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Tennessee Head Coach Rick Barnes Talks Win Over Creighton in the Sweet 16

Rick Barnes

Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes is officially taking the Vols to their second Elite Eight in program history and the first during his tenure in Knoxville. Two-seed Tennessee defeated three-seed Creighton in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night in Detroit, Michigan. The Vols defeated the Blue Jays by a score […]

Everything Greg McDermott Said After Tennessee Ended Creighton’s Season

Tennessee basketball ended Creighton’s season on Friday night as the Vols earned an 82-75 victory to advance to the Elite Eight for the second time in program history. Following the loss, McDermott discussed Tennessee’s 18-0 run, the challenges the Vols’ defense presents and much more. Here’s everything McDermott said. More From RTI: What Rick Barnes […]

Everything Rick Barnes Said After Tennessee Defeated Creighton In Sweet 16

Tennessee basketball advanced to the Elite Eight for the second time in program history on Friday night by knocking off Creighton 82-75 on Friday night. It was a complete team performance from Tennessee who was without Santiago Vescovi due to illness but got massive contributions from its bench. Following the win, Tennessee head coach Rick […]

Three Quick Takeaways: Tennessee Outlasts Creighton To Advance To Elite Eight

DETROIT, Mich. — Tobe Awaka was a physical beast inside. Dalton Knecht hit clutch shot. Zakai Zeigler was in complete control. Josiah-Jordan James made huge play after huge play on both ends. Tennessee’s team delivered over-and-over against Creighton’s stars as the Vols’ outlasted the Blue Jays 82-75 on Friday night. Here’s three quick takeaways as Tennessee […]

What Similarities Tennessee Sees Between Creighton And Alabama Basketball

Tennessee basketball is preparing for a Creighton program that it hasn’t faced in over 75 years ahead of Friday night’s Sweet 16 matchup in Detroit. The Vols have no recent experience taking on Greg McDermott’s Blue Jays program, but there is one team in the SEC that Tennessee faced twice this season that has some […]

RTI Game Predictions: Tennessee Basketball vs. Creighton

Tennessee basketball is back in the Sweet 16 for the second straight season and they’re looking to get over the hump this season and to advance to the Elite Eight for just the second time in program history. Standing in its way is the three-seed in the Midwest Region— the Creighton Blue Jays. The Vols […]

How Rick Barnes Played A Part In Greg McDermott Taking The Creighton Job

Greg McDermott was at a career crossroads in the spring of 2010. He was coming off his fourth season at Iowa State and had yet to lead the Cyclones to a winning record in his time in Ames. That’s when Creighton reached out to McDermott about replacing Dana Altman, the program’s longtime head coach who […]

Creighton Basketball Previews Sweet 16 Round Against Tennessee

Greg McDermott

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott and a trio of Blue Jays players met with the media on Thursday afternoon in Detroit before their Sweet 16 matchup against Tennessee on Friday in Little Caesars Arena. McDermott spoke about the intricacies of his own team but also touched on Tennessee’s strong guards with Dalton Knecht and Zakai […]

What Creighton HC Greg McDermott Said Ahead Of Sweet 16 Matchup Against Tennessee

Creighton basketball coach Greg McDermott met with the media in Detroit on Thursday afternoon the day before the Blue Jays will take on two-seed Tennessee in the Sweet 16 on Friday night. McDermott discussed the challenges that Tennessee basketball present, turning to Rick Barnes at a turning point in his career and much more. Here’s […]