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UT Vols Basketball loses on the road to Georgia Bulldogs, 81-72

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAthens, GA – Tennessee was unable to come away with its first road victory of the season, falling to a red-hot shooting Georgia team, 81-72, on Wednesday night at Stageman Coliseum.

UT forced a season-high 20 turnovers, scoring 20 points off of them, but was unable to overcome 12 made 3-pointers by the Bulldogs.

UGA committed 16 turnovers in the first half alone as the Vols took a 35-28 lead into the break. With points hard to come by in the opening 20 minutes, Detrick Mostella provided the Vols with a boost off the bench. The sophomore guard led all scorers in the first 20 minutes with 11 points on 4-8 shooting, including three makes from behind the arc.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore (4) is guarded by Georgia Bulldogs guard William Jackson II (0) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore (4) is guarded by Georgia Bulldogs guard William Jackson II (0) during the first half at Stegeman Coliseum. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball travels to Athens to take on Georgia Bulldogs

 

Tennessee (8-7, 1-2 SEC) at Georgia (8-5, 1-2 SEC)

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET (6:01pm CT)
Athens, GA | Stegeman Coliseum

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee seniors Armani Moore and Devon Baulkman likely play their final collegiate game in their home state on Wednesday as the Volunteers travel to face Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum. Tipoff in Athens is set for 7:00pm ET (6:01pm CT) on the SEC Network.

Baulkman and Moore — along with fellow Peach State native Shembari Phillips — will be looking to grab the first Tennessee (8-7, 1-2 SEC) victory in Athens since 2011 when the Vols pulled out a narrow 59-57 victory. UT dropped its only meeting with Georgia last season, falling by a 56-53 count in Stegeman Coliseum.

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University of Tennessee to retire Candace Parker’s jersey

 

Knoxville, TN – After the Southeastern Conference Office unveiled this year’s league schedule on Tuesday, Tennessee Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick announced her team’s 2013-14 slate. UT also revealed it will retire Candace Parker’s jersey on January 2nd prior to the LSU game.

The defending SEC champion Lady Volunteers, who were 27-8 in 2012-13 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, will play 18 regular-season games vs. teams that saw postseason action a year ago. That group includes 11 teams that made the NCAA Tournament and five that played in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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