Stories tagged: tennessee volunteers
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
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
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
Gonzaga is down to two prime matchups left on its arduous nonconference schedule.
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
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
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
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
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018
Clayton Custer’s jumper took a friendly bounce off the rim and in with 3.6 seconds left, and 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago beat Tennessee 63-62 in a South Region second-round game Saturday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018
Admiral Schofield had 15 points and 12 rebounds as Tennessee advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 73-47 win over Wright State with coach Rick Barnes …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
Tennessee moves back into the top 10 after a big win while UConn continues to be No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
Tennessee has hired Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt as its head coach, capping a tumultuous search that cost an athletic director his job as the Volunteers attempt to recover from …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017
After the class picture of the latest Hall of Fame inductees was taken, Peyton Manning made his way over to Steve Spurrier for another handshake and some chit-chat before heading …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
Tennessee AD John Currie was prepared to hire Mike Leach to become the Volunteers’ coach, according to one report, but “university officials wouldn’t allow him to.”
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
Tennessee has scheduled an afternoon conference and is expected to provide an update on its tumultuous, embarrassing search for a football coach. The news conference will be led by Chancellor …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Leach’s departure would signal the end of a six-year run with the Cougars. During that span, the WSU coach registered a win-loss record of 38-37, had three winning seasons and …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Let’s say you’re Tennessee athletic director John Currie, and your attempt at hiring a football coach just blew up in your face. How do you move on from that?
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Tennessee athletic director John Currie is defending his coaching search and vouching for the character of Greg Schiano a day after negotiations between the two parties broke down amid a …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
Tennessee is no longer pursuing Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the school’s new head coach, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Washington State coach Mike Leach has no plans on leaving the Cougars soon, despite a FootballScoop report that linked him to the vacant position at Tennessee.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Ella Dederick made three stops in the penalty shootout to help lift Washington State to a 3-1 shootout victory over Tennessee, and into the round of 16 at the NCAA …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Tennessee began the season in the Top 25 and is ending it with a coaching change.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017
Ten years ago, Angie Bjorklund’s dream was becoming reality.
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
Ever since Pat Summitt helped her become a national champion at Tennessee, Michelle Brooke-Marciniak has found all kinds of ways to thank her coach.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017
ATLANTA – No. 25 Tennessee rallied from a pair of 14-point deficits in the second half and stopped a 2-point conversion in the second overtime, stunning Georgia Tech 42-41 despite …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017
Tennessee defensive coordinator Bob Shoop doesn’t expect a lawsuit filed against him by his former employer to be a distraction as the Volunteers’ defense attempts to bounce back from a …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017
Tennessee doesn’t mind adopting an underdog mentality a year after the Volunteers failed to meet preseason expectations. The Volunteers have been picked to finish third in the Southeastern Conference Eastern …
Tue., April 18, 2017
Tennessee’s John Kelly is the unquestioned leader of the Volunteers’ running backs now that Alvin Kamara has entered the NFL draft. Kelly is the only Volunteer with more than 14 …
Mon., April 17, 2017
Derek Barnett outdid Reggie White in sacks at Tennessee. Yet the pros aren’t sold on the Volunteers defensive end.
Wed., March 29, 2017
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said Gonzaga coach Mark Few reaching his first Final Four has been popular in the coaching fraternity. Few has heard from numerous colleagues, including longtime friends …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017
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 …