Vols Narrowly Escape The Crimson Tide

  Much like the weather outside of Thompson-Boling Arena, the No. 3 Tennessee Volunteers had to endure a deluge in the second half against Alabama. After leading by as many as 15 points, the Vols led 44-32 at the half. Tennessee shot 60 percent from the field and had a very balanced attack in the…

Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin, who is not at Tennessee at this time

Show Me My Basketball Opponent: Missouri (I)

CUUUUUUOOOOOONNNNNNNZZZZZOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! He’s back again!!!! I’ll spare you the introduction, but a quick catch-up if you’ve somehow lost track of Cuonzo Martin since his departure from Tennessee: Cal (2014-15 to 2016-17): 62-39, 29-25 Pac-12, one NCAA Tournament bid (lost to 13 seed Hawaii in Round of 64), one NIT bid (lost to 8 seed Cal State Bakersfield…

Tennessee’s Offense Is Making the Leap

Back in the summer, when Tennessee basketball was getting tons of top five hype, I wanted to temper expectations a tiny bit: For Tennessee to play at a top-five level for a full season, you'd need the defense to be in the top five nationally again with the offense making The Jump from the low…

Bone Continues To Thrive In Lead Role

The No. 3 Tennessee Volunteers came into the season possessing a veteran backcourt. There were departures of Chris Darrington and James Daniel III, but the three remaining guards looked to build on their own success. The injury and absence of the reigning SEC Sixth Man of the Year, Lamonte Turner, has drastically changed that dynamic.…