Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

 

Anatomy of a recruiting class: How Tennessee signed half a team in a month

It was little more than a month ago when Donnie Tyndall, just hired to replace Cuonzo Martin as Tennessee’s basketball coach, convened his staff for a late-night recruiting meeting. Tyndall was reasonably certain the four-man class signed by Martin would be gone, and he knew it was possible a few current Vols might depart as well. The Tennessee coaches, faced with the prospect of recruiting half a team, would have to get busy. And they didn’t have much time. “That first meeting, I told our staff [Adam Howard, Chris Shumate,Read More