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First Impressions: Midwest Region

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 […]

Alabama 73 Tennessee 68 – Good News, Bad Result

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 […]

Brackets and Bama without Fulkerson

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 […]

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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 […]