‘A Big Part Of Our Future’: Barnes Updates B.J. Edwards Development

Freshman guard and Knoxville native B.J. Edwards has played just six minutes for Tennessee basketball in conference play and is firmly outside of the Vols’ 10-man rotation. But, as eighth-year head coach Rick Barnes is quick to point out, the Vols have extreme experience and depth on this seasons team. Only two freshmen are playing […]

Takeaways From Rick Barnes’ First Preseason Media Availability

Rick Barnes

Tennessee men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes met with the media Wednesday, a day after the Vols’ officially began their preseason practice. It marks the first time Barnes talked with the media ahead of the 2022-23 season. The eighth-year head coach discussed his newcomers and his takeaways on the Vols just under six weeks away from […]

Report: Tennessee Visits With Five-Star Point Guard

Can Armando Bacot (+2000) Win The Most Outstanding Player Award? Tennessee basketball is looking to add to its one-person 2022 recruiting class and a new potential prospect has emerged. The Vols were in Florida to visit point guard Skyy Clark on Monday according On3’s Joe Tipton. Clark was committed to Kentucky for nearly 18 months […]

Tennessee Basketball Commit Played State Tournament With Fractured Foot

Duke’s Coaches Are Classless Tennessee basketball commit B.J. Edwards led Knoxville Catholic to the State Championship game playing with a fractured foot, 5StarPreps Jesse Smithey reported Wednesday. Edwards and Knoxville Catholic knocked off undefeated Brentwood Academy in semifinals of the Division II-AA tournament behind a 23 point, 13 rebound, five assist, three steal and three block […]

Top Tennessee Target Announcing Commitment Friday

Julian Phillips

Julian Phillips, a five-star power forward in the class of 2022, is making his college decision Friday at 4 p.m. ET, the highly sought after prospect announced on his Twitter earlier this week. Phillips, a South Carolina native who plays his prep basketball at Link Year Prep in Missouri, cut his list from 10 to […]

Tennessee Makes Top Four For Five-Star Combo Guard

Texas guard Cason Wallace released a new top four Wednesday. Rick Barnes and Tennessee stayed in the thick of Wallace’s recruitment, making his top group. Kentucky, Texas and Texas-San Antonio joined the Vols in the top four. Wallace ranks as the nation’s 12th best prospect and 2nd best combo guard in the 2022 class, according […]

Tennessee Makes Top Eight For Top 150 Forward

Three-star power forward KyeRon Lindsay has released a top eight including Tennessee, 247sports Brandon Jenkins first reported Tuesday. The 6-foot-8, 205 pound power forward’s top eight includes Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma State, TCU, UNLV, Tulsa and Texas A&M. A late blooming big man, Lindsay isn’t ranked in the 247sports composite rankings but is the nation’s […]

Five-Star Guard Cuts List To Three, Sets Official Visits

Texas guard Cason Wallace has cut his college choices down to Tennessee, Texas and Kentucky and will take official visits to all three schools in the next month, On3Sports first reported. Wallace, the 16th ranked player in the 247sports composite rankings, is one of the top prospects on Rick Barnes’ and his staff’s recruiting board […]

Four-Star Guard Sets Commitment Date

Four-star Jalen Hood-Schifino will make his college commitment on Aug. 24, the guard announced on Instagram account Sunday. Hood-Schifino released a top five of Memphis, Texas, Indiana, Tennessee and Florida earlier this month.  The Montverde Academy standout took official visits to Tennessee and Indiana in June.  Hood-Schifino ranks as the 24th best player and third […]