Greenville, SC – Tennessee Lady Vols basketball freshman Jordan Horston poured in a career-high 24 points, but it wasn’t enough to fend off a hot-handed #16/18 Kentucky team that shot 51 percent from the floor to seize an 86-65 victory in a No. 3 seed vs. No. 6 seed match-up in the SEC Tournament Third Round on Friday night.
Tennessee (21-9 | 10-6 SEC) vs. Kentucky (21-7 | 10-6 SEC)
Friday, March 6th, 2020 | 7:30pm CT
Greenville, SC – #RV/NR Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (21-9, 10-6 SEC), the No. 6 seed, will meet No. 3 seed and #16/18 Kentucky (21-7, 10-6 SEC) on Friday at approximately 7:15pm CT in the third round of the 2020 SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
The Lady Vols advanced to the third round by coming from 13 down to defeat No. 11 seed Missouri, 64-51, on Thursday night. UT now has won four straight games. The Lady Vols have come from behind 14 times in the 22 games they’ve trailed this season, and the 13-point deficit was the biggest they’ve erased to win this year and biggest since flipping the script on a 20-point, third-quarter hole vs. Stetson last year.
Greenville, SC – The No. 6 seed Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team overcame a 13-point second-quarter deficit and ended up winning by 13, in a 64-51 victory over 11th-seeded Missouri in the second round of the SEC Tournament at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Thursday night.
Austin Peay (5-7 | 0-0 OVC) vs. Murray State (8-5 | 0-0 OVC)
March 6th, 7th, 8th, 2020 | 6:00pm CT, 1:00pm CT, 1:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University baseball team begins its 30-game Ohio Valley Conference schedule when it hosts Murray State in a three-game series, beginning Friday-Sunday, March 6th-8th, 2020. The First Financial Battle of the Border event opens with a 6:00pm, Friday contest followed by 1:00pm outings both Saturday and Sunday.
Lexington, KY – A career-high 27 points from junior John Fulkerson, a massive 29-9 second-half run and a dominant defensive effort in the final 20 minutes propelled Tennessee to an 81-73 comeback victory over sixth-ranked Kentucky on Tuesday at Rupp Arena.
The win was Tennessee’s second in its last three trips to Lexington and made Rick Barnes the first Tennessee coach ever to win multiple games at Rupp Arena.
“Our guys were confident,” Barnes said. “Even when we were down, and I would walk into the timeout, they were talking to each other about ‘Hey we just can’t keep making those turnovers and mistakes that we’re making.'”
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 – The Tennessee Vols basketball team had no answer for 15th-ranked Kentucky Saturday, falling to the Wildcats, 77-64, at Thompson-Boling Arena.
In his first-ever taste of the heated border rivalry, freshman Santiago Vescovi led the Vols offensively, tying his career-high for points with 18. Senior Jordan Bowden and junior John Fulkerson both added 16 points for the Big Orange, as Bowden finished with a team-high nine rebounds.
Immanuel Quickley led Kentucky (18-5, 8-2 SEC) with 18 points.
Tennessee (13-9 | 5-4 SEC) vs. Kentucky (17-5 | 7-2 SEC)
Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 12:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Vols men’s basketball team returns home to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the 15th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday afternoon. Tipoff is slated for 12:00pm CT on CBS.
Saturday’s game can be seen on CBS, online through CBS Sports Live and on any mobile device through the CBS Sports App. Fans can access CBS Sports Live here. Ian Eagle and Bill Raftery 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 (10-5 | 2-1 SEC) at Georgia (10-5 | 0-2 SEC)
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 | 6:05pm CT
Athens, GA – The Tennessee Vols men’s basketball team returns to the hardwood looking for its third consecutive win when it takes on Georgia inside Stegeman Coliseum on Wednesday night. Tipoff is set for 6:00pm CT on ESPNU.
Wednesday’s game is available on ESPNU, online on WatchESPN at espn.com/watch and on any mobile device through the ESPN App. Kevin Fitzgerals and Fran Fraschilla will have the call.
Fans can also listen in on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertlekamp describing the action.
Lexington, KY – No. 22/23 Tennessee Women’s basketball’s Rennia Davis turned in a 27-point performance, but it wasn’t enough to pull off the upset bid over No. 13/13 Kentucky as the Lady Vols fell in Memorial Gymnasium on Sunday, 80-76.
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