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Tennessee Releases 2014-15 Nonconference Schedule

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee faces VCU, Kansas State, Butler and North Carolina State as part of its nonconference schedule.

The Volunteers released their nonconference schedule Wednesday. The Southeastern Conference schedule hasn't been announced.

Tennessee has a December. 22 home game with Mercer, a familiar postseason opponent. Tennessee beat Mercer 83-63 in the 2014 NCAA tournament after falling 75-67 to the Bears in the 2013 NIT.

The Vols also have home games November 20 against Texas Southern, December 6 against Kansas State, December 14 against Butler, December 19 against Tennessee Tech, December 27 against Tennessee State and December 31 against East Tennessee State.

Tennessee opens the season November 14 against VCU in Annapolis, Maryland. The Vols visit North Carolina State on December 17.

Tennessee also plays in the Orlando Classic from November 27-30.

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