Jordan Bowden tweaked his knee pregame and did not play. Kyle Alexander was in foul trouble early and often, finishing with two points. That opened the door for Chris Silva, who had 28 points and 10 rebounds. Columbia was rocking as South Carolina looked to go to 6-1 in league […]
Month: January 2019
We’re less attuned to it at number one, but teams hovering around the top five taking a loss continues to be a big deal. We’re focused on staying atop the AP poll right now, but the real chase is for the four number one seeds (and, if Tennessee continues to […]
Short answer: Yes, 1-seeds in the NCAA Tournament win it all much more often than 2-seeds.
The national media continues to marvel at what Coach Rick Barnes has built at Tennessee and never fails to mention that it’s been done without highly ranked recruits. However, as Vol fans know that has started to change, first with the signing of current redshirt(ing) freshman big man DJ Burns, […]
Some thoughts headed into the penultimate weekend before the February Signing Day Pruitt Learning Danger of Reaching As the final two weeks before the February National Signing Day wind down, Tennessee and its fans find themselves in a situation they have never been in before. After signing 19 players in […]
After three consecutive wins for the Big 12 from 2014-16 (and I’m sure a sense of, “Why are we doing this?” from their league), the SEC forged a tie in 2017 and won this event 6-4 last season. The bad news: three of the SEC’s six ranked teams – #16 […]
A collection of the best stuff to watch today for Vols fans.
If you read only one thing about the Vols today . . . . . . make it this, from Wes Rucker at 247Sports: Life at the top ain’t easy, Vols Other Vols stuff worth reading today Grant Williams Scores 43, Vols Beat Vandy in Overtime, via Gameday on Rocky Top […]
This team wants to make sure you keep the media guide handy. When Admiral Schofield put 30 on #1 Gonzaga, we called it the best performance of the post-Chris Lofton era. We mentioned Grant Williams’ 37 points in Memorial Gymnasium last season – the most for any Vol since Ron […]
If you’re looking for the best single performance from the last Tennessee team to reach number one, may I suggest the first meeting between the Vols and Commodores. #6 Tennessee and #16 Vanderbilt met in Knoxville on January 17, 2008, more than a month before the Vols would eventually go […]