Jordan McRae opts for more seasoning at Tennessee
Published 4/13/2013 at 7:29 p.m. 1 comment
Jordan McRae only flirted. The Tennessee guard took his NBA dream for a few dates. Options were considered. That’s where it ended it, though. The NBA isn’t ready for McRae. McRae isn’t ready for the NBA.
Mike Strange: Tennessee has resources but no Final Fours
Updated 3/28/2013 at 1:06 p.m. 36 comments
Now it gets serious. After allowing us three days to catch our breath, the men’s NCAA basketball tournament resumes tonight.
Like Bruce Pearl, most coaches survive NCAA show-cause orders
Published 3/27/2013 at 7:20 a.m. 89 comments
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Few words are less welcome to college basketball coaches than "show cause," shorthand for the NCAA penalty designed to keep those sanctioned for misconduct at one school from quickly jumping to another campus.
Mike Strange: Another NCAA near-miss ups the ante for Cuonzo Martin, Vols in 2014
Published 3/17/2013 at 9:59 p.m. 72 comments
So Tennessee’s men were rejected Sunday, told their body of work from a Nov. 9 tipoff through Friday’s SEC tournament exit wasn’t good enough.
Kenny Hall survived 'politics of college basketball' for Vols
Published 3/8/2013 at 7:11 p.m. 16 comments
At this time last year, Kenny Hall was but a ghost.
It comes full circle as Elston Turner Jr. gets crack against Vols' team his father was slighted by
Published 2/22/2013 at 7:55 p.m. 76 comments
A 52-year-old Elston Turner Sr. will oversee the court at Reed Arena today. Tucking in a maroon and white jersey for the opening tipoff, No. 31 will likely give his pop a glance and an acknowledging nod.
Mike Strange: Vols-Cats: It takes two for the rivalry tango
Published 2/15/2013 at 8:03 p.m. 9 comments
Rivalry Week is a made-for-TV basketball promotion, but in Tennessee's case the sneaker fits.
Mike Strange: Vols gave themselves a chance, but Rupp won again
Published 1/15/2013 at 11:48 p.m. 43 comments
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Snatching a win at Rupp Arena happens about as often as a total solar eclipse.
Dave Hart: 'We've got to continue the series'
Published 1/4/2013 at 8:24 p.m. 23 comments
Whether Memphis coach Josh Pastner likes it or not, those in charge are working to continue the rivalry between Tennessee and Memphis men's basketball.
UT's buyout money doesn't count each fiscal year
Published 9/19/2012 at 7:20 p.m. 37 comments
Weaved among a litany of roots that shrunk the University of Tennessee athletic department's financial reserve to below $2 million following the 2011-12 fiscal year was, "Changes in leadership," according to a UT financial update released on Aug. 27.
Pregame: Plenty of orange for Tennessee in Georgia Dome
Published 8/31/2012 at 7:19 p.m. 36 comments
ATLANTA - Tennessee's 2012 season is kicking off a neutral site that will have plenty of orange.
Hoops for Hope still going strong
Published 8/25/2012 at 6:08 p.m. 9 comments
David Sexton said the tally is up $30,000. The 49 smiles at Farragut High School said it's much higher.
Tour of Italy a journey of togetherness for Vol seniors
Published 8/15/2012 at 6:28 p.m. 8 comments
A journey of togetherness for Vols
Oklahoma State suspends former Vol Phillip Jurick
Published 8/8/2012 at 11:23 p.m. 16 comments
STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State senior center Phillip Jurick has been suspended indefinitely after he pleaded not guilty to charges that he possessed marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Bruce Pearl hired by ESPN, will stay in Knoxville
Updated 7/30/2012 at 6:00 p.m. 78 comments
Former Tennessee men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl has been hired as an analyst by ESPN.
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