KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee brings a ranked team into a game for the first time since Bruce Pearl walked the sidelines for the Vols.
Coach Rick Barnes has developed a hard-working, team-centric culture that has been paying off in wins so far this season. The Vols are ranked No. 24 and look like an NCAA tournament team seven games into the season.
Tennessee escaped with a 77-70 victory against Georgia Tech last week. The first true road game of the season showed some cracks in the facade.
Forward Grant Williams fouled out with 11 points and 6 rebounds. He will have to be a more consistent performer to carry the team to the tournament this season.
Tennessee-Lipscomb basketball: Game info, details
- Time: Tip-off is at 2:15 p.m. ET on December 9, 2017
- Location: Thompson-Boling Arena
- Records: Tennessee 6-1; Lipscomb 6-3
- Series: Vols lead 3-0
- Last meeting: Tennessee won 92-77 in 2016
How can I watch the game?
The game can be watched on SEC Network.
How can I live stream the game?
The game can be seen on the WatchESPN app. (Cable or satellite subscription required.)
How can I listen to the game?
The game will air on the Vol Sports Network. Check local listings.
Projected Vols starting lineup
- Point guard: Sophomore Jordan Bone
- Shooting guard: Sophomore Jordan Bowden
- Small forward: Junior Admiral Schofield
- Power forward: Sophomore Grant Williams
- Power forward: Junior Kyle Alexander
What’s next for Tennessee?
The Vols will face North Carolina on Dec. 17 in Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will be a true litmus test for the team. It already has been announced as a sellout and likely will be the best home atmosphere of the season. Tennessee has to avoid looking ahead to North Carolina when Lipscomb is in town, though.
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