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Tennessee ends Mercer's NCAA run with 83-63 romp

Tennessee ends Mercer's NCAA run with 83-63 romp

March 23rd, 2014 9:09 pm by JOEDY McCREARY, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and the Volunteers denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA tournament by routing the Bears 83-63 on Sunday night.

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St. John's, Lady Vols seeking faster starts

St. John's, Lady Vols seeking faster starts

March 23rd, 2014 8:59 pm by AP

St. John's and Tennessee have proved throughout the postseason that they can bounce back from slow starts, but they'd rather not have to make a habit of it.

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Lady Vols recover for win over Northwestern State

Lady Vols recover for win over Northwestern State

March 22nd, 2014 8:55 pm by AP

Tennessee, the No. 1 seed in the Louisville Regional, was tied with No. 16 seed Northwestern State early in the second half before pulling away for a 70-46 victory.

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Lady Vols look  to remain perfect at home in NCAA

Lady Vols look to remain perfect at home in NCAA

March 21st, 2014 9:26 pm by AP

Tennessee's women have won all 52 NCAA tournament games they've played on their home floor, a streak the top-seeded Lady Vols will try to extend when they host No. 16 seed Northwestern State.

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Tennessee slams UMass for 2nd round victory in NCAA

Tennessee slams UMass for 2nd round victory in NCAA

March 21st, 2014 5:26 pm by AP

Jarnell Stokes scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help Tennessee beat Massachusetts 86-67 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

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Long NCAA drought finally over for UMass

Long NCAA drought finally over for UMass

March 20th, 2014 10:21 pm by AP

Derek Kellogg was a player during Massachusetts' 1990s surge under John Calipari and now has the Minutemen back in the NCAA tournament as a coach after a long absence. UMass faces Tennessee in Saturday's NCAA Tournament.

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March Madness: A look at the Lady Vols and their competition

March Madness: A look at the Lady Vols and their competition

March 20th, 2014 12:05 pm by DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer

History could be made in Nashville on April 8 with unbeaten Notre Dame and Connecticut potentially squaring off for a national championship.

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Vols rally to beat Hawkeyes in OT

Vols rally to beat Hawkeyes in OT

March 20th, 2014 12:12 am by AP

Stokes dominated inside as the Volunteers finally caught up in the closing minutes of regulation, then opened overtime with a three-point play that set up a 78-65 victory over Iowa on Wednesday night, finishing off the First Four.

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Vols' spring challenge: Rebuild offensive line

Vols' spring challenge: Rebuild offensive line

March 18th, 2014 7:07 pm by AP

Tennessee coach Butch Jones calls junior center Mack Crowder a leader of the offensive line, which faces perhaps the toughest task of any position group this spring.

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Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

March 18th, 2014 6:20 pm by AP

Auburn has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to revive a struggling basketball program that hasn't been to the NCAA tournament in more than a decade.

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