Today, it was reported that former Tennessee Vols basketball coach Bruce Pearl would be handed a 3-year ’show-cause’ penalty from the NCAA. One of the harshest penalties the NCAA can levy against a (former) head coach.
The University, according to the report, wouldn’t be penalized any further.
The report if true will bring a bit of closure for the [...]
It has been confirmed that University of Tennessee Vols Athletic Director Mike Hamilton is resigning this morning after an extremely rough last couple of years for the Vols’ athletic programs.
UT President Joe DiPietro sent an email this morning to the Board of Trustees informing them of the resignation.
“He’s an outstanding guy who’s done a lot [...]
Memphis Tigers head basketball coach Josh Pastner was on the hot seat the second half of the season as his team struggled in Conference USA play with embarrassing losses to Rice, East Carolina, SMU, among others.
However, the Tigers came together in the last month to win the C-USA tournament and earn an NCAA Tournament bid [...]
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 [...]
Tennessee Vols shooting guard Scotty Hopson explained his clutch free throw shooting tonight as reporter’s interviewed him by boldy stating: “I’ve got big balls, man!”
Hopson hit the free throws down the stretch as the Vols came from behind with 10 minutes left to play to upset Vanderbilt in Nashville. The Vols won 60-51 over the [...]
The NCAA has delivered it’s letter of finding to the Tennessee Vols regarding possible NCAA violations by the men’s basketball program.
According to Fox Sports Jeff Goodman, the NCAA will allege Vols head coach basketball coach Bruce Pearl of ‘Unethical Conduct’ along with ‘Failure to Promote an Atmosphere of Compliance (with the NCAA).’
The letter will also [...]
Tennessee Vols head football coach Derek Dooley stated tonight that he won’t release stud RB Bryce Brown from his scholarship.
Brown had asked to be released from his scholarship via text message.
Dooley laid out the criteria for why he rejected Brown’s request:
“As with the other players who have asked for a release, I went through the [...]
The Tennessean is reporting that the Tennessee Titans have filed a lawsuit in Davidson County against USC Trojans head coach Lane Kiffin and USC, claiming that running backs coach Kennedy Pola breached his contract by inducement from Kiffin.
The lawsuit states “as a result of USC and Kiffin’s tortuous conduct, Tennessee (Titans) football has been damaged [...]