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Tennessee Vols loses to Purdue in Overtime in Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsLouisville, KY – The Tennessee Vols impressive season came to an end Thursday night, falling in the Sweet Sixteen to Purdue in overtime, 99-94, at the KFC Yum! Center.
 
After facing an 18-point deficit at the 16:19 mark and with all the momentum in Purdue’s favor, the Vols stormed back with a 19-2 run to take their first lead since opening minutes of the game. A deep 3-pointer from Admiral Schofield to make it a 70-67 game capped the run.
 
With five minutes left in regulation, both teams were knotted at 70-70.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) brings the ball up court during the first half in the semifinals of the south regional against the Purdue Boilermakers of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at KFC Yum Center. (Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) brings the ball up court during the first half in the semifinals of the south regional against the Purdue Boilermakers of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at KFC Yum Center. (Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

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#6 Tennessee Vols play #13 Purdue in NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen, Thursday

 

#6 Tennessee Vols (31-5 | 15-3 SEC)  vs. #13 Purdue (25-9 | 16-4 Big 10)

Thursday,  March 28th, 2019 | 6:29pm CT
Louisville, KY | KFC Yum! Center | TV: TBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsLouisville, KY – With a bid for the Elite Eight at stake, the No. 2-seeded Tennessee Vols are prepared to face No. 3 seed Purdue in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament at KFC Yum! Center in the South Region on Thursday. The game tips at 6:29pm CT and will be televised live on TBS.

Tennessee is competing in its eighth Sweet Sixteen all time and sixth since 2000. The Vols are 31-5 this season. That impressive record also includes a school-record 19-game winning streak, a program-record-tying three victories over top-five opponents and ties the most victories in a single season in program history.

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Tennessee Vols defeat Iowa 83-77 in OT, moves on to Sweet Sixteen

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbus, OH – For eighth time in program history, the Tennessee Vols are heading to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament, following an 83-77 victory in overtime against Iowa at Nationwide Arena on Sunday.
 
It’s the first time since 2014 that the Tennessee Vols have reached the Sweet Sixteen, and head coach Rick Barnes is just the 12th head coach to lead a third Division I program to the Sweet Sixteen. The Vols (31-5) will take on No. 3 seed Purdue in Louisville, KY, on Thursday.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) shoots the ball over Iowa Hawkeyes forward Tyler Cook (25) in the second half in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena. (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner (1) shoots the ball over Iowa Hawkeyes forward Tyler Cook (25) in the second half in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena. (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

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#6 Tennessee Vols take on Iowa in second round of NCAA Tournament

 

#6 Tennessee Vols (30-5 | 15-3 SEC) vs. Iowa (23-11 | 10-10 Big 10)

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 | 11:10am CT
Columbus, OH | Nationwide Arena | TV: CBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbus, OH – With a spot in the Sweet Sixteen on the line, the Tennessee Vols are set to take on 10th-seed Iowa in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena in the South Region. The game tips at 11:10am CT and will be televised live on CBS.

Tennessee is 30-5 on the season. That impressive record includes a school-record 19-game winning streak, a program-record-tying three victories over top-five opponents and the second most victories in a single season in program history. The Tennessee Vols spent four weeks atop the Associated Press Top 25 rankings, and for the first time in program history, UT spent the entire season ranked among the top 10.

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#6 Tennessee Vols plays Colgate in First Round of NCAA Tournament, Friday

 

#6 Tennessee Vols (29-5 | 15-3 SEC) vs. Colgate (24-10 | 13-5)

Friday, March 22nd, 2019 | 1:45pm CT
Columbus, OH | Nationwide Arena | TV: CBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbus, OH – For the second year in a row, Tennessee Vols basketball is ready to take on 15th-seed Colgate in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena in the South Region. The game tips at 1:45pm CT on Friday and will be televised live on CBS.

Tennessee is 29-5 on the season. That impressive record includes a school-record 19-game winning streak, a program-record-tying three victories over top-five opponents and the second most victories in a single season in program history. The Vols spent four weeks atop the Associated Press Top 25 rankings, and for the first time in program history, UT spent the entire season ranked among the top 10.

Tennessee Men's Basketball faces Colgate in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball faces Colgate in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols to play Colgate in NCAA Tournament as #2 Seed

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Hours after playing in the SEC Tournament Championship game, the Tennessee Vols learned its NCAA Tournament draw Sunday.
 
The Volunteers (29-5) earned a program-best No. 2 seed for the third time ever (also in 2006 and 2008) and will travel to Columbus, Ohio.
 
Tennessee’s first-round opponent in South Region action is 15th-seed Colgate on Friday. Two days later, the winner of that game will then face the winner of the first-round matchup between Cincinnati and Iowa.

Tennessee Vols to start NCAA Tournament run on Friday, March 22nd in Columbus, Ohio against Colgate. Tip off will be around 1:45pm CT and televised on CBS. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Vols to start NCAA Tournament run on Friday, March 22nd in Columbus, Ohio against Colgate. Tip off will be around 1:45pm CT and televised on CBS. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols unable to get going against Auburn in SEC Tournament Championship

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The No. 8 Tennessee Vols couldn’t match No. 22 Auburn hot shooting, falling, 84-64, in the SEC Tournament Championship Game on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena.
 
The Vols (29-5) played one of their worst games of the season on the offensive end, turning the ball over 17 times that led to 21 points for Auburn. The Tigers (26-9) did what they do best and rained 3-pointers to keep the momentum in their favor, connecting on 15 long balls.
 
Tennessee’s offense went cold as ice in the first half, going on a seven-minute scoring drought and missing 10 consecutive shots. UT was up early on the Tigers with a 17-13 lead.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) makes a shot around Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke (5) to end the first half in the SEC conference tournament championship game at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) makes a shot around Auburn Tigers forward Chuma Okeke (5) to end the first half in the SEC conference tournament championship game at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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#8 Tennessee Vols takes on #22 Auburn in SEC Tournament Championship game

 

#8 Tennessee Vols (29-4 | 15-3 SEC) vs. #22 Auburn Tigers (25-9 | 11-7 SEC)

Sunday, March 17th, 2019 | 12:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – For the second year in a row, the No. 8 Tennessee Vols has advanced to the SEC Tournament Championship Game. The Vols will take on No. 22 Auburn at 12:00pm CT at Bridgestone Arena.

The game will be televised on ESPN and can also be viewed online through WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

Tennessee (29-4, 15-3 SEC) claimed the No. 3 seed in the tournament and earned a double bye.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Auburn Saturday in the SEC Tournament Championship game. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols rally to beat Kentucky 82-78, Advance to SEC Championship

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – Facing an eight-point deficit with three minutes left, the No. 8 Tennessee Vols rallied in the final moments to down No. 4 Kentucky, 82-78, in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena.
 
For the second straight year, the Vols (29-4, 15-3 SEC) have advanced to the tournament championship game. The Big Orange will take on No. 22 Auburn in the final on Sunday at 12:00pm CT (ESPN).
 
Tennessee’s 29 wins stand as the second-most in program history. Only the 2007-08 Volunteers logged more victories (31). 

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) and Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats in the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) and Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats in the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY)

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#8 Tennessee Vols takes on #4 Kentucky in SEC Tournament Semifinals

 

#8 Tennessee vs. #4 Kentucky

Saturday, March 16th, 2019| 2:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena | ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The No. 8 Tennessee Vols is set for a rematch of last year’s tournament championship, taking on No. 4 Kentucky in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament on Saturday, March 16th.

The game will tip at approximately 2:30pm CT and will be televised on ESPN and can also be viewed online through WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

Tennessee (28-4, 15-3 SEC) claimed the No. 3 seed in the tournament and earned a double bye.

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