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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 […]

Zakai Zeigler Exits Tennessee’s Matchup With Arkansas With Injury

Tennessee point guard Zakai Zeigler exited the Vols’ matchup with Arkansas with an apparent left knee injury in the game’s opening minutes. Zeigler is out for the rest of the game according to a Tennessee spokesperson. Zeigler drove baseline, dished to a teammate in the corner and fell to the ground immediately and in obvious […]

Everything Rick Barnes Said After Tennessee Dominated South Carolina

Tennessee basketball took out some of its February frustrations on South Carolina Saturday night, dominating the Gamecocks 85-45 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Vols never trailed in the lopsided victory while Josiah-Jordan James made his return to the lineup and led Tennessee in scoring. Here’s everything Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said after a dominant showing. More […]

Three Quick Takeaways: James Returns As Tennessee Eviscerates South Carolina

Tennessee got back in the win column Saturday night, making easy work of South Carolina with a 85-45 victory at Thompson-Boling Arena. Josiah-Jordan James returned to the lineup, Zakai Zeigler shined and the Vols never trailed. Here’s three quick takeaways on a lopsided victory. More From RTI: Phillips, Key Out For Tennessee Against South Carolina […]

Everything Rick Barnes Said As Tennessee Drops A Tight One At Texas A&M

Rick Barnes

Tennessee dropped its fifth game in seven tries in February as the undermanned Vols lost 68-63 at Texas A&M Tuesday night. The Vols jumped out to a 9-0 lead out the gates but Texas A&M tied the game up at halftime and took control early in the second half. It looked like the Aggies might […]

Three Quick Takeaways: Poor First Half Drowns Tennessee At Kentucky

Jahmai Mashack

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Following its win over No. 1 Alabama, Tennessee came out flat in the Blue Grass State. Kentucky took a 20 point first half lead and withheld a number of Volunteer second half pushes to win 66-54. Tennessee was undermanned again and its offense fell flat on its face while Kentucky found a […]

Tennessee Does What It Does Best For Statement Bounce Back Against Alabama

The first two weeks of February were pretty trying for Tennessee basketball. The Vols entered the month ranked second nationally before faltering against Florida, Vanderbilt and Missouri— the latter two coming at the buzzer. But undermanned Tennessee didn’t splinter, rallying to defeat No. 1 Alabama 68-59 at Thompson-Boling Arena Wednesday night. “After those tough losses, […]

WATCH: Rick Barnes, Nate Oats, Tennessee Players React to Vols Win Over No. 1 Alabama

Rick Barnes

After a tough week that included back-to-back buzzer-beating losses to Vanderbilt and Missouri, the Tennessee Volunteers bounced back in the biggest way possible on Wednesday night. No. 10 Tennessee defeated No. 1 Alabama by a score of 68-59 in front of a roaring home crowd in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Vols defeated Alabama behind strong defense […]

Three Quick Takeaways: Undermanned Tennessee Knocks Off No.1 Alabama

Tennessee Basketball FAU

After a frustrating first two weeks of February, Tennessee broke out of its slump with a gritty 68-59 victory over No. 1 Alabama Wednesday night. Santiago Vescovi and Jonas Aidoo were fantastic for Tennessee in the second half as the Vols earned their best win of the season with two starters. Here’s three quick takeaways […]

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 […]