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Tennessee defeats LMU 76-67 (video)

November 8, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Tennessee finished up exhibition play on Monday night with a 76-67 victory over a tough Lincoln Memorial squad. Trey Golden led the Vols with 22 points, including four 3-pointers. Cam Tatum added 13 points for Tennessee, while Jeronne Maymon and Skylar McBee each chipped in 11. The […] Read the full article...

Vols win exhibition over Carson-Newman 73-52

November 3, 2011 by VolNation Staff

The Cuonzo Martin era tipped off on Thursday night as the Tennessee basketball team defeated Carson-Newman by a score of 73-52. The Vols were led in scoring by Jordan McRae, who finished with with 17 points. Jeronne Maymon added 10 points and 15 rebounds. Tennessee plays its […] Read the full article...

Vols will host Pitt in Big East/SEC Challenge

May 19, 2011 by UT Sports Information

ESPN announced the matchups for the revamped 2011 Big East/SEC Challenge Thursday, and Tennessee is set to host Pittsburgh Dec. 3 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The 2011 Challenge marks the expansion from four games to 12, with each matchup taking place at campus venues rather than neutral sites […] Read the full article...

Quinton Chievous commits to Tennessee

May 5, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin added another commit for the class of 2011 on Thursday when 6-foot-5 swingman Quinton Chievous from Niles, IL chose the Vols, sources say. During his senior season, Chievous averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Saint Louis Dons. “Quinton was our best […] Read the full article...

Vols dealt No. 9 seed

March 13, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Despite losing to Florida in the second round of the SEC Tournament on Friday, most believed Tennessee’s (19-14, 8-8 SEC) body of work was good enough to earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament. The selection committee agreed, as the Vols received a No. 9 seed in […] Read the full article...

Vols fall on Senior Day, 64-58

March 6, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Tennessee was unable to close out the 2010-11 regular season with a victory on Sunday afternoon, as the Kentucky Wildcats came to Knoxville and defeated the Vols by a score of 64-58 at Thompson Boling Arena. Brandon Knight played all 40 minutes and led Kentucky (22-8, 10-6 […] Read the full article...

Harris and Hopson combine for 49 in Vols win

March 3, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Led by a combined 49 points from Tobias Harris and Scotty Hopson, Tennessee held off a late South Carolina run to defeat the Gamecocks by a score of 73-69 in Columbia on Thursday night. Fueled by 61% first-half shooting, Tennessee sprinted out to a 17-point halftime lead. […] Read the full article...

Vols unable to put together back-to-back wins, lose another close one

February 26, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Similar situation. Similar result. With the outcome resting on the game’s final possession, once again Tennessee found itself holding the short end of the stick as Mississippi State defeated the Vols 70-69 at Thompson Boling Arena on Saturday night. After a scramble for a missed Scotty Hopson […] Read the full article...

Vols fall despite career high from Hopson

February 19, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Tennessee clawed its way back from a 15-point first-half deficit, but was unable to hold on, as Georgia defeated Tennessee by a score of 69-63 at Thompson Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon. “Our effort wasn’t superior,” Bruce Pearl said. “It wasn’t lacking, but it wasn’t superior.” “The […] Read the full article...

Vols return home, snap losing streak

February 17, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Led by Scotty Hopson’s game-high 23 points, Tennessee defeated South Carolina on Wednesday night by a score of 73-67 at Thompson Boling Arena, snapping a three-game losing streak. It was the first home game for Bruce Pearl after serving his eight game conference suspsension. The Vols (16-10, […] Read the full article...