Tennessee took care of business on Wednesday night, easily dispatching a lowly Alabama State squad in Thompson-Boling Arena.
The No. 20 Vols improved to 4-0 on the year with a 76-41 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night. During the game, both Jordan Bowden and Lamonte Turner eclipsed the 1,000 career point mark, and four different Vols scored in double figures.
After the game, Tennessee announced that redshirt sophomore forward Zach Kent will be “stepping away” from the program indefinitely, though Kent will still be enrolled in classes. Head coach Rick Barnes discussed Kent leaving the team, his two senior guards, the Vols’ victory, and much more after the game.
Here’s everything Barnes had to say after Tennessee’s win:
A couple Vol players met with the media after the game as well. Freshmen Josiah-Jordan James and Drew Pember discussed their play and Tennessee’s win over Alabama State: