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BC-Tennessee Sports Digest

January 3, 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(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

College Basketball



KNOXVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee’s Jordan Bone has a game built on speed, but his slow and steady development into one of the Southeastern Conference’s top point guards required patience. The junior guard is playing the best basketball of his career as the third-ranked Volunteers enter SEC competition. By Steve Megargee. SENT: 700 words, photo.



AUBURN, Ala. _ No. 10 Tennessee opens Southeastern Conference play at Auburn, which has won nine straight games. By John Zenor. UPCOMING: Developing from 6 p.m. game; 500 words.


LEXINGTON, Ky. _ No. 23 Kentucky opens SEC play against Vanderbilt, seeking its 12th series win in 14 meetings. UPCOMING: Developing from 6 p.m. game; 150 words.


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