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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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Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer to be Food City 500 co-grand marshals

Vols' Jones, Hokies' Beamer to be Food City 500 co-grand marshals

March 10th, 2014 5:13 pm by Staff Report

Though their teams won't meet at Bristol until 2016, the coaches of two of the nation's tradition-rich football programs - Butch Jones of Tennessee and Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech - will be together at Sunday's Food City 500.

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Simmons, Lady Vols edge Wildcats for 17th SEC tournament championship

Simmons, Lady Vols edge Wildcats for 17th SEC tournament championship

March 9th, 2014 6:20 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Meighan Simmons scored 17 points, including two go-ahead free throws with 1:45 remaining, and No. 6 Tennessee edged 12th-ranked Kentucky 71-70 on Sunday to win another Southeastern Conference women's basketball tournament championship.

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Tennessee rips Missouri 72-45 for fourth straight win

Tennessee rips Missouri 72-45 for fourth straight win

March 8th, 2014 7:32 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Antonio Barton scored 16 points and Jarnell Stokes had a double-double Saturday as Tennessee trounced Missouri 72-45 to win its fourth straight game and boost its NCAA tournament hopes.

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Lady Vols top Aggies, reach SEC title game

Lady Vols top Aggies, reach SEC title game

March 8th, 2014 5:14 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison had 20 points and 13 rebounds and No. 6 Tennessee held off No. 15 Texas A&M 86-77 on Saturday to earn a spot in the championship game of the SEC women's basketball tournament.

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