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Tennessee Basketball’s Grant Williams Decides to Stay in Draft

Tennessee Basketball’s Grant Williams Decides to Stay in Draft

University of Tennessee forward Grant Williams announced Friday his decision to forgo his senior season, and stay in the NBA Draft. Coming off a stellar Volunteer Basketball Season, Williams played a major part for 2018-2019. The 6’7 junior averaged 18.8 points per game, 7.2 rebounds, and a field goal rate of 56.5%. Williams announced in […]

Tennessee Athletics Announces Summer of Smokey

Tennessee Athletics Announces Summer of Smokey

Tennessee Athletics’ annual summer outreach tour takes on a different, more expansive look and feel this year, with the aim of blanketing the entire Volunteer State during the “Summer of Smokey.” Whereas in previous years the Big Orange Caravan made handful of stops in various cities around the state and Southeast region, the Summer of […]

T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League to Fish Douglas Lake

T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League to Fish Douglas Lake

The FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament season will continue Saturday, April 27, with a T-H Marine FLW BFL Volunteer Division tournament on Douglas Lake. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day tournament. Take-off is set for 7:00 a.m. at Mountain […]

Barnes Claims Another Coach of the Year Award

Barnes Claims Another Coach of the Year Award

During its annual Naismith Awards Brunch at the Final Four Sunday in Minneapolis, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced that Tennessee’s Rick Barnes is the winner of the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year Award. Barnes was the runner-up for the award last season. He becomes the first Tennessee men’s coach to win the award, […]

Williams Named Unanimous Consensus First-Team All-American

Williams Named Unanimous Consensus First-Team All-American

After being tabbed a first-team All-American by the Associated Press (AP) on Tuesday, Tennessee’s Grant Williams earned unanimous consensus first-team All-American status from the NCAA. “It’s honestly incredible,” Williams said. “I never dreamed of earning this. I am thankful for everyone who has helped me reach this point. I want to thank my teammates, my coaches and […]

Vols’ Impressive Season Comes to a Close in Sweet Sixteen, Fall 99-94 in Overtime to Purdue

Vols’ Impressive Season Comes to a Close in Sweet Sixteen, Fall 99-94 in Overtime to Purdue

Tennessee’s impressive season came to an end Thursday night, as the Vols fell in the Sweet Sixteen to Purdue in overtime, 99-94, at the KFC Yum! Center. After facing an 18-point deficit at the 16:19 mark and with all the momentum in Purdue’s favor, the Vols stormed back with a 19-2 run to take their […]

Tennessee Announces Change in Women’s Basketball Leadership

Tennessee Announces Change in Women’s Basketball Leadership

Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer announced Wednesday that Lady Vols basketball coach Holly Warlick has been relieved of her duties. “Holly and I met this afternoon, and I informed her of the decision to change leadership within the program,” Fulmer said. “Holly has dedicated most of her adult life to the University of Tennessee and the Lady Vols […]

Barnes Wins Henry IBA National Coach of the Year

Barnes Wins Henry IBA National Coach of the Year

After leading the Volunteers to one of their best seasons in program history, Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes was selected as the winner of the 2019 Henry Iba Award as National Coach of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association on Monday. With a Hall of Fame-worthy résumé already, Barnes checked off another impressive accomplishment […]

Vols Advance to Sweet Sixteen, Defeat Iowa in Overtime, 83-77

Vols Advance to Sweet Sixteen, Defeat Iowa in Overtime, 83-77

For the sixth time since 2000, the Tennessee Volunteers are heading to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament, following an 83-77 victory in overtime against Iowa at Nationwide Arena on Sunday. It’s the first time since 2014 that Tennessee has reached the Sweet Sixteen, and head coach Rick Barnes is just the 12th head coach to […]

DeFoe Storybook Win In 2019 Bassmaster Classic

DeFoe Storybook Win In 2019 Bassmaster Classic

Tennessee anglers captured the top two places and posted two additional spots among the top seven in the 2019 Bassmaster Classic. The impressive performances capped off the three-day event in Knoxville. Ott DeFoe put the finishing touches on a storybook performance in his hometown. The Knoxville angler was the overall champion with a total of […]

Lady Vols Earn 38th Straight NCAA Bid

Lady Vols Earn 38th Straight NCAA Bid

The only program to appear in every NCAA Tournament, the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team learned it had been awarded its 38th consecutive postseason bid Monday when the bracket was revealed at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN2. The Lady Vols (19-12) are seeded No. 11 in the Albany Region. UT will face No. 6 […]

Vols Earn Number 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament, Will Face Colgate

Vols Earn Number 2 Seed in NCAA Tournament, Will Face Colgate

Hours after playing in the SEC Tournament Championship game, Tennessee learned its NCAA Tournament draw Sunday. The Volunteers (29-5) earned a program-best No. 2 seed for the third time ever (also in 2006 and 2008) and will travel to Columbus, Ohio. Tennessee’s first-round opponent in South Region action is 15th-seed Colgate on Friday. Two days […]

No. 5 Vols Cruise by Mississippi State on Senior Night, 71-54

No. 5 Vols Cruise by Mississippi State on Senior Night, 71-54

No. 5 Tennessee used a fast second-half start to power past Mississippi State on Senior Night at Thompson-Boling Arena, 71-54. Heading into its final game of the regular season Saturday at Auburn, Tennessee remains in a tie atop the Southeastern Conference standings. Leading by six points at halftime, Tennessee (27-3, 15-2 SEC) used a 17-4 […]

New Fishing Regulations in Effect; New Guide Available

New Fishing Regulations in Effect; New Guide Available

Tennessee’s 2019-20 fishing regulations went into effect March 1 and anglers are encouraged to obtain the new Tennessee Fishing Guide now available at locations throughout the state, on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website (www.tnwildlife.org) and on the TWRA “On the App.” Hard copies of the guide are available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are […]

No. 7 Vols Run Past No. 4 Kentucky, 71-52

No. 7 Vols Run Past No. 4 Kentucky, 71-52

In front of the sellout Thompson-Boling Arena crowd, No. 7 Tennessee powered past No. 4 Kentucky, 71-52, to move into a two-way tie for first place in the SEC. It was the largest loss for the Wildcats in conference play since Feb. 4, 2017, when they lost by 22 points to Florida. Backed by a […]

Lady Vols Drop Game To Vandy, 76-69

Lady Vols Drop Game To Vandy, 76-69

Redshirt senior Cheridene Green posted a career-high 20 points, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a Vanderbilt team that shot 53.8 percent from the floor, handing Tennessee a 76-69 loss at home on Thursday night.  Green’s previous best scoring performance also came against Vanderbilt, on Jan. 17, 2018, when she tallied 17 points. In addition to Green, sophomore Rennia […]

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