Your pick: Most meaningful Vol victory

Marvin Westwestwords

This is a multiple-choice question: Which of Tennessee’s 25 basketball victories so far in 2022-23 was most meaningful? Which was most fun?
The 99-80 exhibition romp (that didn’t count) over then …

Tennessee prevails: Pretty part was final score

Marvin Westwestwords

Summation: The game was not pretty. Highlight was determination. Officials couldn’t find their whistles and allowed the early minutes to be a war. Tennessee maintained composure, built an 18-point lead …

Vols face Ragin’ Cajuns in NCAA

Marvin Westwestwords

Tennessee’s struggling basketball Vols will play the University of Louisiana, better known as the Ragin’ Cajuns, in Orlando on Thursday in the NCAA tournament.
The Lafayette team, 26-6, is the representative of …

Missouri sends Tennessee home

Marvin Westwestwords

What we have next is nap time.
A tournament fan said: “Great game. Our guys now get some extra rest before the NCAAs.”
Rick Barnes applied a similar spin: “We’ll get rested. …

Vols knock out Ole Miss, face Missouri

Marvin Westwestwords

Tennessee can play better but it played well enough to advance in the SEC tournament. It knocked out Ole Miss, 70-55, at beautiful Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville. Orange fans …

Vols lose late to Auburn; Tournament next

Marvin Westwestwords

When Tennessee fell below expectations during the season, we said basketball is a tournament game.
Rick Barnes’ history argues with that concept but that’s what remains, a chance to make an …

Vols rout Razorbacks without Ziggy

Marvin Westwestwords

Tennessee won a big one and lost a really big one.
The Vols led from start to finish and dominated Arkansas, 75-57. The Vols are 11-6 against SEC foes. If they …