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Tennessee feeding off its momentum

Tennessee feeding off its momentum

March 28th, 2014 8:15 am by By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

It wasn't long ago that Tennessee was wondering how it lost to teams like bottom-tier SEC opponent Texas A&M and let games slip away against heavyweights Florida and Kentucky.

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SEC showing its depth in NCAA women's tournament

SEC showing its depth in NCAA women's tournament

March 27th, 2014 4:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

This is the first year the SEC has sent at least five teams to the Sweet 16 since six of its schools got there in 1997, with Tennessee winning it all that year.

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Tennessee big men a dual challenge for Michigan

Tennessee big men a dual challenge for Michigan

March 27th, 2014 7:38 am by By Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

Though U-M just dealt with Texas big man Cameron Ridley, Tennessee has two 6-foot-8, 260-pound behemoths: Jeronne Maymon and Jarnell Stokes.

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Lady Vols pull away for 67-51 win over St. John's

Lady Vols pull away for 67-51 win over St. John's

March 24th, 2014 11:39 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Cierra Burdick had 21 points and 11 rebounds as Tennessee relied on its smothering defense to pull away from St. John's for a 67-51 victory in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night.

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Lots of favorites reach Sweet 16

Lots of favorites reach Sweet 16

March 24th, 2014 3:00 am by JIM O'CONNELL, AP Basketball Writer

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X's. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament's round of 16.

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Vols romp over Bears and into Sweet 16

Vols romp over Bears and into Sweet 16

March 23rd, 2014 9:02 pm by JOEDY McCREARY. AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and the Volunteers denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA tournament by routing the Bears 83-63 on Sunday night.

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NCAA Round 2 foes St. John's, UT both seeking faster starts

NCAA Round 2 foes St. John's, UT both seeking faster starts

March 23rd, 2014 7:11 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

St. John's and Tennessee have proved throughout the postseason that they can bounce back from slow starts, but both women's basketball teams would rather not have to make a habit of it.

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Lady Vols overcome sluggish start to beat Northwestern State 70-46

Lady Vols overcome sluggish start to beat Northwestern State 70-46

March 22nd, 2014 6:48 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison scored 12 points and sparked a game-changing 12-0 run as No. 1 seed Tennessee withstood an ailing head coach and a lethargic first-half performance to beat Northwestern State 70-46.

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UPDATE: Warlick misses Lady Vols' shootaround with illness

UPDATE: Warlick misses Lady Vols' shootaround with illness

March 22nd, 2014 2:24 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick missed the Lady Vols' Saturday morning shootaround with an illness, but she rejoined her team for its Saturday afternoon NCAA tournament first-round game with Northwestern State.

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Son of Iowa coach has thyroid cancer

Son of Iowa coach has thyroid cancer

March 22nd, 2014 10:07 am by Associated Press

Iowa men's basketball coach Fran McCaffery said Friday that the tumor doctors removed from his son's thyroid prior to the Hawkeyes' NCAA tournament game against Tennessee was malignant.

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