ESPN's Andy Katz: Donnie Tyndall 'solid' hire for UT Vols

photo Donnie Tyndall, right, is introduced as Tennessee men's basketball coach by athletic director Dave Hart during a news conference Tuesday in Knoxville. The former Southern Mississippi coach succeeds Cuonzo Martin, who resigned last week to take the coaching job at California.

ESPN senior college basketball writer Andy Katz on Tuesday joined "Press Row" on ESPN 105.1 The Zone to discuss Tennessee's hiring of Donnie Tyndall from Southern Miss.

Q: What was your general reaction to the hiring of Tyndall, and what grade would you give it?

A: "It's solid, so I would say a B or a B-plus. Donnie certainly has A potential and has done well at Morehead State and Southern Miss.