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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 […]

Williams Sinks Last-Second Shot to Lift Vols to 73-71 Win at Ole Miss

Williams Sinks Last-Second Shot to Lift Vols to 73-71 Win at Ole Miss

A runner with three seconds left by National Player of the Year candidate Grant Williams lifted No. 7 Tennessee to a 73-71 victory over Ole Miss at The Pavilion. Ole Miss had an opportunity to respond, but fellow honors candidate Admiral Schofield stepped up and took a charge to give Tennessee possession with one second left. The Vols (25-3, […]

No. 5 Tennessee Swarms Vanderbilt in 58-46 Win

No. 5 Tennessee Swarms Vanderbilt in 58-46 Win

 No. 5 Tennessee extended its winning streak in Thompson-Boling Arena to 24 games Tuesday night, defeating the Vanderbilt Commodores, 58-46. The Vols (24-2, 12-1 SEC) held the Commodores to their lowest scoring output of the season, limiting them to just 32 percent shooting from the field. Clevon Brown was the only Vanderbilt (9-17, 0-13 SEC) […]

Lady Vols Earn Gritty Win Over Mizzou, 62-60

Lady Vols Earn Gritty Win Over Mizzou, 62-60

Tennessee earned a hard-fought victory over RV/RV Missouri on Sunday, coming from four points down in the final stanza to claim a 62-60 triumph in front of a crowd of 8,559 in Mizzou Arena. Sophomore point guard Evina Westbrook led UT (17-8, 6-6 SEC) with 18 points and six assists, while sophomore forward Rennia Davis logged her 17th career double-double with […]

Bell, Cupidan Named Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week

Bell, Cupidan Named Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week

Tusculum University lacrosse attack Keegan Bell and basketball forward Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.  Cupidan earns this honor for a second time this year. Bell set school single-game records with seven goals and 10 points in the Pioneers’ 23-8 win over Lees-McRae on Saturday. Bell scored two goals in […]

Lady Vols Fall To NO. 6/6 Mississippi State, 91-63

Lady Vols Fall To NO. 6/6 Mississippi  State, 91-63

The Lady Vols scrapped to within three in the third quarter but couldn’t overcome a No. 6 Mississippi State team that shot an impressive 52.2 percent on the day. Tennessee (15-8, 4-6 SEC) was led by sophomore Rennia Davis, who fired in a season-high 29 points. Freshman Zaay Green also was in double figures with 13. MSU’s (22-1, […]

No. 1 Tennessee Pushes Win Streak to 18 with 73-61 Victory Over Florida

No. 1 Tennessee Pushes Win Streak to 18 with 73-61 Victory Over Florida

In front of a season-high crowd of 22,261, No. 1 Tennessee’s high-flying second half helped the Vols top the Florida Gators, 73-61, Saturday. Tennessee (22-1, 10-0 SEC) pushes its win streak to 18 games, the longest streak in Rick Barnes‘ 32-year head coaching career. Tennessee had four players score in double figures, with Grant Williams’team-high 16 points […]

No. 1 Tennessee Tops Missouri, 72-60, to Extend Winning Streak

No. 1 Tennessee Tops Missouri, 72-60, to Extend Winning Streak

Holding Missouri to just 35 percent shooting from the field, No. 1 Tennessee topped the Tigers for the second time this season, 72-60, extending its winning streak to a program-best 17 games. The Vols (21-1, 9-0 SEC) remain the only undefeated team in SEC play and push their conference regular-season winning streak to 13, which ties […]

Vols Win Program Record 16th Straight with Victory at Texas A&M

Vols Win Program Record 16th Straight with Victory at Texas A&M

With a 93-76 victory at Texas A&M Saturday night, No. 1 Tennessee set the program record for consecutive wins at 16 games. The Vols (20-1, 8-0 SEC) had one of their best offensive performances of the season Saturday, shooting a blazing-hot 65 percent from the field, including a 74 percent (31-of-42) mark on two-point field-goal […]

Lady Vols Tame Gators, 67-50

Lady Vols Tame Gators, 67-50

Sophomore Rennia Davis and redshirt senior forward Cheridene Green each posted double-doubles to propel Tennessee to victory over Florida on Thursday night in Thompson-Boling Arena, 67-50. Davis ended the day as Tennessee’s (14-7, 3-5 SEC) leading scorer with a game-high 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Green posted a season-high-tying 15 points and 10 rebounds. All five starters scored […]

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