Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

 

Tennessee recruiting class shores up point guard position

KNOXVILLE,TN - NOVEMBER 19, 2015 -  Tennessee Volunteers Head Coach Rick Barnes and Guard Kevin Punter #0 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Andrew Bruckse/Tennessee Athletics

Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes has said many times this season that his team will have to fight and scrap for every win. Anyone who’s seen all four of the 3-1 Vols’ games would agree with that assessment. The reason the Vols can’t just show up and overpower any opponent is twofold: One, the lack of an experienced, mobile post player who can get easy baskets and defend the rim. And two, the lack of a pure point guard that can make teammates better with court awareness, blow-by quickness andRead More