New Tennessee men's basketball uniform unveiled

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Tennessee forward Jeronne Maymon shows the 2013 jersey at a recent photoshoot.

Photo by Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics, University of Tennessee Athletics

Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics Tennessee forward Jeronne Maymon shows the 2013 jersey at a recent photoshoot.

No fashion show was necessary. In the aftermath of Tennessee football’s elaborate uniform unveiling in mid-August, UT basketball revealed its new uniforms this week with little fanfare.

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Comments » 6

maciste54 writes:

Love love love it ! All Orange and White ! Way to go.

johnlg00 writes:

Me too. Clean and classic. The main attraction this year should be the players IN the uniforms rather than a bunch of frills ON them.

VolDoginFl writes:

Yes all orange and white! Wish the alternate football uniform was all orange instead of the gray. If they just had to add in gray I wish they had done it all orange with gray stripes and gray helmet or something. Anyway it doesn't matter what color right now, they just need to improve so what happened last Saturday never happens again. I do like the basketball uniform!

Sauce writes:

Does anyone know why home basketball teams in the SEC always have to wear white jerseys?

bUTch__please writes:

in response to Sauce:

Does anyone know why home basketball teams in the SEC always have to wear white jerseys?

Back in the day, before air conditioning, the white uniform was considered cooler therefore providing an edge to the home team. The football teams wear the dark jersey at home to hide the football better.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to bUTch__please:

Back in the day, before air conditioning, the white uniform was considered cooler therefore providing an edge to the home team. The football teams wear the dark jersey at home to hide the football better.

Interesting explanation. I always thought it was so the home fans could see all the different colors of the opponent's uniforms, and that was why I always wondered why more football teams didn't do the same. Several NFL teams hardly ever wear their colored jerseys unless they have to; the choice of uniform colors belongs to the home team. Also, in the pre-color-TV era, it was necessary for the convenience of the viewing audience for one team to wear a light color, usually white, and the other to wear a dark color.

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