Worth reading 3.12.19: trading frees for threes

Worth reading 3.12.19: trading frees for threes

If you read only one thing about the Vols today . . .

. . . make it this, from the Times Free Press:

That’s the most concise description of the key for this year’s Tennessee basketball team that I have seen. It’s not just that the team took too many threes against Auburn, it’s the opportunity cost associated with doing so. If you look at this table from Bart Torvik, you’ll see the drastic difference in ranking between the team’s field goal percentage and its three-point field goal percentage. When this team works inside out, its ceiling may well be the championship, but if not, they’re playing with fire.

Other Vols stuff worth reading today

  1. Grant Williams named AP SEC Player of Year, via 247Sports
  2. Everything Jeremy Pruitt said after Day 3 of spring practice, via 247Sports
  3. Williams Tabbed First-Team All-American by Sporting News – University of Tennessee Athletics, via UTSports
  4. Barnes Makes Semifinalist Cut for Werner Ladder Naismith Coach of the Year – University of Tennessee Athletics, via UTSports
  5. Auburn 84, Tennessee 80: four-factors review, via Gameday on Rocky Top
  6. Tennessee spring football preview: Hope in Year 2 under Pruitt, via ESPN
  7. Pruitt: Offense ‘kicked the defense’s tail’ in Monday’s practice, via 247Sports
  8. Pruitt: ‘Game has really slowed down’ for QB Guarantano, via 247Sports
  9. Pruitt: Trey Smith ‘plans to play football one day again’, via 247Sports
  10. Taylor Returns, Sets His Sights on Degree and Improving the Vols – University of Tennessee Athletics, via UTSports
  11. Vols looking for more from Bituli in 2019, via 247Sports
  12. Friday Five: College football teams most likely to escape the cellar in the 2019 season, via CBS Sports
  13. Rick Barnes weighs in on the situation at LSU, via 247Sports
  14. The Rick Barnes hire was an exceptional find for the Vols, via Saturday Down South
  15. 2020 Texas gunslinger talks Monday visit to Rocky Top, via VolQuest
  16. Fan Info for SEC Tournament in Nashville – University of Tennessee Athletics, via UTSports

Behind the paywalls

  • With help of private QB coach, Jarrett Guarantano fine-tunes…, via The Athletic
  • Practice observations: Vols working versatility on defense, via 247Sports

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