Tennessee Officially Announces Matchup Against Colorado In Nashville

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    Tennessee basketball will face Colorado at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Sunday, Nov. 13, the Vol basketball program officially announced Tuesday morning.

    The non-conference matchup has been scheduled for months but the date is now official for the the final matchup of the three-game series. The tip-off time and broadcast details have not been announced.

    Tennessee won both of the first two matchups of the series, knocking off the Buffs, 56-47, in the opener of the 2020-21 COVID-19 shortened season before winning in Boulder, 69-54, a season ago.

    Freshman point guard Kennedy Chandler scored a career-high 27 points while adding three rebounds and a pair of assists.

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    The Tennessee versus Colorado matchup in Nashville is one of two Volunteer State/Centennial State matchups on Nov. 13. The Tennessee Titans host Russell Wilson and the Denver Broncos to Nissan Stadium at 1 p.m. ET.

    Tennessee hasn’t officially announced its non conference schedule, but a number of premier out of conference matchups are set. The Vols will travel to Tucson for the rematch of Tennessee’s win over No. 6 Arizona a season ago.

    Rick Barnes’ eighth Tennessee team will face Maryland in Brooklyn, Texas in Knoxville for the Big 12/SEC Challenge and will play three games in the Bad Boys Mowers Battle4Atlantis Tournament.

    Butler, BYU, Dayton, Kansas, North Carolina State, Southern Cal and Wisconsin join Tennessee in the eight-team field.

    Tennessee’s SEC schedule hasn’t been announced but who the Vols will play in their 18 games has been decided. Check out Tennessee’s slate here.

    Ryan Schumpert is a senior at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville who has covered University of Tennessee athletics since the moment he stepped on campus. He just completed a three-year stint with the Daily Beacon, the last two of which as the Sports Editor. Ryan also spent last three years at Volquest providing strong Tennessee baseball coverage of Tony Vitello's resurgent program. While the bulk of Ryan's responsibilities involved beat coverage and writing, he also recorded podcasts for both the Beacon and Volquest. Did we leave out the part about Ryan interning for the Smokies? Ryan's work ethic, versatility, and strong writing skills are but three of the reasons why Vol Nation will be hearing from Ryan for years to come.