Every Friday of the offseason, a member of the RTI team will post a top-10 list. Many will be directly related to UT athletics, but some will veer off course a bit. Obviously these will all be subjective in nature, a bit ridiculous at times and subject to a lot opinion and discussion.
Rick Barnes introduced himself to Vol fans across the South during Big Orange Caravan stops recently. A resurgence in hoops news and recruiting in recent weeks prompted this Top 10 – the top moments of the young, but successful, Rick Barnes Era on Rocky Top.
What follows is a mix of Barnes quotes, recruiting news, team info, scheduling nuggets and more.