Rebounding is always important, but it could be especially so in Tennessee’s Thursday night Sweet 16 game against Purdue.
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Last year Tennessee was on the wrong side of a good story and a bad bounce, sending Loyola-Chicago to the Sweet 16 and the Vols to think about next year. For the first 20 minutes today, the Vols were the good story: total annihilation of Iowa, a can-you-top-this response to […]
Here’s a Vols-oriented gameplan for watching Round 2 of the NCAA Tournament games today and tomorrow, including TV channel and approximate tip times.
Goals, derived from a dive into the advanced stats: Play inside-out, defend without fouling. Advanced to next weekend.
When last we met, ’twas overtime in Dayton, and we started asking ourselves, “Can Josh Richardson – Josh Richardson – be the alpha for this team?” Five years and two coaches later, Josh Richardson is the leading scorer for the Miami Heat, and Tennessee is aiming to be the the alpha […]
Here’s the perfect Gameday Gameplan for Vols fans today. Where and when to find the Vols game, what other games to watch, and what to listen to and read as you wait for tipoff.
Tennessee’s NCAA Tournament history goes something like this: after the field was expanded to 64 teams in 1985, the Vols didn’t make the Sweet 16 until 2000. With the turn of the century came better basketball: Tennessee played its way to the second weekend in 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, and […]
Here’s a Vols-oriented gameplan for watching the NCAA Tournament games today and tomorrow, including TV channel and approximate tip times.
A dive into the advanced stats reveals that Colgate can shoot the ball even better than Auburn, but they probably don’t have the other stuff to go with it.
The Raiders come to us from the Patriot League, where they started 13-10 (5-5). And then, bang: eight straight wins to finish the season, then a clean run through the conference tournament. Including all three Patriot League tournament games, Colgate won seven of its last eight by double digits. Before […]