Despite Challenges, Tennessee’s Defense Keeps Getting Better

Defense is the identity of Tennessee’s basketball program. It doesn’t take long listening to eighth-year head coach Rick Barnes or anyone else involved with the program to figure that out. Assistant coach Rod Clark says Tennessee players “are going to guard. If they don’t, it is going to be really hard to play here.” “I […]

Three Quick Takeaways: Tennessee Coasts Past McNeese State With Suffocating Defense

Tennessee made easy work of McNeese State Wednesday night, using dominant defense to defeat the Cowboys, 76-40, at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Vols offense started slow but Tennessee’s defense turned in one of the program’s top performances ever thanks in large part to Jonas Aidoo’s continued development. Here’s three quick takeaways on Tennessee’s fifth straight win. […]

Everything Rick Barnes Said Following Three Tennessee Wins In The Bahamas

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Tennessee head basketball coach Rick Barnes met with the media Tuesday afternoon ahead of the Vols’ Wednesday night matchup against McNeese State. Barnes discussed the Vols’ three wins at the Battle 4 Atlantis last week in The Bahamas, Josiah-Jordan James health status and more. Here’s everything Rick Barnes said during his On what he like […]

Five Tennessee Basketball Questions As Preseason Practice Begins

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Tennessee basketball begins preseason practice today with its season opener against Tennessee Tech just under six weeks away. The Vols are coming off a strong 27-8 (14-4 SEC) season that saw the Big Orange finish second in the SEC regular season race before winning the SEC Tournament and falling to Michigan in the Round of […]

Starting Tennessee Power Forward Enters Transfer Portal

Brandon Huntley-Hatfield

Tennessee power forward Brandon Huntley-Hatfield entered the transfer portal, the freshman announced on his Instagram Sunday morning. Huntley-Hatfield averaged 3.9 points and three rebounds playing in all 35 of Tennessee’s games during his freshman season. The former five-star recruit struggled for much of the season before finding his footing in the back half of the […]

Five Answers To Tennessee Basketball’s Preseason Questions

Sweet 16 3/24 Player Performance Doubles: #5 Houston Vs. #1 Arizona Tennessee’s men’s basketball season is over with the Vols posting a 27-8 (14-4 SEC record). The Vols won the second most games of the Rick Barnes era and claimed Tennessee’s first SEC Tournament title since 1979. The Vols season ended earlier than they wanted […]

Rick Barnes Expecting a “Rock Fight” in the SEC Tournament

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Betting Futures: SEC Tournament Champion The SEC Basketball Tournament will tip-off tonight in Tampa with the bottom four teams playing in the first round. With six SEC teams currently slated for a spot in the NCAA tournament and two more on the bubble, Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes is more than aware of how big […]

Jonas Aidoo Will Make You Laugh Before Swatting Your Shot

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NCAAM 3/1 Preview: Take #13 Tennessee (-16) Vs. Georgia Jonas Aidoo has raised his game this month, averaging more than 16 minutes on the court in his last four games. Prior to the month of February, Aidoo only had 13 minutes of action in total in a Tennessee uniform. After putting in the work all […]

Fulkerson Dealing With Minor Injury From Arkansas Game

Look Towards The Over (148.5) For Furman Vs. Samford Tennessee leaned on its freshmen big men in Tuesday night’s win at Missouri. Both Jonas Aidoo and Brandon Huntley-Hatfield played their most minutes in SEC play in the 19-point win. The increased minutes were due in part to decreased minutes from super-senior John Fulkerson. Fulkerson plays […]

Vols’ Freshmen Shine At Missouri

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NCAAM 2/21 Recap: Texas Tech (-480) Wins But Fails To Cover Vs. Oklahoma Tennessee’s talented freshmen class has had flashes this season. Kennedy Chandler and Zakai Zeigler are two of the team’s most important players, but Jahmai Mashack, Brandon Huntley-Hatfield and Jonas Aidoo have been on the outskirts of the rotation — or entirely out […]