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Tennessee Basketball: Seven keys to happy Vols new year

Jordan McRae (Photo credit: espn.go.com) 1. Josh Richardson continues to stay aggressive- In the last two games Richardson has transformed himself from just a solid defensive player, to an offensive threat that can strike at any moment. Coach Cuonzo Martin consistently stayed in his ear throughout the offseason, and through the current course of this season, telling the junior guard...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Vols down Eagles

Tennessee bounced back Monday night after a tough two-game stretch of back-to-back losses to Wichita State NC State, but it wasn’t the usual suspects leading the charge. After an up and down first half the Vols surged early in the second half to put away the Morehead State Eagles 82-67 on Monday, Dec. 23 in Thompson Boling Arena. For Cuonzo Martin’s Vols it was a much need lift...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why did Jordan McRae get T'd up after monster dunk? (Video)

Tennessee Volunteers senior guard Jordan McRae threw down a monster one-handed slam dunk during Saturday's game against Wichita State, but was unjustly called for a technical foul immediately afterwards.McRae's dunk was huge as he leaped from several feet away and threw it down with his right hand, bringing the bench to their feet. However, it wasn't more than a second...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Paging Mr. Five-star

Robert Hubbs III (Photo credit: 247sports.com) For the 2013-2014 Tennessee basketball season it’s easy to point out who the leaders are for the Vols. Jordan McRae, Jarnell Stokes, and of course the return of Jeronne Maymon are the large reason for the Vols success. However, just how long can the team rely solely on their three upper-classmen to be the bread winners for the team...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Vols' Barton misses 2nd straight preseason game

Tennessee guard Antonio Barton didn't play in a 78-47 exhibition victory over Southern Indiana on Thursday because of an injured left leg. Volunteers coach Cuonzo Martin expects to have the transfer from Memphis available for the start of the regular season. Barton didn't play in either of Tennessee's two exhibition games after hurting his leg in practice an Oct. 25...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruce Pearl's son does radio ad mocking "backyard barbeque" incident that led to his dad's firing from Tennessee.

Steven Pearl, former Tennessee basketball player and son of disgraced former Vols' men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl, is currently a sports radio personality for Tennessee Sports Radio. This of course means that he does a ad for the radio or two. So when Pearl does an ad for legendary Knoxville barbeque joint Calhoun's, you can't help to recall the scandal involving...
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tennessee Employee Fired For Affair With Former Vols PG Trae Golden

This may not be on the lines of Bobby Petrino, but reports are surfacing that the misdeeds are just as juicy.  According to The Sports Animal 99 of WNML-FM, Jenny Wright, the director of the office of student judicial affairs, has reportedly been fired for failure to cooperate with a UT investigation into whether she had inappropriate relations with student-athletes. One of those...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Terminated Tennessee Employee May Have Had Inappropriate Relationship With Trae Golden

YouTube Last week, Tennessee point guard Trae Golden announced he would be transferring from the university to play elsewhere for his senior season. The move was a complete surprise to Vols fans, as they’d heard nothing about Golden potentially looking to leave the school. Many outlets first reported that Golden had academic issues, namely “repeated plagiarism”, and was basically...
Via College Spun
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss
WRITING HIS TICKET OUT

Tenn PG kicked out for plagiarism?

Tennessee point guard Trae Golden is leaving the school and basketball program. It's reportedly because of very specific academic issues.

Via College Spun
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee G Trae Golden says he is transferring

Tennessee guard Trae Golden has informed the Volunteers' men's basketball coaching staff that he is transferring. Golden said Tuesday in a university release that "I had a great three years here at Tennessee, but I plan to play my senior year somewhere else." The 6-foot-2 guard from Powder Springs, Ga., ranked third in the Southeastern Conference with 3.9 assists...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss
HE SAW AND CONQUERED

Ex-Tenn coach broke into arena

A former Tennessee strength coach was arrested for allegedly breaking into the arena using a saw. He was hit with several charges.

Via Bush League Chronicle
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Vols strength and conditioning coach broke into arena with a saw

We haven’t heard much about the Tennessee Volunteers basketball program the last couple of seasons since they haven’t really done anything to register on the national radar. But thanks to their former strength and conditioning coach, they are making headlines today. According to GoVolsXtra.com, Troy Willis, who spent eight seasons with the Vols until being let go by Cuonzo Martin...
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February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee to redshirt injured forward Maymon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee plans to redshirt senior forward Jeronne Maymon, who hasn't played all season after having a setback in his recovery from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Maymon, a second-team all-Southeastern Conference selection last season, will have one more year of eligibility remaining. "It's really tough to know that I can't be on the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss
DOWNSIZING

Bruce Pearl selling Tennessee dream home

Remember Bruce Pearl? The fat guy who used to coach Tennessee basketball in the hideous orange blazer? Well since being fired in March of 2011 Pearl has remained pretty far out of the limelight. Thanks to Realtor.com, we have found out how Pearl is supporting his family now that coaching is in his past:
Via Busted Coverage
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Lady Vols’ Summitt Fights Dementia With Class

Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt is the all-time winningest coach in the history of NCAA basketball. The 59-year-old Summitt spoke during SEC Media Day for the first time since her diagnosis with early onset dementia. She’s proving why she’s a winner. “Every day I can't wait to get on the court," Summitt said. "I'm not ready to retire. I may be...
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October 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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