Poll Results

Poll: Which player is most vital to the success of UT men's basketball the rest of the season?

Response Percent Votes
Jarnell Stokes
 
40% 581
Trae Golden
 
32% 467
Jordan McRae
 
16% 234
Other
 
6% 96
Josh Richardson
 
3% 49
total votes: 1427

Comments » 21

Witch_Doctors writes:

Witch Doctor say Stokes Richardson McRae are the BEST players adding Yemi and Moore and Reese adding . BUT this team goes as Golden goes. Witch Doctor say the games he dissappears is the games we lose. Witch Doctor know hes been hurt but there have been a couple he has hidden from the competition. Witch Doctor not a hater and REALLY we are just surviving till next season which will erase most of all this with JM back and Hubbs here.
Bones never lie.
*Witch Doctor say Reese over Hall until Hall proves hes a senior leader and gets consistent.

thevoice writes:

Other: anyone who can shoot a 3 to loosen things up inside.

Ironcity writes:

I agree with the Doctor if Goldens stinks we look like a mid major. When he plays well we can play with anyone.

Jshoop writes:

Golden stinks in most games. Not a point guard.

VirginnyVol writes:

Stokes has the potential to be the next Bernard King at UT. I watched Bernie score like a madman consistently from the inside. We just need an Ernie imitator to keep the defenses honest.

Witch_Doctors writes:

in response to Jshoop:

Golden stinks in most games. Not a point guard.

Witch Doctor say he isnt a point guard he is a shooting guard correct. Witch Doctor say Hubbs gets him back to his position next season.
Bones never lie.

Witch_Doctors writes:

Witch Doctor notice no choice for Houston Fancher? lol. Witch Doctor say Tennessee will never find anyone that loves that school more Witch Doctor sure he instills that in the kids coming thru.
Bones never lie.

AlexAndersonAAradio writes:

LOL @ the way you all vote

Witch_Doctors writes:

in response to AlexAndersonAAradio:

LOL @ the way you all vote

Witch Doctor say serious stuff!!!!!!! WOW Geez, Witch Doctor say settle down Bevis, its an "opinion" poll not a hit list.
Bones never lie.

1vavolfan writes:

in response to Witch_Doctors:

Witch Doctor say Stokes Richardson McRae are the BEST players adding Yemi and Moore and Reese adding . BUT this team goes as Golden goes. Witch Doctor say the games he dissappears is the games we lose. Witch Doctor know hes been hurt but there have been a couple he has hidden from the competition. Witch Doctor not a hater and REALLY we are just surviving till next season which will erase most of all this with JM back and Hubbs here.
Bones never lie.
*Witch Doctor say Reese over Hall until Hall proves hes a senior leader and gets consistent.

Agree, only one answer to the question. If Golden goes MIA the rest of the season UT won't even make the NIT, if he plays the way he did most of last year UT could be a tournament team. So far he has been a shadow of his old self.

Witch_Doctors writes:

in response to 1vavolfan:

Agree, only one answer to the question. If Golden goes MIA the rest of the season UT won't even make the NIT, if he plays the way he did most of last year UT could be a tournament team. So far he has been a shadow of his old self.

Witch Doctor guess teams have good scouting and they know this too. Witch Doctor say hes just gonna have to get mad and GO DO SOME WORK! lol
(Hubbs will make Golden look like a stud next year as he will Stokes, Maymon..etc.)
Bones never lie.

Vols4Ever writes:

in response to Witch_Doctors:

Witch Doctor notice no choice for Houston Fancher? lol. Witch Doctor say Tennessee will never find anyone that loves that school more Witch Doctor sure he instills that in the kids coming thru.
Bones never lie.

Why not Makie?

Get real. Trae has to be a threat to score and Stokes has to be a beast.

tennrat writes:

I voted other in hopes there is some undiscovered talent out there. Maybe Coach Martin could hold some open tryouts and find someone who could help. No one on the current team is going to step up!

CoverOrange writes:

in response to Ironcity:

I agree with the Doctor if Goldens stinks we look like a mid major. When he plays well we can play with anyone.

It is no longer an insult to be called a mid-major. Many mid-major conferences are holding their own against the so called BCS conferences.

Rumblefish writes:

"OTHER"
I vote Reese and Moore. Reese can definitely knock down a three. Moore is exciting to watch and disrupts down low.

sly_stone99#434111 writes:

in response to Witch_Doctors:

Witch Doctor say he isnt a point guard he is a shooting guard correct. Witch Doctor say Hubbs gets him back to his position next season.
Bones never lie.

Hubbs is not a point guard either which means the point guard position still needs to be addressed. McCrae can provide some duties here because he can create with the ball in his hands. CCM will need to address this area which I believe he is in recruiting Thompson and Owootoah.

tennrich1 writes:

in response to Witch_Doctors:

Witch Doctor say Stokes Richardson McRae are the BEST players adding Yemi and Moore and Reese adding . BUT this team goes as Golden goes. Witch Doctor say the games he dissappears is the games we lose. Witch Doctor know hes been hurt but there have been a couple he has hidden from the competition. Witch Doctor not a hater and REALLY we are just surviving till next season which will erase most of all this with JM back and Hubbs here.
Bones never lie.
*Witch Doctor say Reese over Hall until Hall proves hes a senior leader and gets consistent.

BINGO!!! no need for me to type it in...what u said!!!

TheFuj writes:

I believe we go as McBrick goes. If he can hit 4 or more 3's a game we usually win. Really, more like just hit at least 3.
When he hits the 3 opens it up for Golden to drive and will free up Stokes more.
No reason he should not hit at least 3 of those shots. He has played for 4 years and his shot looks no better than when he was a Fr. He has many open looks. He hits 1 every now and then, but if he can hit the open three it will open things up more for the rest.

BxVol writes:

in response to VirginnyVol:

Stokes has the potential to be the next Bernard King at UT. I watched Bernie score like a madman consistently from the inside. We just need an Ernie imitator to keep the defenses honest.

If only Stokes could even be mentioned in the same breath as "King of the Volunteers". Bernard would get off two to 3 shots in the time it takes Jarnell to fire one.Too often Jarnell starts dribbling when he should go right up.I`m hoping Jarnell improves his game so we can talk about him as a great Vol.His future is as a power foward while Bernard`s classificaton besides being great was that of a small foward.

rbwtn writes:

My disappointment has been in Stokes he needs to come out of his shell and start playing like he did in High School, Yeah we all know how you change when you get in to college however when you come in #1 is to get your studies together so you can play and a close #2 is to improve and don't hold-back Hey You are the Star so Play like one let the others Follow. You have the talent use it to become Great at the University of Tennessee and we're all with you!

underthehill writes:

in response to BxVol:

If only Stokes could even be mentioned in the same breath as "King of the Volunteers". Bernard would get off two to 3 shots in the time it takes Jarnell to fire one.Too often Jarnell starts dribbling when he should go right up.I`m hoping Jarnell improves his game so we can talk about him as a great Vol.His future is as a power foward while Bernard`s classificaton besides being great was that of a small foward.

A member of the UT team when Bernard played said Coach Mears said Bernard was the only player he ever saw who knew where every person on his team and the opposing team were at all times..Bernard could do it all and was the fastest off the floor to the ball or shooting the ball that I ever saw..Stokes has a chance to be a great player..but more like the Wes Unseld type..not BK..

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