John Adams: Meighan Simmons' jump shot missing, but UT stays on target
Published 3/8/2014 at 10:20 p.m. 1 comment
DULUTH, Ga. — Tennessee proved during the regular season it could win without injured point guard Ariel Massengale. Now, it’s proving it can win without Meighan Simmons’ jump shot.
John Adams: UT's strong finish outweighs slow start
Published 3/7/2014 at 10:43 p.m. 0 comments
DULUTH, Ga. — Tennessee began the SEC tournament the way it ended its last tournament venture.
John Adams: No. 1 seed likely at stake in SEC women's tournament
Published 3/6/2014 at 8:04 p.m. 2 comments
DULUTH, Ga. — Tennessee might cut down nets and collect another trophy at the end of the SEC women’s basketball tournament. But the impact of three victories in as many days wouldn’t be fully realized for another week.
John Adams: Freshmen have the opportunity to contribute right away
Published 3/5/2014 at 6:38 p.m. 1 comment
One of the first orders of business for a new college football coach is to declare open season.
John Adams: Lowly Auburn still poses a threat to Vols
Published 3/3/2014 at 7:58 p.m. 12 comments
If you had been projecting Tennessee’s basketball record in the preseason, you wouldn’t have thought twice about placing Wednesday night’s game in the win column.
John Adams: Lady Vols look like SEC's best
Published 3/2/2014 at 7:00 p.m. 10 comments
Tennessee did everything but take away South Carolina’s SEC regular-season championship Sunday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
John Adams: Commodores were headed in wrong direction from the get-go
Published 3/1/2014 at 5:12 p.m. 6 comments
A few other scores are worth noting before examining the misery Tennessee heaped on Vanderbilt in a 76-38 victory on Saturday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena.
John Adams: Riley Ferguson's unknowns make him intriguing at quarterback
Published 2/28/2014 at 6:32 p.m. 11 comments
As Tennessee fans continue to revel in the signing of a top-10 recruiting class for this year, they shouldn’t forget about the last class.
John Adams: Just making NCAA tournament wouldn't justify retaining Cuonzo Martin
Published 2/24/2014 at 7:20 p.m. 42 comments
The great thing about Tennessee’s basketball season ... OK, maybe “great” is too strong a word ever to be used in conjunction with this Tennessee team. Let’s start over.
John Adams: Location could mean more to Lady Vols than seeding in NCAA tournament
Published 2/22/2014 at 3:54 p.m. 1 comment
Tennessee should hope Charlie Crème is right.
John Adams: Rout of Auburn doesn't draw UT closer to South Carolina
Published 2/20/2014 at 10:38 p.m. 3 comments
While Tennessee was playing like a champion, a SEC regular-season title was slipping further away Thursday night.
John Adams: No fooling, Vols are getting better
Published 2/19/2014 at 5:41 p.m. 3 comments
Kenny Gaines said he and his Georgia teammates weren’t fooled by Tennessee’s 6-6 SEC record entering Tuesday night’s game at Thompson-Boling Arena.
John Adams: UT's point guard poor offense missing Trae Golden
Published 2/17/2014 at 5:59 p.m. 6 comments
No one seemed to mourn the departure of former Tennessee point guard Trae Golden when he transferred to Georgia Tech after last season to be closer to his ailing father.
John Adams: Kentucky guards trump UT's posts in the clutch
Published 2/16/2014 at 8:20 p.m. 18 comments
Tennessee overcame adversity Sunday afternoon. But it couldn’t overcome Kentucky.
John Adams: Football rules change would give defenses a needed break
Published 2/15/2014 at 5:06 p.m. 3 comments
The possibility that the NCAA might slow down fast-tempo offenses has created such an uproar among some coaches you might think they had been threatened with a salary cap.
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