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#21/21 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball loses on the road to #22/23 Georgia, 57-55

 

UT Lady VolsAthens, GA – No. 21/21 Tennessee women’s basketball team pulled within one in the final seconds at No. 22/23 Georgia but couldn’t overcome a tough day offensively, falling 57-55 in Stegeman Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.
 
Senior Rennia Davis led Tennessee (13-6, 7-4 SEC) with 22 points and six rebounds. Junior Rae Burrell turned in 10 points and five rebounds, and senior Kasiyahna Kushkituah pulled down 13 rebounds to tie her career-high.
 
Gabby Connally was the high scorer for Georgia (17-4, 9-4 SEC), finishing with 24 points. Que Morrison was also in double figures with 11 points, and Jenna Staiti pulled down 12 boards.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Rennia Davis had 22 points and six rebounds in loss to Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Rennia Davis had 22 points and six rebounds in loss to Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#21/21 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball visits #22/23 Georgia, Sunday

 

Tennessee (13-5 | 7-3 SEC) at Georgia (16-4 | 8-4 SEC)

Sunday, February 21st, 2021 | 1:02pm CT
Athens, GA | Stegeman Coliseum

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 21/21 Tennessee women’s basketball team (13-5, 7-3 SEC) is back in action on Sunday, traveling to Athens to take on No. 22/23 Georgia (16-4/8-4 SEC) in a 1:02pm CT matinee at Stegeman Coliseum.

It will mark the second meeting this season between the squads, with the Bulldogs erasing a 17-point, third-quarter deficit to walk away with a 67-66 decision in Knoxville back on January 14th.

The Lady Vols sit in third place in the SEC standings, followed by Georgia and Kentucky in fourth at 8-4, so postseason tournament top-four seedings are up for grabs on Sunday. UK, the other team in that equation, is at South Carolina. UT (7-3) is one of only three SEC teams with three losses or fewer in conference play (along with first-place South Carolina [12-1] and second-place Texas A&M [10-1]). 

Tennessee Women's Basketball heads to Athens to take on Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball heads to Athens to take on Georgia, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Anonymous gift launches partnerships between APSU Southeastern Grasslands Initiative, other organizations

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Two anonymous donors recently made a generous $50,000 commitment to Austin Peay State University (APSU) to expand the operations of the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI) into southern Tennessee and northern Georgia.

Austin Peay State University's Southeastern Grasslands Initiative. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Southeastern Grasslands Initiative. (APSU)

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#12 Tennessee Vols unable to contain #3 Georgia Bulldogs in 44-21 loss

 

Tennessee Vols’ eight-game win streak snapped in Athens Georgia

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAthens, GA – Despite leading third-ranked Georgia Bulldogs at halftime Saturday, the 12th-ranked Tennessee Vols football team fell short of pulling off the upset, falling by a score of 44-21 at Sanford Stadium.

Georgia (3-0) held Tennessee scoreless and outgained UT 206-71 in the second half to snap the Vols’ eight-game win streak.

Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano threw a pair of touchdown passes to Josh Palmer Saturday. Sophomore tailback Eric Gray was Tennessee’s leading rusher and receiver, finishing with career-highs in receptions (8) and receiving yards (54).

#3 Georgia Bulldogs rally from behind in second half to defeat #12 Tennessee Vols Saturday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletics)

#3 Georgia Bulldogs rally from behind in second half to defeat #12 Tennessee Vols Saturday afternoon. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols travel to Georgia Bulldogs, Saturday

 

Tennessee Vols (2-0) at Georgia Bulldogs (2-0)

Saturday, October 10th, 2020 | 2:30pm CT
Athens, GA | Sanford Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAthens, GA – After a 2-0 start to the season, No. 14/12 Tennessee will face its toughest challenge yet as the Vols travel to Athens to take on No. 3/3 Georgia on Saturday afternoon.

UT will be looking to upset the Bulldogs and extend their SEC-leading win streak to nine games. The only FBS program with a longer current win streak than Tennessee is Air Force (9).

Saturday’s game has been tabbed as the SEC Game of the Week and will be televised on CBS with Brad Nessler (PxP), Gary Danielson (analyst) and Jamie Erdahl (sideline) on the call.

Tennessee Volunteers Football takes on Georgia Bulldogs in Athens in Top 15 Showdown. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Volunteers Football takes on Georgia Bulldogs in Athens in Top 15 Showdown. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Football defeats Missouri 35-12 in home opener

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 21/20 Tennessee (2-0) rushed for four touchdowns and used a punishing defensive performance to extend its win streak to eight consecutive games following a 35-12 triumph over Missouri (0-2) on Saturday in Neyland Stadium.

The victory improved the Vols record in home openers to 98-20-5. UT’s eight-game win streak is the second-longest for the program since 1998, and the 23-point win is Tennessee’s largest margin of victory over an SEC opponent since a 63-37 victory against Missouri on November 9th, 2016.

Tennessee Vols Football running back Eric Gray runs 20 yards for a touchdown Sunday against Missouri. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football running back Eric Gray runs 20 yards for a touchdown Sunday against Missouri. (Tennessee Athletics)

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APSU Men’s Basketball adds Georgia transfer Mike Peake for 2020

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – A second skilled big with high-major experience is coming to Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball, with Mike Peake, who spent his freshman season at Georgia, the latest addition to the APSU roster for the 2020 year.

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APSU Softball falls to Georgia, 8-0

 

APSU SoftballAthens, GA – A five-run inning by nationally ranked Georgia put the Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team into an early hole it couldn’t dig out of, Sunday at Jack Turner Stadium on the final day of the 17th Annual Georgia Classic, as the Govs fell to the Bulldogs, 8-0.

Austin Peay State University Softball unable to get on track against ranked Georgia, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Softball unable to get on track against ranked Georgia, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball falls to James Madison, defeats Central Michigan at Georgia Classic

 

APSU SoftballAthens, GA –  Shelby Harpe threw a two-hit complete game and Katelyn Smith hit first collegiate home run to help lead the Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team past Central Michigan, 3-1, Saturday afternoon at Jack Turner Stadium, in Day 2 of the 17th Annual Georgia Classic, after dropping their morning contest to No. 21 nationally ranked James Madison, 8-0.

Austin Peay State University Softball loses morning game 8-0 to #21 James Madison but later defeats Central Michigan 3-1 Saturday at Georgia Classic. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Softball loses morning game 8-0 to #21 James Madison but later defeats Central Michigan 3-1 Saturday at Georgia Classic. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball falls to Central Michigan, James Madison at Georgia Classic

 

APSU SoftballAthens, GABrooke Pfefferle had four hits, including three for extra-bases, but it wasn’t enough for Austin Peay State University, Friday at Jack Turner Stadium on the opening day of the 17th Annual Georgia Classic, as the Governors fell to Central Michigan, 4-3 and #21 James Madison, 13-2.

Austin Peay State University Softball loses to Central Michigan 4-3, then later to James Madison 13-2 at Annual Georgia Classic, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Softball loses to Central Michigan 4-3, then later to James Madison 13-2 at Annual Georgia Classic, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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