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Tennessee Vols Basketball runs past Florida at Thompson-Boling Arena Saturday, 65-54

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – A balanced offensive effort and a momentum-shifting, second-half run propelled the Tennessee men’s basketball team past Florida, 65-54, on Senior Day inside Thompson-Boling Arena. 

The win secured the No. 4 seed and a first-round bye for the Volunteers at next week’s SEC Tournament.

The Vols (17-7, 10-7 SEC) punished the Gators (13-8, 9-7 SEC) on the boards, out-rebounding Florida 38-29 overall and 18-9 on the offensive glass.

Tennessee Men's Basketball junior John Fulkerson had 14 points and 7 rebounds in Volunteers victory over Florida. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball junior John Fulkerson had 14 points and 7 rebounds in the Volunteers victory over Florida. (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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#20/#21 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball takes on Auburn at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#20/#21 Tennessee (14-6 | 8-4 SEC) va. Auburn (5-17 | 0-14 SEC)

Sunday, February 28th, 2021 | 1:02pm CT/2:02pm ET
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 20/21 Tennessee women’s basketball team (14-6, 8-4 SEC) and Auburn (5-17, 0-14 SEC) will meet at 1:02pm CT on Sunday in the regular season finale for both teams at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The match-up will be UT’s last home game of the year as well as Senior Day for Lady Vols Rennia Davis, Kasiyahna Kushkituah and Jaiden McCoy. The Tennessee trio will be honored prior to the game.

Also being recognized during the contest will be graduate managers Caleb Currier and Josh Theis, manager Elizabeth Wong, student athletic trainer Olivia Nicholas and practice player Hunter Huff.

Tennessee Women's Basketball will hold Senior Day for Lady Vols (L to R) Kasiyahna Kushkituah. Head Coach Kellie Harper, Rennia Davis, and Jaiden McCoy, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball will hold Senior Day for Lady Vols (L to R) Kasiyahna Kushkituah. Head Coach Kellie Harper, Rennia Davis, and Jaiden McCoy, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#25 Tennessee Vols Basketball travels to Auburn, Saturday

 

#23/NR Tennessee (16-6 | 9-6 SEC) at Auburn (11-13 | 5-10 SEC)

Saturday, February 27th, 2021 | 11:01am CT/12:01pm ET
Auburn, AL | Auburn Arena | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAuburn, AL – The No. 25 Tennessee men’s basketball team returns to action for a Saturday afternoon road contest with Auburn. Tipoff from Auburn Arena is slated for 11:00am CT on ESPN.

Fans can see Saturday’s game on ESPN and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN on the ESPN App. WatchESPN can be accessed online at espn.com/watch. Beth Mowens and Dalen Cuff 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 is on the road Saturday to take on Auburn. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball is on the road Saturday to take on Auburn. (UT Athletics)

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#20/#21 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball is at Missouri, Thursday

 

#20/#21 Tennessee (13-6 | 7-4 SEC) at Missouri (8-9 | 4-8 SEC)

Thursday, February 25th, 2021 | 7:02pm CT/8:02pm ET
Columbia, MO | Mizzou Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 20/21 Tennessee (13-6, 7-4 SEC) embarks on the final road trip and last week of the 2020-21 regular season, traveling to Columbia for a Thursday evening battle with Missouri (8-9/4-8 SEC). The Lady Vols and Tigers will tip it off at 7:02pm CT (8:02pm ET) at Mizzou Arena.

After facing ranked teams in its last four games, UT will play against a pair of unranked Tiger teams at MU on Thursday and vs. Auburn on Sunday to wrap things up prior to the SEC Tournament.

UT is holding down fourth place in the SEC standings and is trying to seize one of the double byes for the league tourney after being predicted to finish sixth in the preseason coaches and media polls. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes to the road to face Missouri at Mizzou Arena, Thursday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes to the road to face Missouri at Mizzou Arena, Thursday. (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 Women’s Basketball upsets #2/3 South Carolina, 75-67

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Senior Rennia Davis turned in 24 second-half points, as No. 21/21 Tennessee women’s basketball team erased a 12-point halftime deficit to upset No. 2/3 South Carolina in Thompson-Boling Arena, 75-67.
 
The win snapped a 31-game SEC win streak for the Gamecocks and marked UT’s first victory over a top-five team since taking an 82-75 win over No. 2/4 Texas, 82-75, in Knoxville on December 10th, 2017.
 
Davis added 12 rebounds to record the 36th double-double of her career. Junior Rae Burrell was also in double figures for Tennessee (13-5, 7-3 SEC) with 19 points, and sophomore Jordan Horston pitched in 12 points and five assists with no turnovers on the night.  

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell had 19 points in win over South Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell had 19 points in win over South Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena. (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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