Topic: SEC Network
Birmingham, AL – The Southeastern Conference has announced it will conduct the 2020 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament with only essential staff, limited family and credentialed media in attendance at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for the remainder of the week beginning on Thursday following the recommendation of the NCAA COVID-19 Advisory Panel related to conducting sporting events closed to the public.
In addition, the SEC announced that all regular season contests in all sports on SEC campuses and SEC Championship events will be conducted with similar attendance restrictions effective Thursday, March 12th through at least March 30th at which time the conference and its member universities will re-evaluate conditions.
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 – #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.
Auburn, AL – Tennessee Lady Vols basketball junior Rennia Davis tallied a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, and freshman Jordan Horston hit a runner in the lane with 0.6 seconds left on the clock to lift the Lady Vols to a crucial 56-55 win at Auburn to close out the regular season on Sunday afternoon.
The victory improved the Lady Vols’ record to 20-9 overall and 10-6 in the SEC, earning them a four-way tie for third place in the SEC regular season with Texas A&M, Kentucky and Arkansas.
Based on the tie-breaking format, UT earns the No. 6 seed for next week’s SEC Tournament and will play at 7:30pm CT on Thursday at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC.
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.
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team prevailed over an upset-minded Ole Miss team on Thursday, taking a 77-66 win on Senior Night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Junior Rennia Davis was Tennessee’s (19-9, 9-6 SEC) high scorer, recording her 28th career double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Freshman Tamari Key and sophomore Rae Burrell were also in double figures, with Key scoring a career high of 17 points and Burrell finishing with 14 in the final regular-season home game of the 2019-20 campaign.
Ole Miss (7-21, 0-15 SEC) was led by Deja Cage and Mimi Reid, who posted 22 and 21 points, respectively.
Tennessee (15-12 | 7-7 SEC) at Arkansas (17-10 | 5-9 SEC)
Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 | 8:35pm CT / 7:35pm CT
Fayetteville, AR – The Tennessee Vols men’s basketball team hits the road for a Wednesday night contest with SEC foe Arkansas. Tipoff inside Bud Walton Arena is slated for 7:30pm CT on SEC Network.
Saturday’s game can be seen on SEC Network, online through WatchESPN, which can be accessed at espn.com/watch and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Mike Morgan and Jon Sundvold 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.
Auburn, AL – A career-high 28 points from senior Jordan Bowden wasn’t enough to push the Tennessee men’s basketball team past 13th-ranked Auburn, as the Vols fell, 73-66, inside Auburn Arena on Saturday.
Tennessee fell to 15-12 overall and 7-7 in SEC play, while the Tigers improved to 23-4 and 10-4 in league action.
Bowden scored his 28 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field, and he was 7-of-7 from the foul line. The Knoxville native has now knocked down 20 consecutive attempts from the charity stripe. He also added a game-high six assists to his already stuffed stat line.
Tennessee (15-11 | 7-6 SEC) at #13 Auburn (22-4 | 9-4 SEC)
Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 | 12:00pm ET / 11:00am CT
Auburn, AL – The Tennessee Vols men’s basketball team hits the road for a Saturday afternoon matchup with No. 13 Auburn. Tipoff inside Auburn Arena is slated for 11:00am CT on CBS.
Saturday’s game can be seen on CBS, online through CBS Sports Live, which can be accessed here and on any mobile device through the CBS Sports App. Spero Dedes and Clark Kellogg 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.
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