Tennessee ended Saturday by scoring a victory in the recruiting circles, landing a verbal commitment from point guard Travon Landry of Madison, Ala.
The 6-foot Landry, who attends Bob Jones High School and is rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com, chose UT over Vanderbilt, Alabama, Auburn, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.
Landry is the Vols first commitment in the Class of 2013.
The Vols also got a visit from Jarnell Stokes of Memphis Southwind High School. Stokes is a 6-8, 255-pound power forward who is ranked No. 11 in the Class of 2012 by Rivals.com. Memphis, Florida, Arkansas and Kentucky have also been recruiting Stokes.