at #12/9 Kentucky on Monday night and at #13/13 Mississippi State on Thursday night.

Alabama is doing the same, having played at Vanderbilt on Monday night and at home vs. #10/10 Texas A&M on Thursday night.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces Alabama at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Vols Basketball 2nd Half woes continue in 75-63 loss to TCU Horned Frogs

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsFort Worth, TX – It was a tale of two halves in Tennessee’s 75-63 loss to TCU on Saturday afternoon at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth.

The Vols led by 14 points at halftime but were outscored by 26 in the second half as the Horned Frogs held them to a season-low 22 points over the final 20 minutes.

Kevin Punter Jr. scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Vols in scoring for the 16th time this season and freshman forward Kyle Alexander provided a nice boost off the bench, posting career highs with 11 rebounds and six blocks.

The Big Orange turned in a dominant first-half performance and put on a 3-point shooting clinic, making 8 of 16 attempts from long range. Punter led all scorers with 15 points at the break as UT went to the locker room with a 41-27 lead.

Tennessee Men's Basketball struggled mightily in the second half of their 75-63 loss to the TCU Horned Frogs Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball struggled mightily in the second half of their 75-63 loss to the TCU Horned Frogs Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball loses in Overtime 65-63 at Mississippi State

 

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UT Lady VolsStarkville, MS  Jordan Reynolds posted her first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, but No. 19/23 Tennessee fell to No. 13/13 Mississippi State, 65-63, in overtime at Humphrey Coliseum after the Bulldogs erased a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter.

Thursday’s game marked the first time that Tennessee (12-8, 3-4 SEC) had ever lost to Mississippi State (18-4, 5-3 SEC). The Lady Vols were 36-0 against the Bulldogs entering the game.

In overtime, Tennessee had the ball with 17 seconds left with a chance to win or send the game into a second overtime period. Te’a Cooper drove down the lane and attempted a layup with three seconds left, but the ball bounced off the rim and Mississippi State cleared the rebound.

Tennessee Womens Basketball junior Jordan Reynolds has first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in loss at Mississippi State Thursday night. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Womens Basketball junior Jordan Reynolds has first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in loss at Mississippi State Thursday night. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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UT Vols Basketball travels to Fort Worth to take on TCU Horned Frogs

 

Tennessee (10-10, 3-5 SEC) at TCU (9-11, 1-7 BIG 12)

Friday, January 30th, 2016 | 1:05pm CT/2:05pm ET
Fort Worth, TX | Schollmaier Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee breaks from SEC play and closes out the month of January on Saturday when it travels to Fort Worth, Texas, to face TCU in the Vols final non-conference tilt. Game time is set for 2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT on ESPN2.

Saturday’s game was scheduled as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. It is the second straight year that the Vols have participated, having picked up a 65-64 victory over Kansas State in last year’s edition.

Tennessee (10-10, 3-5 SEC) is looking to finish its non-conference slate with an 8-5 record, including its first non-league road win of the season. The Vols dropped to .500 overall with a 63-57 setback at Alabama on Tuesday night.

The Tennessee Volunteers and TCI Horned Frogs meet on ESPN2 as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge Thursday, January 30th. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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#19/23 UT Lady Vols travel to #13/13 Mississippi State Bulldogs Thursday

 

#19/23 Tennessee (12-7, 3-3 SEC) vs. #13/13 Mississippi State (17-4, 4-3 SEC)

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 | 8:05pm CT/9:05pm ET
Starkville, MS | Humphrey Coliseum

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #19/23 Lady Vols (12-7, 3-3 SEC) continue their road trip with a match-up against #13/13 Mississippi State (17-4, 4-3 SEC) Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS.

Tipoff is slated for 8:05pm CT/9:05pm ET, and the game will be broadcast on SEC Network and available online via WatchESPN.

It will mark the 37th meeting between these schools.

Tennessee enters on the heels of a 64-63, Monday night loss at #12/9 Kentucky, where UT held the Cats to their second-lowest point total of the season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball on the road Thursday to face Mississippi State. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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