Apr 01, 2011 20:00 EDT
When Lon Kruger accepted the UNLV coaching job in 2004, he regarded firing the remaining assistants as "the toughest thing to do."
Dec 31, 2010 16:47 EST
Andrew Goudelock scores 31 as College of Charleston upsets Tennessee 91-78. Andrew Goudelock scored 31 points, and Donavan Monroe added 27 as College of Charleston upset Tennessee 91-78 on Friday.
Dec 29, 2010 21:33 EST
Tennessee survives another scare with 68-62 win over Tennessee-Martin. Scotty Hopson scored 17 points as Tennessee survived another scare from a nonconference opponent to beat Tennessee-Martin 68-62 Wednesday night.
Dec 23, 2010 22:15 EST
No. 19 Tennessee ends 3-game losing skid with 66-65 win over Belmont. Scotty Hopson scored 19 points and drove the lane for a go-ahead layup with 5.7 seconds left as No. 19 Tennessee edged Belmont 66-65 on Thursday night to end a three-game losing skid.
Dec 21, 2010 21:41 EST
Southern Cal gets first road win with 65-64 victory at No. 19 Tennessee. Maurice Jones scored 15 points and Southern California survived a late run by No. 19 Tennessee to beat the Volunteers 65-64 on Tuesday night.
Dec 17, 2010 23:52 EST
Charlotte gets late basket to stun No. 7 Tennessee 49-48, handing Vols 2nd straight loss. In one week, No. 7 Tennessee has followed one of the most impressive wins of the college basketball season with two clunkers full of missed shots and late-game breakdowns.
Dec 14, 2010 21:39 EST
Oakland hands No. 7 Tennessee rare loss in Knoxville with 89-82 victory. Oakland finally got its upset.
Dec 13, 2010 17:19 EST
Despite wins over top 10 teams, No. 7 Tennessee feels like the underdog with much to prove. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl insists that if and when his Volunteers lose, it's going to be because they're outplayed and not because they don't have the right attitude.
Dec 11, 2010 18:09 EST
Hopson's 27 leads No. 11 Tennessee past No. 3 Pittsburgh, 83-76. Scotty Hopson sliced through No. 3 Pitt's man-to-man defense for a career-high 27 points and No. 11 Tennessee dealt the Panthers their first non-conference loss in Pittsburgh in nearly six years, winning 83-76 on Saturday.
Dec 10, 2010 13:47 EST
No. 11 Tennessee "volunteers" to play No. 3 Pitt _ and in Pittsburgh. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl is about to learn whether it was wise to allow his Volunteers to become, well, volunteers.
Nov 30, 2010 22:08 EST
Tobias Harris scores 21, Scotty Hopson 19 as No. 13 Tennessee beats Middle Tennessee 86-56. Tobias Harris scored 21 points and Scotty Hopson had 19 as No. 13 Tennessee cruised to an 86-56 victory over Middle Tennessee State on Tuesday night.
Nov 25, 2010 00:59 EST
Scotty Hopson had 18 points when nobody else seemed able to score, and No. 24 Tennessee rallied behind embattled coach Bruce Pearl to beat Virginia Commonwealth 77-72 Wednesday night in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
Nov 19, 2010 15:45 EST
SEC suspends Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl from first 8 conference games for NCAA violations. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl has been suspended for the Volunteers' first eight Southeastern Conference games as punishment from league Commissioner Mike Slive for violating NCAA rules and misleading investigators.
Nov 12, 2010 23:45 EST
Tobias Harris scores 18 in first game with Tennessee as No. 23 Vols beat Chattanooga 82-62. Tobias Harris scored 18 points in his first collegiate game and No. 23 Tennessee cruised to an 82-62 season-opening victory over Chattanooga on Friday night.
Nov 12, 2010 23:07 EST
Pat Summitt would consider UT series with Louisville, says Walz `does things the right way'. There's at least one Big East team that Tennessee coach Pat Summitt would consider playing again.
Nov 09, 2010 16:49 EST
No. 23 Tennessee holds early morning film session after exhibition loss to D-II Indianapolis. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl wanted the 23rd-ranked Volunteers to start learning immediately from their exhibition loss to Division II Indianapolis.
Nov 04, 2010 15:56 EDT
Bruce Pearl wants talented No. 23 Tennessee focused on hoops, not NCAA investigation fallout. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl has excelled at leading the Volunteers to success in the face of adversity. The 2010-11 season may be his biggest challenge yet.
Nov 01, 2010 18:56 EDT
Pat Summitt's No. 4 Lady Vols experienced enough to make run at 9th NCAA title, No. 1 UConn. Tennessee coach Pat Summitt finally has a shot at reaching the NCAA championship and competing on a national level with the likes of top-ranked Connecticut.
Oct 22, 2010 18:14 EDT
AD letter: Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl knew hosting recruits was NCAA violation. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl said details of NCAA violations made public in a letter released Friday were not new to him or investigators.
Oct 21, 2010 21:48 EDT
Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl working without contract while under NCAA investigation. Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl is working without a contract while the NCAA investigates his staff's recruiting practices.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Born||March 18, 1960|
|Place of birth||Boston, MA|
|NCAA Men's Division II Tournament Championship (1995)|
Horizon League Tournament Championship (2003, 2005)
Horizon League Regular Season Championship (2004, 2005)
Southeastern Conference Regular Season Championship (2008)
|SEC Coach of the Year (2006, 2008)|
Horizon League Coach of the Year (2003, 2004, 2005)
Adolph Rupp National Coach of the Year (2008)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Boston College (asst.)|