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Tennessee Vols Basketball rolls over Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 81-58

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TNGrant Williams and Shembari Phillips scored 14 points each to lead Tennessee to an 81-58 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Vols (3-3) were efficient, shooting 52.8 percent from the floor and 54.5 percent (6-of-11) from 3-point range. UT also made 19 of 24 free throws and out-rebounded Georgia Tech (4-3), 37-31.

Tennessee limited Georgia Tech to just 32.7 percent shooting, marking the Vols’ best defensive effort of the season.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) during the second half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) during the second half against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#22/25 Tennessee Lady Vols take on #4/4 Baylor at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#22/25 Tennessee (4-2) vs. #4/4 Baylor (8-1)

Sunday, December 4th, 2016 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – #22/25 Tennessee (4-2) will take on #4/4 Baylor (8-1) Sunday at 1:00pm CT in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The game will be televised by ESPN2, but fans can also catch all of the action online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Dave O’Brien (play-by-play) and Doris Burke (analyst) will call the action.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action as Tennessee takes on the Lady Bears.

#22/25 Tennessee will take on #4/4 Baylor Sunday at 1:00pm CT in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Thompson-Boling Arena. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 | 12:00noon CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee basketball program returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Georgia Tech at 12:00noon CT at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Saturday’s game will not be televised, but will be streamed online through SEC Network +, available on WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. Darren Headrick (play-by-play), Ryan Childress (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) have the call.

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 and Georgia Tech meet for the 71st time on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee and Georgia Tech meet for the 71st time on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Lady Vols hand Tennessee State 86-36 loss

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Junior Jaime Nared recorded her third consecutive double-double as No. 22/25 Tennessee defeated Tennessee State, 86-36, on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Nared scored 16 points to go along with 10 rebounds, three steals and two assists on the night. Redshirt junior Diamond DeShields posted her second double-double of the season, totaling 15 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals.

A strong defensive outing by Tennessee (4-2) helped the Lady Vols roll past the Lady Tigers (1-5) in front of a home crowd of 7,845. TSU was held to 20 percent (13-65) shooting on the night and no Tiger reached double-digits in scoring. UT finished with 14 steals and 10 blocks in the game.

Mercedes Russell #21 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Tennessee State Lady Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Mercedes Russell #21 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Tennessee State Lady Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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#22/16 Tennessee Women’s Basketball take on Tennessee State at Thompson-Boling November 30th

 

#22/16 Tennessee vs. Tennessee State

Wednesday, November 39th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 22/16 Tennessee returns to Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night after a three-game road stretch to take on Tennessee State for a 6:00pm CT tip on SECN+ (WatchESPN).

Wednesday’s game will not be broadcast on TV, but fans can catch all of the action online through SECN+ on WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Lyndsay Rowley (play-by-play), Brittany Jackson (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) will call the action.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action as the Lady Vols take on Tennessee State.

Virginia Tech guard Samantha Hill (25) attempts to shoot the ball as Tennessee Volunteers guard/forward Jaime Nared (31) defends in the second half at Cassell Coliseum. The Hookies won 67-63. (Michael Shroyer-USA TODAY Sports)

Virginia Tech guard Samantha Hill (25) attempts to shoot the ball as Tennessee Volunteers guard/forward Jaime Nared (31) defends in the second half at Cassell Coliseum. The Hookies won 67-63. (Michael Shroyer-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball announces Non-Conference Schedule

 

UT Athletics Department

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Notre Dame, Baylor, Texas and Stanford headline a stout non-conference Tennessee women’s basketball schedule that was released on Monday by fifth-year Lady Vol Head Coach Holly Warlick (108-34, .761).

Tip times and television network assignments will be available at a later date when that information is approved for release.

UT, which returns four starters from a team that finished 22-14 and rallied for the program’s fourth NCAA Elite Eight appearance in five seasons, is ranked No. 11 in Charlie Creme’s ESPN.com “Way-Too-Early Preseason top 25”. The Lady Vols welcome back their top scorer in redshirt junior guard Diamond DeShields (14.3 ppg.) and top rebounder in redshirt junior center Mercedes Russell (8.3 rpg.).

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Long time Tennessee Basketball Coach Pat Summitt passes away

 

Tennessee Mourns Loss Of Iconic Coach

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN –  Legendary Tennessee Lady Vol basketball coach Pat Summitt, mentor and mother-figure to her players; a revered ambassador for her university and state; a trailblazer for women; and a role model for people all over the world passed away Tuesday, June 28th, in Knoxville at the age of 64.

Born Patricia Sue Head on June 14th, 1952 in Clarksville, Tennessee, Summitt arrived at the University of Tennessee for her first job as a 22-year-old physical education teacher and coach in 1974. As it turned out, the move to Knoxville would be the only one she’d make in her career. She leaves a legacy of greatness and grace that will never be forgotten.

Pat Summitt, Legendary Tennessee Lady Vol basketball coach dies at age 64. (UT Sports Information)

Pat Summitt, Legendary Tennessee Lady Vol basketball coach dies at age 64. (UT Sports Information)

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UT Vols Basketball plays Auburn Tigers to begin SEC Tournament

 

#12 Tennessee (13-18/6-12 SEC) vs. #13 Auburn (11-19/5-13 SEC)

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 | 8:00pm ET/7:00pm ET
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee meets Auburn for the third time this season when the two teams square off in the opening game of the SEC Tournament on Wednesday night. Televised nationally on the SEC Network, Wednesday’s tipoff is slated for 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

The 12th-seeded Volunteers (13-18, 6-12 SEC) head to the Music City looking to make it four consecutive years with an opening-round victory at the SEC Tournament. Last year, the Vols were victorious over Vanderbilt in the second round of the tournament before falling in the quarterfinals against Arkansas.

The Tennessee Vols and Auburn Tigers face off in the opening game of the SEC Tournament, Wednesday night at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT on the SEC Network. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Vols Basketball falls to Ole Miss Rebels 83-60

 

UT Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Behind an array of 3-pointers and second-chance opportunities, the Ole Miss Rebels secured an 83-60 win over Tennessee on Senior Day in Thompson-Boling Arena Saturday.

Tennessee (13-18, 6-12 SEC) dropped its fourth consecutive game for the first time this season, while the Rebels (20-11, 10-8 SEC) earned their fourth victory in the last five games.

Senior Devon Baulkman shined in his final game in Thompson-Boling Arena, with a team-high 19 points on 6-of-12 shooting, leading the Vols in scoring for the second time this season. Fellow senior Armani Moore posted 13 points, while Admiral Schofield added 12 points. Ole Miss’ Sebastian Saiz scored a game-high 23 points, and Tomasz Gielo posted 16 points.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against Mississippi Rebels forward Tomasz Gielo (12) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against Mississippi Rebels forward Tomasz Gielo (12) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball travels to Vanderbilt Commodores Tuesday

 

Tennessee (13-16, 6-10 SEC) at Vanderbilt (18-11, 10-6 SEC)

Tuesday, March 1st | 6:01pm CT/7:01pm ET
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gym

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The final week of the regular season gets underway on Tuesday night when Tennessee travels to face SEC and in-state rival Vanderbilt at 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on the SEC Network.

The Volunteers (13-16, 6-10 SEC) and Commodores (18-11, 10-6 SEC) cross paths on contrasting trajectories as UT looks to bounce back from a pair of losses last week while VU is currently enjoying a three-game winning streak.

In its most recent action, Tennessee suffered just its third home defeat of the season when it fell to Arkansas by a 75-65 count on Saturday.

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