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UT Vols roll over Auburn Tigers 71-45

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN The Tennessee Volunteers never trailed to the Auburn Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night, cruising to a 71-45 victory.

Junior Robert Hubbs III led the Volunteers’ offense, scoring a career-high 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting and adding five rebounds in 25 minutes of play.

With the win over the Tigers (9-14, 3-8 SEC), the Vols (12-12, 5-6 SEC) have won three consecutive games at home, with an 11-2 overall record at TBA on the season.

Auburn was led by Bryce Brown, who finished with 18 points, and Cinmeon Bowers, who had 9 points and 15 rebounds.

Tennesssee Vols' Junior Robbert Hubbs III scored a career-high 20 points in UT's 71-45 victory over Auburn. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennesssee Vols’ Junior Robbert Hubbs III scored a career-high 20 points in UT’s 71-45 victory over Auburn. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols take on Auburn Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (11-12/4-6 SEC) vs. Auburn (9-13/3-7 SEC)

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – SEC play rolls on for Tennessee when it welcomes Auburn to Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday for a 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT tip on the SEC Network.

The Vols (11-12, 4-6 SEC) got 24 points from senior guard Kevin Punter Jr. but fell 85-67 at Arkansas in its most recent action. Punter’s 24 points marked his 17th game of 20-plus points this season and pushed the All-American hopeful’s season-long scoring average to 23.2 points per game. That figure ranks second in the SEC and eighth in the nation.

Auburn (9-13, 3-7) has lost five straight games, including a 65-55 defeat at the hands of Georgia on Saturday in Athens.

Tennessee Vols hosts the Auburn Tigers on Tuesday at 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Vols sluggish first half costly in 85-67 loss at Arkansas

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsFayetteville, AR  Kevin Punter Jr. caught fire in the second half and finished with 24 points, but Tennessee could not overcome an its first-half struggles in an 85-67 loss to Arkansas on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.

Tennessee (11-12, 4-6 SEC) had a slow start offensively in the first five minutes of the game and the Razorbacks (12-11, 5-5 SEC) seized control early and never relinquished it.

After being limited to just four points and 0-of-7 shooting in the first half, Punter scored 20 points in the second half, including a 4-of-6 effort from long distance. He also dished out a career-high seven assists in the loss.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Kevin Punter Jr. (0) dribbles into Arkansas Razorbacks forward Moses Kingsley (33) during the second half of play at Bud Walton Arena. The Razorbacks won 85-67. (Gunnar Rathbun-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Kevin Punter Jr. (0) dribbles into Arkansas Razorbacks forward Moses Kingsley (33) during the second half of play at Bud Walton Arena. The Razorbacks won 85-67. (Gunnar Rathbun-USA TODAY Sports)

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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.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball travels to UT Martin Skyhawks, Wednesday

 

Austin Peay (7-15/5-4 OVC) at UT Martin (14-7/7-1 OVC)

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Martin, TN | Elam Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMartin, TN – Seeking to end its two-game losing streak, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will square off against defending OVC Champion UT Martin in a 6:00pm, Wednesday contest at the Elam Center.

The Governors are amidst a four-game road trip, which they started with a 71-69 loss at Southeast Missouri, Saturday.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball take on defending OVC champion UT Martin, Wednesday at the Elam Center. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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UT Vols Basketball hosts in state rival Vanderbilt Commodores Wednesday

 

Tennessee (9-8, 2-3 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (10-7, 2-3 SEC)

Thursday, January 20th, 2016 | 9:05pm ET/8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee renews its rivalry with in-state, SEC foe Vanderbilt with a late-night clash on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff between the Volunteers and Commodores is slated for 9:00pm ET/8:00pm CT on the SEC Network.

Wednesday marks the 189th meeting all-time between UT and VU in a series that dates to 1922. It is the second-longest series in Tennessee basketball history (trailing the 218 all-time meetings between the Vols and Kentucky), and UT’s 116 wins over the Commodores are its most over any opponent.

Tennessee plays Vanderbilt at home Wednesday night. The Vols are 70-18 all-time at home against the Commodores. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Governors Basketball shoots poorly in 66-52 loss at Tennessee State Tigers

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – For the second time in Ohio Valley Conference play Chris Horton picked up two quick fouls and for the second time the Governors were unable to recover from their star player’s absence. As a result, APSU lost its second straight OVC game—their first league road game.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball lose to Tennessee State Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball lose to Tennessee State Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball goes cold late in 66-58 loss at Tennessee State Tigers

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team charged back from a 16-point deficit, but did not score over the final six-plus minutes in a 66-58 Ohio Valley Conference loss to Tennessee State, Thursday night, at the Gentry Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball comes up short at Tennessee State Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball comes up short at Tennessee State Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball heads to Nashville to face hot handed Tennessee State Tigers

 

Austin Peay (8-10/1-2) vs. Tennessee State (12-4/3-0)

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 | 7:30pm
Nashville, TN | Gentry Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – After playing first-place Tennessee Tech last Saturday, Austin Peay State University will battle this weekend the other two undefeated Ohio Valley Conference teams who are immediately behind the Golden Eagles in the East standings.

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UT Lady Vols Basketball roll over Auburn Tigers, 79-52

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Diamond DeShields scored 25 points, Bashaara Graves scored 18 points and Mercedes Russell posted a double-double to lead No. 12/11 Tennessee to a 79-52 win over Auburn on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The Lady Vols (11-4, 2-1 SEC) dominated the paint, outscoring Auburn (11-5, 1-2 SEC), 48-26, down low. UT also enjoyed a 42-30 rebounding edge.

DeShields enjoyed a great all-around game, going 9-of-14 from the floor and contributing seven assists and six rebounds.

Graves scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half and shot an efficient 8-of-9 on the day.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Jordan Reynolds (0). (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Jordan Reynolds (0). (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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