January, 2016

 

Have Vols transformed into ball-hawking defensive team?

KNOXVILLE,TN - JANUARY 06, 2016 -  bb during the game between the Florida Gators and the Tennessee Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Craig Bisacre/Tennessee Athletics

The 14,000 or so fans who turned up at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night and an ESPN2 audience witnessed a transformation of Tennessee’s basketball team. Will it last? Only time will give us the answer to that question, but in talking to coach Rick Barnes and his staff after the Vols’ surprising 83-69 destruction of Florida, it appears that a page has been turned in the development of this team, and lest anyone try to turn that page back, there now exists one compelling reminder, a stunning game tape, thatRead More