Topic: Wichita State
Clarksville, TN – APSU basketball head coach Dave Loos, who led Austin Peay State University to a miracle run to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship, will return as Governors head coach for the 2016-17 season. That was announced Tuesday by APSU Athletics Director Ryan Ivey.
“We are excited to have Coach Loos returning for his 27th season,” said Ivey. “This season was an incredible and magical run, and I look forward to helping Coach Loos and his talented staff build upon the momentum to achieve future success.
#24/RV Tennessee (16-10/7-6 SEC) vs. LSU (8-18/2-11 SEC)
Sunday, February 21st, 2016 | 1:01pm CT/2:01pm ET
Knoxville, TN – The #24/RV Lady Vols (16-10, 7-6 SEC) will look to move up in the tightly contested SEC standings as they head to Baton Rouge for the penultimate road game of the season against LSU (8-18, 2-11 SEC). Tipoff is slated for 1:00pm CT/2:00pm ET at Pete Maravich Assembly Center and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU and available online at WatchESPN.
Sunday will be LSU’s home “Play 4Kay” game, coming on the heels of UT’s “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” game. Play 4Kay events are held in honor of late NC State coach Kay Yow, who lost a long and hard-fought battle with breast cancer on January 24th, 2009.
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund has raised more than $5 million for research.
UT Athletics Department
Columbia, MO – No. 12 Tennessee put together a complete performance to knock No. 20 Missouri from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 71-55 victory on Monday night at Mizzou Arena.
The Lady Vols (10-3) held the Tigers to a season-low 55 points and 2-for-21 shooting from 3-point range to open Southeastern Conference play with a victory for the second consecutive year.
With the win, UT improved to 3-2 against ranked opponents this season and extended its winning streak to three games.
Tennessee (5-5) vs. East Tennessee (5-5)
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | 7:01pm ET (6:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee concludes its pre-Christmas schedule on Tuesday when welcomes in-state foe ETSU to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 7:00pm ET tipoff. A live streaming broadcast of the game will be available online only through SEC Network +.
The Vols (5-5) will be aiming to stay perfect at home this season as they are a perfect 5-0 at Thompson-Boling Arena in 2015-16. UT has showcased an uptempo and efficient offense in Knoxville, averaging 86.2 points per game in its five home wins. The senior duo of Kevin Punter Jr. and Armani Moore has been the catalyst behind those offensive figures as the tandem is putting up an average of 43.2 ppg at home.
Tennessee (4-4) vs. Florida Atlantic (2-6)
Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 | 7:01pm ET (6:00pm CT)
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee plays its first home game in just over three weeks on Wednesday night when it hosts Florida Atlantic at Thompson-Boling Arena for a 7:00pm ET (6:00pm CT) tip.
Wednesday’s game will feature an online-only broadcast through SEC Network +. Fans can access SEC Network + through WatchESPN.com or the WatchESPN app.
The Vols (4-4) return to Thompson-Boling Arena in the midst of a three-game skid following Saturday’s loss at #18 Butler. Tennessee led for the majority of the first half before going into the halftime locker room trailing by five.
#14/15 Tennessee (7-2) vs. #15/12 Stanford (6-2)
Wednesday, December 16th | 9:00pm ET (8:00pm CT)
Knoxville, TN – The #14/15 Lady Vols (7-2) are on the West Coast to take on #15/12 Stanford (6-2) at Maples Pavilion on Wednesday night. Tipoff is slated for 9:00pm ET (8:00pm CT), and the game will be broadcast on ESPNU and online on WatchESPN.
No. 14/15 Tennessee continues a three-game road swing with a trip to the West Coast for games against a pair of top 15 opponents this week. On Wednesday, December 16th, the Lady Vols tangle with #15/12 Stanford (6-2) at Maples Pavilion in a 9:00pm ET (8:00 CT) telecast on ESPNU.
#16/15 Tennessee (6-2) vs. Wichita State (1-5)
Friday, December 11th, 2015 | 5:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The #16/15 Lady Vols (6-2) will hit the road for the first time this year, facing off against Wichita State (1-5) at Charles Koch Arena on Friday. Tipoff is slated for 7:05pm CT (8:05 ET), and the game will be broadcast online on ESPN3 and locally in Wichita on Cox 2022HD.
Mark Ewing (PxP) and Bob Hull (Analyst) will describe the action for COX 2022 HD in Wichita and ESPN3 online. Fans can hear the Lady Vol Network broadcast on stations across the state as well as via a live stream worldwide with Mickey Dearstone calling the action.
Tickets for the game can be purchased online via www.GoShockers.com
UT Athletics Department
Knoxville, TN – No. 8/8 Tennessee fell to Virginia Tech, 57-43, on Sunday afternoon in the final contest of an eight-game homestand to open the season.
The Hokies (7-1) held the Lady Vols to a season-low 43 points on just 31 percent shooting. The big difference came from behind the arc as Virginia Tech finished 9-19 from 3-point range while UT was held to a season-worst 1-19 from long range.
Virginia Tech guard Vanessa Panousis led all scorers with 21 points including 5-8 shooting from beyond the arc.
Nineteen of 29 games feature teams with postseason action in 2014-15
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee released its 2015-16 women’s basketball schedule Thursday evening, and the defending SEC co-champion Lady Vols will open the season playing their first eight regular-season games at home for the first time in school history.
Head coach Holly Warlick’s squad, which is set to debut vs. first-time opponent Central Arkansas on November 15th, enters the campaign on a 22-game home winning streak. The Lady Vols set a program record by forging an 18-0 mark while playing on The Summitt a year ago.
Belmont Sports Information
Nashville, TN – Belmont University men’s basketball will face national power Virginia (29-3) of the ACC Conference in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.
Belmont received a No. 15 seed and will face the second-seeded Cavaliers Friday from Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC.
Tip time, television and broadcast crew will be announced shortly.
Belmont (22-10) – making its seventh NCAA Tournament appearance in 10 years – will represent the Ohio Valley Conference for the second time in three years.
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