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Tyreke Key’s Tennessee Football Connection at the NCAA Tournament

Tennessee Alabama

Life on Rocky Top for Tennessee Athletics is pretty good right now. The Tennessee basketball team is heading to the Sweet 16, the Lady Vols are hosting the NCAA Tournament in Knoxville, the Lady Vols’ softball team is ranked No. 4, and the Vols’ baseball team is ranked No. 2. The football team, in addition, […]

WATCH: Tennessee HC Rick Barnes Talks Auburn Loss in Regular Loss Finale

Rick Barnes

Despite a strong performance from senior guard Santiago Vescovi, No. 12 Tennessee fell to Auburn by a score of 79-70 on Saturday afternoon on the road. With the loss, Tennessee closes the regular season with a final record of 22-9 and 11-7 in SEC play. The Vols struggled while dealing with constant injuries in the […]

Where Tennessee Basketball Turns With Zakai Zeigler Out

Tyreke Key

Tennessee basketball was handed another bit of poor injury news Wednesday when the program announced Zakai Zeigler will miss the remainder of the season with a torn left ACL. Zeigler went down just 2:54 into Tennessee’s win over Arkansas, holding his left knee before not returning to the game. “I went in at halftime after […]

Rick Barnes Provides Health Report for Julian Phillips, Tyreke Key

Tyreke Key

Tennessee is hoping to have two of their top wing players back for this Tuesday’s penultimate regular season game against Arkansas in Knoxville. During an availability with the media on Monday afternoon, head coach Rick Barnes said that the team will make a decision on both Tyreke Key and Julian Phillips before the game. “I […]

One Vol Returns, Another Exits Lineup For Tennessee Against South Carolina

Josiah Jordan James

Injuries have been extremely prevalent for Tennessee basketball this season— more than any other season under coach Rick Barnes. Tennessee got healthier Saturday night against South Carolina as senior forward Josiah-Jordan James returned to the lineup after his third stint of four missed games this season. But it wasn’t all good news for the Vols. […]

Two Tennessee Basketball Players Out Against South Carolina

Tyreke Key

Tennessee basketball’s Julian Phillips and Tyreke Key are out for the Vols’ Saturday night matchup against South Carolina. Phillips is missing his fourth straight game with a hip flexer injury that he suffered the day before Tennessee’s loss against Missouri. Rick Barnes said he believed the five-star freshman would play against the Gamecocks when he […]

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 […]

Three Quick Takeaways: Tennessee Comes Back, Let’s Another One Get Away

Tyreke Key

Tennessee basketball completed a 17-point second half comeback but couldn’t finish. The Vols choked in the final four seconds and lost at the buzzer for the second consecutive game, 86-85. Here’s three quick takeaways on another heartbreaking defeat. Missouri Takes Control With Dominant First Half Stretch Tennessee was playing well for the first eight minutes […]

Tennessee Basketball Lets One Get Away In Closing Seconds At Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tn — Olivier Nkamhoua paced back-and-forth in the bowels of Memorial Gymnasium. Nkamhoua should have been one of the Vols’ heroes, hitting a go-ahead jumper with 50 seconds to play. After the Vols got another stop, it looked like Tennessee would pull it out again to extend its win streak over rival Vanderbilt to […]