Associated Press Tennessee looks for home win vs Florida Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditFlorida (18-10, 10-5) vs. Tennessee (15-13, 7-8)Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tennessee; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Tennessee looks for its fourth straight win over Florida at Thompson-Boling Arena. The last victory for the Gators at Tennessee was a 67-58 win on Feb. 11, 2014. February 27, 2020 ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com .FUELING THE OFFENSE: Jordan Bowden has either made or assisted on 49 percent of all Tennessee field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has accounted for 20 field goals and 13 assists in those games.SLIPPING AT 73: Tennessee is 0-8 this year when it allows 73 points or more and 15-5 when holding opponents to fewer than 73.ASSIST RATIOS: The Volunteers have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Gators. Tennessee has an assist on 39 of 67 field goals (58.2 percent) across its past three outings while Florida has assists on 34 of 79 field goals (43 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: Florida has committed a turnover on just 18 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-best rate among all SEC teams. The Gators have turned the ball over only 12 times per game this season.
The league put out Swofford’s statement Friday afternoon, saying the league has prepared “numerous scenarios” for fall competition over the last few months. The decision would come from the league’s board of directors.Earlier this week, the ACC delayed the start of fall competition until at least Sept. 1. That move impacts non-revenue programs like soccer, volleyball, field hockey and cross country, but not football for now. The first football game involving a league team is North Carolina State’s trip to Louisville on Sept. 2.___Virginia says two football players have tested positive for COVID-19 and will self-isolate for at least 10 days, along with other members of the program found to have come into close contact with them.The school says 110 players were tested when the player returned to campus beginning July 5 for voluntary workouts. The players were all tested before the workout began, the school says. It adds that none of the players that tested positive have required hospitalization. July 10, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford says the league expects to make its decision on fall sports in “late July.” Associated Press The tests were administered by UVA athletics sports medicine.The players with positive test results will self-isolate for 10 days, or until they have been fever-free for at least three days, whichever is longer. They also will undergo cardiac screening before they are permitted to join daily sports functions.The school did not indicate how many others were determined through contact tracing to have come into close contact with the players infected. It also did not indicate whether any coaches or other football staff have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.All those found to have come into contact with the infected players will be asked to self-quarantine for at least 14 days and are unable to participate in daily sports functions in that time.___ The Latest: ACC commish expects fall decision in late July San Francisco Giants star catcher Buster Posey is the latest big-name player to skip this season because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.Posey announced his decision on Friday. He says his family finalized the adoption of identical twin girls this week. The babies were born prematurely and Posey said after consultations with his wife and doctor he decided to opt out of the season. Posey had missed three practices while dealing with a personal issue.Posey joins other big-name players like Dodgers pitcher David Price, Washington first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, Colorado’s Ian Desmond and Arizonna pitcher Mike Leake in deciding not to take part in the 60-game season this year.— Josh Dubow reporting.___ The Red Sox and Blue Jays will play two exhibition games at Fenway Park before baseball’s delayed regular-season opener.Toronto will visit Boston on July 21 and 22 before heading down to Tampa Bay for its opener. The Red Sox are scheduled to open at home against the Baltimore Orioles on July 24.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports