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Knoxville, TN (SportsNetwork. [url=]Mel Ott Giants Jersey[/url] .com) - The red-hot Missouri Tigers will attempt to continue their winning ways on Saturday night when they travel to Neyland Stadium to take on the Tennessee Volunteers in an SEC clash. Missouri pieced together an outstanding 34-27 come-from-behind victory at Texas A&M last Saturday for its fourth consecutive win. The Tigers are 8-2 overall, and at 5-1 in the SEC, they control their own destiny in the race for the SEC Eastern Division crown. Im really proud of our football team. Thats probably an understatement, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said. It went down to the end, and thats what happens when two good teams play. I felt we made some plays at the end, fortunately, to win the football game. As for Tennessee, it has turned things around of late with two straight victories over South Carolina (45-42 in OT) and Kentucky (50-16) to climb back to .500 at 5-5 overall. The Vols, who had lost five of six prior to their two-game winning streak, are 2-4 in SEC play, and they havent won three games in league play since 2010. We challenged (our team)...Everything is about your mental effort, your mental intensity (and) being prepared, Tennessee coach Butch Jones said. Its a young football team, but this football teams different. Their whole mindsets different...Were building something special here. Weve got a long way to go, but Im proud of our players. Missouri has downed Tennessee in both previous meetings, claiming a 51-48 four-overtime thriller in 2012 and winning 31-3 last season. The Tigers are fresh off one of their best offensive performances of the season, beating the high-octane Aggies at their own game with 587 yards. On the season, the unit has been underwhelming by SEC standards with 29.2 ppg and 355.8 ypg. Russell Hansbrough was the catalyst in last weeks victory with 199 yards and a pair of 40-plus yard touchdowns in the momentum-shifting third quarter. He now sits with 790 yards and nine scores on the season. Maty Mauk has been inconsistent under center, as hes completing less than 53 percent of his passes for 178.4 ypg, but he has nonetheless pieced together an impressive touchdown (19) to interception (10) ratio. Marcus Murphy is one of the nations most explosive all-purpose threats. He does most of his damage rushing (128 carries, 607 yards, TD), but hes also utilized as a pass-catcher (20 receptions, 143 yards, TD) and is a game- changing return man both with punts (274 yards, TD) and kickoffs (362 yards, two TDS). Other weapons at Mauks disposal include Bud Sasser (52 receptions, 701 yards, eight TDs), Jimmie Hunt (26 receptions, 362 yards, five TDs) and Darius White (23 receptions, 294 yards, four TDs). The main reason Missouri has been able to rise to the top of the pack in the SEC East has been the outstanding play of its defense (20.1 ppg, 340.7 ypg), which had a crucial goal-line stand last week to secure the victory over Texas A&M. Shane Ray is one of the nations elite pass rushers with 18.0 TFL and 13.0 sacks to go with two forced fumbles and a blocked kick. Michael Scherer (88 tackles) and Kentrell Brothers (85 tackles, 5.0 TFL) have both racked up the stops at linebacker, while Braylon Webb (51 tackles, four INTs) and Markus Golden (54 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 6.5 sacks) are also having great seasons. Tennessees offense hasnt been very potent this season, putting up just 28.6 ppg and 381.5 ypg, but it enjoyed plenty of success in its blowout of Kentucky last week with a season-high 50 points and 511 yards. Joshua Dobbs was outstanding in the win, completing 19-of-27 passes for 297 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions while adding solid rushing totals (48 yards, TD). Dobbs (790 passing yards, 289 rushing yards, 11 TDs, two INTs) has given the offense new life in two starts filling in for an injured Justin Worley and expects to hang onto the job even when Worley is healthy enough to suit up. True freshman tailback Jalen Hurd (716 yards, three TDs) is starting to find his stride late in the season, as hes rushed for at least 118 yards in back- to-back games. Alton Howard leads the receiving corps in both catches (44) and yards (444), but six others have at least 18 receptions in balanced group of pass-catchers. The Vols improvement this season can be largely attributed to a maturing defense, which allows just 24.1 ppg and 363.7 ypg, and the unit allowed a mere 262 yards a week ago while forcing two turnovers. A.J. Johnson was destined for an All-SEC selection at linebacker at years end with 101 tackles, 9.0 TFL, 2.0 sacks, an interception, two forced fumbles and a blocked kick, but he has been suspended indefinitely. Derek Barnett (18.0 TFL, 9.0 sacks) and Curt Maggitt (11.0 TFL, 8.0 sacks) anchor an outstanding pass rush, while Justin Coleman, Cameron Sutton and Todd Kelly Jr. all have multiple interceptions. [url=]Madison Bumgarner Giants Jersey[/url] .5 million. The 25-year-old Varlamov is thriving under first-year coach and Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy, posting a 26-9-5 record with a 2. [url=]Deion Sanders Giants Jersey[/url] .Currently no, Tatjana Haenni, FIFAs deputy director of the competitions division and head of womens competitions, said Tuesday in an interview from Ottawa. [url=][/url] . -- Conner Bleackley got it done in regulation time and in the shootout.A five-game winning streak wouldnt be anything out of the ordinary for the Anaheim Ducks. For the Calgary Flames, itd mark a season best and complete a perfect road trip. A win in Anaheim on Wednesday night, however, would be even more noteworthy. One of these Pacific Division teams will head into the All-Star break on a high note, and an Anaheim victory would extend its league-best point total entering the five-day break. A Calgary win would end more than a decade of regular-season futility at Honda Center. The Flames (25-18-3) have won five straight on the road, including the first four of their trip after Mondays 2-1 overtime win over Los Angeles. They last strung together six wins away from Calgary from Feb. 12-March 5, 2009. However, they last won a regular-season game in Anaheim on Jan. 19, 2004, going 0-14-5 since for the NHLs longest active road losing streak in a series. A 20th straight win for the Ducks (30-10-6) would match the fourth-longest home winning streak in a series in league history. Its Calgary, though, which has cleaned up against Pacific opponents this season with a 14-3-1 record, while Anaheim is 9-3-5. The Flames four-game run has come against Pacific teams as theyve allowed five goals, but its the latest in a streaky stretch. In the past 23 contests, Calgary has posted three four-game winning streaks and losing streaks of eight and three. Bob Hartleys team has won consecutive games in overtime and outscored opponents 6-1 in the third period and OT in the last four. Against the Kings, Sean Monahan scored for the third straight game to tie it in the third, and Dennis Wideman scored in the final minute of overtime for his second goal in two games. Whenever you get involved in a tie game late in the third period, it can go either way, and weve been very fortunate, Hartley told the teams official website. [url=]Barry Bonds Giants Jersey[/url]. . It seems to go our way right now. Joni Ortio has been in goal for the entire trip while Karri Ramo was on injured reserve. Hes posted a 1.23 goals-against average since being called up from Adirondack of the AHL on Jan. 8 and wasnt sent down when Ramo was activated Tuesday. Thank God Im not the one making the decisions, said Ortio, who beat Anaheim 7-2 on March 12 during his first stretch of NHL duty. Im just trying to create a positive problem here. How the team handles it remains to be seen. Ramo missed five games, while Jonas Hiller last played in a 6-5 home loss to Florida on Jan. 9. Hiller has dropped his last three appearances with a 4.16 GAA, and the former Duck has split two starts against Anaheim this season. Anaheims four-game winning streak is part of a 16-4-1 stretch since the start of December. The Ducks are also coming off a victory in Los Angeles, 3-2 in a shootout Saturday. Coming out with a win here, its huge for the team, and it brings a lot of confidence, Jakob Silfverberg said after converting the shootout winner. Hopefully we continue with this success. Frederik Andersen won his fifth straight start to improve to 15-2-1 with a 2.19 GAA in his last 18. Andersen is 2-0-0 with a 2.00 GAA at home against Calgary. Ryan Getzlaf has three goals and nine assists in his last seven home games against the Flames. Flames (53PTS) at Ducks (66PTS) ANA is 1-0-1 vs CGY this season, 1-0-0 at home ANA has won 19 straight at home vs CGY, CGY last won Jan 19, 2004 ANA (30-10-6): won 4 straight, 5/12 on PP, 3GA past 3 games Perry (4G, 1A) 3 game PT streak CGY (25-18-3): won 4 straight, all on the road, 5GA, 5/6 on PK Wideman (2G, 2A) 3 game PT streak [url=]Cheap NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Wholesale Jerseys[/url] [url=]Wholesale NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Jerseys From China[/url] [url=]Wholesale NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Cheap NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Cheap Jerseys[/url] ' ' '

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