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Vols' Rick Barnes brings wisdom from long career to NCAA tournament

Published Mar. 14 2018

Sitting at his desk, which is really just a table next to the court at Tennessee's basketball practice facility in...

Vols have key spots to fill on special teams

Published Mar. 14 2018

Three of the most statistically productive special teams players in Tennessee football history are out of eligibility, leaving opportunities for...

Healthy Shy Tuttle may be top candidate for Vols' nose tackle

Published Mar. 13 2018

After missing spring practices the last two seasons while rehabilitating serious injuries, Tennessee rising senior defensive tackle Shy Tuttle should...

Vols preparing to handle NCAA Tournament stage

Published Mar. 13 2018

For a team stocked with players lacking NCAA Tournament experience, there is no substitute for the real thing.

Lady Vols learn NCAA tournament destination, seeding, opponent

Published Mar. 12 2018

Tennessee earned a No. 3 seed in the NCAA women's basketball tournament bracket announced Monday evening.

Vols coaches plan to cross-train linebackers

Published Mar. 12 2018

Tennessee's new football coaching staff prefers linebackers who can line up in all four linebacker positions within a 3-4 defensive...

Wiedmer: Might be time for SEC to move tourney final back to Saturday

Published Mar. 12 2018

Less than a minute after Tennessee men's basketball coach Rick Barnes learned his third-seeded Volunteers would play their NCAA tournament...

Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt confident in cornerbacks despite attrition

Published Mar. 12 2018

Asked whether Tennessee successfully addressed a position of need, cornerbacks, with the 2018 football signing class, first-year coach Jeremy Pruitt...

UT baseball, softball teams sweep weekend series

Published Mar. 12 2018

The Tennessee baseball team bounced back from an embarrassing 21-2 loss to James Madison last Wednesday by going on the...

Kentucky withstands Tennessee rally to win SEC men's basketball tournament title

Published Mar. 11 2018

The opening tipoff came with the haze of dry ice used during starting lineup announcements still lingering over the court...

Vols land No. 3 seed for NCAA men's basketball tournament

Published Mar. 11 2018

Tennessee men's basketball coach Rick Barnes hoped the selection committee would place his team in Nashville for the opening weekend...

Big first half propels Vols to SEC tournament championship game

Published Mar. 10 2018

When Jordan Bone pulled up and hit a jump shot eight seconds into Tennessee's Southeastern Conference tournament semifinal against Arkansas...


Vols basketball notes: Admiral Schofield prays for injured opponent

Published Mar. 9 2018

According to a post on Mississippi State's official basketball Twitter account, Weatherspoon was taken to a local hospital with an...

Tennessee survives tight game with Mississippi State in SEC Tournament quarterfinals

Published Mar. 9 2018

Tennessee's men's basketball team matched its season high in turnovers, had its second-worst shooting night of the season and somehow...

Mississippi State wants inspired effort for crucial Tennessee rematch

Published Mar. 9 2018

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Mississippi State squandered its first chance to make an impression on the NCAA Tournament selection committee...

Jeremy Pruitt talks about Keller Chryst, Trey Smith and more

Published Mar. 9 2018

Tennessee's pursuit of a graduate transfer quarterback, which ended last week with the commitment of Keller Chryst, likely could have...

Vols in win-win situation going into SEC tournament

Published Mar. 8 2018

As Tennessee prepares to begin the postseason tonight in the quarterfinal round of the Southeastern Conference men's basketball tournament, the...

Georgia's Yante Maten selected as AP SEC player of the year

Published Mar. 7 2018

Georgia forward Yante Maten is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the year.

SEC's balance could create wide-open tournament

Published Mar. 7 2018

Southeastern Conference coaches believe the depth of their league should give all 14 teams reason to believe they could win...

Wiedmer: Bert Bertelkamp still relishes Vols' 1979 SEC tourney title

Published Mar. 7 2018

March 3, 1979. Jimmy Carter was in the White House. Rod Stewart's "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" was atop Billboard's...

Tennessee's Rick Barnes, Grant Williams win top SEC honors

Published Mar. 6 2018

All three of the Southeastern Conference men's basketball coaches who have coached at Tennessee received votes from the Associated Press...

Tennessee is 'hottest team' entering SEC tournament

Published Mar. 6 2018

The 2018 Southeastern Conference men's basketball regular season ended last weekend with a team picked ninth in the preseason, Auburn,...

Adjustment to new rhythm awaits Vols in postseason

Published Mar. 5 2018

Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes said after Tennessee secured a Southeastern Conference regular season co-championship on Saturday that he is...