About Ben Frederickson
BiographyBen Frederickson joined the News Sentinel in October 2013 to cover Tennessee men's basketball and UT athletics. He previously covered college and professional sports as a FOXSportsMidwest.com regional writer in St. Louis, University of Wyoming athletics for the Casper Star-Tribune and University of Missouri athletics for the Columbia Missourian and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Frederickson grew up in Sedalia, Mo. He graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in May of 2012. Questions? Tips? Story ideas? Contact him via email or through Twitter, where his handle is @Ben_Fred.
Tennessee senior forward Jeronne Maymon determined to finish career strong
Published 03/07/2014 at 9:27 p.m. 1 Comment
The Tennessee men’s basketball team was showing off. It was Feb. 28, the day before the Vols played Vanderbilt, and practice hadn’t really started yet. Players caught passes at the top of the 3-point line, then scored as impressively as ...
Matchup: Missouri at Tennessee
Updated 03/07/2014 at 9:18 p.m.
When: Saturday, 4:10 p.m.
Surging Vols know NCAA tournament ramifications come with regular season finale against Missouri
Published 03/06/2014 at 9:51 p.m. 5 Comments
The Tennessee men’s basketball team was well on its way to its most lopsided true road win in 39 years when UT coach Cuonzo Martin demanded focus during a timeout at Auburn Arena.
Tennessee men's basketball team can unveil 'Smokey Gray' uniforms in SEC tournament
Published 03/06/2014 at 12:34 p.m. 9 Comments
When the Tennessee men’s basketball team donned new gray adidas shoes at a practice on Feb. 28, the team downplayed the notion that similar jerseys would follow. But after the Lady Vols displayed an alternate jersey at a practice this ...
Vols breeze by Auburn, say they are playing best basketball
Published 03/06/2014 at 12:15 a.m. 12 Comments
AUBURN, Ala. — Jeronne Maymon, smile plastered on his face, ran by a group of reporters who had huddled around his teammate, Jarnell Stokes.
Vols cruise in must-win against Auburn, 82-54
Published 03/05/2014 at 10:18 p.m. 3 Comments
AUBURN, Ala. — A Tennessee men’s basketball team that had been unable to string together more than two consecutive wins in SEC play this season altered its course of inconsistency on Wednesday.
Vols sophomore Armani Moore bringing more than just blocks off the bench in recent games
Published 03/04/2014 at 8:25 p.m. 5 Comments
Armani Moore admits he wasn’t ready.
Matchup: Tennessee at Auburn
Published 03/04/2014 at 6:27 p.m. 2 Comments
The Vols will take on Auburn Wednesday night at 8:05 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena.
'One Shining Moment' has become source of inspiration for Tennessee men's basketball team
Published 03/03/2014 at 9:46 p.m.
Derek Reese, sitting in a Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville, Miss., felt the skin on his arms change.
If he returns, Jarnell Stokes would consider playing football and basketball at Tennessee next season
Published 03/03/2014 at 6:55 p.m. 17 Comments
If Tennessee football coach Butch Jones found out about a 6-foot-8, 260-pound prospect who is already on campus, would he make room on his crowded roster?
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