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#6 Tennessee Men’s Basketball chomped at Florida Gators, 75-49

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsGainesville, FL – Offensive struggles and a difficult night on the boards were too much for the sixth-ranked Tennessee basketball team to overcome, as the Volunteers fell to Florida, 75-49, on Tuesday at Exactech Arena.

Florida (7-4, 4-3 SEC) was impressive from the field, knocking down 31 of its 62 shot attempts. The Gators led in scoring by Noah Locke, who had 14.

UT (10-2, 4-2 SEC) was led by senior John Fulkerson who scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting, dished out a career-high-tying five assists, and pulled in four rebounds.

Tennessee Men's Basketball unable to wrangle Florida Gators in 75-49 loss Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball unable to wrangle Florida Gators in 75-49 loss Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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#6 Tennessee Vols Basketball heads south to take on Florida

 

#6/#6 Tennessee (10-1 | 4-1 SEC) at Florida (6-4 | 3-3 SEC)

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 | 6:00pm CT
Gainesville, FL | Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsGainesville, FL – The sixth-ranked Tennessee basketball team returns to action for a Tuesday night showdown with conference rival, Florida. Tipoff from the O’Connell Center is slated for 6:00pm CT on ESPN.

Fans can catch Tuesday’s game on ESPN and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN. WatchESPN can be accessed through the ESPN App, or online at espn.com/watch. Karl Ravech and Dick Vitale will have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertlekamp describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball hits the road Tuesday to play Florida Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball hits the road Tuesday to play Florida Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball slay Florida Gators, 78-50

 

UT Lady VolsGainesville, FL – The No. 24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team picked up their third-straight SEC win on Thursday, defeating the Gators in Exactech Arena, 78-50.

Junior Rennia Davis, playing in front of family and friends who made the drive over from Jacksonville, led the effort for Tennessee (14-3, 4-1 SEC), finishing the day with 18 points and five rebounds. Sophomore Rae Burrell was also in double digits with 11 points. 

Freshmen Lavender Briggs and Brylee Bartram led Florida (11-7, 2-3 SEC) with 11 points each. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball junior Rennia Davis led the Lady Vols with 18 points and 5 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball junior Rennia Davis led the Lady Vols with 18 points and 5 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

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#24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball at Florida, Wednesday

 

#24/#25 Tennessee (13-3 | 3-1 SEC) at Florida (11-6 | 2-2 SEC)

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 | 5:01pm CT
Gainesville, FL | Exactech Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (13-3, 3-1 SEC) hits the road this week, traveling to Gainesville to take on Florida (10-6, 2-2 SEC) in a 5:01pm CT contest on Thursday at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. This will mark the 57th meeting between these programs, with the Lady Vols leading the all-time series by a 52-4 advantage. 

Tennessee won its second straight league game and picked up its fifth victory in its last six contests on Sunday, as the Lady Vols overcame an early four-point deficit to defeat Georgia by 17, 73-56.

UT also has SEC wins over Missouri (77-66) and Ole Miss (84-28) and is tied for third in the league. 

#24/#25 Tennessee Women's Basketball travels to Gainesville to take on Florida, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

#24/#25 Tennessee Women’s Basketball travels to Gainesville to take on Florida, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball nabs 78-67 win at Florida

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsGainesville, FL – A drive by Grant Williams to the lane followed by a dish out to the corner to Admiral Schofield for a 3-pointer was the final blow that gave the No. 3 Tennessee Vols basketball team its first win at Florida since 2012, defeating the Gators 78-67 in Exactech Arena.

After being a close game throughout, the Vols (14-1, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) ended the last 44 second of the game on a 9-0 run to clinch the 11-point victory. Late in the game, Tennessee was able thwart the Gators (9-6, 1-2 SEC) offense. Florida was held without a field goal over the last 3:35 of the game and scored just four points in the final six minutes of play.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) drives for the basket as Florida Gators forward Dontay Bassett (21) defends during the first half at Exactech Arena. (Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) drives for the basket as Florida Gators forward Dontay Bassett (21) defends during the first half at Exactech Arena. (Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports)

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#3 Tennessee Vols Basketball hits the road Saturday to take on Florida Gators

 

#3 Tennessee Vols (13-1 | 2-0 SEC) at Florida (9-5 | 1-1 SEC)

Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 5:00pm CT
Gainesville, FL | Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O’Connell Center | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsGainesville, FL – A battle between two of the SEC’s top defenses is set to take place Saturday night, as No. 3 Tennessee goes on the road for the second time this week to face Florida in Exactech Arena/O’Connell Center.

The game will tip at 5:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN 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 (13-1, 2-0 SEC) enters the matchup on the heels of an 87-63 win on the road against Missouri.

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#15/14 Tennessee Lady Vols roll over Florida Gators, 70-42

 

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UT Lady VolsGainesville, FL #15/14 Tennessee defeated Florida at Exactech Arena on Thursday night, 70-42, giving Holly Warlick her 150th career win as a head coach (150-52) in her sixth season at the helm. 

The Lady Vols (22-6, 10-6 SEC) were led in scoring by Jaime Nared and Evina Westbrook with 13 each. UT had three other players in double figures, including Meme Jackson (11), Rennia Davis (11) and Anastasia Hayes (10). In a return to her home state, Davis added 10 rebounds to log her seventh career double-double.

Florida was led in scoring by Paulina Hersler, who ended the day with 12 points and five rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball head coach Holly Warlick gets 150th career win Thursday night when the Lady Vols defeated Florida, 70-42. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball head coach Holly Warlick gets 150th career win Thursday night when the Lady Vols defeated Florida, 70-42. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#15/14 Tennessee Lady Vols heads to Florida to take on the Gators

 

#15/14 Tennessee Lady Vols at Florida Gators

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 | 6:02pm CT
Gainesville, FL | Exactech Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 15/14 Tennessee (21-6, 9-5 SEC) makes its last road trip of the regular season, traveling to Gainesville to face Florida (11-16, 3-11 SEC) on Thursday at 6:02pm CT.

This will mark the 55th meeting between these schools in women’s basketball, with UT holding a 50-4 series advantage, including 20-2 in Gainesville.

The Lady Vols and Gators also played in Tennessee’s 28th game last season as well, with the Big Orange coming away with a 74-70 victory in Knoxville on February 23rd.

Tennessee Women's Basketball hits the road Thursday to play the Florida Gators in Gainesville. Tip off is at 6:02pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball hits the road Thursday to play the Florida Gators in Gainesville. Tip off is at 6:02pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols get 84-75 win over Florida Gators

 

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UT Lady VolsGainesville, FL Diamond DeShields posted an all-around performance to lead Tennessee to an 84-75 win over Florida at Exactech Arena on Thursday night.

DeShields finished with 27 points on 9-of-13 shooting, five rebounds, three assists and three steals. Jaime Nared had another strong performance, scoring 16 points and grabbing seven boards. Mercedes Russell and Alexa Middleton also got into double digits, totaling 14 and 11 points, respectively.

Tennessee (13-7, 4-3 SEC) picked up its second conference road win of the season with the wire-to-wire victory over Florida (10-10, 1-6 SEC).

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the Florida Gators in Gainesville, FL. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Diamond DeShields #11 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the game between the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the Florida Gators in Gainesville, FL. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols hit the road to face Florida Gators Thursday night

 

RV/RV Tennessee Lady Vols (12-7/3-3 SEC) at Florida Gators (10-9/1-5 SEC)

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 | 6:00pm CT
Gainesville, FL | Exactech Arena

UT Lady VolsGainesville, FL – Coming off a dominant performance over Vanderbilt on Sunday, Tennessee hits the road in search of an SEC win at Florida on Thursday night in Exactech Arena.

The game tips off at 6:00pm CT and will be available online on SECN+ and through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Adam Schick (PxP) and Brittany Davis (Analyst) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Gators.

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

Tennessee Women's Basketball heads to the Sunshine State to take on Florida Gators Thursday night, January 26th, 2017. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball heads to the Sunshine State to take on Florida Gators Thursday night, January 26th, 2017. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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