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Vols Agree to Basketball Series With Wake Forest

Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes announced Thursday that the Vols have finalized a home-and-home contract with Wake Forest, beginning with a game at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Dec. 23 next season. The Volunteers will host the Demon Deacons in Knoxville on Dec. 22, 2018. With one game left before […]
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Tennessee Introduces John Currie as New Athletic Director

The University of Tennessee introduced John Currie as their new athletic director on Thursday. Currie spent eight years as the athletic director at Kansas State before taking the Tennessee job. Here’s some excerpts from Thursday’s press conference. Said UT Chancellor Dr Beverly J. Davenport:”The best person for Tennessee — and we believe, we truly believe, […]
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Alabama Upsets Lady Vols in SEC Tournament

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – Meoshonti Knight scored 16 points and 12th-seeded Alabama made 10 of 14 free throws in the final minute to upset fifth-seeded Tennessee 72-64 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday. The Crimson Tide (19-12) won its third straight over the Lady Vols (19-11) after losing 42 straight […]
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Tennessee Loses to the Worst Team in the SEC in LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Brandon Sampson scored 24 points and Jalyn Patterson added 22 as LSU ended its school-record 15-game losing streak with a 92-82 victory against Tennessee in a Southeastern Conference game Wednesday. Sampson matched his career high when he scored 16 points in the second half when the Tigers (10-19, 2-15) outscored […]
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Kevin Beard Named Vols Receivers Coach and Tony Sorrentino Named Offensive Quality Control Assistant

(utsports.com) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones announced on Wednesday the addition of Kevin Beard as the Vols’ new wide receivers coach and Tony Sorrentino as an offensive quality control assistant. Beard comes to Rocky Top after coaching stops at FIU, Georgia and Miami (Fla.). He joined the FIU staff […]
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Tennessee Hires Kansas State AD John Currie as New Athletic Director

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee has hired John Currie from Kansas State to replace Dave Hart as the Volunteers’ athletic director. The school officially announced the hiring Tuesday. A press conference to introduce Currie is scheduled for Thursday. Currie was hired as Kansas State’s AD in May 2009. Before taking the job at Kansas State, […]
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Misdemeanor Drug Charge Dropped Against Vols Receiver Jauan Jennings

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A misdemeanor drug charge against Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings has been dismissed. Knox County Assistant District Attorney General Sean McDermott said Monday the case was dismissed after Jennings paid court costs and underwent an alcohol and drug assessment. Court costs totaled $350.25. Jennings was cited Jan. 15 on a charge […]
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South Carolina Blows Out Tennessee 82-55

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Duane Notice scored 15 points, all of them on 3-pointers, to help South Carolina to an 82-55 win over Tennessee on Saturday. The Volunteers (15-14, 7-9 Southeastern Conference) cut the Gamecocks 18-point lead with eight minutes to go in the first half down to just a 38-34 deficit with 18 minutes […]
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Vols Jordan Bowden Expected to Miss South Carolina Game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says guard Jordan Bowden has “a little bout of pneumonia” and likely will miss a second straight game Saturday at South Carolina. Barnes said Friday that Tennessee is “not counting on him playing at all” against South Carolina. Bowden’s illness prevented him from playing Wednesday in a […]
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Lady Vols Use Late Rally to Win Home Finale Against Florida

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Diamond DeShields returned to action and came one assist away from a triple-double Thursday to spark Tennessee’s comeback in a 74-70 victory over Florida. The Lady Volunteers (18-10, 9-6 SEC) outscored Florida 13-2 over the final three minutes and pulled ahead for good when Schaquilla Nunn scored on a DeShields assist […]