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Tennessee Vols Basketball faces Washington at James Naismith Classic, Saturday

 

Tennessee (2-0) vs. Washington (2-0)

James Naismith Classic
Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 4:00pm CT
Toronto, Ontario | Scotiabank Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsToronto, Ontario – Tennessee Vols basketball returns to action on Saturday afternoon at the James Naismith Classic, when it takes on Washington inside Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena. Tipoff is set for 4:00pm CT on ESPN+.

Saturday’s game will be available to the U.S. audience through a paid subscription with ESPN+. Information about a subscription to the online service can be found here. Doug Sherman (play-by-play) and Sean Farnham (color) will have the call.

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

Tennessee Men's Basketball heads to Canada to take on Washington at the James Naismith Classic Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball heads to Canada to take on Washington at the James Naismith Classic Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

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#6 Tennessee Vols play #13 Purdue in NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen, Thursday

 

#6 Tennessee Vols (31-5 | 15-3 SEC)  vs. #13 Purdue (25-9 | 16-4 Big 10)

Thursday,  March 28th, 2019 | 6:29pm CT
Louisville, KY | KFC Yum! Center | TV: TBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsLouisville, KY – With a bid for the Elite Eight at stake, the No. 2-seeded Tennessee Vols are prepared to face No. 3 seed Purdue in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament at KFC Yum! Center in the South Region on Thursday. The game tips at 6:29pm CT and will be televised live on TBS.

Tennessee is competing in its eighth Sweet Sixteen all time and sixth since 2000. The Vols are 31-5 this season. That impressive record also includes a school-record 19-game winning streak, a program-record-tying three victories over top-five opponents and ties the most victories in a single season in program history.

Tennessee Men's Basketball heads to Louisville Kentucky to take on Purdue in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Tournament. (UT Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols beat Mississippi State 83-70, faces Kentucky in SEC Tournament Semifinals

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – A second-half run vaulted the No. 5 Tennessee Vols to an 83-76 victory over Mississippi State in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament on Friday night at Bridgestone Arena.
 
All-SEC wing Admiral Schofield finished with a game-high 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the floor. Kyle Alexander posted a dominant performance, dropping 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting, nine rebounds, three steals and two blocks.
 
Grant Williams also chipped in 16 points in the game. Jordan Bone narrowly missed a double-double with 14 points and nine assists. Lamonte Turner was also effective at getting open shots for his teammates, dishing out eight assists to go with four steals. Jordan Bowden rounded out UT’s double-digit scorers with 10 points.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) and forward Grant Williams (2) celebrate after a win against the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) and forward Grant Williams (2) celebrate after a win against the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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#5 Tennessee Vols travel to Auburn, Saturday

 

#5 Tennessee (27-3 | 15-2 SEC) vs. Auburn (21-9 | 10-7 SEC)

Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 11:02am CT
Auburn, AL | Auburn Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAuburn, AL – No. 5 Tennessee Vols will have a chance to repeat as SEC Champions on Saturday, as the Vols travel to take on Auburn in the regular-season finale.

The game will tip at 11:00am 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 (27-3, 15-2 SEC) has never won back-to-back conference titles in program history, and a win against the Tigers would clinch at least a share of the SEC Title.

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#5 Tennessee Vols roll over Mississippi State, 71-54

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 5 Tennessee Vols used a fast second-half start to power past Mississippi State on Senior Night at Thompson-Boling Arena, 71-54.
 
Heading into its final game of the regular season Saturday at Auburn, Tennessee remains in a tie atop the Southeastern Conference standings.
 
Leading by six points at halftime, Tennessee (27-3, 15-2 SEC) used a 17-4 run to open the second half and create a comfortable, 19-point lead, capped by a Jalen Johnson 3-pointer from the left wing. The Bulldogs (21-9, 9-8) never drew closer than 14 points after the Vols’ initial second-half burst, and Tennessee’s lead expanded to as many as 24 points.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) during the first half against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) during the first half against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#5 Tennessee Vols host Mississippi Tuesday on Senior Night

 

#5 Tennessee (26-3 | 14-2 SEC) vs. Mississippi State (21-8 | 9-7 SEC)

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – In the final home game of the season, the No. 5 Tennessee Vols will honor its four seniors on Tuesday night as the Vols host Mississippi State at Thompson-Boling Arena on Senior Night.

The game will tip at 8:00pm CT and will be televised on SEC Network 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. Tickets for the game are still available at AllVols.com.

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#7 Tennessee Vols dismantle #4 Kentucky at home, 71-52

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – In front of the sellout Thompson-Boling Arena crowd, the No. 7 Tennessee Vols powered past No. 4 Kentucky 71-52 to move into a two-way tie for first place in the SEC.

It was the largest loss for the Wildcats in conference play since February 4th, 2017 when they lost by 22 points to Florida.

Backed by a career-high performance from Jordan Bone, the Vols (26-3, 14-2 SEC) maintained a perfect home record against the Wildcats (24-5, 13-3 SEC) in the Rick Barnes era while extending their home winning streak to 25 games.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) brings the ball up court against the Kentucky Wildcats during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bone (0) brings the ball up court against the Kentucky Wildcats during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols lose at #13 LSU in Overtime, 82-80

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsBaton Rouge, LA – The No. 5 Tennessee Vols suffered an overtime loss on the road Saturday against No. 13 LSU at Pete Maravich Assembly Center, 82-80.
 
A shot with 0.6 seconds left just missed and handed the Vols (24-3, 12-2 SEC) their second straight loss on the road. The Tigers (22-5, 12-2 SEC) were fueled by a raucous, sold-out crowd and the absence of SEC Player of the Year candidate Tremont Waters, who was out due to illness.
 
Javonte Smart stepped up big for LSU, dropping a career-high 29 points to go along with five rebounds, five assists and three steals. Skylar Mays chipped in 23 points as well.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) is defended by LSU Tigers guard Marlon Taylor (14) in the first half at the Maravich Assembly Center. (Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Jordan Bowden (23) is defended by LSU Tigers guard Marlon Taylor (14) in the first half at the Maravich Assembly Center. (Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)

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#1 Tennessee Vols take down South Carolina, 85-73

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Fueled by five double-figure scorers, No. 1 Tennessee Vols continued its winning ways Wednesday night, defeating the South Carolina Gamecocks, 85-73, in Thompson-Boling Arena.

The victory marked the ninth time in Southeastern Conference that play the Vols (23-1, 11-0 SEC) have won by double digits and the second time they have done so against South Carolina (12-12, 7-4 SEC).

National Player of the Year candidate Admiral Schofield led the way with a game-high 21-point performance while grabbing a team-high 10 boards for his fourth double-double of the season.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against South Carolina Gamecocks forward Chris Silva (30) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 85 to 73. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Admiral Schofield (5) moves the ball against South Carolina Gamecocks forward Chris Silva (30) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 85 to 73. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#1 Tennessee Vols Basketball hosts South Carolina, Wednesday

 

#1 Tennessee Vols (22-1 | 10-0 SEC) vs. South Carolina (12-11 | 7-3 SEC)

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 | 5:31pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 1 Tennessee is set to face South Carolina Wednesday night in Thompson-Boling Arena to cap off a three-game homestand.

The game will tip at 5:30pm CT and will be televised on SEC Network 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. There are only four home games left, so visit AllVols.com soon if you’re interested in buying tickets for one of our remaining games.Tickets are still available for Wednesday’s matchup at the price of $15.00.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays South Carlina at Thompson-Boling Arena Wednesday night. (UT Athletics)

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