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UT Vols Basketball loses 84-75 to LSU at SEC Tournament

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Volunteers’ tournament run came to an end Friday with an 84-75 loss to LSU in the quarterfinals of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena.

After winning its first two games of the tournament, Tennessee (15-19) could not withstand a late-scoring surge by LSU (19-13).

Tennessee and LSU were neck and neck deep into the second half. Freshman Admiral Schofield hit a jumper to tie the game 59-59 with 5:51 left, but LSU answered with a 10-0 run, capped by 3-pointer by Tim Quarterman with 3:26 on the clock.

LSU Tigers forward Craig Victor II (32) battles for positioning with Tennessee Volunteers forward Derek Reese (23) and forward Armani Moore (4) in fie first half during the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

LSU Tigers forward Craig Victor II (32) battles for positioning with Tennessee Volunteers forward Derek Reese (23) and forward Armani Moore (4) in fie first half during the SEC tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols upset Vanderbilt Commodores 67-65 in SEC Tournament

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – Tennessee dominated the first half and withstood a late Vanderbilt surge to defeat the Commodores, 67-65, on Thursday at Bridgestone Arena and advance to the SEC Tournament quarterfinals.

The Vols (15-18) will next face No. 4 seed LSU (18-13) on Friday in the quarterfinals.

For a moment, No. 5 seed Vanderbilt (19-13) looked like it had sent the game into overtime. However, Wade Baldwin IV’s layup with time expiring was waived off after replays showed the ball still rolling off his fingers with zeros on the clock.

Guard Derek Reese #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the SEC Basketball Tournament game between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Tennessee Volunteers at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Guard Derek Reese #23 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the SEC Basketball Tournament game between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Tennessee Volunteers at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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UT Vols Basketball takes on Vanderbilt Commodores in SEC Tournament today

 

12 Tennessee (14-18/6-12 SEC) vs. 5 Vanderbilt (19-12/11-7 SEC)

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT/3:30pm ET
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Following a first-round win on opening night, SEC Tournament play continues for Tennessee when it faces in-state rival Vanderbilt on Thursday in Nashville. Tip off from Bridgestone Arena is set for roughly 3:30pm ET/2:30pm CT on the SEC Network.

The 12th-seeded Volunteers (14-18) advanced to the second round with a rout of Auburn in the SEC Tournament opener on Wednesday. Tennessee never trailed and led by as many as 41 en route to a 97-59 victory over the Tigers. Led by 22 points from senior Armani Moore, 38-point win marked the largest margin of victory ever recorded by the Vols at the SEC Tournament.

The in-state, SEC rivals Tennessee and Vanderbilt meet for the third time this season, square off on a neutral floor at SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics Department)

The in-state, SEC rivals Tennessee and Vanderbilt meet for the third time this season, square off on a neutral floor at SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Vols Basketball roll past Auburn Tigers 97-59 at SEC Tournament

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Volunteers rolled to victory over the Auburn Tigers, 97-59, in the first round of the SEC Men’s Tournament Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena.

UT (14-18, 6-12 SEC) never trailed the Tigers (11-20, 5-13 SEC), leading by as much as 41 points in the final minute of the game. Tennessee now improves to 9-3 all time against Auburn during the SEC Tournament.

Senior Armani Moore led the Vols, scoring a game-high 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting and adding four rebounds, five assists and a block in 29 minutes of play.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) drives the ball against Auburn Tigers guard Bryce Brown (2) during game one of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Tennessee won 97-59. (Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) drives the ball against Auburn Tigers guard Bryce Brown (2) during game one of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Tennessee won 97-59. (Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball plays Auburn Tigers to begin SEC Tournament

 

#12 Tennessee (13-18/6-12 SEC) vs. #13 Auburn (11-19/5-13 SEC)

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 | 8:00pm ET/7:00pm ET
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee meets Auburn for the third time this season when the two teams square off in the opening game of the SEC Tournament on Wednesday night. Televised nationally on the SEC Network, Wednesday’s tipoff is slated for 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

The 12th-seeded Volunteers (13-18, 6-12 SEC) head to the Music City looking to make it four consecutive years with an opening-round victory at the SEC Tournament. Last year, the Vols were victorious over Vanderbilt in the second round of the tournament before falling in the quarterfinals against Arkansas.

The Tennessee Vols and Auburn Tigers face off in the opening game of the SEC Tournament, Wednesday night at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT on the SEC Network. (UT Athletics Department)

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UT Vols Basketball falls to Ole Miss Rebels 83-60

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Behind an array of 3-pointers and second-chance opportunities, the Ole Miss Rebels secured an 83-60 win over Tennessee on Senior Day in Thompson-Boling Arena Saturday.

Tennessee (13-18, 6-12 SEC) dropped its fourth consecutive game for the first time this season, while the Rebels (20-11, 10-8 SEC) earned their fourth victory in the last five games.

Senior Devon Baulkman shined in his final game in Thompson-Boling Arena, with a team-high 19 points on 6-of-12 shooting, leading the Vols in scoring for the second time this season. Fellow senior Armani Moore posted 13 points, while Admiral Schofield added 12 points. Ole Miss’ Sebastian Saiz scored a game-high 23 points, and Tomasz Gielo posted 16 points.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against Mississippi Rebels forward Tomasz Gielo (12) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against Mississippi Rebels forward Tomasz Gielo (12) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball travels to Vanderbilt Commodores Tuesday

 

Tennessee (13-16, 6-10 SEC) at Vanderbilt (18-11, 10-6 SEC)

Tuesday, March 1st | 6:01pm CT/7:01pm ET
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gym

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The final week of the regular season gets underway on Tuesday night when Tennessee travels to face SEC and in-state rival Vanderbilt at 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on the SEC Network.

The Volunteers (13-16, 6-10 SEC) and Commodores (18-11, 10-6 SEC) cross paths on contrasting trajectories as UT looks to bounce back from a pair of losses last week while VU is currently enjoying a three-game winning streak.

In its most recent action, Tennessee suffered just its third home defeat of the season when it fell to Arkansas by a 75-65 count on Saturday.

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UT Vols Basketball loses 75-65 to Arkansas Razorbacks

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – A fourth straight double-digit scoring performance from Armani Moore wasn’t enough as Tennessee fell to Arkansas, 75-65, Saturday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Moore led the Volunteers with 17 points and 11 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season. Admiral Schofield scored 15 points, while Shembari Phillips followed up his career-high 16 points against South Carolina with 13 for his third-straight game in double-digits.

The Vols, who played without the services of two of their three leading scorers in Kevin Punter Jr. and Robert Hubbs III, trailed by just a point at halftime, 34-33.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore (4) brings the ball up court against Arkansas Razorbacks guard Manuale Watkins (21) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Arkansas won 75 to 65. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore (4) brings the ball up court against Arkansas Razorbacks guard Manuale Watkins (21) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Arkansas won 75 to 65. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Vols Basketball on the road Wednesday to face South Carolina Gamecocks

 

Tennessee (13-14/6-8 SEC) at South Carolina (22-5/9-5 SEC)

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 | 9:05pm ET/8:05pm CT
Columbia, SC | Colonial Life Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee leaves the state for the final time during the 2015-16 regular season as it travels east to face South Carolina for a Wednesday night, 9:00pm ET/8:00pm CT tip on the SEC Network.

Coming off an impressive home victory over LSU on Saturday, the Vols (13-14, 6-8 SEC) will be chasing their first set of consecutive wins since December. Without the services of leading scorer Kevin Punter Jr. (22.2 ppg), Tennessee pieced together a total team effort en route to an 81-65 victory against the Tigers.

Junior Robert Hubbs III posted a team-high 19 points while senior Armani Moore recorded his second double-double in as many games with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

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UT Vols put forth a team effort caging LSU Tigers, 81-65

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The largest crowd of the season at Thompson-Boling Arena saw the Tennessee Volunteers storm to a 81-65 victory over the LSU Tigers Saturday evening.

There were 19,721 fans cheering on the Vols, who played without leading scorer Kevin Punter Jr. (right foot injury). A balanced attack combined to replace Punter’s 22.2 points per game, led by Robert Hubbs III’s 19 points.

Armani Moore scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, his second double-double in as many games after going for 21 and 11 against Kentucky. It was his fifth double-double of the season.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore (4) shoots the ball past LSU Tigers forward Craig Victor II (32) at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Volunteers won 81 to 65. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Armani Moore (4) shoots the ball past LSU Tigers forward Craig Victor II (32) at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Volunteers won 81 to 65. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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