Versatile Cameron Tatum will graduate on Friday
Updated 12/7/2011 at 9:45 p.m. 39 comments
Tennessee senior Cameron Tatum isn't ready to give up basketball, but he knows at some point the ball stops bouncing for everyone.
Jordan McRae has learned from sitting on the bench
Published 6/17/2011 at 9:31 p.m. 22 comments
The first thing most players want to know at the end of a Pilot Rocky Top League basketball game is how many points they scored. Not Tennessee rising sophomore Jordan McRae.
John Adams: UT hoops wins big at graduation
Published 5/12/2011 at 10:52 p.m. 18 comments
The University of Tennessee's two basketball teams won big but with little fanfare this week. Graduation is like that.
UT player received extra tickets for Kentucky game; Cheek overseeing search for new coach
Published 3/22/2011 at 11:25 p.m. 88 comments
A Tennessee basketball player received extra tickets to UT's March 6 home game against Kentucky, and that constituted a secondary violation by the coaching staff, according to a source with knowledge of the infraction.
Brian Williams on Pearl firing: Tennessee basketball won't be the same
Published 3/21/2011 at 4:01 p.m. 57 comments
Tennessee basketball players Brian Williams and John Fields, both seniors, said they were "shocked" by the UT's decision on Monday to fire coach Bruce Pearl.
Mike Hamilton apologizes to Bruce Pearl
Updated 3/17/2011 at 4:22 p.m. 290 comments
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton apologized to Vols men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl for untimely remarks he made about the uncertainty of Pearl's future with the program.
John Adams: Excitement factor could be the difference
Published 3/13/2011 at 11:11 p.m. 38 comments
In a season that stretches from November into March, pre-Christmas basketball easily is forgotten. Fortunately for Tennessee, the NCAA tournament selection committee didn’t forget.
Mike Strange: Identity crisis must be fixed
Published 3/12/2011 at 1:25 a.m. 37 comments
ATLANTA - Exactly three seconds into the second half Friday night, Florida point guard Erving Walker was called for traveling.
Florida ends Vols' SEC tournament, 85-74
Updated 3/12/2011 at 1:33 a.m. 222 comments
ATLANTA – Tennessee went from tournament-ready to wait-and-see mode after being eliminated from the SEC men's basketball tournament on Friday night. Florida (25-6) dealt the Vols (19-14) a knockout blow at the Georgia Dome, scoring an 85-74 victory in winning ...
Vols hold on to beat Arkansas in SEC first round, 74-68
Updated 3/11/2011 at 12:21 a.m. 160 comments
ATLANTA - Tennessee went a long way in solidifying its chances of making a school-record sixth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance. But the Vols' 74-68 victory over Arkansas (18-13) in the first round of the SEC tournament at the Georgia Dome ...
Mike Strange: SEC has changed for Vols
Published 3/9/2011 at 11:22 p.m. 7 comments
ATLANTA - In the years since the SEC expanded in 1992, there was one reliable trend at the men's basketball tournament.
Long range, Longer odds: 3-point shooting at lowest point of Pearl's tenure
Published 3/8/2011 at 11:24 p.m. 21 comments
Tennessee guard Scotty Hopson, right, attempts a 3-pointer over Florida's Alex Tyus during the Gators' 81-75 overtime win in Knoxville on Jan. 11.
SEC honors: Scotty Hopson (first team), Brian Williams (Sixth Man), Tobias Harris (All Freshman)
Updated 3/8/2011 at 9:12 p.m. 68 comments
The SEC announced its 2011 men’s basketball postseason awards Tuesday, and three Vols — senior Brian Williams, junior Scotty Hopson and freshman Tobias Harris — found themselves among those honored by the league’s coaches.
Brian Williams still sore, but ready to play
Published 3/7/2011 at 9:36 p.m. 23 comments
Brian Williams’ return to the practice court Monday was good tonic for a Tennessee basketball team that’s spirits were down after Sunday’s loss to Kentucky.
Pearl is 'still pretty burned from yesterday'
Published 3/7/2011 at 1:27 p.m. 159 comments
Bruce Pearl most always attempts to put a positive spin on things, but the Tennessee coach isn't bothering to try to mask his disappointment after Sunday's loss to rival Kentucky.
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