Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

 

One shot speaks volumes for Vols in win over ETSU

Dec 22, 2015; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers guard Detrick Mostella (15) dribbles against the East Tennessee State Buccaneers during the game at Thompson-Boling Arena. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

One shot spoke volumes about the state of Tennessee’s basketball team as the Vols held off a determined instate mid-major on Tuesday night in a situation coaches dread—the pre-Christmas trap game. The last game before a team embarks on a break for the holidays is scary enough, given the commonly held belief that players might be thinking ahead to a little rest and relaxation at home and not focused on the task at hand. Throw in the fact the opponent was East Tennessee State—a team that has come into Thompson-BolingRead More