Snap Reaction: Tennessee Beats Down Kentucky

Tennessee’s victory on Saturday against the Kentucky Wildcats was one for the ages. Whoever thought that such a statement would apply to football? Picking up wins against the Wildcats on the football field used to be light work. An occasional upset in basketball was just a bonus. Things are a bit different in the rivalry,…

Staff Predictions: How Will The Vols Finish?

The stretch of the next three games for the Tennessee Volunteers will define their season. At 4-5, the Vols need to win two more games to become bowl eligible. With games against No. 11 Kentucky, Missouri and Vanderbilt to go, how will Tennessee fare? Let’s see what some staff members of FOX Sports Knoxville think:…

By The Numbers: Kentucky

Tennessee hosts the No. 11 Kentucky Wildcats this Saturday at Neyland Stadium. It is a crucial game for the Vols, as they need to win two of their final three regular season games to become bowl eligible. Tennessee is currently a 5.5 point underdog according to Vegas, but there’s more to this matchup than meets…

Show Me My Opponent: Kentucky

Underdog stories are generally supposed to be fun, cute things. Some people find themselves annoyed by these stories very quickly; myself, I enjoy just about anything that upsets the apple cart in college athletics. Butler’s dual championship runs? Loved ’em! Boise State’s Statue of Liberty play? Cheered it on in real time. UConn winning the…

Show Me My Basketball Opponent: Louisiana-Lafayette

Some fun tidbits: This is the first time Tennessee has played Louisiana-Lafayette since December 29, 2008. Louisiana-Lafayette’s mascot is still the Ragin’ Cajuns. THE RAGIN’ CAJUNS If you think Tennessee’s 2017-18 was a thrill ride with a crushing disappointment at year’s end, talk to Louisiana-Lafayette. They were an absurdly fun story for the entirety of…

Vols Fly High In Season Opener

The Vols opened the 2018-2019 regular season with a convincing 86-41 win over Rick Barnes alma mater Lenoir-Rhyne Tuesday night.  Missing Lamonte Turner, who Barnes said will return on Friday, the guard play was part of the show in the blowout win, in which Yves Pons took flight numerous times to the cheers of TBA. …

It’s Basketball Time In Tennessee

The 2018-19 basketball season will officially begin for the Vols as they open the season on Tuesday night against Rick Barnes’ alma mater, Lenoir-Rhyne. The Bears will travel from Hickory, N.C. to square of with the reigning co-SEC regular season champions. The Division II school shouldn’t provide much of a threat to Tennessee. The Vols…