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Bruce Pearl - Former Tennessee basketball coach

Bruce Pearl during an NCAA tournament press conference in March 2011. Photo by Adam Brimer/News SentinelTennessee fired men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Monday, March 21, 2011, after a 6-season stint as head coach of the Vols. The abrupt end to Bruce Pearl's tenure came as a result of an ongoing NCAA investigation that revealed multiple offenses committed after the initial letter of allegations was revealed in Sept., 2010.

Bruce Pearl leaves UT with a record of 145-61 (65-31 in SEC play), making him the winningest coach in the SEC during his time in Knoxville.

Some of the other superlatives Bruce Pearl leaves with include a 20-10 record against Florida, Memphis and Vanderbilt, six consecutive NCAA tournament appearances -- a school first for the men's program -- and achieving the first No. 1 ranking for the Vols in program history.
(Photo by Adam Brimer/News Sentinel)

Stories that highlight Bruce Pearl's tenure
Tennessee fires Bruce Pearl
NCAA outlines allegations
SEC suspends Bruce Pearl eight games
Bruce Pearl penalized for misleading NCAA
Vols make first Elite Eight
Vols shock Memphis, hit No. 1
Vols christen re-made arena
Tennessee ties school scoring record in NCAA opener
Vols down Winthrop at buzzer
Chris Lofton explodes at Kentucky
Vols knock off unbeaten Florida
Tennessee upsets Texas
Bruce Pearl hired

Bruce Pearl during an NCAA tournament press conference in March 2011. Photo by Adam Brimer/News SentinelTennessee fired men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Monday, March 21, 2011, after a 6-season stint as head coach of the Vols. The abrupt end to Bruce Pearl's tenure came as a result of an ongoing NCAA investigation that revealed multiple offenses committed after the initial letter of allegations was revealed in Sept., 2010.

Bruce Pearl leaves UT with a record of 145-61 (65-31 in SEC play), making him the winningest coach in the SEC during his time in Knoxville.

Some of the other superlatives Bruce Pearl leaves with include a 20-10 record against Florida, Memphis and Vanderbilt, six consecutive NCAA tournament appearances -- a school first for the men's program -- and achieving the first No. 1 ranking for the Vols in program history.
(Photo by Adam Brimer/News Sentinel)

Stories that highlight Bruce Pearl's tenure
Tennessee fires Bruce Pearl
NCAA outlines allegations
SEC suspends Bruce Pearl eight games
Bruce Pearl penalized for misleading NCAA
Vols make first Elite Eight
Vols shock Memphis, hit No. 1
Vols christen re-made arena
Tennessee ties school scoring record in NCAA opener
Vols down Winthrop at buzzer
Chris Lofton explodes at Kentucky
Vols knock off unbeaten Florida
Tennessee upsets Texas
Bruce Pearl hired

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