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Tennessee returns to the hardwood Tuesday coming off of its first two-game losing streak of the 2020-21 season. The 10-3, 18th-ranked Vols are set to host a Mississippi State team looking to rebound from two losses of its own.

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The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team defeated the Kentucky Wildcats, 70-53 on Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena. The No. 25 Lady Vols are now 10-3 on the season and 4-1 in the SEC after the win, while the No. 12 Wildcats fall to 11-4 overall and 4-3 in the SEC.

The No. 25 Tennessee women’s basketball team upset No. 12 Kentucky 70-53 Sunday afternoon. With their third top-15 win of the season, the Lady Vols improved to 10-3 (4-1 SEC) while the Wildcats fell to 11-4 (4-3 SEC).

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Saturday, Tennessee fell to Missouri 64-73. The Vols were looking to rebound after a thorough defeat at Florida on Tuesday but excessive turnovers would change their plans. 

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Tennessee dropped its second game of the week after reaching its highest ranking of the 2020-21 season. The Vols were sloppy out the gates as No. 19 Missouri got revenge from its home loss to Tennessee last month with a 73-64 win. 

The No. 25 Tennessee women’s basketball team look to get back in the win column when it hosts No. 12 Kentucky on Sunday afternoon. With a loss last Thursday, the Lady Vols now sit at a 9-3 (3-1 SEC) record, while the Wildcats enter play sporting an 11-3 (4-2 SEC) mark.

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After the departure of both Jeremy Pruitt and Phillip Fulmer earlier this week it looked like Tennessee may have to wait a while to find its newest head coach, even possibly giving interim coach Kevin Steele a full season in that role.

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New Tennessee director of athletics Danny White isn’t a stranger to hiring football coaches -- he’s done it three times. He also isn’t new to starting a new job and immediately having to hire a new football coach -- he did it at UCF when he hired Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost to r…

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The No. 25 Tennessee women’s basketball team dropped a close matchup to No. 3 UConn Thursday night. In front of 3,553 fans, the largest crowd of any NCAA women's game this season, the Huskies (9-0, 7-0 Big East) survived the Lady Vols (9-3, 3-1 SEC) upset bid.

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On the final day of the “We Back Pat Week,” the No. 25 Tennessee women’s basketball team was defeated by No. 3 UConn on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. After the loss, the Lady Vols are now 9-3 on the year, while the Huskies stay undefeated and improve to 9-0 overall.

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Just three days after announcing the termination of head coach Jeremy Pruitt and the retirement of director of athletics Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee has named Fulmer’s successor, University of Central Florida athletic director Danny White.

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Earlier this season, Jeremy Pruitt likened Tennessee football to the Titanic. With the boat's captain gone the passengers have started jumping overboard with four Vols' entering the transfer portal Wednesday.

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A day after jumping to its highest ranking of the 2020-21 season, the sixth-ranked Vols dropped their second game of the season, falling to Florida 75-49 in Gainesville.

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The No. 23 Tennessee women’s basketball team faced off with two solid SEC teams this past week, dropping a home game against Georgia, before bouncing back with an impressive 26-point win at Alabama.

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Several leadership changes have been made today in UT athletics. Sports Editor Ryan Schumpert talks Pruitt's firing and Fulmer's resignation on this episode of the Checkerboard Chat.

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On a tumultuous day in Knoxville, the University of Tennessee’s leadership met with the media about the internal investigation into recruiting violations within the football program that led to head coach Jeremy Pruitt’s firing Monday.

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Tennessee has fired head football coach Jeremy Pruitt after a 3-7 football season and an internal investigation into recruiting violations.

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The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team defeated Alabama, 82-56, on Sunday afternoon at Coleman Coliseum. The No. 23 Lady Vols improved to 9-2 on the season, and 3-1 in the SEC, while the Crimson Tide fell to 11-2 overall and 4-2 in the conference. 

The No. 23 Tennessee women’s basketball team defeated Alabama 82-56 Sunday afternoon in Tuscaloosa. The Lady Vols improved to 9-2 (3-1 SEC), while the Crimson Tide fell to 11-2 (4-2 SEC).

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Tennessee didn’t skip a beat after Tuesday night’s game with Vanderbilt was postponed, beating the Commodores 81-61 on Saturday night to advance to 10-1 and 4-1 in SEC play.  

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Tennessee returned to the hardwood Saturday after a week off due to a postponed game. The Vols used four three pointers in a 2:03 stretch to distance itself from its instate rival, securing a 81-61 win.

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The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team will face Alabama on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The No. 23 Lady Vols are currently 8-2 on the year and 2-1 in the SEC, while the Crimson Tide are 11-1 overall and 4-1 in the conference. 

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In heartbreaking fashion, the No. 23 Tennessee women’s basketball team lost to Georgia, 67-66 Thursday night. The Lady Vols fell to 8-2 (2-1 SEC) with the loss, while the Bulldogs improved to 11-1 (3-1 SEC). 

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The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team lost its first match since jumping into the Top 25 as they dropped a 67-66 contest to Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols fall to 8-2 overall and 2-1 in the SEC, while the Bulldogs climb to 11-1 on the season and 3-1 in conferen…

Looking to extend a six-game winning streak, the Tennessee women’s basketball team will host Georgia Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Lady Vols own an 8-1 (2-0 SEC) record on the year, while the Bulldogs enter the matchup with a 10-1 (2-1 SEC) mark.

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Tennessee has hired veteran SEC defensive coordinator Kevin Steele to join Jeremy Pruitt's staff as a defensive assistant coach.

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The craziness that comes with scheduling basketball games in a COVID-19 season continues for Tennessee as the Vols' Jan. 12 matchup with Vanderbilt has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests in the Commodores' program.

The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team entered the Top 25 for the first time in the 2020-21 season. The Lady Vols, who are ranked No. 23, currently sit at 8-1 overall this season and 2-0 in SEC play.

The ninth-ranked Tennessee basketball team continued its trek into SEC play after an upset loss to Alabama. Tennessee was able to bounce back with a close home win against Arkansas and a dominant road win against Texas A&M.

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The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team narrowly defeated LSU, 64-63 on Sunday afternoon at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The Lady Vols are now 8-1 on the season and 2-0 in the SEC after the win, while LSU falls to 4-6 on the year and 2-2 in the conference. 

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The Tennessee women’s basketball team defeated LSU in a 64-63 nail biter Sunday afternoon. By their closest margin of the season, the Lady Vols edged out the win to improve to 8-1 (2-0 SEC), while the Tigers fell to 4-6 (2-2 SEC).

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Tennessee's Tuesday, Jan. 12 matchup at South Carolina has been postponed due to COVID-19 issues at South Carolina. Instead, Tennessee will play at Vanderbilt on the Jan. 12 before returning home to play the Commodores on Jan. 16.

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Tennessee went on the road to the Lone Star State Saturday and turned in a complete performance, leading Texas A&M from start to finish in a 68-54 victory.

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No. 9 Tennessee continued its winning play in the SEC with a road win at Texas A&M Saturday by a score of 68-54. 

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The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team will compete against LSU this weekend. The Lady Vols will look to continue their success as they are currently 7-1 on the season and 1-0 in the SEC. LSU hopes to reach the .500 mark for the season. The Tigers are 4-5 during the 2020-21 camp…

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Tennessee travels to College Station, Texas Saturday for an SEC showdown with Texas A&M that will pit two of the conference's best defensive teams against one another.

The University of Tennessee women’s basketball team defeated No. 13 Arkansas, 88-73 to open up SEC play. The Lady Vols are now 7-1 overall, with a 1-0 conference record, while the Razorbacks drop to 10-3 on the season and 1-2 in the SEC. 

The Tennessee women’s basketball team (7-1, 1-0 SEC) defeated No. 13 Arkansas (10-3, 1-2 SEC) 88-73 Thursday night to begin SEC play. The win was the Lady Vols’ second against a top-15 ranked team this season, after beating No. 15 Indiana in December.