2019 SeasonAll times ET

2019 Schedule
31-6, 2nd in SEC
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15dChris Low

Barnes confident Vols can reach another level

Rick Barnes said his interest in UCLA had nothing to do with Tennessee and was all about the intrigue of leading the Bruins back to the glory they reached under the great John Wooden.

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15d

Vols' Williams enters draft to 'test the waters'

Tennessee forward Grant Williams says he is entering the NBA draft to "test the waters," but the consensus All-America selection hasn't ruled out the possibility of returning for his senior season.

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16dJeff Borzello

Sources: Tennessee's Barnes courted by UCLA

Tennessee's Rick Barnes is the latest to emerge as a candidate for the vacant UCLA job, sources told ESPN's Jeff Borzello. Barnes has been with the Volunteers since 2015. News of Barnes' candidacy was first reported by 247Sports.

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17d

Vols' Barnes named Naismith Coach of Year

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes was named the Naismith Coach of the Year on Sunday, edging out Texas Tech's Chris Beard, Virginia's Tony Bennett and Houston's Kelvin Sampson for the honor.

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Tennessee's Rick Barnes was named the 2019 Naismith Coach of the Year on Sunday.

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21d

Duke duo, Morant among Wooden Award finalists

Duke teammates RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson are among the 10 players named to the John R. Wooden Award All-American team. Ja Morant of Murray State and Tennessee's Grant Williams were also invited to the award presentation in Los Angeles.

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21d

Volunteers' Bone says he's entering NBA draft

Tennessee guard Jordan Bone, who averaged 13.5 points and 5.8 assists while earning all second-team SEC honors, can withdraw from NBA draft consideration by May 29.

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22d

Duke's Zion, Barrett top AP All-America team

Duke's Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett are the 11th pair of teammates to be named to the AP All-America first team and first freshman teammates since Kentucky's DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall in 2010.

Schofield proud to help bring Tennessee back from the bottom (0:23)
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27dJeff Borzello

Purdue finds a cure for its Sweet 16 curse

The Boilermakers hadn't advanced in four tries under Matt Painter, but they fought back to force OT and eliminate Tennessee.

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26dJeff Borzello

Vols' Barnes agrees with foul call that led to OT

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said a foul call on Volunteers guard Lamonte Turner was correct in Thursday's overtime loss to Purdue in the NCAA tournament. Purdue's Carsen Edwards hit two of three free throws after the call, forcing overtime.

SVP: 'Dont love it, but call was correct' in Purdue's win (1:16)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Painter spoke on Wednesday about needing to prevent Tennessee from going on 22-4 runs. We're not quite there yet, but the Vols are on 13-2 and 29-14 runs to cut what was an 18-point second-half lead down to three points.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

That was an offensive clinic for about 18 minutes by Purdue. Running really good stuff in the half-court, getting Carsen Edwards in good spots. At the other end, kept Tennessee out of transition and away from the rim.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Couple of intriguing matchups to watch here in Tennessee - Purdue. Lamonte Turner opened up on Carsen Edwards, while Matt Haarms is guarding Grant Williams and Nojel Eastern has Admiral Schofield.

29d

Courtside: Sweet 16, Elite 8 Preview

Seth Greenberg, Dan Dakich and Chris Cotter break down every game of the Sweet 16, including those in the South (2:05), Midwest (10:08), East (17:10) and West (26:33). Plus, they look ahead to potential Elite 8 matchups (32:35). Who will advance to the Final 4 in Minneapolis? The guys discuss!

Team Stats

Points Per Game82.5
Rebounds Per Game37.7
Assists Per Game18.1
Points Allowed69.3122nd

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record19-21
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances20