With the talent of this recruiting class, mixed with a lot of key contributors returning with experience, the Vols may have placed themselves in contention for a conference title in 2020-21, and maybe more.
After an excellent regular season last year, the Vols will now have to find players that can step up and produce if they are to repeat last season’s success.
Despite a furious second-half comeback, Tennessee’s Final Four hopes fell short on Thursday in a 99-94 loss to Purdue in the Sweet Sixteen.
Tennessee, the third seed in the SEC Tournament, looks to begin its championship run on Friday night against Mississippi State.
Tennessee lost to Auburn 84-80 on Saturday, dashing the Vols’ hopes of a second-consecutive SEC regular-season title. Can they still make the Final Four push that we’ve all come to expect?
No. 5 Tennessee used a Senior Night win over Mississippi State to finish 18-0 at home for the season. The win gives the Vols a chance at a second consecutive SEC regular season title.