#25/RV Tennessee (15-9/6-5 SEC) vs. #2/2 South Carolina (23-1/11-0 SEC)
Monday, February 15th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The #25/RV Lady Vols (15-9, 6-5 SEC) will try to extend a four-game home winning streak and hand South Carolina (23-1, 11-0 SEC) its first SEC loss of the season on “Big Monday”. Tipoff is slated for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Under Holly Warlick, Tennessee is 60-8 at home, 31-16 in road games and 10-5 at neutral sites for a total of 101-29. The Big Orange women are 566-55 (.911) in all home games, beginning with the 1974-75 season. Tennessee is 413-31 (.930) all-time in Thompson-Boling Arena (1987-88 to present).
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Senior center Chris Horton, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Horton earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week honors after leading the Govs to their first win against Murray State since 2011. He averaged 22.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 3.0 assists in two games last week.
Horton had 15 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high six assists in a loss at UT Martin to open the week, but it was his performance at Murray State on Saturday that stood out.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as Robertson County, Stewart County, and Sumner County until midnight CT tonight, February 14th. The wintry mix will continue near the Kentucky border and in portions of the upper Cumberland tonight.
A light freezing rain is currently falling across Clarksville-Montgomery County creating hazardous road conditions.
Knoxville, TN – On Tuesday, the House Finance, Ways and Means Committee is expected to vote on House Bill 700 by Representative Jay Reedy (R-Erin) which would drastically weaken Tennessee’s motorcycle helmet law and undoubtedly increase deaths, traumatic brain injury and medical costs in the state.
The proposed bill would allow riders 21 years and older not insured with TennCare, to ride without a helmet. Tennessee’s current law requires all motorcyclists to wear a helmet, regardless of age or experience of the rider.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football team will bookend its 2016 schedule with a pair of FBS opponents, including an SEC foe for the third time in four seasons, as part of its 11-game schedule released by head coach Will Healy.
“It’s a very difficult schedule where we’ll be tested each and every week,” Healy said. “There are no cupcakes on this schedule. It will be good for us.”
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include: 2016 Queen City Road Race Art Contest Winner Announced, Kleeman Center offers new session of visual healing arts program, New Salsa Dance Class, and Registration is underway for Youth Recreation Leagues.
APSU Sports Information
Evansville, IN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team received its toughest test of the 2016 slate, Saturday, falling 6-3 to Southern Indiana at the Evansville Tennis Center.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the northern half of Middle Tennessee today, February 14th through early Monday morning.
A weather system moving in from the west will spread a wintry mix of snow, sleet and some freezing rain across areas generally along and north of Interstate 40 Sunday and Sunday night before changing to rain.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville District One patrol officers and Clarksville Fire/Rescue units responded to a house fire on Brook Mead Drive at 6:08pm, Saturday, February 13th, 2016.
Officers determined that nobody was inside the residence and that a relative of the homeowner had already rescued all of the pets before the first officer arrive at 6:11pm.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, February 13th, 2016, at 3:36am, Clarksville Police investigated a report of gunshots on Jockey Drive. Officers discovered four men in a nearby vehicle with two pistols and a rifle in plain view inside the car. A police canine search located a third pistol in a nearby field.
Bullet casings recovered at the scene matched the calibers of the weapons found inside the vehicle. Nearby cars and at least one apartment door were discovered to have bullet holes.
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