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Tennessee’s Willie Carmichael slams home a putback attempt for a bucket during Thursday’s home game against Texas Southenr at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville.

Vols hand Tyndall his first win at UT 70-58

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 10:59 am

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee was tested in the home opener of the Donnie Tyndall era Thursday night, but a second half defensive surge along with a timely run late in the game allowed the Vols to top Texas Southern 70-58 in front of 13,236 at Thompson-Boling Arena. UT had four players reach double figures, led by Josh Richardson with 19 points, and they significantly improved their free throw percentage form their

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  • WSCC hoops teams host big TCCAA weekend

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 10:56 am

    After a two-game road swing through West Tennessee, the Walters State basketball teams return home this weekend and jump back into Tennessee Community College Athletic Association play by hosting Columbia State and Jackson State. The Lady Senators will look to keep their spotless record intact, as they put their 6-0 mark overall and 3-0 record in TCCAA play on the line against the Columbia State Lady Chargers (3-2, 2-2 TCCAA)

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  • C-N’s Hodge has career night in Lady Eagles 88-79 win over Tusculum

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Carson-Newman’s Allison Hodge, left, drives past Tusculum’s Shynese Whitener towards the basket during Wednesday night’s basketball game at Pioneer Arena in Greeneville.

    GREENEVILLE — Allison Hodge has played in three official games for the Carson-Newman women’s basketball team so each one so far has been a “career performance.” Hodge might have to work pretty hard to top Wednesday night’s outing against South Atlantic Conference rival Tusculum. The freshman from Grainger High School put in 24 points from the bench in an 88-79 Eagles victory at Pioneer Arena. “I expected her (Hodge) to

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  • Eagles hold off Pioneers for first win of the year

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Carson-Newman’s Carson Brooks (11) puts up a contested shot over a Tusculum defender during Wednesday night’s basketball game at Pioneer Arena in Greeneville.

    GREENEVILLE — Jared Johnson missed the first two games of Carson-Newman’s season with a toe injury. Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena, the senior point guard returned to the court in a big way, scoring 23 points and leading the Eagles to their first win of the season, 73-68, over South Atlantic Conference rival Tusculum. “Our guys met some of our goals,” C-N coach Chuck Benson said. “Our defense was stingy

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  • ‘Canes hammer South Greene

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Morristown East’s Chris Snapp (21) rises up to shoot over a South Greene defender during Tuesday’s basketball game in Greeneville. The Hurricanes won 93-66.

    GREENEVILLE — East roared from behind by scoring 11 consecutive points late in the first quarter and kept pulling away throughout the game in routing host South Greene, 93-66, Tuesday night. It was the third victory in four games for first-year coach Ryan Collins’ Hurricanes and their highest scoring production in the new run-and-gun offense. Chris Snapp pumped in 26 points to lead 11 players who got into the scoring

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  • Daniel Boone no match for Lady Trojans, 80-32

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Morristown West’s Caroline Harville (40) puts up a shot against a Daniel Boone defender during Tuesday’s game at West High School.

    Three games into the season and the Morristown West Lady Trojans have put in three dominant efforts in rolling to a 3-0 start. The Lady Trojans scored the first 17 points Tuesday night in a home game against Daniel Boone, and they were never threatened in an 80-32 rout of the Lady Trailblazers inside Michael R. Reed Gymnasium. Sydney Newsome led the Lady Trojans with 19 points in the win,

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  • Senators cruise to 106-62 victory over Milligan JV

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:53 am

    Walters State’s Jesse Johnson (12) finishes at the bucket during the Senators victory on Monday night inside ‘Z’ Buda Gymnasium.

    The Walters State Senators took just five seconds to score off the opening tip and that was an indication of things to come as they blew out the visiting Milligan JV Buffaloes 106-62 Monday night. The Senators were led in scoring by Alex Hicks who had 20 points. Marcellus Roberts had 15 points, Jesse Johnson with 12. Filipp Burnashov contributed 11 and Stetson Moore finished with 10 points for Walters

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  • Power of One: Vols just one win from bowl eligibility

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:50 am

    KNOXVILLE — Tennessee football coach Butch Jones believes in, preaches and teaches the “power of one.” It’s a statement the coach has used on many occasions in describing his football team, imploring them to play one play at a time, one game at a time and live in the moment. This week, the “power of one” takes on a new meaning for the Vols, and the power of that one

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  • C-N gain Mincey’s 50th victory in win over Lander

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Carson-Newman’s Tatum Burstrom (24) drives by a defender during the Lady Eagles 66-57 win over Lander on Sunday in Holt Fieldhouse.

      JEFFERSON CITY — Carson-Newman coach Mike Mincey forgot all about the possibility of getting his 50th career win at the helm of the Lady Eagles Sunday night. Instead, Mincey was focused on his team’s second victory of the season, this time over perennial Peach Belt power Lander, 66-57, at Holt Fieldhouse. “I forgot about that (his 50th victory),” Mincey said. “I definitely wasn’t thinking about it on the sideline.

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