Topic: Alex Poythress
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Tennessee (12-13/5-7 SEC) at #14/#14 Kentucky (19-6/9-3 SEC)
Thursday, February 18th, 2016 | 7:01pm ET/6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee is headed to Lexington for the second edition of this year’s border battle with Kentucky. The Vols meet the 14th-ranked Wildcats on Thursday with tipoff from Rupp Arena set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT on ESPN.
Tennessee (12-13, 5-7 SEC) picked up a memorable victory in this season’s first meeting between the two programs, rallying from a 21-point first half deficit to claim an 84-77 win at Thompson-Boling Arena. That victory snapped a two-game losing streak to Kentucky (19-6, 9-3 SEC) and marked one of the largest comeback victories in program history.
Tennessee (11-11, 4-5 SEC) at Arkansas (11-11, 4-5 SEC)
Saturday, February 6th, 2016 | 7:01pm CT/8:00pm ET
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee goes in search of its second straight SEC win when it travels to face Arkansas Saturday night at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT on the SEC Network.
The Vols (11-11, 4-5 SEC) are looking to snap a three-game losing streak in Fayetteville and find its first win there since 2009. Tennessee leads the all-time series 19-16, but dropped two of the three meetings between the programs last season. Meanwhile, the Razorbacks (11-11, 4-5 SEC) return home to Bud Walton Arena after suffering an 87-83 defeat at Florida on Wednesday night. Arkansas is 10-3 at home this season, boasting victories over Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, and No. 5 Texas A&M.
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Knoxville, TN – Once down 21 points, the Tennessee Volunteers rallied to earn a 84-77 victory over No. 20 Kentucky in the 219th meeting between the two schools Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Kevin Punter Jr., the Southeastern Conference’s second-leading scorer, led the Vols with 27 points, including hitting 11-of-12 from the free throw line. Fellow senior Armani Moore scored 18 pints and pulled down a team-high 13 rebounds. Detrick Mostella had 13 points while Admiral Schofield added 11.
Tennessee (10-11, 3-5 SEC) vs. #20/#19 Kentucky (16-5, 6-2 SEC)
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 | 7:03pm ET/6:03pm CT
Knoxville, TN – For the 219th time, Tennessee meets Kentucky on the hardwood when the two programs square off at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night. Tipoff between the Vols and 20th-ranked Wildcats is set for 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN as part of Super Tuesday.
Tennessee (10-11, 3-5 SEC) will be looking for its second win over a ranked opponent this season and its 68th win all-time against Kentucky — the most of any other collegiate program in the country. The Vols’ all-time record against the Wildcats is 67-151, a mark that includes a 47-52 record in Knoxville. Twenty-one of Tennessee’s 67 wins have come against a ranked UK squad.
Clarksville, TN – From the time his high school basketball playing days came to an end five years ago, Austin Peay men’s basketball point guard Jeremy Purvis has had to shown a persistence, determination and sometimes even patience to keep his playing career going; and this season has been no different.
Purvis, who played locally at Northeast High School, was starter and three-point shooting specialist for the Eagles in its two trips to the TSSAA State Tournament.
Murfreesboro, TN – Alex Poythress from Northeast High School was named Mr. Basketball in Class AAA for 2012. The other two finalists were Cameron Golden from Ridgeway High School and Jajuan Johnson from Southwind High School.
From Clarksville, TN, Poythress is a 6’8”, senior, small forward. He is a three year starter for the Eagles who averages 30.1 points, 11.1 rebounds, 4.3 blocks, 2.0 assists, and 1.5 steals per game. He shoots 67% from the field, 38% from three-point range, and 77% from the free throw line.
Clarksville, TN – Christmas came late to Clarksville High Boy’s Basketball team, but the Wildcats will certainly take the gifts.
Two days after earning a spot in the Region 5-AAA Championship game and earning a sticker the Wildcats can put on a trophy wall for getting to the ‘Sweet 16’, their first of the season after not winning a regular season or district tournament title, Clarksville High earned an even bigger trophy sticker and a plaque to go with it Thursday night.
Alex Poythress held to 18 in last game
Clarksville, TN – Northeast High School’s, and ultimately Alex Poythress’, dreams of going to the state tournament were dashed in a Region 5-AAA quarterfinal game by Mt. Juliet 68-61 Friday night at the Eagles Nest.
Mt. Juliet, the District 9-AAA regular season champions put the No. 4 team out of the 9-AAA Tournament, will move on to play Clarksville High School on Tuesday at Northeast High School at 6:00pm.
Hermitage, TN – The Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards will be presented to the top girls and boys in five classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association prior to the championship game awards presentation for each class, respectively.
Alex Poythress from Northeast High School is a finalist for the Class AAA Mr. Basketball. Bashaara Graves from Clarksville High School is a finalist for the Class AAA Miss Basketball.
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