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#19 Tennessee Vols travels to Arkansas Razorbacks Saturday

 

#19 Tennessee at Arkansas

Saturday, December 30th, 2017 | 12:00pm CT
Fayetteville, AR | Bud Walton Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsFayetteville, AR – The 19th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers are set to begin conference play this weekend, starting with a trip to face Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena on Saturday. The game will tip at 12:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN

Tennessee (9-2) garnered some attention with strong performances during its non-conference slate. With four wins over ‘Power Five’ opponents away from home (#18 Purdue, North Carolina State, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest) and two narrow losses to top-5 teams (Villanova & North Carolina), the Vols proved they had taken the next step forward to becoming an NCAA Tournament team.

Tennessee Men's Basketball is on the road Saturday to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena. Tip off is set for 12:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols host Furman Wednesday

 

Tennessee vs. Furman

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Coming off their first home loss of the season, the 21st-ranked Volunteers will look to bounce back against a hot Furman team Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 8:00pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Courtney Lyle (play-by-play) and Dane Bradshaw (analyst) are on the call for the matchup. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to catch Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online through AllVols.com.

Tennessee Men's Basketball takes on Furman at Thompson-Bowling Arena Wednesday, December 20th. Tip off is at 8:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols fall to #7 North Carolina, 78-73

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – After a hard-fought battle, the 20th-ranked Tennessee men’s basketball team came up short against No. 7 North Carolina, 78-73, before a sold-out crowd of 21,678 at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday.
 
The Volunteers led for 37:10 of the contest, but a late 11-3 scoring run pushed the defending national champion Tar Heels to the win.
 
Grant Williams led five Vols in double-figure scoring with 15 points. James Daniel finished with 15, Jordan Bowden had 12 and Admiral Schofield and Jordan Bone chipped in 10 points each.

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) moves the ball against North Carolina Tar Heels forward Brandon Huffman (42) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) moves the ball against North Carolina Tar Heels forward Brandon Huffman (42) during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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#20 Tennessee Vols plays #7 North Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

#20 Tennessee vs. #7 North Carolina

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 | 2:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – For the first time since 2010, a pair of AP Top-25 Teams will clash in Thompson-Boling Arena this Sunday, as the 20th-ranked Volunteers host No. 7 North Carolina. The game will tip at 2:00pm CT and will be televised live on ESPN and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Tennessee announced plans earlier in the week to “checker” Thompson-Boling Arena for next Sunday’s highly anticipated game against the defending national champion Tar Heels.

Fans planning to attend the sold-out showdown, which tips off at 2:00pm CT on ESPN, are encouraged to visit  CheckerTBA.com to learn whether their seats are in a section designated to wear orange or white.

#20 Tennessee Men's Basketball set to take on #7 North Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena Sunday, December 17th. (Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Lipscomb at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. Lipscomb

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 | 1:15pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee men’s basketball team is set to begin a three-game home stand this weekend, beginning with Lipscomb on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 1:15pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Matt Stewart (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (analyst) are on the call for Saturday’s matchup for SEC Network. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to catch Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online through AllVols.com.

Tennessee Men's Basketball returns to Thompson-Boling Arena for three game home stand beginning with Lipscomb this Saturday at 1:15pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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#7 North Carolina rallies to beat Tennessee Vols 73-71

 

Tennessee Athletics Department

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsChapel Hill, NC – Tennessee led No. 7 North Carolina by five with just 4:32 remaining in regulation on Sunday at the Dean E. Smith Center, but the upset bid came up short as the Tar Heels outscored UT 10-5 over the decisive stretch, handing the Vols a 73-71 loss.

Tennessee (4-4) was led by senior Robert Hubbs III, who scored a game-high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting. He also had a team-high six rebounds. Freshman Jordan Bowden added 12 points with five boards.

After leading by as many as 15 in the first half, the Vols successfully fended off North Carolina’s (10-1) comeback attempts for much of the second half.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) shoots over North Carolina Tar Heels forward Isaiah Hicks (4) during the first half at Dean E. Smith Center. Mandatory Credit: Evan Pike-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Volunteers guard Shembari Phillips (25) shoots over North Carolina Tar Heels forward Isaiah Hicks (4) during the first half at Dean E. Smith Center. Mandatory Credit: Evan Pike-USA TODAY Sports

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Tennessee Vols face #7 North Carolina Tar Heels on the road, Sunday

 

Tennessee at #7 North Carolina

Sunday, December 11th, 2016 | 4:00pm CT
Chapel Hill, NC | Dean E. Smith Center | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee basketball program kicks off a stretch of four games in eight days when it travels to face No. 7 North Carolina on Sunday. Tipoff is set for 4:00pm CT on ESPN.

Tennessee (4-3) is riding a three-game winning streak heading into its first true road contest of the season. Most recently, the Vols rode a hot shooting night to a 90-50 victory over Presbyterian on Tuesday, tying the school record with 16 made 3-pointers in the game. Redshirt freshman Lamonte Turner converted 7-of-11 from beyond the arc en route to a season-best 24 points while true freshman Jordan Bowden added five treys and 21 points.

Tennessee plays its first true road game of the season Sunday against North Carolina at 4:00pm CT on ESPN. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Vols takes on Presbyterian at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee vs. Presbyterian

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee welcomes Presbyterian to Rocky Top for a Tuesday night contest at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:00pm CT.

Tuesday’s game will not be televised, but can be viewed online through SEC Network + on WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. Darren Headrick (play-by-play), Steve Hamer (analyst) and Maddy Glab (reporter) have the call.

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

Tickets can be purchased online through AllVols.com.

Tennessee hosts the Blue Hose on Tuesday night at 6:00pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans select outside linebacker Zach Brown in the 2nd Round of the NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans take North Carolina Tar Heels outside linebacker Zach Brown with the 20th pick (52 overall pick) in the 2nd round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Brown led the Tar Heels last season with 105 tackles despite missing one game. He had 5.5 sacks, three interceptions and three forced fumbles his senior year. Brown has sprinter like speed recording a 4.5 second 40 yard dash at the combine. He is explosive off the line allowing him to shed blocks and get to the ball. «Read the rest of this article»

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Cheryl Holt, Jay Bailey, Ashley Haynes were inducted into Austin Peay Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Two athletics greats and longtime athletics coach and administrator were inducted into the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning.

Jay Bailey, an All-American running back who owns the school single-season rushing record; Ashley Haynes, the versatile forward who scored 1,000 points and grabbed 1,000 rebounds in her illustrious career, and Cheryl Holt, who led Austin Peay volleyball to 19 straight Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearances, including the 1991 tourney title, were enshrined as the 98th, 99th and 100th University Athletics Hall of Fame members.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame Induction. (L to R)  Cheryl Holt. Jay Bailey, and Ashley Haynes. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame Induction. (L to R) Cheryl Holt. Jay Bailey, and Ashley Haynes. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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