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Marsha Blackburn says NBA’s Move to Abandon Xinjiang Presence Should Motivate U.S. Corporations to Cut Communist China Ties

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded to Senator Marsha Blackburn’s (R-Tenn.) concerns about the league’s relationship with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and, for the first time, announced the closure of its controversial training facilities in Xinjiang, one of the world’s worst humanitarian zones.

According to NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, the relationship with the Xinjiang basketball academy has been effectively terminated for over a year.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Vols Basketball travels to Missouri, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (8-5 | 0-1 SEC) at Missouri (8-5 | 0-1 SEC)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 | 6:01pm CT
Columbia, MO | Mizzou Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbia, MO – The Tennessee men’s basketball team will look to bounce back from its loss against LSU in its SEC opener when it takes on Missouri on Tuesday night inside Mizzou Arena. Tipoff is slated for 6:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Tuesday’s game is available on SEC Network, online on WatchESPN at espn.com/watch and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Tom Hart and Andy Kennedy will have the call.

Fans can also listen in on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bill Justus describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball is on the road Tuesday to take on Missouri at Mizsou Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball is on the road Tuesday to take on Missouri at Mizsou Arena. (UT Athletics)

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APSU Men’s Basketball game versus Murray State on February 14th has tip off time changed

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Owing to the overwhelming hype surrounding the contest, the February 14th, 2019 men’s basketball game between Austin Peay State University (APSU) and Murray State at the Dunn Center has been moved to an 8:00pm tipoff to accommodate a broadcast change to ESPN2.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball game against Murray State on February 14th has start time changed to 8:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball game against Murray State on February 14th has start time changed to 8:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

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#20 Tennessee Vols hits the road to face Iowa State, Saturday

 

#22 Tennessee Vols at Iowa State

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 | 3:00pm CT
Ames, IA | Hilton Coliseum | TV: ESPNU

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAmes, IA – For the first time since 1977, No. 22 Tennessee and Iowa State will meet on the hardwood this Saturday at Hilton Coliseum as part of ESPN’s Big 12/SEC Challenge. The game will tip at 3:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

In its fifth year, UT holds a 2-1 record when competing in the cross-conference showcase, with both victories coming at home over Kansas State. Last year, the Vols (14-5) downed the Wildcats, 70-58, behind a 17-point performance from Grant Williams.

Tennessee Men's Basketball takes on Iowa State Saturday afternoon at the Hilton Coliseum. Tip off is at 3:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball takes on Iowa State Saturday afternoon at the Hilton Coliseum. Tip off is at 3:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics)

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#22 Tennessee Vols Basketball faces Vanderbilt Commodores at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

#22 Tennessee Vols vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 22 Tennessee returns home after a two-game road trip for a matchup with in-state rival Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night. The game will tip at 6:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPNU and streamed online via WatchESPN.

The Vols (13-5, 4-3 SEC) are coming off a road win at South Carolina, in which Lamonté Turner dropped a career-high-tying 25 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field and converted on all 10 attempts from the charity stripe. He now has three of the four highest scoring efforts by the Vols this season, all while coming off the bench.

Tennessee Men's Basketball takes on the Vanderbilt Commodores Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip off is at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Former APSU Basketball star John Murry signs with Canadian League

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – A fifth member of Austin Peay State University men’s basketball’s 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title team has inked a professional deal, with John Murry signing with the Saint John Riptide of the National Basketball League of Canada.

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APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos officially retired, Monday

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An era of unprecedented success at Austin Peay came to a close this morning.

After 27 years on the sidelines, Dave Loos has called it a career as Austin Peay men’s basketball coach, bringing to an end a tenure marked by integrity, ingenuity and achievement.

“The takeaway for me today is how proud I am of the things we accomplished,” Loos said during Monday’s press conference. “The thing I’m celebrating is that we helped make a lot of young people better. We helped them better themselves in the classroom. The game-changer is a college degree, and that’s the thing we really emphasized—getting the diploma and growing as a person.”

Austin Peay Men's Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols host Alabama Crimson Tide to close regular season

 

Tennessee (15-15, 7-10 SEC) vs. Alabama (16-12, 9-7 SEC)

Saturday, March 4th, 2017 | 12:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee plays its regular-season finale on Saturday when it hosts Alabama at Thompson-Boling Arena for a 12:00pm CT tip on SEC Network.

Saturday is Senior Day for the Vols (15-15, 7-10 SEC), who will honor its pair of seniors in a brief ceremony before tipoff. Tennessee will recognize the contributions of four-year senior and 1,000-point scorer Robert Hubbs III as well as graduate transfer Lew Evans. Senior Day ceremonies are slated to begin at 11:40pm.

Saturday's Tennessee Men's Basketball Senior Day ceremonies at Thompson-Boling Arena get underway at 1:40pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols take on Vanderbilt Commodores at Thompson-Boling Area, Wednesday

 

Tennessee (15-12/7-7 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (14-13/7-7 SEC)

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 | 5:31pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – In a matchup of two teams separated by a single spot in the RPI top 50 and situated firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble, Tennessee plays host to in-state foe Vanderbilt on Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5:30pm CT on SEC Network.

Both the Vols (15-12, 7-7 SEC) and Commodores (14-13, 7-7 SEC) enter the regular season’s penultimate week coming off of wins. UT snapped a two-game skid on Saturday, picking up a 90-70 win over Missouri behind 25 points from freshman Grant Williams and 21 points from senior Robert Hubbs III. Meanwhile, Vanderbilt grabbed a 71-62 victory over then-No. 21 South Carolina in Nashville.

The Tennessee Vols and Vanderbilt Commodores tip off at 5:30pm CT on Wednesday night on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols take on #13 Kentucky Wildcats at Rupp Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (14-11/6-6 SEC) at #13/#11 Kentucky (20-5/10-2 SEC)

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 | 6:04pm CT
Lexington, KY | Rupp Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee heads to Lexington for a Tuesday-night showdown with No. 13 Kentucky. Tipoff at Rupp Arena is slated for 6:00pm CT on ESPN.

The Vols (14-11, 6-6 SEC) and Wildcats (20-5, 10-2 SEC) are meeting for the second time in three weeks. In the first meeting between the border rivals, UT picked up an 82-80 victory over fourth-ranked UK in Knoxville. Tennessee was led that night by 25 points from Robert Hubbs III.

Hubbs continues to lead the Vols in scoring, averaging 14.3 ppg.

Tuesday's border battle rematch between Tennessee and Kentucky tips off at 6:00pm CT on ESPN. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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