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Tennessee’s Role Players Deliver In Opening Round Win

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Tennessee senior forward Josiah-Jordan James said the Vols will go as far as their veteran leaders take them last week at the SEC Tournament. So when James and fellow star Santiago Vescovi combined for just 11 points in Tennessee’s NCAA Tournament opener against Louisiana, the Vols appeared to be in bad shape. Louisiana […]

Everything Rick Barnes Said After Tennessee Outlasted Louisiana

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Tennessee basketball is on to the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament after knocking off Louisiana 58-55 late Thursday night in Orlando. The Vols built an 18-point second half lead before Louisiana made a furious comeback and pulled within three points in the game’s final minutes. Barnes discussed Louisiana’s late game run, the play […]

‘Not Giving Up’: How Jahmai Mashack Relearned To Walk

The NCAA Tournament is a big event in the Mashack household. Tennessee sophomore guard Jahmai Mashack was conveniently sick on the tournament’s opening day each March and his entire family — even his grandmother — filled out a bracket every year. “We were doing brackets since Jahmai came out the womb,” Jahmai’s mother Meika Mashack […]

WATCH: Rick Barnes and Tennessee Players React to SEC Tournament Ending Loss

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After just a day and a half in Nashville, Tennessee’s hopes of becoming back-to-back SEC Tournament champions are over. Five-seed Tennessee was defeated by four-seed Missouri by a score of 79-71 in the quarterfinals of the tournament located in Bridgestone Arena. Similarly to their previous matchup in Knoxville, Missouri’s offense lit up the scoreboard on […]

Three Quick Takeaways: Missouri Outshoots Tennessee In SEC Tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s run at the SEC Tournament came to a close Friday afternoon as Missouri earned its second win over the Vols this season in a 79-71 thriller at Bridgestone Arena. Here’s three quick takeaways as Tennessee falls to Missouri. Tennessee Survives First Half Foul Trouble Josiah-Jordan James said Tennessee will go as far […]

Three Quick Takeaways: Tennessee Faces Adversity, Suffocates Arkansas

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KNOXVILLE, Tn — In a season full of poor injury look, the health bug bit Tennessee again in the opening minutes of its Senior Day matchup against Arkansas. No matter. Without its energy leader, Tennessee created its own energy and suffocated Arkansas 75-57 at Thompson-Boling Arena. Here’s three quick takeaways on an impressive effort. Zakai Zeigler […]

Tennessee HC Rick Barnes and Jahmai Mashack React to Kentucky Loss

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Just a few days after dropping No. 1 Alabama in Knoxville, No. 10 Tennessee fell to Kentucky by a score of 66-54 on Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Kentucky. This is Kentucky’s second win over Tennessee this season. Tennessee was bad in the first half as they allowed the Wildcats to jump out to a remarkable […]

Barnes, Tennessee Players Go To Bat For Santiago Vescovi After Missed Free Throw

Santiago Vescovi hit two free throws with seven seconds to play, giving Tennessee a three-point lead. The senior looked like he put his late game mistakes against Vanderbilt away to redeem himself. Only there was one more trip to the foul line coming. Tennessee intentionally fouled and after Missouri went one-of-two at the line, Vescovi […]