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Ellis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee 82-67

Ellis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee 82-67

November 28th, 2014 7:37 pm by AP

Perry Ellis scored 24 points and Cliff Alexander added 16 as No. 11 Kansas beat Tennessee 82-67 Friday in an Orlando Classic semifinal.

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Vanderbilt wants to spoil Tennessee's bowl hopes

Vanderbilt wants to spoil Tennessee's bowl hopes

November 28th, 2014 7:35 pm by AP

The Vols need a win Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2010, while a loss would mean the fifth straight losing season - a first in school history, while the Commodores are still looking for their first SEC win.

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Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

November 27th, 2014 8:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Several weeks ago I asked the readers of the Johnson City Press to share their opinions with three specific sports questions. There were clear winners in each category with each of the three major sports represented.

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Tennessee pulls away late to beat Santa Clara

Tennessee pulls away late to beat Santa Clara

November 27th, 2014 8:27 pm by AP

Tennessee got 18 points apiece from Josh Richardson and Armani Moore, and took control with impressive defensive play to start the second half en route to a 64-57 win over Santa Clara Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic.

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Vols get boost from players in Vandy's backyard

Vols get boost from players in Vandy's backyard

November 27th, 2014 8:26 pm by AP

Tennessee has five part-time or full-time starters who went to high school within about an hour's drive of Vanderbilt Stadium, including two of the SEC's most promising freshmen in defensive end Derek Barnett and running back Jalen Hurd.

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Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols

Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols

November 27th, 2014 8:24 pm by AP

Freshman guard Keiana Gilbert scored a career-high 27 points and made a critical block in the last minute Wednesday night as Chattanooga stunned No. 4 Tennessee 67-63 despite squandering a 17-point lead.

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Lady Bucs come up short at Indiana

Lady Bucs come up short at Indiana

November 27th, 2014 8:23 pm by Staff Report

For the fourth time this season, East Tennessee State's women's basketball team had four players reach double figures but it wasn't enough to overcome Indiana in a 97-69 loss to the Hoosiers on Wednesday at Assembly Hall.

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Thousands brave weather to run in TurkeyTrot

Thousands brave weather to run in TurkeyTrot

November 27th, 2014 11:24 am by Joe Avento

David Crockett High School was well represented in the winner's circle.

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Photo gallery: Turkey Trot

November 27th, 2014 11:21 am by Joe Avento

Almost 4,000 participants braved the weather.

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McGue, Thomas co-players of the year on Elite 11 team

McGue, Thomas co-players of the year on Elite 11 team

November 26th, 2014 5:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill's Malik McGue and Elizabethton's Ethan Thomas are both record-setting players - two of the best Northeast Tennessee has ever seen.

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