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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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UT Vols Basketball gets 84-77 upset win over No. 20 Kentucky Wildcats Wednesday night

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Once down 21 points, the Tennessee Volunteers rallied to earn a 84-77 victory over No. 20 Kentucky in the 219th meeting between the two schools Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Kevin Punter Jr., the Southeastern Conference’s second-leading scorer, led the Vols with 27 points, including hitting 11-of-12 from the free throw line. Fellow senior Armani Moore scored 18 pints and pulled down a team-high 13 rebounds. Detrick Mostella had 13 points while Admiral Schofield added 11.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Kentucky Wildcats guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) moves the ball against Kentucky Wildcats guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball plays #20 Kentucky Wildcats at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (10-11, 3-5 SEC) vs. #20/#19 Kentucky (16-5, 6-2 SEC)

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 | 7:03pm ET/6:03pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – For the 219th time, Tennessee meets Kentucky on the hardwood when the two programs square off at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night. Tipoff between the Vols and 20th-ranked Wildcats is set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN as part of Super Tuesday.

Tennessee (10-11, 3-5 SEC) will be looking for its second win over a ranked opponent this season and its 68th win all-time against Kentucky — the most of any other collegiate program in the country. The Vols’ all-time record against the Wildcats is 67-151, a mark that includes a 47-52 record in Knoxville. Twenty-one of Tennessee’s 67 wins have come against a ranked UK squad.

Tennessee Volunteers take on Kentucky Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on ESPN as part of Super Tuesday. (UT Athletics Department)

Tennessee Volunteers take on Kentucky Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on ESPN as part of Super Tuesday. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Lady Vols host Alabama Crimson Tide Sunday

 

#19/23 Tennessee (12-8, 3-4 SEC) vs. Alabama (13-8, 2-6 SEC)

Sunday, January 31st, 2-16 | 3:00pm ET/2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #19/23 Lady Vols (12-8, 3-4 SEC) will look to bounce back from two one-possession losses to top 15 teams as they return to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on Alabama (13-8, 2-6 SEC) on Sunday. Tipoff is slated for 3:00pm ET/2:00pm CT, and the game will be broadcast on SEC Network and available online via WatchESPN.

The UT women are suiting up for their third game of the week after playing at #12/9 Kentucky on Monday night and at #13/13 Mississippi State on Thursday night.

Alabama is doing the same, having played at Vanderbilt on Monday night and at home vs. #10/10 Texas A&M on Thursday night.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces Alabama at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday afternoon. (UT Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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#19/23 UT Lady Vols travel to #13/13 Mississippi State Bulldogs Thursday

 

#19/23 Tennessee (12-7, 3-3 SEC) vs. #13/13 Mississippi State (17-4, 4-3 SEC)

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 | 8:05pm CT/9:05pm ET
Starkville, MS | Humphrey Coliseum

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The #19/23 Lady Vols (12-7, 3-3 SEC) continue their road trip with a match-up against #13/13 Mississippi State (17-4, 4-3 SEC) Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS.

Tipoff is slated for 8:05pm CT/9:05pm ET, and the game will be broadcast on SEC Network and available online via WatchESPN.

It will mark the 37th meeting between these schools.

Tennessee enters on the heels of a 64-63, Monday night loss at #12/9 Kentucky, where UT held the Cats to their second-lowest point total of the season.

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#19/22 UT Lady Vols come up short at #12/9 Kentucky Wildcats, 64-63

 

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UT Lady VolsLexington, KY – No. 19/22 Tennessee attempted to rally back from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit with a furious late surge, but the Lady Vols came up short in the closing seconds, falling to No. 12/9 Kentucky, 64-63, on Monday at Memorial Coliseum.

The Lady Vols (12-7, 3-3 SEC) outscored Kentucky (15-3, 4-3 SEC) in the first, second and fourth quarters, but the Wildcats dominated the third, 21-9.

Tennessee stormed back to within one possession in the final three minutes. After trailing 57-47 with 5:36 remaining, UT pulled to within 63-61 with 30 seconds left when Te’a Cooper sliced through the lane for a layup. Andrea Carter stole the inbounds pass and made one of two free throws to pull UT to within one point.

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Te'a Cooper (20) scores 18 points in the loss to Kentucky Wildcats Monday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Lady Volunteers guard Te’a Cooper (20) scores 18 points in the loss to Kentucky Wildcats Monday night. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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OVC’s Tennessee State Lady Tigers loses to Kentucky Wildcats in NCAA Tournament

 

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Tennessee State TigersLexington, KY Brianna Lawrence poured in 16 points, but the Tennessee State women’s basketball team’s historic season ended, Friday, with a, 97-52, loss to Kentucky in the Opening Round of the NCAA Tournament.

Briana Morrow added 11 points for TSU (18-13), while UK (24-9) had six players finish in double-figures led by Linnae Harper’s 16.

The Lady Tigers shot 26 percent for the game (18-of-69) and had 26 turnovers. UK edged the Lady Tigers in rebounds, 52 to 34, and went to the free throw line 42 times.

Tennessee State Women's Basketball loses to Kentucky in NCAA Tournament. (Sam Jordan / TSU Athletics)

Tennessee State Women’s Basketball loses to Kentucky in NCAA Tournament. (Sam Jordan / TSU Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Soccer falls to Kentucky Wildcats 5-0 in exhibition match

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSULexington, KY – After failing to score in Monday’s exhibition opener at Indiana State, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team is still searching for its offensive identity after a 5-0 loss at Kentucky, Wednesday.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer falls to Kentucky 5-0 in exhibition soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer falls to Kentucky 5-0 in exhibition soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

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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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University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Calipari Honorary NSCS Quaker State 400 Pace Car Driver

 

Clarksville Sports NetworkSparta, KY – University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Calipari will be the honorary Ford Fusion pace car driver for Kentucky Speedway’s June 29th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts and will help lead a 43-car field to the green flag just after 7:30pm.

Kentucky Coach John Calipari-photo by KY Speedway

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