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Brittany Young hired as next APSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach

 

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison has again turned to a young coach who has risen through the ranks and gained a reputation as a diligent recruiter to lead one of the department’s flagship programs. The APSU athletics department will introduce Brittany Young as the 11th head women’s basketball coach in program history at 4:00pm, Friday, in the Winfield Dunn Center.

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Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Florida in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals, Friday

 

Tennessee (17-7) vs. Florida (14-8)

SEC Tournament Quarterfinals
Friday, March 12th, 2021 | ~2:30pm ET / ~1:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The Tennessee men’s basketball team opens its run through the 2021 SEC Tournament with a Friday afternoon quarterfinal matchup with fifth-seeded Florida. Tipoff from Bridgestone Arena is set for approximately 1:30pm CT ESPN.

Fans can see Friday’s game on ESPN and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN on the ESPN App. WatchESPN can also be accessed online at espn.com/watch. Karl Ravech and Jimmy Dykes 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 faces Florida in SEC Tournament quarterfinals action, Friday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball faces Florida in SEC Tournament quarterfinals action, Friday. (UT Athletics)

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#14/16 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball faces #7/7 South Carolina at SEC Tournament

 

#3 Seed Tennessee vs. #2 Seed South Carolina

Saturday, March 6th, 2021 | 5:30pm CT
Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena

UT Lady VolsGreenville, SC – No. 14/16 Tennessee (16-6, 9-4 SEC), the No. 3 seed, has advanced to the semifinal round of the SEC Tournament and will meet No. 7/7 South Carolina (20-4, 14-2 SEC), the No. 2 seed, at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

No. 1 seed Texas A&M and No. 4 seed Georgia will meet in the other semifinal round match-up at 3:00pm CT on Saturday.

The Tennessee Lady Vols will be making their first appearance in the SEC semifinal round since 2016, when they did so in Jacksonville, FL, before falling to Mississippi State, 58-48.

Tennessee Women's Basketball plays South Carolina in the semifinal round of the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball plays South Carolina in semifinal round of SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball to face Arkansas or Ole Miss at SEC Tournament, Friday

 

#14/#16 Tennessee vs. #13/#13 Arkansas or Ole Miss

Friday, March 5th, 2021 | 7:15pm CT
Greenville, SC | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 14/16 Tennessee women’s basketball (15-6, 9-4 SEC), which earned the No. 3 seed by virtue of its third-place regular-season finish, will open play on Friday night at the SEC Tournament in Greenville, SC.

The Lady Vols will face the winner of Thursday’s game between sixth-seeded #13/13 Arkansas (19-7, 9-6 SEC) and No. 11 seed Ole Miss (10-10, 4-10 SEC) at approximately 7:15pm CT on Friday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

In head-to-head match-ups this season, UT defeated (then) No. 13/13 Arkansas, 88-73, on January 7th in Knoxville and erased a 13-point deficit to beat Ole Miss in Knoxville, 68-67, on January 28th.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will play the winner between Arkansas and Ole Miss on Friday at the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will play the winner between Arkansas and Ole Miss on Friday at the SEC Tournament. (UT Athletics)

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#25 Tennessee Volunteers Basketball travels to Nashville to face Vanderbilt, Wednesday

 

#25/NR Tennessee (11-6 | 8-6 SEC) at Vanderbilt (6-12 | 2-10 SEC)

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 | 8:00pm CT/9:00pm ET
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymasium | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The No. 25 Tennessee basketball team hits the road for a Wednesday night encounter with in-state foe, Vanderbilt. Tipoff from Memorial Gym is slated for 8:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Fans can catch Wednesday’s game on SEC Network and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN on the ESPN App. WatchESPN can be accessed online at espn.com/watch. Mike Morgan and Debbie Antonelli will have the call.

Tennessee Men's Basketball is on the road Wednesday to take on Vanderbilt. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball is on the road Wednesday to take on Vanderbilt. (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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#21/#21 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts #2/3 South Carolina

 

#21/#21 Tennessee (12-5 | 6-3 SEC) vs. #2/#3 South Carolina (17-2 | 12-0 SEC)

Thursday, February 18th, 2021 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 21/21 Tennessee (12-5, 6-3 SEC) is happily back at home on Thursday following an adventure-filled road trip to Texas. The UT Lady Vols will play host to No. 2/3 South Carolina (17-2/12-0) at 6:02pm CT in Thompson-Boling Arena.

Thursday’s contest is the annual Live Pink, Bleed Orange game, which brings attention to the fight against breast cancer and provides recognition to the fighters and survivors of the disease.

UT is in the midst of a rigorous stretch of facing four ranked opponents in a span of 11 days, including three on the road. The Lady Vols played at No. 20/18 Kentucky on Thursday, drove home on icy roads, and played at No. 6/5 Texas A&M on Sunday.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces South Carolina Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball faces South Carolina Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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UT Women’s Basketball game at Mississippi State postponed due to weather

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee at Mississippi State women’s basketball game scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed due to inclement weather and travel issues. A makeup date has not been set.
 
The game, originally slated for February 4th, was rescheduled for February 16th due to the impact of COVID-19 Coronavirus.

The No. 21 Lady Vols, who have yet to travel home from Texas following Sunday’s game at Texas A&M due to a major winter storm that hit the Lone Star State, turn their attention to Thursday’s home contest vs. No. 2 South Carolina.  The annual Live Pink, Bleed Orange game tips at 7:02pm and will be carried by SEC Network.

Tennessee Lady Vols' Basketball game against Mississippi State has been postponed due to a major winter storm. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols’ Basketball game against Mississippi State has been postponed due to a major winter storm. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Women’s Basketball loses at #6/5 Texas A&M, 80-70

 

UT Lady VolsCollege Station, TX – No. 16/19 Tennessee women’s basketball pulled within one late in the fourth but couldn’t overcome a No. 6/5 Texas A&M team that shot 63 percent from the floor in the final quarter and also hit 17 of 22 free throws in that period, falling 80-70 in Reed Arena on Sunday afternoon. 
 
Senior Rennia Davis led Tennessee (12-5, 6-3 SEC) with 25 points and added four rebounds, marking her fourth game this season and 17th of her career with 20 or more points. Sophomore Tamari Key turned in her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Tennessee Women's Basketball senior Rennia Davis had 25 points and four rebounds in loss to Texas A&M, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball senior Rennia Davis had 25 points and four rebounds in loss to Texas A&M, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University alumnus, Tampa Bay assistant Rick Christophel set for Super Bowl stage

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsTampa, FL – When the teams take the field for the Super Bowl this Sunday, Austin Peay State University (APSU) football fans will see a familiar face patrolling the sidelines in the form of alumnus and former head coach Rick Christophel, now tight ends coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Christophel, a quarterback (1971-74) and head coach (2007-12) for the Govs, becomes the first Austin Peay State University football alumnus to participate in the Super Bowl.

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