February, 2015

 

Where do Kentucky and Tennessee go from here?

Kevin Punter

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee got what it wanted from Kentucky on Tuesday night. Coach Donnie Tyndall altered his zone to, as he called it, “sandwich,” the pair of 7-footers that the No. 1 and unbeaten Wildcats almost always keep on the floor (easy when you have four of them) and took his chances with the 3-pointer. Kentucky took the bait, firing up 22 shots from behind the arc, and cooperated with Tyndall’s game plan by making just five of them. But herein lies the rub, and why Kentucky is probably going toRead More


Pearl was the main event, but Vols’ Moore was the main man in win over Auburn

Armani Moore

KNOXVILLE — The main event when Auburn played at Tennessee on Saturday had been anticipated for months—the return of former Vol coach Bruce Pearl. But that was largely an off-the-court spectacle. True, Pearl’s coaching decisions would influence the way the game would be played, but he couldn’t step over the lines and actually make a play. That being the case, Saturday’s main on-the-court event was the continuing story of Tennessee junior Armani Moore. At first, it was a novelty when Moore, recruited by former Vol coach Cuonzo Martin as aRead More