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Tennessee Vols Basketball holds on for 65-61 win over Vanderbilt at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Vols basketball team defeated in-state rival Vanderbilt for the sixth consecutive time on Tuesday night, 65-61.

The Vols (15-11, 7-6 SEC) fended off a furious late push by the Commodores (9-17, 1-12 SEC) to secure the home victory.
 
Senior Jordan Bowden and junior John Fulkerson led the Big Orange with 17 points each.

Fulkerson, who recorded 16 of those points in the second half, also accounted for seven rebounds and three blocks, marking the third time this season that he has recorded three rejections, his season-high.

Tennessee Men's Basketball freshman #25 Santiago Vescovi had 25 points in Vols win over Vanderbilt, Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball freshman #25 Santiago Vescovi had 25 points in Vols win over Vanderbilt, Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball falls at LSU, 75-65

 

UT Lady VolsBaton Rouge, LA – The #25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team pulled within one but couldn’t overcome a 26-point fourth-quarter surge by LSU, falling 75-65 Thursday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
 
Junior forward Rennia Davis led Tennessee (17-7, 7-4 SEC) with 19 points and six rebounds. Redshirt senior Lou Brown and freshman Tamari Key were nearly in double digits, finishing with nine points each.
 
Khayla Pointer and Awa Trasi were the top scorers for the Tigers (18-5, 8-3 SEC) with 24 and 22, respectively.

Tennessee Women's Basketball forward #21 Lou Brown had 9 points in loss to LSU, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball forward #21 Lou Brown had 9 points in loss to LSU, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball travels to Baton Rouge to face LSU

 

Tennessee (17-7 | 7-3 SEC) at LSU (17-5 | 7-3 SEC)

Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 6:32pm CT (7:32 ET)
Baton Rouge, LA | Pete Maravich Assembly Center

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 25/RV Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (17-6, 7-3 SEC) and RV/RV LSU (17-5, 7-3 SEC) will meet for the second time this season, as they face off Thursday at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, at 6:32pm CT (7:32pm ET).

This will mark the 67th meeting in a series that began in 1977, with Tennessee leading 51-15 after the Lady Vols defeated the Tigers, 63-58, in Knoxville earlier this season on January 26th.

UT and LSU enter the game tied for third in the Southeastern Conference standings at 7-3, and the winner will take sole possession of the three spot.

Tennessee Women's Basketball is on the road Thursday to take on LSU. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball is on the road Thursday to take on LSU. (UT Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University Football releases 2020 Schedule

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team, the defending Ohio Valley Conference champion, will play five home games during an 11-game schedule in 2020, the athletics department announced Monday.

Austin Peay State University announces full 2020 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University announces full 2020 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball falls to Tennessee State, 70-68

 

APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – For the first time in 2020, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team found itself on the wrong end of the scoreline against an Ohio Valley Conference opponent, dropping a 70-68 affair to Tennessee State at the Gentry Center, Thursday.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball suffers first OVC loss at Tennessee State, 70-68. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball suffers first OVC loss at Tennessee State, 70-68. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball travels to Nashville to take on Tennessee State

 

Austin Peay (16-7, 10-0) at Tennessee State (14-9, 6-4)

Thursday, February 6th, 2020 | 7:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Gentry Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team is set for the return trip to the Nashville pairing of the Ohio Valley Conference, beginning with a 7:30pm, Thursday rematch with Tennessee State at the Gentry Center.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball plays Tennessee State on the road, Thursday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball plays Tennessee State on the road, Thursday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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#22/22 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball heads to Nashville to take on Vanderbilt

 

Tennessee (16-4 | 6-1 SEC) at Vanderbilt (12-8 | 2-5 SEC)

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 | 8:05pm CT/9:05pm ET
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymasium | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 22/22 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (16-4, 6-1 SEC) hits the road for the first of three away games in its next four outings, playing Vanderbilt (12-8, 2-5 SEC) at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville on Thursday at 8:05pm CT (9:05pm ET).

This will mark the 83rd contest in a rivalry that began in 1976. UT leads the series, 72-10, and has won 10 of the past 11, with Vandy picking up its first-ever victory in Knoxville last season. The UT women are 247-61-1 all-time vs. four-year college teams from the Volunteer State, defeating East Tennessee State (72-68) and Tennessee State (73-43) earlier this season.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces Vanderbilt at Memorial Gymansium in Nashville, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball faces Vanderbilt at Memorial Gymansium in Nashville, Thursday night. (UT Athletics)

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APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor, Jordyn Adams earn weekly OVC Honors, Tayor receives National Award

 

APSU Men's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball players Terry Taylor and Jordyn Adams have been named Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Player and Freshman of the Week, respectively, for their performances in wins against Tennessee State and Belmont last week.

Austin Peay State University men's basketball players (L to R) Terry Taylor and Jordyn Adams receive OVC awards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University men’s basketball players (L to R) Terry Taylor and Jordyn Adams receive OVC awards. (APSU Sports Information)

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#23 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball holds off LSU for 63-58 win

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team got back in the win column on Sunday, defeating LSU, 63-58, in a key SEC match-up in front of a season-best crowd of 10,230 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The victory enabled the Lady Vols to post a 2-1 record during a week in which they played three games, including both SEC opponents entering games having had an off-date prior to their meeting with the Lady Vols.

Junior forward Rennia Davis led Tennessee (16-4, 6-1 SEC), going a perfect 10 of 10 from the free-throw line en route to a game-high 30 points and eight rebounds. 

Tennessee Women's Basketball beats LSU 63-58 at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball beats LSU 63-58 at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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#23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball plays LSU at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

#23/23 Tennessee (15-4 | 5-1 SEC) vs. LSU (14-4 | 4-2 SEC)

Sunday, January 26th, 2020 | 12:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23/23 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (15-4, 5-1 SEC) is back at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday for the annual “We Back Pat” game. The Lady Vols welcome #RV/RV LSU (14-4, 4-2 SEC) to Rocky Top for a 12:02pm CT contest.

The Lady Vols are currently tied for second place in the league standings with Mississippi State at 5-2. South Carolina is in the catbird’s seat with a 6-0 league mark.

LSU, meanwhile, is tied for third along with Kentucky and Texas A&M at 4-2.

Tennessee Women's Basketball faces LSU at Thompson-Boling Area for annual "We Back Pat" game, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball faces LSU at Thompson-Boling Area for annual “We Back Pat” game, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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