Tony White or Chris Lofton

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Tough choice, but I'll take Tony White. (51 pts vs Auburn)

Lightly recruited player that just kept getting better. Imagine him if the 3-pointer was actually what it is today....and he only had it for one year.



Also...............Both are fighters. Fought/fighting life threatning illness. I'd take both if possible
 
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Maybe Tony for ball handling. He might have been better at finding a shot. Lofton had far better range. CL was a threat about as soon as TN crossed half court.

I don’t know if TW or CL was notable on the defensive end but weren’t necessarily liabilities there either.
 
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If Lofton was pre-illness "Lofton over Durant" Lofton, then Lofton. But frankly if I picked either one I'd know I was gonna win me some games.
 
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Tony White was before my time, so I have no basis on which to judge. I'll always have a special fondness for Chris Lofton, though, as the teams he led made UT basketball my favorite sport (I had long been a fair weather fan, and there hadn't been much fair weather since the first game I remember watching -- Dyron Nix's team against West Virginia).
 
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The thing that I really liked about Tony White was Fred Jenkins. They were a fun pair to have on the court together. Fred wasn’t the shooter/scorer that Tony was, but he was a great defender and a great passer. Unfortunately Fred had some injuries or something so even though they came in together they missed some time playing together. IIRC what those teams missed, like King/Grunfeld and Ellis, was a large center. I think that Nix had to play out of position much like Dale Ellis selflessly did. All of those teams needed a Len Kosmalski to bang down low. The best teams of that era all had the freakish big guys.
 
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Tony White was before my time, so I have no basis on which to judge. I'll always have a special fondness for Chris Lofton, though, as the teams he led made UT basketball my favorite sport (I had long been a fair weather fan, and there hadn't been much fair weather since the first game I remember watching -- Dyron Nix's team against West Virginia).
Then u just barely missed the Wizard because he played with Nix for at least 2 years
 
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I like Tony and he was a walking bucket but I’ll take the guy that drained a game winning bomb over Kevin Durant. He was the best three point shooter in the country during his time, but he was also one of the most clutch players. I was legitimately shocked anytime he missed a free throw. That shot was just silky smooth.
 

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