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No. 7 Tennessee gets 2nd chance vs elite foe in Gonzaga

Dec. 7, 2018 3:06 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wants to capitalize on a second chance to beat an elite opponent as the Volunteers adapt to the higher expectations accompanying their Top 10 ranking. The seventh-ranked Vols (6-1) let a golden opportunity slip away two weeks ago when they squandered a second-half lead in...

No. 6 Tennessee trounces Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-51

Dec. 2, 2018 3:48 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No. 6 Tennessee prepared for its showdown with Gonzaga by posting its second straight lopsided victory at home. Admiral Schofield scored 16 points, Kyle Alexander had 12 points and 10 rebounds and the Volunteers breezed to a 79-51 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sunday....

No. 6 Tennessee boasts highest preseason ranking ever

Oct. 24, 2018 1:49 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is entering unfamiliar territory. After winning a share of the Southeastern Conference title and emerging as one of the nation's biggest surprises last year, Tennessee opens this season ranked sixth in the Top 25 . That represents the Volunteers' highest preseason ranking...

Kerr, Wright, McMillan to be US basketball assistant coaches

Oct. 11, 2018 9:18 AM EDT

Steve Kerr and Jay Wright will be assistant coaches for the U.S. national basketball team, putting the coaches of the NBA and NCAA championship teams on Gregg Popovich's staff. Nate McMillan will be the other assistant, USA Basketball announced Thursday. The trio of coaches will work with Popovich in the 2019...