Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

 

Vols turn to Canadian connection to fortify frontcourt

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes works with young big men Kyle Alexander (11) and Ray Kasongo (2). (Tennessee

Length has been one of college basketball’s buzzwords the last few years, referring not necessarily just to height, but wingspan, all the better to close off passing lanes, block shots and keep quicker offensive players from getting where they want to go on the floor. So length is good, but tack a little modifier in front of it, and it’s even better. Athletic length. Not since the days of Isiah Victor and Marcus Haislip—both in the vicinity of 6-foot-10 and 230 pounds—about 15 years ago has Tennessee’s basketball program hadRead More