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Tennessee Vols Basketball rolls over Missouri Tigers 90-70

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – A pair of 20-point scorers led Tennessee to a 90-70 victory over Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Grant Williams led the Vols with 25 points and was on fire from the charity stripe, where he made 12 of his 13 shots. It marked Williams’ third game this season in which he has made at least 10 free throws.

Robert Hubbs III dropped 21 points to go along with eight rebounds in the contest. The senior wing is six points shy of 1,000 for his career.

In the second half, the Vols (15-12, 7-7 SEC) carried over their momentum from the first stanza and outscored Missouri, 49-42, to cruise to the win. Tennessee’s lead was insurmountable for the Tigers, who never pulled closer than seven points in the game after UT’s first-half run.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) during the first half against the Missouri Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) during the first half against the Missouri Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols take on Missouri Tigers Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee (14-12/6-7 SEC) vs. Missouri (7-17/2-10 SEC)

Saturday, February 18th, 2017 | 12:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee returns to Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday, taking on Missouri in a 12:00pm CT tip on SEC Network.

Both teams come into Saturday’s contest looking to get back on the right track. The Vols (14-12, 6-7 SEC) have dropped two straight contests, suffering its most recent defeat at No. 13 Kentucky, 83-58, on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Tigers (7-18, 2-11 SEC) are looking to return to their winning ways after falling to Alabama on Wednesday night, 57-54.

Tennessee Men's Basketball's Saturday tip-off against Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena is slated for 12:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball’s Saturday tip-off against Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena is slated for 12:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department)

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Tennessee Vols take on #13 Kentucky Wildcats at Rupp Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (14-11/6-6 SEC) at #13/#11 Kentucky (20-5/10-2 SEC)

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 | 6:04pm CT
Lexington, KY | Rupp Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee heads to Lexington for a Tuesday-night showdown with No. 13 Kentucky. Tipoff at Rupp Arena is slated for 6:00pm CT on ESPN.

The Vols (14-11, 6-6 SEC) and Wildcats (20-5, 10-2 SEC) are meeting for the second time in three weeks. In the first meeting between the border rivals, UT picked up an 82-80 victory over fourth-ranked UK in Knoxville. Tennessee was led that night by 25 points from Robert Hubbs III.

Hubbs continues to lead the Vols in scoring, averaging 14.3 ppg.

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Tennessee Lady Vols pull away from Missouri Tigers late for 77-66 win

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Diamond DeShields fired in 22 points, as the Lady Vols pulled away from the Tigers in the fourth quarter to win, 77-66, in Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night.

Although the teams fought neck and neck through the first three periods of play, #24/25 Tennessee (16-8, 7-4 SEC) exploded in the fourth to put a gritty Missouri team (16-9, 6-5 SEC) away behind 75 percent shooting from the field during the period.

UT had four players in double digits for the night. DeShields’ 22 points marked the ninth time this season she cracked the 20-plus plateau. She also added six rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals in the contest.

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Missouri Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Missouri Tigers and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols take on Missouri Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday

 

#24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols (15-8, 6-4 SEC) vs. #RV/NR Missouri Tigers (16-8, 6-4 SEC)

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – #24/25 Tennessee returns to Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday in a contest between two of the SEC’s hottest teams over the last few weeks, the Lady Vols and the #RV/NR Missouri Tigers.

The game tips off at 6:00pm CT and will be broadcast on SEC Network 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. Paul Sunderland (PxP), Gail Goestenkors (Analyst) and Steffi Sorensen (Reporter) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Tigers.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Missouri Tigers in an SEC showdown at Thompson-Boling Area Thursday at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Basketball falls late to Tennessee State

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – After rallying back from a 12-point first half deficit, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team was unable to put away a resilient Tennessee State squad, dropping a 70-66 decision to the Tigers in a Saturday night special at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball drops game to Tennessee State at the Dunn Center, 70-66. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball drops game to Tennessee State at the Dunn Center, 70-66. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tearra Banks powers APSU Govs to 79-63 home win over Tennessee State

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN  – It was a special night for Tearra Banks.

In Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball team’s 79-63 victory over Tennessee State, Saturday, the senior center did something only one other Austin Peay State University women’s basketball player has done in program history.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball beats Tennessee State Saturday for fourth straight home win. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball beats Tennessee State Saturday for fourth straight home win. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols travels to Athens to face Georgia Lady Bulldogs

 

#RV/25 Tennessee Lady Vols (15-7/6-3 SEC) at Georgia Lady Bulldogs (11-11/3-6 SEC)

Sunday, February 5th, 2017 | 3:02pm CT
Athens, GA | Stegeman Coliseum

UT Lady VolsAthens, GA – #RV/25 Tennessee is back on the road Sunday to face Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum, as the Lady Vols look to extend their four-game winning streak.

The game tips off at 4 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN2 and online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Jenn Hildreth (PxP) and Steffi Sorensen (Analyst) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Bulldogs.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Women's Basketball heads to Athens to take on the Georgia Lady Bulldogs Sunday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletic Department)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball heads to Athens to take on the Georgia Lady Bulldogs Sunday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletic Department)

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APSU Women’s Basketball faces Tennessee State at the Dunn Center, Saturday

 

Austin Peay vs. Tennessee State

Saturday, February 4th, 2017 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team hosts Tennessee State, 4:00pm, Saturday, in the annual Coming Home game at the Dunn Center.

Coming Home is an event to celebrate school spirit and welcome alumni back to Austin Peay with campus-wide events, concluding with the basketball doubleheader.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball hosts Tennessee State Tigers in Coming Home contest at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball hosts Tennessee State Tigers in Coming Home contest at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball plays Tennessee State Tigers Saturday at the Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay (8-16/4-6) vs. Tennessee State (13-10/4-6)

Saturday, February 4th, 2017 | 6:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head coach Dave Loos will get his first crack at win No. 500 when the Govs host Tennessee State, 6:30pm, Saturday, for the 2017 Coming Home contest.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball hosts Tennessee State for 2017 Coming Home contest. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball hosts Tennessee State for 2017 Coming Home contest. (APSU Sports Information)

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