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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Alabama at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

#3 Tennessee Vols (15-1 | 4-0 SEC) vs. Alabama (11-5 | 2-2 SEC)

Saturday, January 19th, 2019 | 1:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Now riding an 11-game win streak, No. 3 Tennessee Vols Basketball team will host Alabama at Thompson-Boling Arena in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday.

The game will tip at 1:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN2 and can also be viewed online through WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.

Tennessee (15-1, 4-0 SEC) boasts one of the nation’s top scoring offenses, averaging 87.1 points per game to rank eighth in the country.

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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball dominates Georgia, 96-50

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – In front of a sold out Thompson-Boling Arena crowd, No. 3 Tennessee Vols basketball team dominated its Southeastern Conference opener from the opening whistle, blitzing Georgia in a 96-50 win.

Led by a combined 56 points from Jordan Bowden (20), Grant Williams (18) and Admiral Schofield (18), Tennessee (12-1, 1-0 SEC) led Georgia (8-5, 0-1 SEC) by as many as 49 points en route to a 46-point victory Saturday afternoon. The 46-point scoring margin tied the second largest margin of victory over an SEC opponent in Tennessee program history.

Tennessee Men's Basketball rolls over Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball rolls over Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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UT Vols Basketball releases 2018-19 Schedule

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee’s complete 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule has been made public. High-profile non-conference opponents for the Volunteers include Gonzaga, Georgia Tech, Louisville, in-state foe Memphis, Wake Forest and West Virginia. The Big Orange host 18 regular-season contests and one preseason exhibition at Thompson-Boling Arena.

In their fourth season under the direction of reigning SEC Coach of the Year Rick Barnes, the Volunteers play host to multiple regional opponents  in pre-conference action, including Barnes’ alma mater, Lenoir-Rhyne, in the season-opener along with Eastern Kentucky and Samford. Louisiana and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi are also set to visit Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee Men's Basketball's 2018-19 Season Schedule. (UT Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols roll to 76-54 win over Mississippi State

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsStarkville, MS – No. 16 Tennessee went to one of the toughest environments in the SEC and dominated Mississippi State, 76-54, in Humphrey Coliseum on Tuesday night.
 
Coming off a career performance Saturday at Ole Miss, Admiral Schofield played lights out once again, finishing with 24 points and seven boards to lead the Vols (22-7, 12-5 SEC). The win guaranteed Tennessee a top-two finish in the SEC this season and a double-bye in the SEC Tournament next week.
 
Mississippi State (21-9, 9-8 SEC) pulled within four points early in the second half at 44-40, but UT responded with a 12-2 run to make it a 14-point game with 12:08 remaining.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) drives to the basket against Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Nick Weatherspoon (0) during the first half at Humphrey Coliseum. (Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) drives to the basket against Mississippi State Bulldogs guard Nick Weatherspoon (0) during the first half at Humphrey Coliseum. (Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports)

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#16 Tennessee Vols travels to Starksville to play Mississippi State

 

#16 Tennessee Vols at Mississippi State

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Starksville, MS | Humphrey Coliseum | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsStarksville, MS – No. 16 Tennessee heads to Humphrey Coliseum to face one of the hottest teams in the SEC in Mississippi State on Tuesday night, February 27th. The game will tip at 6:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (21-7, 11-5 SEC) are coming off a pair of wins last week over Florida and Ole Miss. Admiral Schofield was named Co-SEC Player of the Week after averaging 20.5 points 7.5 rebounds and three assists in the wins. His week was highlighted by a dominant performance in Oxford during which he scored a career-high 25 points on an efficient 9-of-14 shooting en route to a 73-65 win over the Rebels. On the season, he ranks second on the team in scoring (12.8 ppg) and first in rebounding (6.9 rpg).

Tennessee Men's Basketball travels to Mississippi State, Tuesday. Tip off is at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#18 Tennessee Vols takes on South Carolina Gamecocks at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#18 Tennessee Vols vs. South Carolina Gamecocks

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPNU

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Coming off its worst loss of the season, No. 18 Tennessee will look to bounce back on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in a matchup with the South Carolina Gamecocks. The game tips at 8:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (18-6, 8-4 SEC) were on the losing end for just the second time in over a month on Saturday, falling on the road at Alabama, 78-50. UT shot a season-low 28 percent (16-of-58) from the floor and made only one basket in the final 10 minutes of play. Tuesday night offers a chance to bounce back as the Vols prepare to close out strong during the final stretch of the regular season. In the first meeting with South Carolina, UT came out on top in Columbia, 70-63, behind Lamonté Turner’s 25 points off the bench. 

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays South Carolina Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#18 Tennessee Vols play Ole Miss at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

#18 Tennessee Vols vs. Oil Miss

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 | 5:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 18 Tennessee remains at home Saturday for a matchup with Ole Miss in Thompson-Boling Arena, where the Vols will look to extend their four-game winning streak. The game tips at 5:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (16-5, 6-3 SEC) are coming off an 84-61 victory over LSU at home, marking UT’s second 23-point win in as many games. Tennessee’s recent success has been a result of stellar defensive play, as the Volunteers are holding opponents to just 58.7 points per game over the last six contests. The group ranks as the No. 7 team in the country for defensive efficiency according to KenPom.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Ole Miss Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 5:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#18 Tennessee Vols hosts LSU Tigers Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

#18 Tennessee Vols vs. LSU

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 | 5:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Riding a three-game winning streak, 18th-ranked Tennessee will look to continue its recent success again on Wednesday, as LSU comes to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 5:30pm CT tip. The game will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (15-5, 5-3 SEC) are coming off a road win at Iowa State as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge last Saturday. UT cruised to a 68-45 victory behind lockdown defense and a 20-point performance from Lamonté Turner, who is the team’s third-leading scorer this season with 10.4 ppg. Turner, who is averaging 30 minutes of action during the last three games, is currently riding a streak of 79+ minutes without a turnover.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays the LSU Tigers at home Wednesday night. Tip off is at 5:30pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball plays the LSU Tigers at home Wednesday night. Tip off is at 5:30pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#21 Tennessee Vols gets 70-63 win at South Carolina

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbia, SC – No. 21 Tennessee went on the road for a hard-fought 70-63 victory against South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena on Saturday night.
 
The Vols (13-5, 4-3 SEC) never pulled ahead by more than nine points during the game but were able to hold their lead for nearly 37 minutes. South Carolina stayed within striking distance with its three-point shooting, knocking six of 10 in the second half. UT was able to counter that with a strong presence down low, scoring 39 points in the paint.
 
During the final stretch of play, Tennessee held South Carolina to just 1-of-11 shooting from the field to spur an 11-3 run, during which UT was 6-of-6 from the free-throw line to seal the victory.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) drives around South Carolina Gamecocks forward Justin Minaya (10) in the first half at Colonial Life Arena. (Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Admiral Schofield (5) drives around South Carolina Gamecocks forward Justin Minaya (10) in the first half at Colonial Life Arena. (Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports)

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#19 Tennessee takes on Auburn at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#19 Tennessee vs. Auburn

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – After a two-game road trip, the Tennessee Volunteers return home Tuesday for their SEC home-opener against Auburn in Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 6:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Tennessee (9-3, 0-1 SEC) is looking to bounce back from a tough road loss in overtime at Arkansas with a win over the Tigers, who boast one of the best records in the SEC at 12-1. Jordan Bone, who dropped a season-high 21 points vs. the Razorbacks, has averaged 16.5 ppg the last two games, up from 7.0 ppg through the first 10 contests.

Tennessee Men's Basketball faces the Auburn Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday night. Tip off is set for 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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