It’s a new team, new season for Tennessee basketball’s Josiah Jordan James. The dynamic guard is entering his third season with the Vols.
Tennessee head basketball coach Rick Barnes met with the members of the local media Wednesday ahead of the Vols’ second fall practice as they prepare for the 2021-22 season.
The dates for Tennessee’s Southeastern Conference (SEC) schedule were released Thursday, affirming when and where the Vols will play the second half of their season in 2021-22.
Former Tennessee guards Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer were both selected in the first round of the 2021 NBA Draft Thursday night.
Restocking a frontcourt that was devoid of depth and lost its most consistent contributor in Yves Pons was the most glaring task Rick Barnes faced this offseason. He’s gone a long way to filling those needs over the past two days adding Jonas Aidoo Wednesday and now five-star Brandon-Huntley…
North Carolina native Jonas Aidoo has committed to Tennessee. The 6-foot-11 center was originally committed to Marquette before Golden Eagles’ head coach Steve Wojciechowski was fired last month.
Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes has completed his coaching staff, hiring Justin Gainey, the former Marquette assistant, on Monday according to Twitter.
Tennessee’s basketball roster is going through a massive rehaul this offseason, and after one piece moved out Wednesday — Keon Johnson declaring for the NBA Draft — another came in with Quentin Diboundje committing to Tennessee.
Tennessee guard Keon Johnson has declared for the 2021 NBA Draft with representation. The Shelbyville, Tennessee native joins fellow freshman guard Jaden Springer in declaring for the NBA Draft.
Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes will have to replace his second assistant coach of the off-season as long time assistant Desmond Oliver has been named the new head coach at East Tennessee State.
Tennessee disappointed in the 2020-21 season, scuffling down the stretch after climbing as No. 6 in the polls in January. The Vols’ rollercoaster season hit its lowest depth in the NCAA Tournament as 12th-seeded Oregon State upset Tennessee in the first round.
Tennessee ended its season with an unexplainable loss to Oregon State in the NCAA Tournament. The loss capped off a season that is sure to feel like a missed opportunity for such a talented roster in an unusual year.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Tennessee was eight-point favorites in its first round matchup against 12th-seeded Oregon State, but it took only five minutes for the Beavers to take control of the game as they coasted to a 70-56 win for their first NCAA Tournament victory in 39 years.
Tennessee came into its game against Oregon State riding the high off of its solid play in the SEC Tournament but failed to show up against the Beavers and rise to the occasion at the big dance which resulted in a 70-56 first-round loss.
After a solid showing in the SEC tournament without John Fulkerson, Tennessee is preparing for its first-round matchup in the NCAA Tournament with PAC 12 tournament champion Oregon State.
Tennessee enters the NCAA Tournament looking like it might have turned a corner in its last three games, earning two wins over Florida and losing a tight game to SEC champion Alabama. The late push earned the Vols a No. 5 seed in the Midwest region that will match them up with No. 12 seed Or…
As Tennessee gets ready for the NCAA tournament and prepares to try and make a deep run through March, it’s important to remember how Tennessee got to where it is now. Let’s take a look back at some of the defining moments of the Tennessee season so far.
Tennessee’s weekend in Nashville came to an end earlier than the Vols hoped as they narrowly fell to Alabama in the tournament semifinals. Still, the Vols added another strong win to their resume, beating Florida, before playing a strong 35 minutes against Alabama, showing they can play with…
Tennessee is back in the NCAA Tournament, landing as a No. 5 seed in the Midwest Region. The Vols will face No. 12 seed Oregon State, the PAC 12 Tournament Champion in the first round.
Nashville, TN — Despite the 20% capacity crowd at Bridgestone Arena, it felt like tournament play in Nashville for Tennessee’s SEC Tournament semifinal matchup with Alabama. The Vols came out hot and led by as much as 15 in the second half, but turnovers plagued Tennessee as the Crimson Tide…
Tennessee came into Saturday’s matchup against Alabama riding high after its win against Florida. After a strong first half, Tennessee wasn’t able to sustain its performance in the second half resulting in a 73-68 loss to Alabama in the SEC tournament semifinals.
Tennessee basketball is a big deal around campus, to students and alumni alike. For years, Tennessee has had successful programs. The men’s program has produced legends like Bernard King, Grant Williams, Chris Lofton and Admiral Schofield. The women’s program has been home to stars like Holl…
NASHVILLE, Tn— Under a week after defeating Florida in its regular season finale, Tennessee faced the Gators again, leading for 39:12 in the 78-66 win.
Tennessee opened up the SEC tournament with a 78-66 win against Florida on Friday. Tennessee turned up the heat on the Gators defensively and were able to advance to play Alabama on Saturday.
After beating Florida on Sunday, Tennessee earned the fourth seed and double-bye in the SEC tournament. Tennessee will open up tournament play on Friday afternoon with a possible matchup against Vanderbilt, Texas A&M or Florida.
Tennessee ends the regular season with a 17-7 record, going a perfect 7-0 against non-conference foes while turning in a 10-7 conference record. The 10-7 record earned the Vols a four seed and a double-bye in this weekend’s SEC Tournament.
The Southeastern Conference released its men's basketball All-SEC honors Tuesday. While no Tennessee players landed on either of the eight person All-SEC teams, Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer were named to the All-Freshman Team and Yves Pons was named to the All-Defensive Team.
Tennessee was able to get back to the basics in its 65-54 win over Florida on Sunday. With the win, Tennessee secured the fourth seed in the SEC tournament and the last remaining double-bye.
After eight days off, Tennessee looked poised to fall victim to the same mistakes that have led to its struggles over the last month. However, the Vols’ defense took it up a notch, securing the 65-54 comeback win against Florida.
In the final game of the regular season against Florida, Tennessee found a way to overcome a halftime deficit to grab the victory. With the 65-54 win, Tennessee was able to clinch the fourth seed in the upcoming SEC tournament and the all-important double-bye.
Tennessee stayed true to form coming off of the Wednesday win against Vanderbilt by following it up with a loss. Auburn was without star guard Sharife Cooper but it wouldn’t matter as Tennessee was once again unable to string together two wins as the Tigers would win 77-72.
New week, the same story. After a blowout loss, this time to Kentucky, Tennessee returned to the hardwood with a win. This time at Memorial Gymnasium against Vanderbilt.
After a blowout loss to Kentucky on Saturday, Tennessee traveled to Vanderbilt for a midweek battle. Vanderbilt was without Scotty Pippen Jr. and Dylan Disu as the Vols were able to survive a slow start to win 70-58.
Tennessee won its eighth straight game over instate rival Vanderbilt Wednesday, 70-58. The Vols struggled offensively but a 21-point performance from Victor Bailey Jr. and 20-point performance from Jaden Springer helped Tennessee survive the undermanned Commodores.
Tennessee once again put together an impressively inconsistent week of SEC basketball against South Carolina and Kentucky. A short-handed Tennessee team dominated South Carolina in Thompson-Boling Arena before following it up with a blowout home loss to Kentucky on Saturday.
Tennessee turned in one of its worst performances of the season, getting blown out at home to Kentucky, 70-55. The Wildcats jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first half and unlike two weeks ago in Lexington, they didn’t look back, never leading by single digits in the second half.
Tennessee came out after its impressive win against South Carolina with a complete dud of a first-half performance against Kentucky and the second half wouldn’t be much better. Kentucky rolled to an easy 70-55 win in Thompson-Boling Arena.