Stories tagged: Tennessee Volunteers
Mon., April 8, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes will be back with the Volunteers next season.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:42 p.m.
Carsen Edwards scored 29 points as Purdue advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2000, needing overtime to beat Tennessee 99-94 after blowing an 18-point lead in …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
John Blanchette: On a topsy-turvy Selection Sunday, Gonzaga avoids another upset, holding on to No. 1 seed
So in case the Gonzaga Bulldogs still didn’t have that top-line feeling back after Terrible Tuesday, they were given an imprimatur on Selection Sunday. And they had nothing to do …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
From downing Duke to getting tripped up by Tennessee, here are six games that shaped Gonzaga’s season
Every game has shaped Gonzaga’s 2019 journey, but several not only influenced the Zags’ season but the national landscape.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt knows first-hand the problems new offensive coordinator Jim Chaney can cause an opposing defense. Chaney was Georgia’s offensive coordinator and Pruitt was Alabama’s defensive coordinator in …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Tennessee’s loss to Kentucky opened the door for a new No. 1 when the AP men’s college basketball poll is released Monday. It’ll almost certainly be a former No. 1. …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 11:51 p.m.
PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and No. 5 Kentucky upset No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Volunteers’ 19-game winning streak.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Gonzaga’s slow climb up the AP men’s college basketball rankings took another step forward Monday. After a three-week stay at fourth, the Zags moved to third in the latest poll …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Now that the NFL season has reached an anticlimactic conclusion, the nation’s sporting eyes turn to college basketball for the next two months.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Gonzaga isn’t going anywhere in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll and the Zags aren’t alone. For the third straight week, permanent marker could be used on the number …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
Gonzaga barely hung on to the fourth spot in the latest AP men’s college basketball poll.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Lamonte’ Turner had 23 points and No. 1 Tennessee held West Virginia scoreless for a 9 1/2-minute stretch Saturday on its way to an 83-66 victory.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 1:06 p.m.
Tennessee has fallen out of the Top 25, is in the midst of its longest losing streak in nearly half a century and potentially could miss the NCAA Tournament for …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
Offense has helped Tennessee earn its second No. 1 ranking in program history. The Volunteers believe they’ll only stay there by defending the way they did last season. Tennessee seeks …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Gonzaga took a step up in the rankings after a chaotic week for the best teams in college basketball.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Gonzaga is only one-third of the way through the regular season, but it has been involved in several of college basketball’s most entertaining games.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Gonzaga tumbled to fourth in the AP men’s college basketball poll and sixth in the USA Today poll, ending a two-week run at No. 1. Tennessee (7-1) knocked the Zags …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
John Blanchette: With perfection out of the picture, Gonzaga focused on building best team for March
What, you thought they were going to go 40-0?
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Admiral Schofield’s banked 3-pointer gave the Volunteers the lead and his pure 3-pointer on a GU defensive mistake with 22 seconds remaining spurred No. 7 Tennessee’s 76-73 upset victory Sunday …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Tennessee’s 76-73 win against Gonzaga at the Jerry Colangelo Classic in Phoenix.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
Gonzaga and Tennessee, two teams ranked in the top seven nationally, went back and forth for two hours with the seventh-ranked Volunteers upsetting No. 1 GU, pulling out a 76-73 …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
Senior point guard Josh Perkins continues to scale Gonzaga’s record book and he climbed past another Zags’ great Sunday against Tennessee.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 2:50 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Admiral Schofield, No. 7 Tennessee topple top-ranked Gonzaga 76-73 at the Colangelo Classic in Phoenix
Admiral Schofield poured in 30 points, including the winning 3-pointer with 17 seconds remaining and No. 7 Tennessee battled back to defeat No. 1 Gonzaga 76-73 on Saturday in the …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Tennessee is a combination of Illinois’ defensive tenacity (with better personnel) and Washington’s experience, but the seventh-ranked Volunteers are far more proven and bring a physical, hard-nosed style.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
This one is full of great individual duels, but the headliner is Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura and Tennessee’s Grant Williams, whether they match up against each other or not. There’s wiggle …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
Gonzaga is down to two prime matchups left on its arduous nonconference schedule.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 11:31 p.m.
College volleyball: Washington State holds off Tennessee, advances to NCAA regional against Stanford
As it did against Colorado State in the NCAA first round on Friday, Tennessee dropped the opening two sets against Washington State in the second round Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
The Zags will face Tennessee on Dec. 9 in the headliner of the Jerry Colangelo Classic doubleheader at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
Wed., April 11, 2018, 1:45 p.m.
Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt’s track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense. The question is how long it will take. The former Alabama defensive …