Tennessee Basketball In KenPom’s Preseason Top Five

Tennessee football is back in the top five for the first time since 2005. Tennessee basketball might soon find itself in a similar position with the season just over three weeks away. Analytics based college basketball website KenPom released its preseason rankings Sunday and is expecting big things. Tennessee is the No. 4 team in […]

Tennessee Basketball A Top 20 Program In Last Quarter Century

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Rich tradition doesn’t come up when you’re discussing Tennessee basketball. Especially when compared to Tennessee football’s six national titles and Lady Vols basketball’s eight national titles, Tennessee’s men’s hoops pedigree lags behind. However, Tennessee basketball has had serious success over the last quarter century. Ken Pomery of KenPom.com compiles a division one program ratings every […]

Evaluating Tennessee’s SEC Championship Chances With A Week Left In Season

NCAAM 2/26 Recap: #17 Tennessee Brings Down #3 Auburn 67-62 With one week left in the regular season, Tennessee is one game back in the SEC standings and has a narrow path to a share of its second regular conference title in Rick Barnes’ tenure. Entering the final week of the season, Auburn leads the […]

How Tennessee Basketball’s Grueling Non-Conference Schedule Was Formed

Under head coach Rick Barnes, Tennessee basketball has never shied away from scheduling challenging non-conference schedules. The Vols have played home-and-homes with North Carolina and other ACC schools and have frequently played top programs in neutral site games. Here’s a list of programs Tennessee has scheduled in Barnes’ six seasons in Knoxville: North Carolina, Kansas, […]