What do the teams that have handed the Vols their 2020 losses have in common? Does Oregon State fit that mold? Yes, and no.
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Vols-Beavers Four Factors Forecast: Oregon State can hit from three, but the Vols might have something to say about that and can get to the free-throw line.
Our first impressions of Tennessee’s draw were pretty favorable: bid thieves moved some of the more dangerous mid-major champions off the 12 line, and by most any metric you’d rather play Oregon State than Georgetown in that department anyway. It’s easy to look ahead to Cade Cunningham, Illinois, or Sister […]
Who’s most likely to slop her dripper in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament? Our sometimes precocious, sometimes stinky little toddler weighs in.
When you play from the 4/5 line, you run into three truths right away: 1. You’re probably going to play one of the best mid-majors in the nation in round one. That’s how, as the NCAA points out in their series on seed history, at least one 12 seed has […]
Everything with Tennessee’s NCAA Tournament fate will continue to start with the health and availability of John Fulkerson. But if he can’t go, Tennessee’s performance without him today against Alabama was incredibly encouraging. Credit the Tide for their steadiness, even when down 15 with 17 to play. Alabama is relentless […]
John Fulkerson is officially out… …which makes this a good time to point out that not only is Rick Barnes 8-6 against Kentucky, he’s 7-2 against Florida. Moving forward, let’s start with Alabama. In the first game against the Tide, Jaden Springer got hurt after playing just five minutes, and […]
The big picture conversation here will be John Fulkerson: first, his health as we assume he’s in concussion protocol. Second, what that will mean for the Vols against Alabama tomorrow and next week in the NCAA Tournament. The Vols got some good minutes from Uros Plavsic to help on Colin […]
What will happen when the Vols and Gators meet for the third time today? Who knows. No Jaden Springer the first time, and the Vols got rolled 75-49. No Tre Mann the second time, and the Vols turned a 14-point deficit into an 11-point win as Florida made just three […]
The new GRT hoops statsy preview machine predicts the SEC men’s basketball tournament, and there’s a path for the Vols with only a few thistles and snakes.