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Tennessee Vols fall to Vanderbilt 42-24

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Volunteers concluded the 2017 football season Saturday with a 42-24 loss to Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium in front of 83,117. 

After a close start, Vanderbilt (5-7, 1-7 SEC) took a 21-14 lead shortly before halftime with a touchdown. While Tennessee (4-8, 0-8) came within four points on a 49-yard field goal by Aaron Medley, the Commodores pulled away and eventually out-gained Tennessee 529 to 238 yards. 

Vanderbilt quarterback Kyle Shurmur completed 20-of-31 passes for 283 yards and four touchdowns, and running back Ralph Webb rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns. 

Tennessee Volunteers running back Ty Chandler (3) runs the ball against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back Ty Chandler (3) runs the ball against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)-USA TODAY Sports

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Tennessee Vols beat NC State 67-58

 

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Tennessee claims third place at the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsParadise Island, Bahamas – Tennessee overcame a sluggish first half to hold off NC State, 67-58, to claim a third-place finish at the 2017 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis.
 
A trio of sophomores led the Vols (4-1) in the scoring column, with Grant Williams notching a team-high 14 points while Jordan Bone and Jordan Bowden added 13 and 10, respectively. Bowden, who scored all of his points in the second half, reached double figures on his final shot of the game, beating the shot clock on a pull-up jumper to put Tennessee out of reach with just 44 seconds remaining.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) drives to the basket as North Carolina State Wolfpack center Omer Yurtseven (14) defends during the second half in the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis in Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) drives to the basket as North Carolina State Wolfpack center Omer Yurtseven (14) defends during the second half in the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis in Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols play Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt

Saturday, November 25th, 2017 | 3:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee will close out its 2017 regular season schedule against SEC in-state rival Vanderbilt on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. The game will feature a 3:00pm CT kickoff on SEC Network.

Dave Neal (play-by-play) and Matt Stinchcomb (analyst) will be in the booth and Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs and Maddy Glab. Sirius Channel 157 and XM Channel 192 will also carry a live audio broadcast.

Tennessee Football celebrates Senior Day on Saturday, November 25th honoring the careers of the Vols' 22 seniors who will play their final game in Neyland Stadium. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols fall to #5 Villanova 85-76

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsParadise Island, Bahamas – A sloppy second half spelled trouble for Tennessee on Thursday as its 12-point halftime lead wasn’t enough to hold off No. 5 Villanova, ultimately falling 85-76 in the semifinals of the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis.
 
Grant Williams led the Vols (3-1) in scoring for the second consecutive game, finishing with 20 points to go along with a game-high eight rebounds. Admiral Schofield scored 16 points and James Daniel III added 10 off the bench.
 
Coming off a win over No. 18 Purdue on Wednesday, Tennessee looked poised to grab its second consecutive ranked win after it used a 15-4 run midway through the first half to claim a 10-point advantage.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) looks to drive as Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) defends during the first half in the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis in Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) looks to drive as Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) defends during the first half in the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis in Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols get overtime win over #18 Purdue

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsParadise Island, Bahamas – A pair of late rallies lifted Tennessee to a 78-75, overtime victory over No. 18 Purdue on Wednesday afternoon in the opening game of the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis.
 
The Vols (3-0) got 22 points from sophomore Grant Williams—all of which came after halftime—while junior Kyle Alexander turned in his first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Lamonte Turner (17 points) and Admiral Schofield (10) also finished in double figures.
 
Trailing 73-68 with 2:45 remaining in overtime, Tennessee used a 10-2 run over the final minutes to clinch its first win over a top-25 non-conference opponent since December 14th, 2014, when UT defeated No. 15 Butler.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) dribbles as Purdue Boilermakers guard P.J. Thompson (11) falls during the first half in the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis in Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) dribbles as Purdue Boilermakers guard P.J. Thompson (11) falls during the first half in the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis in Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols play #18 Purdue at Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis, Wednesday

 

Tennessee vs. #18 Purdue

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 | 11:00am CT
Paradise Island, Bahamas | Atlantis Resort | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee opens play at the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis against one of the early season’s top scoring teams in 18th-ranked Purdue. The Boilermakers enter Wednesday’s contest (11:00am CT, ESPN2) boasting a scoring average of 102.0 points per game through the first four games of the season.

In fact, Purdue has eclipsed the century mark in three of its four games, including a 106-64 romp over Fairfield on Saturday in which it buried a program-record 19 3-pointers.

Tennessee Vols head to the Bahamas to take on #18 Purdue at the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis Wednesday at 11:00am CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Vols head to the Bahamas to take on #18 Purdue at the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis Wednesday at 11:00am CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Football plays LSU at Neyland Stadium Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. #20 LSU

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee takes on No. 20 LSU on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. The game will feature a 6:00pm CT kickoff on ESPN.

Bob Wischusen (play-by-play) and Brock Huard (analyst) will be in the booth and Allison Williams will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs and Maddy Glab. Sirius Channel 138 and XM Channel 190 will also carry a live audio broadcast.

Tennessee (4-6, 0-6 SEC) is coming off a 50-17 road loss to Missouri on November 11th.

Tennessee Vols take on LSU for the first time since 2011 Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols lose at Missouri, 50-17

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbia, MO – The Tennessee Volunteers dropped their final road SEC game of the season, 50-17, on Saturday night to Missouri as true freshman quarterback Will McBride made his first career start for the Big Orange.

Tennessee (4-6, 0-6 SEC) now holds a 2-4 all-time record against Missouri (5-5, 2-4 SEC), including a 1-2 record in Columbia.
 
In his first start, McBride completed 16 of 32 passes for 139 yards and rushed for 63 yards on 14 carries. He’s the first Tennessee quarterback to lead the team in rushing yards since VFL Joshua Dobbs ran for a team-high 118 yards against Nebraska in the Music City Bowl on December 30th, 2016.

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Will McBride (17) runs the ball as Missouri Tigers safety Jordan Ulmer (11) chases during the first half at Faurot Field. (Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Will McBride (17) runs the ball as Missouri Tigers safety Jordan Ulmer (11) chases during the first half at Faurot Field. (Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols travel to Missouri Tigers, Saturday

 

Tennessee at Missouri

Saturday, November 11th, 2017 | 6:30pm CT
Columbia, MO | Faurot Field | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee wraps its regular-season road schedule on Saturday when the Vols head to Columbia to play Missouri at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium. The game will feature a 6:30pm CT kickoff on SEC Network.

Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Jordan Rodgers (analyst) will be in the booth and Cole Cubelic will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius Channel 157 and XM Channel 191 will also carry a live audio broadcast.

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Tennessee Vols Football beats Southern Miss, 24-10

 

Tennessee took home its fourth consecutive Homecoming win as the Vols defeated Southern Miss, 24-10

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – With the defense forcing two third-quarter turnovers and the offense converting those opportunities into 14 points, Tennessee broke open a tight game and surged past Southern Miss, 24-10, Saturday night in the annual Homecoming game at Neyland Stadium.

With an announced crowd of 95,551 on hand, UT improved to 4-5 on the season, thanks to a pair of rushing touchdowns from junior tailback John Kelly and another from redshirt freshman quarterback Jarrett Guarantano. With their second-straight loss, the Golden Eagles fell to 5-4 this season.

Tennessee Volunteers running back John Kelly (4) dives for a touchdown against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles during the third quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back John Kelly (4) dives for a touchdown against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles during the third quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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