While moving from table-to-table Friday afternoon at Pratt Pavilion I, and the rest of the local media, talked to Vols players and coaches about each other and the upcoming season. There was one name that consistently created buzz amongst the players and staff. That name was freshman forward…
As the loyal students leave football games with less than ideal outcomes, there is a buzz around campus knowing that basketball season is only a month away. One question is on everyone’s mind heading into the new season: Will the Vols perform as well as last year?
The Tennessee basketball program is coming off one of the best two year stretches in school history. The Vols combined for a 57-15 record the past two seasons including a 2018 SEC Championship and a school best 31-6 record in 2019.
When Josiah James arrived on the University of Tennessee’s campus this summer, he had no idea how close he and his teammates would quickly become.
The Tennessee men’s basketball team is set to face off against one of college basketball’s most storied programs inside one of college basketball’s most storied arenas this season.
Grant Williams wasn’t the only former Tennessee men’s basketball player to watch his dreams of playing at the next level come true on Thursday.
Former Tennessee men’s basketball forward and two-time SEC Player of the Year Grant Williams did something on Thursday that no other former Vol had done in nearly a decade.
The Tennessee men’s basketball team once again added some depth to their roster on Tuesday with the addition of transfer Victor Bailey Jr.
Tennessee forward Grant Williams will forgo his senior season and remain in the upcoming NBA Draft, the two-time SEC Player of the Year announced in an interview with Stadium on Friday.
Two weeks ago, Tennessee basketball power forward Derrick Walker entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal, with the intentions to leave the program after two seasons.
The deal was nearly sealed and signed on the dotted line. Rick Barnes, on the advice of his longtime financial advisor, was set to become the next head coach at UCLA. The lure of bringing a storied program back to relevance to cap off his career was enticing.
Tennessee basketball head coach Rick Barnes announced the addition of Kim English to his staff on Wednesday, per a press release from Tennessee Athletics.
Following a season in which he claimed his second straight conference player of the year award and earned First Team All-American honors, Grant Williams announced his plans to enter the 2019 NBA Draft on Tuesday.
Tennessee basketball head coach Rick Barnes has been named the winner of the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Sunday.
After a strong season for the Tennessee men's basketball team, one of Rick Barnes' assistants is getting another shot at running his own program.
On Saturday March 23, the Lady Vols entered the University of Maryland looking to prove a point and save their head coach’s job. As an 11 seed, the Lady Vols kept their streak of 38 years making the tournament alive, but just barely.
It took some time before Admiral Schofield and Kyle Alexander were ready to talk to the media in the locker room following the Vols’ NCAA Tournament loss to Purdue on Thursday night.
The Tennessee basketball team—despite rallying in the second half—saw its season come to an end at the hands of Purdue on Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16.
Tennessee wrapped up its opening weekend of NCAA Tournament action with victories over Colgate and Iowa to advance to its first Sweet 16 appearance since 2014.
Lamonte Turner had been in this position before. He remembered the pain of falling drastically short of Tennessee’s goal of a national championship a year ago.
If Tennessee was looking to put any doubt regarding its contention status to rest, it certainly didn’t do so in Columbus on Sunday, despite the final score suggesting otherwise.
Admiral Schofield is no stranger to playing on basketball’s biggest stages. In fact, he’s grown quite accustomed to it. Look no further than Tennessee’s opening round matchup with the 15th-seeded Colgate Raiders in the NCAA Tournament.
The last time Tennessee found itself on an NCAA Tournament floor, it had just suffered a devastating loss at the hands of Loyola-Chicago, putting an end to its championship hopes in brutal fashion.
Admiral Schofield held an ice pack against his battered face following last year’s SEC championship game. His nose was bloodied and bruised, and so was his pride.
Last season, Tennessee lost to Auburn, eventually turning out to be the difference between an outright SEC regular season championship and a share of the title.
Tennessee was able to keep its SEC Tournament hopes alive with an 82-78 win against Kentucky on Saturday afternoon at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
When Tennessee departed last year’s SEC Tournament, it was dealt a bitter defeat at the hands of conference rival Kentucky. It will have a chance to exact some revenge on Saturday.
Tennessee left the SEC Tournament with a bitter taste in its mouth a year ago, and it wasn’t due to the food they consumed on the plane ride home from St. Louis.
Despite the largely orange-laden crowd at Bridgestone Arena on Friday night, it felt like a neutral site game between Tennessee and Mississippi State.