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Tennessee Freshmen ‘Play The Right Way’ Against Vanderbilt

Rick Barnes was afforded a rare opportunity during Tennessee’s 88-53 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday night. The Vols’ ninth-year head coach rested the heavily used Zakai Zeigler and Dalton Knecht and play talented freshmen Cam Carr, Freddie Dilione and Cade Phillips as the Vols decimated their instate foe. All three played at least 10 minutes […]

WATCH: Tennessee’s Rick Barnes and Freddie Dilione Preview Vanderbilt Matchup

Rick Barnes

Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes and redshirt freshman guard Freddie Dilione met with the media on Friday in Knoxville before the Vols’ matchup against Vanderbilt this Saturday evening in Nashville. Tennessee had an open week without a game scheduled for the mid-week but will return to action against their in-state rival on Saturday. Tip-off between […]

Tennessee Freshmen Developing Important For Home Stretch Of Non Conference Schedule

After playing top 20 KenPom teams in five of its first nine games, Tennessee basketball faces a tame four-game stretch to close out non conference play. Tennessee hosts Georgia Southern on Tuesday night before traveling to San Antonio to face an average North Carolina State team. The Vols then return home for matchups against Tarleton […]

Tennessee Basketball Injury Report: Three Key Vols Available Against George Mason

Dalton Knecht

Tennessee basketball will have three key pieces active and in its lineup for Tuesday night’s matchup against George Mason. Guard Freddie Dilione, wing Dalton Knecht and power forward Tobe Awaka are all available against the Patriots according to a Tennessee spokesperson. Knecht is the biggest news as the Vols’ leading scorer suffered an ankle injury […]

Rick Barnes Updates The Injury Status Of Tobe Awaka, Freddie Dilione

Tennessee’s Tobe Awaka and Freddie Dilione are both getting closer to returning to the court for the Vols, head coach Rick Barnes shared on Monday. Awaka, who’s been dealing with an ankle injury since the Vols’ Maui Invitational opener and miss last week’s loss at North Carolina, looks likely to return to the court on […]

Tennessee Basketball Down Two Players Against North Carolina

Tennessee basketball is down two rotational players for tonight’s top 20 matchup against North Carolina. Sophomore forward Tobe Awaka and redshirt freshman guard Freddie Dilione are both unavailable against the Tar Heels, a UT spokesperson confirmed Wednesday evening. Awaka suffered an ankle injury in the opening minutes of the Vols’ Maui Invitational opening win over […]

Tennessee Guard ‘Day To Day’ With Foot Injury

Tennessee Basketball

Tennessee basketball guard Freddie Dilione is “day to day” with a foot injury ahead of the Vols’ matchup at No. 17 North Carolina. Dilione is doubtful for Wednesday night’s game against North Carolina according to a UT spokesperson. Dilione was dealing with foot pain before suffering partial tear in his plantar fascia in Tennessee’s win […]

Tennessee Guard Suffers Partial Tear In Foot, Out For Maui Invitational

Tennessee Basketball

Tennessee guard Freddie Dilione suffered a partial tear in his plantar fascia, Vols’ coach Rick Barnes shared on Friday evening. The injury will cause Dilione to miss the Maui Invitational and the redshirt freshman will be day-to-day once the team returns to Tennessee. “What I heard is partial tear in his plantar fasciitis down there,” […]

Tennessee Guard Exits Wofford Game With Injury

Tennessee basketball stayed unbeaten on the 2023-24 season by defeating Wofford 82-61 at Thompson-Boling Arena at Food City Center on Tuesday night. After dealing with injuries for much of the preseason, the injury bug bit the Vols again against the Terriers. Freshman guard Freddie Dilione suffered an injury in the first half and did not […]