Tennessee blows big lead, rallies for 83-77 OT win over Iowa

Sports 03/24/19, 13:56

Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in NCAA Tournament history Sunday, letting a 25-point lead slip away before two-time SEC player of the year Grant Williams scored 6 points in overtime for an 83-77 victory over Iowa.The Volunteers (31-5) made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first ...

Tennessee’s Grant Williams named SEC player of year

Sports 03/12/19, 11:58

Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Mississippi's Kermit Davis is coach of the year.Williams earned unanimous first-team all-SEC honors for a second straight season. The 14-member media panel also voted Arkansas' Daniel Gafford, Kentucky's PJ Washington, LSU's Tremont Waters and Mississippi ...

Schofield shines as No. 5 Vols rip Mississippi State 71-54

Basketball 03/06/19, 00:03

Tennessee is regaining its defensive identity just in time for the postseason.Admiral Schofield scored 18 points in his final home game, and the fifth-ranked Volunteers beat Mississippi State 71-54 on Tuesday night for their 26th straight home victory.Tennessee held Mississippi State to its lowest point total of the season. Three ...

College teams add more glitz in attempt to keep fans coming

Basketball 03/03/19, 02:52

College basketball teams are trying to get fans to keep coming to games in the age of smartphones by making those phones an integral part of the experience.That's evident every time cellphones in the stands light up arenas across the country during pregame lineup introductions.Over 20 schools subscribe to a ...

Smart leads No. 13 LSU past No. 5 Tennessee in OT, 80-82

Sports 02/23/19, 15:32

Javonte Smart capped a career-best 29-point performance with a crucial rebound and go-ahead free throws in the final seconds, and No. 13 LSU outlasted fifth-ranked Tennessee 82-80 in overtime on Saturday. Smart, a freshman who grew up near Baton Rouge, began to take over the game with about six minutes left ...

New No. 1 expected after Tennessee’s loss to No. 5 Kentucky

Basketball 02/17/19, 13:53

Tennessee kept rolling for a while after taking over the top spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll, unlike its previous stint at No. 1. The Vols slipped past Vanderbilt, the team that knocked them off the No. 1 perch a decade ago, and stretched their winning streak to ...

No. 1 Vols beat South Carolina 85-73 for 19th straight win

Sports 02/13/19, 20:32

Admiral Schofield had 21 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 Tennessee defeated South Carolina 85-73 on Wednesday for its school-record 19th consecutive victory.Tennessee owns the longest active winning streak of any active Division I team and is 11-0 in Southeastern Conference competition for the first time in school history.The ...

No. 1 Tennessee beats Missouri 72-60 for 17th straight win

Sports 02/05/19, 23:13

Admiral Schofield and Grant Williams scored 13 points each as No. 1 Tennessee defeated Missouri 72-60 on Tuesday night to extend its school-record winning streak to 17 games.Tennessee (21-1, 9-0 SEC) has the longest active winning streak of any Division I team. This latest victory also enabled Rick Barnes to ...

Williams scores 20, No. 3 Tennessee holds off Florida 78-67

Sports 01/12/19, 20:33

Grant Williams scored 20 points, Jordan Bowden added 17 off the bench and No. 3 Tennessee rallied to beat Florida 78-67 on Saturday for their 10th consecutive victory.Admiral Schofield, who sat out much of the second half with four fouls, provided the biggest bucket with a 3-pointer from the corner ...

No. 3 Tennessee establishes itself as favorite in SEC race

Basketball 01/11/19, 16:42

Tennessee has established itself as the early Southeastern Conference favorite just a week into the start of league competition.The third-ranked Volunteers (13-1, 2-0 SEC) have outscored their first two league opponents by a combined 70 points while showcasing the depth that has made them the SEC's highest-ranked team heading into ...

No. 3 Vols trounce Wake Forest 83-64 for 6th straight win

Sports 12/22/18, 17:07

Grant Williams' knack for making baskets while drawing contact keeps paying dividends for Tennessee.Williams had 22 points and 10 rebounds as No. 3 Tennessee trounced Wake Forest 83-64 on Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. The Southeastern Conference scoring leader converted a trio of three-point plays in the first 14½ ...

Schofield scores 29, No. 3 Tennessee beats Memphis 102-92

Sports 12/15/18, 14:33

Admiral Schofield scored 20 of his 29 points in the second half and added 11 rebounds as third-ranked Tennessee beat Memphis 102-92 Saturday to snap a three-game skid to the in-state rival.The Volunteers (8-1) avoided any letdown after a weeklong layoff for finals since upsetting then-No. 1 ranked Gonzaga last ...

Schofield’s 3 lifts No. 7 Tennessee over No. 1 Gonzaga 76-73

Sports 12/09/18, 17:16

Admiral Schofield hit a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left and scored 25 of his 30 points in the second half, helping No. 7 Tennessee knock off top-ranked Gonzaga 76-73 in the Colangelo Classic on Sunday.Tennessee (7-1) jumped on Gonzaga early and fought back from a nine-point, second-half deficit.Reigning SEC player ...

No. 6 Tennessee trounces Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-51

Sports 12/02/18, 14:09

Admiral Schofield scored 16 points, Kyle Alexander had 12 points and 10 rebounds and No. 6 Tennessee breezed to a 79-51 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sunday.Grant Williams finished with 14 points and nine rebounds for Tennessee (6-1) in its last tuneup before a Dec. 9 showdown with No. ...

Update: No. 2 Kansas outlasts No. 5 Tennessee in OT

Sports 11/24/18, 00:30

The Latest on the NIT Season Tip-Off (all times local):12:15 a.m.Dedric Lawson had 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and No. 2 Kansas rallied to beat No. 5 Tennessee 87-81 in overtime in the NIT Season Tip-Off title game on Friday night.Lagerald Vick scored 15 points, with eight straight ...

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