Topic: UT Volunteers
Knoxville, TN – Six double-figure scorers and a lights-out shooting night led the 10th-ranked Tennessee Vols basketball team to a resounding, 103-49 victory over Tennessee Tech Friday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The 54-point win was Tennessee’s (4-0) eighth-largest margin of victory in program history. Friday’s result over the Golden Eagles (0-8) also marked the most points the Vols have scored since dropping 106 on Arkansas on January 15th, 2019.
The Volunteers finished the night shooting .583 from the field (42-72), along with a highly efficient .474 (9-19) mark from 3-point range.
Knoxville, TN – A game-high 22 points on 10-of-15 shooting from John Fulkerson led the way as Tennessee defeated Florida for the fourth consecutive time. The win also marks the Vols’ 50th regular-season SEC victory under fifth-year head coach Rick Barnes.
Vols freshman Josiah-Jordan James stuffed the stat sheet, recording 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 40 minutes.
The Vols began the contest red hot from the floor, connecting on eight of 14 field goals and forcing the Gators into six turnovers by the 8:00 media timeout.
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Vols basketball coach Rick Barnes has announced a midseason addition to the roster, as highly-rated international prospect Santiago Vescovi (pronounced: sahn-tee-AH-go vess-CO-vee) is set to join the team this weekend. Vescovi officially signed with UT on November 22nd.
Knoxville, TN – A second-half offensive outburst propelled the No. 21 Tennessee Vols basketball team to a 75-53 win over Jacksonville State Saturday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Clarksville’s Mariah Smith finishes 3rd at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate for University of Tennessee
Sevierville, TN – Former Clarksville High School golfer and state champion Mariah Smith, helped lead a Tennessee contingent of golfers to a strong showing this past weekend at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate. All three Lady Vols competed as individuals, finishing in the top 6.
“All in all, it was a great week,” Volunteer Assistant Coach Luis Pavon said. “We had three top-six finishes.”
The Volunteers were led by freshman Mariah Smith who finished tied for third, shooting a 54-hole total of 222 with her best round coming on Sunday where she shot an even-par 71.
Dallas, TX – No. 3 seed Tennessee’s season came to an end on Saturday night, as the Vols suffered a heartbreaking loss to 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago, 63-62, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Knoxville, TN – Senior quarterback Justin Worley threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more as Tennessee pounded Chattanooga, 45-10, before 93,097 on Homecoming at Neyland Stadium. The Vols ended a three-game losing streak and evened their record at 3-3.
Worley finished the day 19-of-24 for 198 yards connected with Johnathon Johnson twice and Marquez North once for touchdowns. Worley became the first Vols quarterback with a pair of rushing scores in a game since Casey Clausen ran for a two 1-yard TDs in a 2002 Citrus Bowl win over Michigan.
Knoxville, TN – Florida’s winning streak against the Vols continues.
Florida took its first lead of the game with 6:20 left in regulation and held on for a 10-9 victory over Tennessee (2-3, 0-2 SEC). It was the Gators (3-1, 2-1 SEC) 10th consecutive victory in the series, dating to a 30-28 Vols’ victory on Sept. 18th, 2004, on a last-second field goal by James Wilhoit.
Florida’s quarterback change from Jeff Driskel to Treon Harris proved to be the difference for the Gators getting their offense kick-started. He led the Gators to both of their scoring drives and their 10 fourth-quarter points.
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The Volunteers (21-12, 11-7 SEC) are vying for the No. 11 seed in the Midwest Region, which leads to Indianapolis, Ind.
The winner of Wednesday’s game meets No. 6 seed UMass on Friday in a second-round game in Raleigh, N.C.
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