Three Ways Tennessee’s Offense Can Get Back on Track

Three Ways Tennessee's Offense Can Get Back on Track

How can Tennessee Basketball’s offense get back on track? Rocky Top Insider breaks down three ways the Vols can do so in the latest High & Tight. After an ugly loss and ugly win last week against Florida and Auburn, respectively, the Vols turn their attention to Wednesday night’s road matchup against Vanderbilt. “It is […]

How Tobe Awaka is Like a ‘Football Player’ on the Court

Tennessee’s win over Auburn on Saturday wasn’t pretty. The Vols were sluggish yet again offensively, and despite limiting Auburn to a sub-25 percent shooting percentage, the (then) second-ranked Vols were only able to win by three. Despite offensive struggles, though, Tennessee’s defense came to play. In Tennessee’s dominant defensive performance against Auburn, a few unsung […]

WATCH: Tennessee AHC Justin Gainey, Guard Jahmai Mashack Talk Florida and Auburn

Coming off the win over Auburn on Saturday afternoon, Tennessee associate head coach Justin Gainey and sophomore guard Jahmai Mashack met with the media on Monday afternoon on the court of Thompson Boling Arena. Gainey led off the media event and spoke about Tennessee’s ability to bounce back from the Florida loss against Auburn, despite […]

Everything Justin Gainey Said Ahead Of Tennessee’s Rematch With Vanderbilt

Justin Gainey

Tennessee associate head coach Justin Gainey met with the local media Monday ahead of the Vols’ midweek rematch. The Vols are looking for their 12th straight win over their instate rival after knocking off the Commodores 77-68 last month in Knoxville. Gainey discussed the challenges of defending a Jerry Stackhouse coached team, Tennessee’s recent offensive […]

Where Tennessee Basketball Ranks In Feb. 6 Associated Press Poll

Tennessee basketball fell four spots to No. 6 in this week’s Associated Press poll after a 1-1 week saw the Vols lose at Florida and defeat then-No. 25 Auburn at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Vols are one of just two SEC teams in this week’s AP Poll coming in behind No. 3 Alabama. It was a […]

Barnes Has ‘Confidence’ Tennessee’s Offense Will Get Right After Poor Week

After a sustained stretch of strong offensive performances, Tennessee basketball laid an egg on the offensive end in both of its games this week. The numbers are staggering and certainly not in a good way. The Vols combined to shoot 36-of-131 (27%) from the field and seven-of-46 (15%) from three-point range. The fact that Tennessee […]

Tennessee Learns From Mistakes, Defeats Auburn With Defense

Tennessee’s offense was pungent in its Wednesday night loss at Florida. It was pungent again Saturday afternoon against No. 25 Auburn. What changed? The Vols stayed locked in on the defensive end for 40 minutes against the Tigers and they needed every second of it, outlasting Bruce Pearl and Auburn, 46-43. “We said hey, if […]

Bruce Pearl Upset With Officiating After Loss to Tennessee

Bruce Pearl Upset With Officiating After Loss to Tennessee

Auburn basketball head coach Bruce Pearl seemed fairly upset with the officiating in the Tigers’ 46-43 loss to Tennessee on Saturday in Knoxville. When meeting with Auburn media following the loss, Pearl applauded his team for being un-affected by the Thompson-Boling Arena environment. However, he made sure to note that although they weren’t affected, not […]

WATCH: Rick Barnes, Josiah-Jordan James, Santiago Vescovi Recap Vols Bounce Back Win Over Auburn

Rick Barnes

Tennessee Basketball head coach Rick Barnes and players Josiah-Jordan James and Santiago Vescovi met with the media following the Vols’ 46-43 win over Auburn in Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday afternoon. The Vols defeated Auburn backed by a strong defensive effort and a Josiah-Jordan James double-double. James was one of Tennessee’s lone bright spots offensively, posting […]