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Lady Vols rely on rebounding to eke out a 54-51 victory over Wichita State

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Despite a lackluster performance on offense, the No. 11 Lady Volunteers extended their win streak to four games with a 54-51 victory over Wichita State in front of a crowd of 9,026 in Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night.

For the second game in a row, Tennessee scored less than 60 points, as they struggled to knock down jumpers — going 1-for-7 from three with a 40.6 field goal percentage — and committed a season-high 18 turnovers.

However, they made up for the inefficiencies by executing on one of the programs trademarks: rebounding.

Junior forward Cierra Burdick was the lone player ...

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Ferguson protesters stand in solidarity

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

"Regardless of the honks and the words and the hollers, we're going to stay there. We're going to make you reroute your life as a sign that we need to reroute this system."

With this call-to-arms, Drost Kokoye ...


Grading the Vols at Vanderbilt

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Sports Editor Troy Provost-Heron covered UT's game in Nashville against Vanderbilt on Saturday. He assessed grades for each position based on the group's performance in the Vols 24-17 victory over the Commodores.

Quarterbacks: D+

Joshua Dobbs broke off ...

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25 reasons Eminem's 'Shady XV' is one of 2014's worst albums

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Instead of providing a nice, paragraph-ridden review of Eminem's newest "album," "Shady XV," here are 25 interesting and inexcusable things I found in the contents of Shady Records' compilation record.

1. "Shady XV" is slightly over two hours long ...

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Senior night reflections

Tue Dec 02, 2014 03:00 a.m.

"Happy senior night."

My friend, Daily Beacon co-worker and fellow senior said this to me as I passed him on the sidelines on senior night in Neyland before the Missouri game. That’s when it hit me: I’m really ...