Tennessee Contains Ben Simmons, Defeats LSU 81-65

Without its leading scorer, Tennessee (13-14, 6-8) improved to 12-2 at home after an 81-65 upset victory over LSU (16-11, 9-5). Despite not having Kevin Punter Jr (22.2 ppg) due to a foot injury, the Volunteers found leadership in another senior. Armani Moore made it consecutive double-doubles (21 points, 11 rebounds vs. Kentucky Thursday night) Saturday…

Vol Basketball Preview: LSU

What: Tennessee (12-14, 5-8 in the SEC) vs. LSU (16-10, 9-4 in the SEC) Where: Thompson Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN When: February 2oth, 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU There might not be a basketball team in America that’s been more disappointing than the LSU Tigers. They have arguably the best player in America on their…

Vols Have a Long Night in Rupp, Lose to UK 80-70

Let’s not beat around the bush. Tennessee is bad on the road and every team in America is bad in Rupp Arena. When you put those two factors together, it’s a recipe for disaster. To the Vols’ credit, they made an admirable effort. The Wildcats only led 36-30 at the half. Team leader Kevin Punter never could…

Vol Basketball Preview: Kentucky

What: Tennessee vs. Kentucky Where: Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY When: Thursday, February 17th, 7 p.m. ET on ESPN and WatchESPN The single truly bright spot of the Vols’ 2016 basketball season thus far is a 21-point comeback victory against Kentucky earlier this month. Tennessee (12-13, 5-7 in the SEC) is coming off of a horrific…

Johnny Majors Endorses Rick Barnes

Johnny Majors coached Tennessee football from 1977-1992. He led the Vols to three SEC Championships and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1987. He’s one of the best coaches to ever walk the sidelines of Neyland Stadium in Orange & White. Rick Barnes has coached Tennessee basketball for a little more than…

Former Vol Tobias Harris Traded to the Detroit Pistons

The 2010-2011 Tennessee basketball team is often remembered as Bruce Pearl’s final squad. They infamously took a 75-45 beating at the hands of Michigan in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament to unceremoniously end Pearl’s tenure with the Vols.  Despite this, Tobias Harris has emerged from that sordid team and has become a bright spot representing…

Vol Basketball Preview: Missouri

What: Tennessee (12-12, 5-6 in the SEC) vs. Missouri (8-16, 1-10 in the SEC) Where: Mizzou Arena, Columbia, MO When: February 13th, 3:00 PM Eastern, SEC Network Tennessee takes on Missouri for the first time this season on Saturday in Columbia, MO. The Vols are coming off of an enormous win over Auburn on Tuesday night…

Vols Crush Auburn 71-45

Coming into Tennessee’s game on Tuesday night, it looked like the Vols were in a good position to win, but no one could have predicted the monumental beatdown UT put on Auburn. Auburn shot just 24 percent from the floor, going an abysmal 14 for 59 in total. The Tigers added to that with 14…