WATCH: Yves Pons discusses decision to return for senior season

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    Tennessee senior forward Yves Pons met with the media on Wednesday afternoon for the first time since his decision to return to Rocky Top for his senior season.

    Pons discussed what deadline day was like for him, what went into his decision to return for his senior season, all of the professional options he considered, what he wants to improve on this year, feedback from NBA teams, stepping up as a leader with John Fulkerson and young players impressing him.

    Here’s everything Pons had to say during his media appearance on Wednesday:

    Ben McKee
    Ben McKee is a graduate from the University of Tennessee and has a degree in Journalism and Electronic Media. He grew up an Army brat and lived in Alabama for a bit, but he bleeds orange. He covers Tennessee football, basketball, baseball, and the Lady Vols for RTI, and he's also a co-host on the RTI Live Show and RTI Podcast. You can also hear Ben on the morning sports radio show "The Swain Event." He's the producer and co-host along with former Vol wide receiver Jayson Swain.