Gene Henley (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6311
E-mail: ghenley@timesfreepress.com
Bio:
Gene has been with the Times Free Press since July 2008. Prior to that, he spent three years covering sports for the Cleveland Daily Banner. He now covers Tennessee athletics, focusing on football and basketball. Prior to that he spent five years in the same capacity, covering UTC. Gene spent three years playing college basketball, then played a year of semi-professional before starting with the Cleveland Daily Banner in 2005. His passion is basketball, but he loves all sports of all kinds. He does consider himself a fan of the Bulls (NBA), 49ers (NFL) and Cubs (MLB) at the professional level. Gene lives in Cleveland and has a 14-year old son, Judah.

Lady Vols aim to turn losses into learning

Published Jan. 22 2019

Where's the confidence level of Tennessee's women's basketball team?

Top-ranked Vols visit Vanderbilt (again)

Published Jan. 22 2019

The Tennessee men's basketball team has ascended to the top spot in the nation's polls with its ability to learn...

Lady Vols rally for late lead but lose 80-79 to Arkansas

Published Jan. 21 2019

There were a lot of things that one could glean to be positive about the Tennessee women's basketball performance Monday...


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Tennessee officially announces addition of Georgia transfer Deangelo Gibbs

Published Jan. 21 2019

Tennessee officially announced the addition of Georgia transfer Deangelo Gibbs to its football team Monday.

Vols rise to No. 1 men's basketball team in the country

Published Jan. 21 2019

Eleven seasons after reaching the top spot in the Associated Press men's basketball Top 25, Tennessee is back.

Tale of the tape: Tennessee women vs. Arkansas

Published Jan. 21 2019

Find out what you need to know about today's basketball game.

Rick Barnes wants Vols to regain defensive mindset

Published Jan. 21 2019

Because it was the best option available at the time, the Tennessee men's basketball team won a lot of games...

Lady Vols host Arkansas, look to end losing streak

Published Jan. 21 2019

For the Tennessee women's basketball team to turn around its recent misfortunes, the Lady Volunteers need someone to lead.

Vols likely will be No. 1 after holding off Crimson Tide, 71-68

Published Jan. 20 2019

Tennessee's average margin of victory in Southeastern Conference men's basketball games went way down Saturday. Yet the win total still...

Tee Martin introduced as Vols' newest assistant football coach at Alabama-Tennessee men's basketball game

Published Jan. 19 2019

Tee Martin spent the past seven seasons at USC, but now he's back at his alma mater, where he quarterbacked...

Tale of the tape: Tennessee men vs. Alabama

Published Jan. 19 2019

Find out what you need to know about today's basketball game.

Bulldogs lose safety Deangelo Gibbs to Vols

Published Jan. 19 2019

Former four-star prospect DeAngelo Gibbs, a safety at Georgia the past two seasons, announced Friday evening via social media he...

Holly Warlick: 'No energy, no emotion' in Lady Vols' loss at Alabama

Published Jan. 18 2019

Thursday night, Tennessee's Holly Warlick sounded like a basketball coach who was searching for answers.

Vols' defense will be under scrutiny against Alabama

Published Jan. 18 2019

The Tennessee video room was not a good place to be Thursday.

Vols' Jeremy Pruitt has had a productive month

Published Jan. 17 2019

In the past four weeks, Jeremy Pruitt's recruiting hasn't been limited to future players.

Game-planning against Rick Barnes' Vols a tough task

Published Jan. 17 2019

Admiral Schofield thought for a moment when asked how he would prepare a scouting report to guard his Tennessee basketball...

Tale of the tape: Tennessee women at Alabama

Published Jan. 17 2019

Find out what you need to know about today's basketball game

Vols' Jordan Bowden, Lamonte Turner have excelled as subs

Published Jan. 17 2019

"Peanut Butter and Jelly," meet "Thunder and Lightning."

Lady Vols hope to halt losing streak at Alabama

Published Jan. 17 2019

Tennessee women's basketball coach Holly Warlick admitted Wednesday she doesn't pay much attention to social media.

Vols score 106 in rout of Arkansas, but Rick Barnes unhappy with Razorbacks' 87

Published Jan. 15 2019

Rick Barnes sat at the podium, a disappointed man.