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Tennessee Vols Basketball rolls to 72-43 win over Florida A&M at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Behind a staunch defensive effort, the #21 Tennessee Vols basketball team moved past Florida A&M, 72-43, Wednesday night in Thompson-Boling Arena.

The 43 points scored by the Rattlers (0-7) are the second fewest points scored by an opponent this season. It also marked the fewest points for Florida A&M this season. It is the third time this season the Vols (7-1) have held an opponent to fewer than 50 points.

The Vols limited the Rattlers to just 35.6 percent shooting from the field as only two Florida A&M players shot better than 50 percent from the field. Tennessee’s 29-point margin of victory Wednesday night is the second highest margin of victory this season.

Tennessee Men's Basketball freshman Olivier Nkamhoua earns his first career double-double with season-high 11 points and a season-high 13 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball freshman Olivier Nkamhoua earns his first career double-double with season-high 11 points and a season-high 13 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

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#21 Tennessee Vols Basketball hosts Florida A&M, Wednesday

 

#21 Tennessee (6-1) vs. Florida A&M (0-6)

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – #21 Tennessee men’s basketball returns to action when it takes on Florida A&M on Wednesday night inside Thompson-Boling Arena. Tipoff is set for 6:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Wednesday’s contest can be seen on SEC Network, online through WatchESPN and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Viewers can log on to WatchESPN at espn.com/watch. Roy Philpott (play-by-play) and Mark Wise (color) will have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling (play-by-play) and Bert Bertelkamp (color) describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Floriday State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball plays Florida State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Wednesday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball shoots down Air Force, 81-54

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – In the first meeting between the teams, No. 20/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team defeated Air Force, 81-54, Sunday afternoon in Thompson-Boling Arena to open the season 7-0 for fifth time in the past 10 years.

With a season-high crowd of 8,032 looking on, nine different players scored for the Big Orange. UT tallied 56 points inside the paint, had 23 points created from 22 Air Force (1-7) turnovers and shot a season-high 54.8 percent from the field. UT knocked down a sizzling 66.7 percent of its shots in the second quarter and 64.7 percent in the third period.

Tennessee Women's Basketball sophomore  Rae Burrell scored 18 points in the Lady Vols win over Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball sophomore Rae Burrell scored 18 points in the Lady Vols win over Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Football defeats Vanderbilt 28-10 at Neyland Stadium

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Freshman running back Eric Gray moved like lightning, and the hard-hitting Tennessee Football defense delivered the thunder as the Volunteers tormed past Vanderbilt, 28-10, on a rain-soaked Senior Night at Neyland Stadium.
 
With the victory, UT finished the regular season at 7-5 overall and 5-3 in the SEC. The Vols are bowl eligible for the first time since 2016 and will learn their destination and opponent when bids are announced on December 8th. The Commodores, meanwhile, saw their three-game winning streak in the series end and their record fall to 3-9 overall and 1-7 in league play.

Tennessee Vols Football rushed for 297 yards in win over Vanderbilt, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football rushed for 297 yards in win over Vanderbilt, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols beat Virginia Commonwealth on last second shot, 72-69

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNiceville, FL – With 1.7 seconds remaining and the score tied at 69-69, Tennessee senior Lamonte Turner buried a 3-pointer from the corner to lift the Volunteers to a 72-69 victory over VCU on Saturday night at the Emerald Coast Classic.
 
Turner’s buzzer-beater capped his 12-point, seven-assist performance, which also featured with three steals.
 
Vols junior John Fulkerson scored a career-high 17 points and racked up seven rebounds as UT improved to 6-1.

Tennessee Men's Basketball senior Lamonte Turner's Buzzer-Beating Bomb Lifts Vols Past VCU, 72-69. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball senior Lamonte Turner’s Buzzer-Beating Bomb Lifts Vols Past VCU, 72-69. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays Air Force at Thompson-Boling Arena, Sunday

 

Tennessee (6-0) vs. Air Force (1-6)

Sunday, December 1st, 2019 | 1:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Bowling Arena | SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (6-0), who are ranked 20th in this week’s AP Poll and debuted on November 26th at No. 25 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, welcome Air Force (1-6) to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 1:02pm CT contest on Sunday. 

This marks Tennessee’s first matinee of the season after opening with seven straight 6:02pm tips, including the exhibition. The Lady Vols are playing their fourth of six straight games on Rocky after opening with two of the season’s first three contests on the road.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Air Force this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on Air Force this Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball takes on VCU at Emerald Coast Classic this afternoon

 

Tennessee (5-1) vs. VCU (6-1)

Saturday, November 20th, 2019 | 3:00pm CT
Niceville, FL | Raider Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNiceville, FL – No. 17 Tennessee Vols men’s basketball returns to the hardwood for a Saturday afternoon matchup with the VCU Rams at 3:00pm CT in the third-place game at the Emerald Coast Classic. Tipoff is set for 3:00pm CT and can be seen on a free live stream provided by the tournament.

Saturday’s game will be available through the tournament’s web streaming service. Access to the afternoon’s stream can be found here.

Fans can also listen in to their local Vol Network station to hear John Wilkerson (play-by-play) and Bert Bertelkamp (color) describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball takes to the court this afternoon to face the VCU Rams in the Emerald Coast Classic. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball takes to the court this afternoon to face the VCU Rams in the Emerald Coast Classic. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball falls behind early in 60-57 loss to Florida State

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNiceville, FL – A poor shooting night and an early 12-point deficit brought the Tennessee Vols basketball team its first loss of the season in a 60-57 result against Florida State at the Emerald Coast Classic Friday night.

The Vols fell to 5-1 on the year, while the Seminoles improved to 6-1, winning their sixth consecutive contest.

Tennessee junior Yves Pons put in a solid performance in his sixth straight start, tallying 13 points and a career-high 10 rebounds for his first career double-double. Pons also recorded two blocks, marking his fifth multi-block game of the season and keeping his six-game block streak alive.

Tennessee Men's Basketball unable to get on track against Florida State Friday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball unable to get on track against Florida State Friday night. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Football plays Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium, Saturday

 

Tennessee (6-5 |4-3 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (3-8 | 1-6 SEC)

Saturday, November 30th, 2019 | 3:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Vols football team will look to wrap up the month of November undefeated as in-state rival Vanderbilt visits Neyland Stadium this Saturday for the regular-season finale.

The Vols enter the contest on a four-game winning streak and secured bowl eligibility for the first time since 2016 with a road win at Missouri last weekend.

Saturday’s game will be televised on the SEC Network with Dave Neal (PxP), DJ Shockley (analyst) and Dawn Davenport (sideline) on the call. Kickoff for Saturday’s contest is slated for 3:00pm.

Tennessee Vols Football takes on rival Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football takes on rival Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball travels to Florida State, Friday

 

Tennessee (5-0) at Florida State (5-1)

Friday, November 29th, 2019 | 6:05pm CT
Niceville, FL | Raider Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNiceville, FL – No. 17 Tennessee men’s basketball travels south to Niceville, Florida to take part in the 2019 Emerald Coast Classic. The Vols will match up with Florida State in their semifinal game, with tipoff slated for 6:00pm CT inside The Arena at Northwest Florida State College. The contest will be aired on CBS Sports Network.

Friday’s game will be available through CBS Sports Network or online through cbssports.com/watch/cbssportsnetwork/ after entering your cable providers information. Brad Johansen (play-by-play), Steve Lappas (color) and Justin Miller (sideline reporter) will have the call.

Tennessee Men's Basketball to play Florida State in the Emerald Coast Classic, Friday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball to play Florida State in the Emerald Coast Classic, Friday. (UT Athletics)

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