Thursday, May 14th, 2015


Turner seems to possess what Vols’ Barnes wants in a point guard

Lamonte Turner must be a tough hombre. The well-traveled Turner, whose career has taken him from high schools in Alabama to Florida and finally the IMG Academy, is the third player (so far) in Rick Barnes’ first recruiting class at Tennessee. Unlike Canadian big men Ray Kasongo and Kyle Alexander, Turner, a 6-1, 175-pound point guard, hasn’t signed scholarship papers. He’ll do so when he returns home to Alabama once his curriculum is complete at IMG. Thus, neither Barnes nor his assistants can speak publicly about Turner’s skills. But weRead More