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BC-Tennessee Sports Digest

May 23, 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

College Baseball:

SEC-MISSISSIPPI-TEXAS A&M

HOOVER, Ala. _ Cole Zabowski’s two-out double in the ninth brought home the game’s only run as Mississippi edged Texas A&M 1-0 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game Thursday despite going hitless for the first eight innings. SENT: 190 words, photos.

SEC-AUBURN-LSU

HOOVER, Ala. _ No. 5 seed LSU and No. 8 seed Auburn face off in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game. UPCOMING: Developing from 1 p.m. game; 150 words, photos.

SEC-GEORGIA-ARKANSAS

HOOVER, Ala. _ No. 2 seed Arkansas faces No. 3 seed Georgia in the winners’ bracket of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. UPCOMING: Developing from 4:30 p.m. game; 150 words, photos.

SEC-MISSISSIPPI ST-VANDERBILT

HOOVER, Ala. _ No. 1 seed Vanderbilt faces No. 4 seed Mississippi State in the winners’ bracket of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. UPCOMING: Developing from 8 p.m. game; 150 words, photos.

College Basketball:

VANDERBILT-PATTON, from Nashville: Former Colorado and Northern Illinois coach Ricardo Patton has joined Vanderbilt’s staff as a senior adviser to new coach Jerry Stackhouse. SENT: 170 words.

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