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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

 

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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 Awarded $2 million To Implement Locally Driven Initiatives to Increase Career Readiness For Students

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – State leaders have announced that Tennessee has been named as one of 10 states to receive a $2 million grant to build on locally led initiatives that will strengthen and expand education-to-career learning pathways for Tennessee’s students.

The grant is through the New Skills for Youth program, which is supported by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Grant to help pilot long-term career readiness education programs that align with the needs of Tennessee employers.

Grant to help pilot long-term career readiness education programs that align with the needs of Tennessee employers.

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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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Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis loses at Southern Illinois

 

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APSU Men's Tennis - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay men’s tennis team dropped its season opener Sunday morning to Southern Illinois in the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Courts.

SIU swept the doubles matches earning the first point of the day.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis drops 2017 opener Sunday at Southern Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis drops 2017 opener Sunday at Southern Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Tennis opens 2017 with home match against Southern Illinois

 

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APSU Men's Tennis - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Head Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s tennis coach Ross Brown will lead his team into the 2017 season at home when the Governors host Southern Illinois at 11:00am.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis kicks off 2017 at home against Southern Illinois Sunday at 11:00am. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis kicks off 2017 at home against Southern Illinois Sunday at 11:00am. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols beats Vanderbilt Commodores 87-75 Saturday night

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN Behind a season-best 23 points from freshman Jordan Bone, Tennessee defeated in-state and in-conference foe Vanderbilt, 87-75, on Saturday night.

The win gave UT (9-8, 2-3 SEC) its third true road victory of the season.

Playing his first collegiate game in his home city of Nashville, Bone dropped 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including a 4-of-5 mark from three. Entering Saturday’s game, Bone was just 1-for-10 from distance in his career. The true freshman also dished out five assists.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) reacts with teammate Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) after defeating the Vanderbilt Commodores at Memorial Gymnasium. Tennessee won 87-75. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) reacts with teammate Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) after defeating the Vanderbilt Commodores at Memorial Gymnasium. Tennessee won 87-75. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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AAA says 78% of Tennesseans will Travel in 2017

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – All signs are pointing to a busy year for vacationers and the travel industry. According to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey, 78 percent of Tennesseans are planning to take a vacation in 2017 – with most planning trips to warm weather destinations in the U.S. and abroad.

Almost three out of four (72%) Tennessee travelers will take one to three vacations in 2017, with the highest percentage of trips (41%) planned during the period of April-June.

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