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BC-TN--Tennessee Sports Digest, TN

March 17, 2019

Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Tennessee. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Nashville bureau at (615) 373-9988 or apnashville@ap.org. John Raby is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Central.

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College Basketball


NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Eighth-ranked Tennessee has never been a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and the Vols’ lone Southeastern Conference Tournament title was 40 years ago. No. 22 Auburn won its only tournament title back in 1985. One drought ends Sunday in the championship game. By Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at noon CT.


MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ No. 11 Houston can pair an American Athletic Conference Tournament title with the Cougars’ regular season championship Sunday when they play No. 24 Cincinnati. By Clay Bailey: UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 2:15 p.m. CT.


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