Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said that he doesn’t have reason to be concerned about a Texas investigation into allegations of academic misconduct in its men’s basketball program.
Just two days after leaving Texas, Rick Barnes has landed at Tennessee. They announced the hiring Tuesday, calling Barnes an “elite basketball coach in every respect.”
Ben and Skin listen to Jason Garrett’s post-win pep talk from Sunday’s game in London and the University of Tennessee football team’s pre-game speech from rapper Lil Jon last Saturday, then decide which of the two would get a team more pumped up.
According to a story released by Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday evening, one current and four former SEC football players received impermissible benefits during their college careers.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said, “Citrus and UT, now that’s original.” The former Florida coach is referring to his late-1990s joke about rival Tennessee, which played in the Citrus Bowl three times over a four-year span.
Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and Texas A&M are the top four seeds in the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament which begins Wednesday night.
The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial “hot seat” than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.