In this week’s Triple Play, Danielle Whaley, Henry Koch and Mason Taylor discuss UT men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and softball.
This was a big game for Kentucky. It was more than just a rivalry. It was the history they needed to make in order to continue to try for a perfect season. With a win against the Vols, Kentucky would pass their own school record for best start, which was set by their 1953-54 team.
In this week’s Triple Play, Danielle Whaley, Sam Forman and Dalton Light recap National Signing Day and discuss UT men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and softball.
Tennessee’s men’s basketball team (13-9, 5-5) traveled to Athens, Georgia, Saturday to take on the Georgia Bulldogs (15-7, 6-4). The Vols left with their fourth SEC loss in the past five games.
A career-high scoring effort from Josh Richardson could not save Tennessee from the hands of defeat.
Tennessee returned home Saturday to take on the Auburn Tigers and ex-Vols coach Bruce Pearl. The Vols were looking to avoid a 3-game skid and they were able to slide past the Tigers 71-63.
Bruce Pearl will return to Thompson-Boling Arena Saturday for the first time since he was fired by Tennessee in March 2011 due to NCAA recruiting violations. Pearl’s new team, the Auburn Tigers will take on Donnie Tyndall and the Vols.
Tennessee took to the road Tuesday night for a rematch against a hungry Arkansas team that wanted revenge for the loss they suffered just two weeks ago.They got their revenge as the Vols lost 64-69.
A&M beat the Vols both times they played last year when they were a team that Tennessee expected to beat handily. Once again, Tennessee wasn’t able to defeat A&M on their home floor as the Aggies left town with a 67-61 victory.
Armani Moore’s double-double helped the Vols slip past Missouri, 59-51.