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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols lose heartbreaker at #13 Missouri Tigers, 77-73

 

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UT Lady VolsColumbia, MO – No. 11/11 Tennessee dropped a hard-fought thriller at No. 13/13 Missouri Sunday, falling to the Tigers by a score of 77-73 in front of a record crowd of 11,092 at Mizzou Arena.
 
Senior Jaime Nared led the Lady Vols (21-6, 9-5 SEC) with 25 points, while Mercedes Russell added 10 points and nine rebounds.
 
UT overcame a 13-point second-quarter deficit and worked the game into a 62-62 tie with 5:18 remaining. However, the Tigers (22-5, 10-4 SEC) used clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch to pull ahead late, including two from Sophie Cunningham with one second remaining that put them ahead by four. Cunningham netted 32 points on 9-of-14 shooting to lead Missouri.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior scored 25 points in loss to Missouri Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior scored 25 points in loss to Missouri Sunday. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#11 Tennessee Lady Vols travel to Columbia Sunday to take on Missouri Tigers

 

#11 Tennessee Lady Vols at #13 Missouri Tigers

Sunday, February 18th, 2018 | 1:00pm CT
Columbia, MO | Mizzou Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN No. 11/11 Tennessee (21-5, 9-4 SEC) begins a two-game road swing Sunday, facing No. 13/13 Missouri (21-5, 9-4 SEC) in Mizzou Arena at 1:00pm CT/ 2:00pm ET.

In what will be the 10th meeting between the two programs, Tennessee will look to recover from a 72-63 loss to Alabama while the Tigers are looking to extend their streak of consecutive wins to five.

Leading into Tennessee’s loss to Alabama, the Lady Vols had won four straight games.

The most recent feather in Tennessee’s cap was a 62-46 win over #18/18 Georgia on Sunday afternoon in front of a “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” crowd of 12,523 in Knoxville, improving UT’s record against ranked teams to 6-3 this season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays Missouri at Mizzou Arena Sunday afternoon. Tip off is at 1:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays Missouri at Mizzou Arena Sunday afternoon. Tip off is at 1:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#18 Tennessee Vols play Ole Miss at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

#18 Tennessee Vols vs. Oil Miss

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 | 5:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 18 Tennessee remains at home Saturday for a matchup with Ole Miss in Thompson-Boling Arena, where the Vols will look to extend their four-game winning streak. The game tips at 5:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (16-5, 6-3 SEC) are coming off an 84-61 victory over LSU at home, marking UT’s second 23-point win in as many games. Tennessee’s recent success has been a result of stellar defensive play, as the Volunteers are holding opponents to just 58.7 points per game over the last six contests. The group ranks as the No. 7 team in the country for defensive efficiency according to KenPom.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Ole Miss Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 5:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols Basketball manhandles LSU 84-61

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Four Vols scored in double figures as No. 18 Tennessee pulled away from LSU Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena for its largest SEC win of the season, 84-61.
 
James Daniel III (17 points), Grant Williams (16), Jordan Bone (12), and Lamonte Turner (12) led the Vols to their fourth-straight SEC win and seventh out of eight overall to match last season’s win total of 16.
 
Daniel’s 17 points were tied for his most as a Vol, while Bone’s 12 points were his most in seven games. Turner continued his hot streak, scoring in double digits for the third time in the past four games.

Tennessee Men's Basketball sophomore Jordan Bone scored 12 points in win over LSU Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball sophomore Jordan Bone scored 12 points in win over LSU Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#18 Tennessee Vols hosts LSU Tigers Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

#18 Tennessee Vols vs. LSU

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 | 5:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Riding a three-game winning streak, 18th-ranked Tennessee will look to continue its recent success again on Wednesday, as LSU comes to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 5:30pm CT tip. The game will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (15-5, 5-3 SEC) are coming off a road win at Iowa State as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge last Saturday. UT cruised to a 68-45 victory behind lockdown defense and a 20-point performance from Lamonté Turner, who is the team’s third-leading scorer this season with 10.4 ppg. Turner, who is averaging 30 minutes of action during the last three games, is currently riding a streak of 79+ minutes without a turnover.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays the LSU Tigers at home Wednesday night. Tip off is at 5:30pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball plays the LSU Tigers at home Wednesday night. Tip off is at 5:30pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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APSU Basketball’s Brianah Ferby receives second adidas® OVC Freshman of the Week award

 

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APSU Women's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Freshman guard, Brianah Ferby, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week.

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#22 Tennessee Vols Basketball faces Vanderbilt Commodores at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#22 Tennessee Vols vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 22 Tennessee returns home after a two-game road trip for a matchup with in-state rival Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night. The game will tip at 6:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (13-5, 4-3 SEC) are coming off a road win at South Carolina, in which Lamonté Turner dropped a career-high-tying 25 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field and converted on all 10 attempts from the charity stripe. He now has three of the four highest scoring efforts by the Vols this season, all while coming off the bench.

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APSU Women’s Basketball heads to Nashville to take on Belmont Bruins

 

Austin Peay at Belmont

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 | 3:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Curb Event Center

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team concludes their four-game road swing 3:00pm, Saturday, January 20th, 2018 against Belmont at the Curb Event Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball heads to Nashville looking to sweep Belmont Bruins Saturday. Tip off is at 3:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball heads to Nashville looking to sweep Belmont Bruins Saturday. Tip off is at 3:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball falls at Tennessee State, 70-56

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Despite freshman Terry Taylor‘s double-double, Austin Peay State University’s search for a second straight road win came up short in the second half as the Governors fell to Tennessee State, 70-56, Thursday night, at the Gentry Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball unable to get road win at Tennessee State Thursday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball unable to get road win at Tennessee State Thursday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Govs pull away from Tennessee State Tigers, 75-59

 

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APSU Women's BasketballNashville, TN – Behind a career night from Arielle Gonzalez-Varner, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team downed Tennessee State 75-59, Thursday.

Austin Peay (11-7) came out strong, shooting 50.0 percent from the floor taking an early eight-point lead.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball gets road win against Tennessee State Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball gets road win against Tennessee State Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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