The Tennessee Vols wasted no time in replacing fired head basketball coach Bruce Pearl. The Vols have announced Missouri State coach Cuonzo Martin as the next coach to lead the program.
The men’s program is likely to face probation and sanctions from Pearl’s malfeasance with NCAA investigators. Pearl lied to investigators about a photo that was [...]
Here are a few of the many instant Twitter reactions for sports media figures, athletes, and fans alike in response to the Tennessee Vols firing Bruce Pearl as their head men’s basketball coach on Monday.
Erik Ainge – @ErikAinge3: for the second time in my life im ashamed of my own university, I know the big [...]
It has been an extremely hectic couple of years not only for the University of Tennessee Vols men’s basketball program but for the UT Athletic Department as a whole since the Lane Kiffin hiring debacle.
Head basketball coach Bruce Pearl and the Vols have been in trouble since Pearl entertained high school juniors at his house [...]
If there was any question whether Bruce Pearl would be fired as head basketball coach of the Tennessee Volunteers, it has been answered. Regardless of the NCAA’s investigation into Pearl’s multiple violations, losing by 30 points in a first round tournament game against Michigan that should have been competitive is a sin that few coaches’ [...]
Bruce Pearl has not officially been fired as head basketball coach at Tennessee, but that’s a pretty good way to bet. His job appears to be secure for the duration of the Vols’ tenure in this years NCAA Tournament, but that’s about as far as Tennessee officials are willing to go. The Associated Press reports: