Vols focusing only on tournament in distraction-laden Atlantis

UTEP is first test for Vols in Bahamas

Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin signals to his players during the second half against Kentucky at Thompson-Boling Arena Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Tennessee won 88-58 over Kentucky. (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin signals to his players during the second half against Kentucky at Thompson-Boling Arena Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. Tennessee won 88-58 over Kentucky. (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL)

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — The public relations employees for the Atlantis resort tried their hardest to coax coaches and players off track. They wanted to hear about the supersized water slide and pristine beaches. Which did the players seek out first in their down time?

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Columbo writes:

Pulling for a Big Orange victory, but playing outside of TBA seems to be problematic for coach Martin's teams. Go Vols!

johnlg00 writes:

Have fun, guys, but for Pete's sake, don't leave your game on the beach!

ut_man1#1427524 writes:

Down 14 in the 2nd half! This team has NO talent or the worst coach ever! The basketball team is just as hard to watch as the football team!

Plasticman85 writes:

in response to ut_man1#1427524:

Down 14 in the 2nd half! This team has NO talent or the worst coach ever! The basketball team is just as hard to watch as the football team!

Two All-SEC first team pre season players and Wooden Award Nominees, I'll let you guess what the problem is....

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