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2018 Peyton Manning Scholars Recognized

2018 Peyton Manning Scholars Recognized

An exclusive club of current and past Tennessee students welcomed new members on Tuesday as four incoming freshmen were awarded the Peyton Manning Scholarship. With the induction of its newest members, the Manning Scholarship, which originated 21 years ago, has now been awarded to 37 UT Knoxville students. Peyton Manning and Interim UT Knoxville Chancellor [...]

Manning Inducted into CoSIDA Academic Hall of Fame

Manning Inducted into CoSIDA Academic Hall of Fame

Legendary Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning was inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of Fame on Thursday. The 2018 four-person class was inducted on Thursday night during the Academic All-America Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the CoSIDA and NACDA convention in National Harbor, Maryland. Fellow inductees included San Jose [...]

Holdsclaw, DeMoss Officially Hall-of-Famers

Holdsclaw, DeMoss Officially Hall-of-Famers

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was officially inducted on Saturday night at the Tennessee Theatre. Former Lady Vol standout Chamique Holdsclaw and former UT assistant coach Mickie DeMoss were among seven women who were honored for their stellar career accomplishments. Other 2018 inductees included Ceal Barry (coach), Rose Marie Battaglia (veteran, contributor), Chris Dailey (contributor [...]

Three Former Vols Named to 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Three Former Vols Named to 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Three Tennessee legends have been named to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame ballot, which was announced today by the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Football Hall of Fame. Former first-team All-Americans Bobby Majors, Larry Seivers and Al Wilson were included among the 76 former players from the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) on [...]

Lady Vols Heading Back to Junkanoo Jam

Lady Vols Heading Back to Junkanoo Jam

The schedule and field for the women’s 2018 Junkanoo Jam at Resorts World Bimini were announced Tuesday, and the Tennessee Lady Vols are headed back to the islands. Eight NCAA Division I women’s college basketball teams will compete in the 16th annual Junkanoo Jam, held Nov. 22-24, 2018, at Gateway Christian Academy in Bimini. The [...]

Manning Selected for Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Manning Selected for Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Legendary Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning will be one of the newest members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of Fame when the four-person 2018 Class is inducted this summer. The Academic All-America Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. on June 28 at the CoSIDA [...]

Guarantano Leads Orange to 34-7 Victory

Guarantano Leads Orange to 34-7 Victory

With redshirt sophomore quarterback Jarrett Guarantano leading the charge, the Orange rolled to a 34-7 victory Saturday afternoon in the 2018 DISH Orange and White Game. On an absolutely beautiful spring afternoon, 65,098 Tennessee fans made their way to Neyland Stadium to get a first-hand look at the Big Orange in action under first-year head [...]

Tennessee to Welcome Vol Nation in Neyland Stadium for Dish Orange and White Game

Tennessee to Welcome Vol Nation in Neyland Stadium for Dish Orange and White Game

This year’s DISH Orange and White Game will be the first public look at new head coach Jeremy Pruitt‘s program. The event, on April 21, will feature a live game at 2 p.m., using standard scoring and rules, and several other new fan-friendly promotions. Pruitt hopes fans will treat the annual exhibition at Neyland Stadium like [...]

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 [...]

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