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Vanderbilt’s Tim Corbin named Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year

 

Vanderbilt CommodoresNashville, Tn -Two days after winning Vanderbilt’s first-ever men’s national title Commodores’ head coach Tim Corbin has been named National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball.

Corbin led Vanderbilt to a 51-21 record, the Dores’ second straight 50-win season and third in the last four years. The Commodores returned to Omaha for the second time in four years winning the national title in just the school’s second-ever trip to the College World Series. Corbin surpassed 600 career wins during the season and now has 517 wins as the Commodores’ head coach, second-most in program history.

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe talks about paying NCAA athletes

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Paying NCAA student-athletes monies above and beyond their athletic scholarships is something that’s been talked about for years, decades even, but recent events have brought paying athletes back into the headlines.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf head to Mississippi for Old Waverly Collegiate Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUWest Point, MS – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will be facing its most challenging field this season when it participates in the 2014 Old Waverly Collegiate Championship, Monday and Tuesday, being held at the Old Waverly Golf Club.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols No. 1 Seed in NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

 

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Tennessee Will Play Host To No. 16 Seed Northwestern State In Saturday’s First Round

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee is making its record 33rd appearance in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, and the Lady Vols will do so as a No.1 seed, hosting No. 16 seed Northwestern State on Saturday, the NCAA Selection Committee announced Monday night.

This is the 22nd time Tennessee has been a No. 1 seed in the tournament, and the first time since 2011.

Head coach Holly Warlick’s squad, 27-5 on the season and an automatic qualifier by virtue of its SEC Tournament title, earned the top seeding in the Louisville regional.

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APSU Governors Baseball take on nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers, Tuesday

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Tennessee Vols

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
Knoxville, TN | Lindsey Nelson Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team (8-10, 2-1 OVC) begins a five-game road trip when it travels to the nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers (17-2, 2-1 SEC) for a 5:00pm (CT), Tuesday contest at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Austin Peay junior right-hander Caleb DeLee will take the hill, Tuesday, as the Govs begin a five-game roadtrip at nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior right-hander Caleb DeLee will take the hill, Tuesday, as the Govs begin a five-game roadtrip at nationally-ranked Tennessee Volunteers. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Volunteers to face Iowa Hawkeyes in NCAA Tournament

 

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UT VolsKnoxville, TN - The Tennessee basketball team faces Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday at UD Arena at 9:10pm (ET).

Tickets will be available for purchase on www.ticketmaster.com .

The Volunteers (21-12, 11-7 SEC) are vying for the No. 11 seed in the Midwest Region, which leads to Indianapolis, Ind.

The winner of Wednesday’s game meets No. 6 seed UMass on Friday in a second-round game in Raleigh, N.C.

UT Vols to face Iowa in NCAA Tournament (UT Sports Information)

UT Vols to face Iowa in NCAA Tournament (UT Sports Information)

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SEC Basketball Tournament supports outreach initiatives

 

Duluth, Ga - The SEC will bring two initiatives to the 2014 Women’s Basketball Tournament, held March 5th-9th at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.

On Friday, March 7th, fans are asked to wear purple to support the conference’s We Back Pat initiative.

The first 1,500 fans wearing purple to the evening session games will receive a Fierce Courage bracelet courtesy of the Pat Summitt Foundation.

The Pat Summitt Foundation, A Fund of East Tennessee Foundation, is dedicated to winning the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

SEC Tournament supports We Back Pat (UT Sports Information)

SEC Tournament supports We Back Pat (UT Sports Information)

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves leads Tennessee Lady Vols past Florida on “We Back Pat” night 89-69

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN - On `We Back Pat’ Night, Tennessee took care of business posting a 89-69 victory over Florida.

Five Lady Vols scored in double-figures as #11/12 Tennessee never trailed in the contest to move to 15-4 overall and 4-2 in the SEC. Meighan Simmons knocked down five 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 21 points.

Bashaara Graves netted 17 to equal her most points since the fourth game of the campaign. Jasmine Jones tallied 13, one shy of her career high. Andraya Carter tied her season-best with 14 and Isabelle Harrison added 12.

Tennessee Women's Basketball beats Florida on "We Back Pat" night. (UT Sports)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball beats Florida on “We Back Pat” night. (UT Sports)

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Clarksville’s Pat Summitt to be Honored in 2013-2014 Tennessee Blue Book

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – In her 38 years coaching the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team, Pat Summitt received hundreds of honors. Her teams won more than 1,000 games, 32 Southeastern Conference championships and eight national championships.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball finishes non-conference schedule at Mississippi Rebels

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Mississippi Rebels

Monday, December 30th, 2013 | 11:30am (CT)
Oxford, MS | C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum (8,867)

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State Univeristy Women’s basketball team returns from its Christmas Break with an 11:30am, Monday contest at Mississippi.

It will be the Lady Govs final non-conference outing and will serve as a final tune-up before they open Ohio Valley Conference play five days later.

Austin Peay Women's Basktball travels to Ole Miss Monday.

Austin Peay Women’s Basktball travels to Ole Miss Monday.

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