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Barnes A Finalist for Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy for Men’s College Coach of the Year

Barnes A Finalist for Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy for Men’s College Coach of the Year

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced finalists for the Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy for Men’s College Coach of the Year on Thursday, and Tennessee’s Rick Barnes made the four-man cut. Ten semifinalists were previously announced on Feb. 23. Other finalists include Virginia’s Tony Bennett, Ohio State’s Chris Holtmann and Villanova’s Jay Wright. A fan vote will account for [...]

Vols Hold Off Late Surge by Mississippi State to Win, 62-59

Vols Hold Off Late Surge by Mississippi State to Win, 62-59

Tennessee came up with a hard-fought, 62-59 win over seventh-seeded Mississippi State in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament at the Scottrade Center on Friday night. Led by SEC Co-Sixth Man of the Year Lamonte Turner‘s 15 points off the bench, the Vols (24-7) punched their ticket to Saturday’s semifinals with the win. Turner also added [...]

No. 16 Vols Survive Georgia, Claim SEC Regular Season Title

No. 16 Vols Survive Georgia, Claim SEC Regular Season Title

Tennessee scored the game’s final nine points and survived a thrilling battle with Georgia to win a share of the SEC regular-season championship, 66-61. The SEC title is UT’s first since the 2007-08 season. The Volunteers were picked in the preseason to finish 13th in the 14-team league. With Tennessee leading 61-60 with less than a minute [...]

LADY VOLS FALL TO NO. 8 SOUTH CAROLINA, 73-62

LADY VOLS FALL TO NO. 8 SOUTH CAROLINA, 73-62

No. 12 Tennessee erased a 16-point first-half deficit and closed within three in the third quarter but couldn’t overcome No. 8 South Carolina, falling 73-62 in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Freshman Anastasia Hayes led Tennessee (24-7) in scoring, tying her career high of 17 points. Senior Jaime Nared posted a double-double for Tennessee with [...]

Vols See Winning Streak End at Alabama

Vols See Winning Streak End at Alabama

No. 15 Tennessee struggled to find any rhythm on offense Saturday night, and its six-game winning streak was snapped by Alabama in a 78-50 loss at Coleman Coliseum. The 28-point game was UT’s worst loss of the season, as the Vols (18-6, 8-4 SEC) shot a season-low 28 percent (16-of-58) from the floor. In the [...]

#15 Vols Complete Season Sweep of Kentucky with 61-59 Win at Rupp Arena

#15 Vols Complete Season Sweep of Kentucky with 61-59 Win at Rupp Arena

A poised, all-around effort in the closing minutes lifted 15th-ranked Tennessee to a 61-59 victory over 24th-ranked Kentucky Tuesday night at Rupp Arena. The Volunteers have now won six straight games and stand alone in second place in the Southeastern Conference standings. The triumph was Tennessee’s fifth all-time win over the Wildcats at Rupp Arena [...]

Vols Set Season High in Scoring With 94-61 Rout of Ole Miss

Vols Set Season High in Scoring With 94-61 Rout of Ole Miss

No. 18 Tennessee never trailed on its way to capturing its fourth straight SEC win, cruising by Ole Miss on Saturday night at Thompson-Boling Arena, 94-61. The win was the Vols’ fifth straight overall, giving them their longest winning streak of the season. Tennessee held its opponent to fewer than 65 points for the seventh [...]

#12 Lady Vols Defeat #14 A&M, 82-67

#12 Lady Vols Defeat #14 A&M, 82-67

Senior Jaime Nared scored 23 points and No. 12/13 Tennessee allowed just eight points in the fourth quarter in an 82-67 win over No. 14/12 Texas A&M on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Five players reached double figures for the Lady Vols (18-4, 6-3 SEC), who returned to the win column after dropping three of their previous [...]

Vols Roll in 84-61 Win Over LSU

Vols Roll in 84-61 Win Over LSU

Four Vols scored in double figures as No. 18 Tennessee pulled away from LSU Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena for its largest SEC margin of victory of the season, 84-61. James Daniel III (17 points), Grant Williams (16), Jordan Bone (12), and Lamonte Turner (12) led the Vols to their fourth-straight SEC win and their seventh victory in the last eight games to [...]

Davis Ties Career High, Fuels No. 10 Lady Vols’ 75-66 Victory Over Ole Miss

Davis Ties Career High, Fuels No. 10 Lady Vols’ 75-66 Victory Over Ole Miss

Freshman forward Rennia Davis tied her career high with 18 points and senior forward Jaime Nared recorded her eighth double-double of the season to lead the 10th-ranked Tennessee women’s basketball team to a 75-66 victory over Ole Miss on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols ended a two-game skid by holding the Rebels [...]

Tennessee Football Walk-On Tryouts Set for January 29

Tennessee Football Walk-On Tryouts Set for January 29

The Tennessee football team will hold spring 2018 walk-on tryouts on Monday, Jan. 29, at the Anderson Training Center. Tryouts for Tennessee football team will start at 6 p.m. ET and consist of speed and agility drills. In order to participate in the walk-on program, participants must be enrolled at the University of Tennessee for [...]

#6 Lady Vols Fall to #17 Texas A&M in Overtime, 79-76

#6 Lady Vols Fall to #17 Texas A&M in Overtime, 79-76

 Danni Williams made three free throws with 7.8 seconds remaining in overtime to put No. 17/16 Texas A&M ahead and help hand No. 6/6 Tennessee its first loss of the season, 79-76, on Thursday night at Reed Arena. Mercedes Russell recorded 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lady Vols (15-1, 3-1 SEC). The loss [...]

National Championship To Be an All SEC Affair

National Championship To Be an All SEC Affair

Tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game is gearing up.  Fans from both divisions of the SEC are drawing their lines, and fans from other conferences are telling tales of how they were robbed.  Some fans believed that Alabama didn’t deserve their number four spot, and other fans have made their opinions known about having two [...]

Second Half Surge Gives Vols 76-65 Victory Over #17 Kentucky

Second Half Surge Gives Vols 76-65 Victory Over #17 Kentucky

Admiral Schofield scored 20 points and recorded nine rebounds to lead the 23rd-ranked Tennessee Volunteers to a 76-65 victory over No. 17 Kentucky on Saturday night at a sold out Thompson-Boling Arena. The Vols (10-4, 1-2 SEC) shot 54 percent from the field in the second half while using a strong defensive effort to outscore [...]

No. 7 Lady Vols Improve To 13-0 With 63-49 Win At Kentucky

No. 7 Lady Vols Improve To 13-0 With 63-49 Win At Kentucky

No. 7/7 Tennessee improved to 13-0 overall and 1-0 in the SEC on Sunday, defeating Kentucky (8-7, 0-1 SEC) 63-49 in front of a crowd of 8,921 at Rupp Arena. The victory was UT’s first in the venue in three tries. The Big Orange women lost to the Wildcats during the 2005-06 season and fell [...]

Vols Welcome 13 Newcomers During Early Signing Period

Vols Welcome 13 Newcomers During Early Signing Period

Friday’s signing announcement by Under Armour All-American Alontae Taylor gave head coach Jeremy Pruitt and the Tennessee football program 13 members in their 2018 Class. The Early Signing Period began on Wednesday and wraps up at the end of the day on Friday. UT will add several more Vols during the traditional National Signing Day [...]