Tampa, FL – For 66 days, the national gas price average held below the $2.00/gallon mark, pushing as cheap as $1.76. In the past week, the average has inched up to $2.03. Despite the consistent increases at the pump, prices are still significantly cheaper year-over-year.
In fact, during the first week of June the past five years, gas prices have typically averaged $2.81.
Tampa, FL – The national gas price average is $1.97, just one penny more expensive than last week. Part of the incremental jump can be attributed to increases in gasoline demand, which saw a 7% week-over-week increase.
However, demand is still down nearly 25% compared to last year, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest reports.
Tampa, FL – As gas prices continue to push cheaper across the country, only one dozen states carry an average of $2.00/gallon or more. The national average is $1.77, which is four cents less than last week, 28 cents cheaper than last month and $1.11 less than a year ago.
Crude oil prices were extremely volatile last week, pushing negative for the first time ever, but they did make significant gains to end the week in the positive.
Tennessee (17-14 | 9-9 SEC) vs. Alabama (16-15 | 8-10 SEC)
SEC Tournament Second Round
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee men’s basketball team opens its journey through the 2020 SEC Tournament with a second-round matchup against Alabama on Tuesday afternoon. Tipoff from Bridgestone Arena is set for 12:00pm CT on SEC Network.
Thursday’s game can be seen on SEC Network, online through WatchESPN and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Fans can access WatchESPN at espn.com/watch. Mike Morgan, Jimmy Dykes and Marty Smith will have the call.
Tennessee (21-9 | 10-6 SEC) vs. Kentucky (21-7 | 10-6 SEC)
Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 7:30pm CT
Greenville, SC – #RV/NR Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (21-9, 10-6 SEC), the No. 6 seed, will meet No. 3 seed and #16/18 Kentucky (21-7, 10-6 SEC) on Friday at approximately 7:15pm CT in the third round of the 2020 SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
The Lady Vols advanced to the third round by coming from 13 down to defeat No. 11 seed Missouri, 64-51, on Thursday night. UT now has won four straight games. The Lady Vols have come from behind 14 times in the 22 games they’ve trailed this season, and the 13-point deficit was the biggest they’ve erased to win this year and biggest since flipping the script on a 20-point, third-quarter hole vs. Stetson last year.
Greenville, SC – The No. 6 seed Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team overcame a 13-point second-quarter deficit and ended up winning by 13, in a 64-51 victory over 11th-seeded Missouri in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Thursday night.
Greenville, SC – #RV/NR Tennessee (20-9, 10-6 SEC) will open play on Thursday at approximately 7:30pm CT in the second round of the 2020 SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
The Lady Vols, who tied for third in the league standings, were assigned the No. 6 seed based on the SEC’s tie-breaker policy. They will meet the winner of Wednesday afternoon’s first-round contest between No. 11 seed Missouri (8-21, 5-11 SEC) and No. 14 Ole Miss (7-22, 0-16 SEC).
Tennessee defeated Missouri 77-66 in Knoxville to open the SEC slate back on January 2nd and owns road (84-28) and home (77-66) wins over Ole Miss this season.
Tennessee (16-13 | 8-8 SEC) at Kentucky (24-5 | 14-2 SEC)
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 | 8:05pm CT
Lexington, KY – The Tennessee Vols basketball team hits the road for a Tuesday night contest against sixth-ranked Kentucky inside Rupp Arena. Tipoff between the Vols and the Wildcats is set for 8:00pm CT on ESPN.
Tuesday’s game can be seen on ESPN, online through WatchESPN, which can be accessed at espn.com/watch and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Karl Ravech and Jimmy Dykes will have the call.
Fans can also listen in on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertlekamp describing the action.
Tennessee (19-9 | 9-6 SEC) at Auburn (10-16 | 4-11 SEC)
Sunday, March 1st, 21020 | 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET)
Auburn, AL – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (19-9, 9-6 SEC) closes out the regular season on the road, taking on the Auburn Tigers (10-16, 4-11 SEC) in their Senior Day game on Sunday afternoon at Auburn Arena. Tip-off is slated for 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET).
This will mark the first meeting of 2019-20 between the Lady Vols and AU, who stand tied for fifth and in 12th, respectively, in the SEC standings entering the final game of the regular season.
The Big Orange women have bounced back from the roughest part of their schedule to emerge victorious in their last two games and equal last season’s final victory total.
Tennessee (18-9 | 8-6 SEC) vs. Ole Miss (7-20 | 0-14 SEC)
Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Lady Vols basketball (18-9, 8-6 SEC) is back at Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night for the final regular season home game. Ole Miss (7-20, 0-14 SEC) comes to town for a 6:02pm CT contest vs. the Lady Vols.
UT and the Rebels met in Oxford, MS, on January 9th, with the Big Orange cruising to an 84-28 victory in the Pavilion at Ole Miss. This will mark the 56th contest in a rivalry that began in 1977. UT leads the series, 47-8, and has won 31 of the past 32.
The Lady Vols are tied for sixth place in the SEC standings with LSU at 8-6, residing two games ahead of Alabama, Florida and Georgia (6-8). Arkansas and Kentucky are a game ahead in a tie for fourth (9-5).
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