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Tennessee Volunteers loses at #13/11 Kentucky Wildcats, 83-58

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsLexington, KY Admiral Schofield scored 17 points and Jordan Bone had 15, but Tennessee could not keep pace with Kentucky’s strong 3-point shooting early on, falling to the Wildcats, 83-58, on Wednesday at Rupp Arena.

Tennessee (14-12, 6-7 SEC) struggled from the floor, shooting just 34.6 percent on the night and 18.8 percent (3-of-16) from 3-point range. Kentucky shot 44 percent (11-of-25) from 3-point range with 10 treys in the first half.

Schofield scored 11 of his 17 points in the second half. He was 6-of-10 from the floor for the night and collected a team-high seven rebounds. Bone’s 15 points featured a pair of 3-pointers.

Admiral Schofield paces Tennessee Vols with 17 points; Kentucky Wildcats thrive on hot 3-point shooting in first half. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Admiral Schofield paces Tennessee Vols with 17 points; Kentucky Wildcats thrive on hot 3-point shooting in first half. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Vols take on #13 Kentucky Wildcats at Rupp Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (14-11/6-6 SEC) at #13/#11 Kentucky (20-5/10-2 SEC)

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 | 6:04pm CT
Lexington, KY | Rupp Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee heads to Lexington for a Tuesday-night showdown with No. 13 Kentucky. Tipoff at Rupp Arena is slated for 6:00pm CT on ESPN.

The Vols (14-11, 6-6 SEC) and Wildcats (20-5, 10-2 SEC) are meeting for the second time in three weeks. In the first meeting between the border rivals, UT picked up an 82-80 victory over fourth-ranked UK in Knoxville. Tennessee was led that night by 25 points from Robert Hubbs III.

Hubbs continues to lead the Vols in scoring, averaging 14.3 ppg.

Tuesday's border battle rematch between Tennessee and Kentucky tips off at 6:00pm CT on ESPN. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Women’s Soccer has 10 players sign National Letters of Intent for 2017

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team announced Wednesday the addition of 10 players who signed national letters of intent to join the 2017 roster this fall.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer adds 10 players during National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer adds 10 players during National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols travels to #5/4 South Carolina Gamecocks, Monday

 

Tennessee Lady Vols (13-7/4-3 SEC) vs. #5/4 South Carolina Gamecocks (18-1/8-0 SEC)

Monday, January 30th, 2017 | 5:02pm CT
Columbia, SC | Colonial Life Arena

UT Lady VolsColumbia, SC – Tennessee hits the road for the second consecutive game on Monday night in search of its third win over a top-10 team the season, as the Lady Vols face #5/4 South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena.

The game tips off at 5:02pm CT and will be televised on ESPN2. It will also be available online through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Dave O’Brien (PxP) and Doris Burke (Analyst) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Gamecocks.

Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.

Tennessee Lady Vols travel to South Carolina to play the Gamecocks late Monday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletic Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols Basketball beats Kansas State 70-58

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN A trio of double-digit scorers led Tennessee to a 70-58 win over Kansas State at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic.

The Vols (12-9, 4-4 SEC) finished their three-game homestand with a perfect record following the wire-to-wire win over the Wildcats (15-6, 4-4 Big 12). UT crashed the boards all game long, out-rebounding Kansas State, 43-29. Kyle Alexander led the way with nine boards to go along with eight points.

Grant Williams posted another strong performance, totaling 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting, six rebounds and two assists on the day. Jordan Bowden and Robert Hubbs III were the other Volunteers to eclipse double-digit points, scoring 13 and 10, respectively.

Forward Grant Williams #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

Forward Grant Williams #2 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols play Kansas State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

Tennessee (11-9/4-4 SEC) vs. Kansas State (15-5/4-4 BIG 12)

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee breaks from conference play and closes out its three-game homestand when it hosts Kansas State on Saturday as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic. Tipoff is at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2.

Saturday’s game marks the second time in three seasons that Tennessee (11-9, 4-4 SEC) has faced Kansas State (15-5, 4-4 Big 12) in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The Wildcats visited Knoxville as part of the cross-conference showcase in 2014, with the Vols claiming a narrow 65-64 victory in that contest.

UT is 1-1 all-time in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge after falling at TCU last season.

Saturday's SEC/Big 12 Challenge game between Tennessee Vols and Kansas State tips off at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Saturday’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge game between Tennessee Vols and Kansas State tips off at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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Tennessee Vols upset Kentucky Wildcats 82-80 Tuesday night

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Tennessee earned its first win over a top-5 ranked opponent since 2010 with an 82-80 victory over No. 4 Kentucky on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Volunteers last win over a top-5 team came on December 11th, 2010 when UT defeated No. 3 Pittsburgh, 83-76.

The win also marked the first over a ranked opponent this season for the Volunteers after losing their previous five against ranked foes.UT has now defeated the Wildcats in their last two visits to Knoxville after securing an 84-77 victory at TBA last year.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) moves the ball on Kentucky Wildcats forward Edrice Adebayo (3) at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) moves the ball on Kentucky Wildcats forward Edrice Adebayo (3) at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball takes on #4 Kentucky Wildcats at home Tuesday

 

Tennessee (10-9, 3-4 SEC) vs. #4/#4 Kentucky (17-2, 7-0 SEC)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee faces border rival Kentucky on Tuesday night when the fourth-ranked Wildcats visit Thompson-Boling Arena for a 8:00pm CT tip. The 221st meeting between the two programs will air on ESPN.

Kentucky (17-2, 7-0 SEC) represents the sixth ranked opponent that the Vols (10-9, 3-4 SEC) have faced this season. On Tuesday, Tennessee will be seeking its first win over a ranked opponent in 2016-17 while also looking to achieve its 69th win over Kentucky in program history. Of UT’s 68 wins — which are the most against the Wildcats of any collegiate team — 22 have come against a ranked UK squad.

The 221st meeting between the Tennessee Vols and Kentucky Wildcats airs on ESPN's Super Tuesday at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols Host Mississippi State Bulldogs Saturday

 

Tennessee (9-9, 2-4 SEC) vs. Mississippi State (12-5, 3-2 SEC)

Saturday, January 21st, 2017 | 5:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee kicks off a three-game homestand on Saturday when Mississippi State visits Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5:00pm CT on SEC Network.

The Vols (9-9, 2-4 SEC) face their second-straight opponent from the Magnolia State after dropping a Tuesday night contest on the road at Ole Miss. Robert Hubbs III and Lamonte Turner scored 15 points apiece to lead UT while Jordan Bowden added 14 points.

Hubbs continues to lead UT offensively, averaging 14.4 ppg to go along with 4.9 rpg — the second-best mark on the team. Freshman Grant Williams, who paces the team with 5.7 rpg and 2.1 bpg, is second on the team in scoring at 10.5 ppg.

The Tennessee Volunteers and Mississippi State Bulldogs meet Saturday night at 4:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will be broadcasted on the SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Lady Vols win SEC opener against #17/23 Kentucky, 72-65

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN Redshirt junior Diamond DeShields made a huge return to the hardwood in Tennessee’s 72-65 win over No. 17/23 Kentucky on Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

After missing the last two games, DeShields dropped 21 points on 50 percent (8-of-16) shooting to go along with four rebounds, two assists and a block. Fellow redshirt junior Mercedes Russell compiled another strong outing, scoring 22 points, grabbing nine boards and dishing out three assists.

Tennessee (9-4, 1-0 SEC) is now 29-6 in SEC openers and improved to 2-2 on the season against ranked opponents.

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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