No. 13 Vols Blow by Alcorn State, 94-40

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Dominating around the rim on both ends of the floor, the 13th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers dropped Alcorn State, 94-40, Sunday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Volunteers (7-1) outscored Alcorn State (3-6) 50-16 in the paint on the evening, throwing down a season-high seven dunks and almost doubling the Braves in rebounds, 44-23. That domination … Read more

Hoops Central: #13 Tennessee vs. McNeese State

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The 13th-ranked Tennessee men’s basketball returns home Wednesday for the first of three straight home games, hosting McNeese State at Thompson-Boling Arena at 7:15 p.m. Fans can catch Wednesday’s game on SEC Network and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN. WatchESPN can be accessed through the ESPN App, or online at espn.com/watch. … Read more

James, Nkamhoua Lead No. 22 Vols to 81-50 Victory over FGCU

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Coupling a strong night of defense with big performances by Josiah-Jordan James and Olivier Nkamhoua, the 22nd-ranked Tennessee Volunteers emphatically bounced back against Florida Gulf Coast, winning 81-50 Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee (2-1) limited Florida Gulf Coast (2-2) to 14-of-46 shooting (30.4 percent), the lowest a Volunteer opponent has shot since Appalachian State shot … Read more

Vescovi Named to Wooden Award Preseason Watch List

2022-23 Wooden Award Preseason Watch List (PDF) Tennessee senior guard Santiago Vescovi has been named to the 50-player Wooden Award Preseason Watch List, as announced on ESPN’s SportsCenter Tuesday. Chosen by a preseason poll of national college basketball experts, the list is comprised of 50 players who are the early frontrunners for the most prestigious honors in college basketball—the … Read more

Three Vols Named Preseason All-SEC by Coaches

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference released its preseason coaches All-SEC teams Wednesday, with three Vols receiving recognition. Senior guard Santiago Vescovi and sophomore guard Zakai Zeigler earned first-team acclaim, while senior Josiah-Jordan James was a second-team honoree. The coaches’ preseason All-SEC first and second teams consist of a minimum of eight players on each squad, voted on by the SEC basketball coaches. No ties were broken and no … Read more

Tennessee to Retire Chris Lofton’s Basketball Jersey Jan. 14

LOFTON’S TENNESSEE HIGHLIGHTS The Tennessee basketball program will honor legendary All-American and SEC all-time 3-point king Chris Lofton by retiring his No. 5 jersey at halftime of this season’s home game against Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 14. Lofton becomes UT’s fifth men’s basketball player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. He joins Bernard King, Ernie Grunfeld, Allan … Read more

SEC Announces Men’s Basketball Conference Game Dates

Tennessee Athletics The Southeastern Conference released dates for each school’s 18 league games for the 2022-23 season Wednesday. The conference office previously announced each school’s home and away opponents for this coming season in June. Times and television information for the 2022-23 regular-season SEC schedule will be released at a later date. Tennessee’s 18-game SEC slate begins with a road trip … Read more

Vol Hoops 2022-23 Preseason Breakdown

Tennessee Athletics ROSTER BREAKDOWN The Vols’ 2022-23 roster features 18 players (12 scholarship student-athletes) representing six states as well as Finland, Serbia and Uruguay. There are five Vols who hail from the state of Tennessee, three from South Carolina, two from New York, two from North Carolina and one each from California and Texas. UT has one … Read more

Tennessee Basketball Announces 2022-23 Non-Conference Schedule

Tennessee Athletics Tennessee’s 2022-23 non-conference schedule has been set—highlighted by seven regular season home games at Thompson-Boling Arena. Coming off of an undefeated 16-0 season at home in 2021-22 that featured seven home crowds of 20,000-plus fans, the Vols enter the 2022-23 campaign with upward momentum. Fans interested in being a part of the action can … Read more