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Three-Point Shooting in the Barnes Era

Start going back through Tennessee’s best shooting games under Rick Barnes, and you discover very quickly how much we enjoy playing Arkansas: UT’s Best Three-Point Shooting Games (10+ Makes, 2018-23) 2022 Arkansas: 12-of-18 (66.7%) 2018 Arkansas: 11-of-17 (64.7%) 2019 Arkansas: 11-of-18 (61.1%) 2022 Longwood: 14-of-24 (58.3%) 2023 Mississippi State: 12-of-21 […]

Best Is Not Bulletproof

Even with the loss at Florida, the Vols are projected to finish the regular season at 25-6 (14-4) in both Torvik and KenPom. In recent history, that number would be topped only by 2000 (24-5), 2008 (28-3), and 2019 (27-4). Of course, that probably doesn’t make Wednesday’s loss feel much […]

Sharpening The Swiss Army Knife

At the under eight in Starkville, Tennessee led 50-49. The Vols got five straight points from Zakai Zeigler, then traded four consecutive threes with Mississippi State in a wild sequence. The last of them, an open look from Josiah-Jordan James, put Tennessee up 61-55 with 4:34 to play. Fun moments […]