Sunday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (3/23/14)

Tennessee is seeking its seventh appearance in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, on Sunday night, as the Vols take on Mercer at 6:10 p.m., on TNT. Get the full preview: Vol Hoops Central: Mercer (NCAA Tournament). On Saturday, Cuonzo Martin and the Vols' starters met with the media, here's what they had to say: Vols Pre-Mercer Press Conference.

Check out this feature on Martin and how his has stayed strong and true to his beliefs throughout the season: Martin's Shining Moments Happen Daily.

Aside from their preparation for Sunday's Round of 32 matchup, the Vols had a little fun with Hall of Famer Reggie Miller of TNT and ESPN's Andy Katz on Saturday. They were each honored by being "Stunned" by the Vols' Three Wise Men: NCAA DIARIES: Miller, Katz Get Stunned

Here's what the media wrote heading into the rematch with the Mercer from last year's NIT:

- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Unlikely run? Vols one win from Sweet 16
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Time for a petition to 'Keep Cuonzo'
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: SoCon-bound Bears eyeing 14-seed history
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Martin, Vandross boost Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols happy puzzle came together
- Raleigh News & Observer: Mercer and Tennessee meet again

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