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Auburn hires Bruce Pearl as basketball coach

Auburn hires Bruce Pearl as basketball coach

March 18th, 2014 11:53 am by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Auburn hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to lead a struggling basketball program. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday of the charismatic coach, who remains under a show-cause penalty from the NCAA.

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Lady Vols earn No. 1 seed for NCAAs

Lady Vols earn No. 1 seed for NCAAs

March 17th, 2014 9:31 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee women's basketball team earned the No. 1 seed in the Louisville Regional, and the Lady Vols will open the NCAA tournament at home against Northwestern State.

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Vols to meet Hawkeyes in NCAA first round

Vols to meet Hawkeyes in NCAA first round

March 17th, 2014 2:30 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee men's basketball team had a primary goal this season: make the NCAA tournament. The Vols did on Sunday, though it was close.

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Two-plus years before Battle at Bristol, Butch, Beamer and BMS already a good fit

Two-plus years before Battle at Bristol, Butch, Beamer and BMS already a good fit

March 16th, 2014 4:23 pm by George Thwaites

Tennessee's Butch Jones and Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer got a jump on the Battle at Bristol hullabaloo when they were co-grand marshals for Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Gators wear down Vols in SEC semis, 56-49

Gators wear down Vols in SEC semis, 56-49

March 15th, 2014 4:52 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

Swarming relentlessly in the second half, Florida rallied from 10 points down and defeated Tennessee 56-49 in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference men's basketball tournament Saturday.

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Stokes powers Tennessee past South Carolina

Stokes powers Tennessee past South Carolina

March 14th, 2014 6:16 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes scored 22 points, matching his season high, and Tennessee beat South Carolina 59-44 on Friday in the Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinals, adding a strong defensive effort to the Vols' NCAA tournament hopes.

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Tennessee set for a grind match against South Carolina

Tennessee set for a grind match against South Carolina

March 14th, 2014 7:05 am by By Mike Strange, The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn. (MCT)

To most everyone's surprise, South Carolina grounded go-go Arkansas into submission, 71-69, in the second round of the SEC tournament at the Georgia Dome. Now the Gamecocks turn their grinders to Tennessee in a Friday afternoon quarterfinal match.

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Vols trying to upgrade dormant pass rush

Vols trying to upgrade dormant pass rush

March 13th, 2014 2:05 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

When Tennessee's Butch Jones discusses the need for playmakers, he isn't merely referring to running backs or wide receivers. "Who is going to be able to rush and generate our pass rush when we need it?" he says.

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At SEC tourney, there's No. 1 Florida, and then there's bubble madness

At SEC tourney, there's No. 1 Florida, and then there's bubble madness

March 11th, 2014 7:59 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

For top-ranked Florida, it's nothing more than a warm-up for bigger games to come. For struggling Kentucky, it's a chance to regain a little "mojo." For everyone else, the SEC tournament looks like the last chance to earn a spot in the NCAAs.

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Recuperating Majors appreciative of support

Recuperating Majors appreciative of support

March 10th, 2014 8:27 pm by Associated Press

"Under the circumstances, I feel very good," former Tennessee star football player and coach Johnny Majors said Monday, four days after undergoing a heart valve procedure.

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