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Happy Birthday - Feb. 11: Greer, Harrison, Nix, Rolfs

Lots of birthdays to celebrate on February 11. Former volleyball middle blocker DeeDee Harrison and recent soccer graduate and goalkeeper Jessica Rolfs.


Football defensive back Jabari Greer, of the New Orleans Saints was born on February 11, 1982. He has played in the NFL since 2004.

We also pay tribute to the late Dyron Nix who would have celebrated his birthday today. Nix starred for the Volunteers and head coach Don DeVoe from 1986-89 and was a two-time first-team All-SEC performer (1988, 1989). He ranks eighth on Tennessee's all-time scoring list with 1,877 career points. 

Tuesday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (2/11/14)

The Vols host #3 Florida in the biggest home matchup of the season. Get the full preview in: Vol Hoops Central: Florida.

On Monday, Cuonzo Martin held his Press Luncheon. See what he had to say:

Here's what the media wrote leading into the game: 
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Matchup: Florida at Tennessee

Sunday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (2/9/14)

The Vols Continued Their Dominance Over South Carolina posting a 72-53 Win on Saturday. Check out the highlights including some monster dunks from Jarnell Stokes: 

Here's what the media wrote:

- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee breezes past South Carolina
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Vols running out of time to post big win

Saturday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (2/8/14)

The Vols are back at home to host South Carolina on Saturday at 3 p.m., before a national-television audience on ESPNU. Get the full preview here: Vol Hoops Central: South Carolina.

What did Coach Martin have to say heading into the game? Watch it here:

Also on Friday, the newest edition of INSIDE THE PAINT: UT Hoops Episode 13 came out including a feature on Vol Nation's passionate fans:

Here's the latest from the media: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Inconsistent UT Vols start SEC second half
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Game Matchup: Vols vs. South Carolina
- Knoxville News Sentinel: 1-on-1: Jeronne Maymon

Sunday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (2/2/14)

Tennessee handed Alabama its worst SEC home loss since 2003 on Saturday night. Get the full recap right here: McRae, Stokes Power Vols Past Bama, 76-59.

Here's a look at the media coverage from the game: 
- Dothan Eagle: Alabama hammered by Vols
- Montgomery Advertiser: SEC men's basketball: Vols maul Bama

Saturday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (2/1/13)

Happy February! The Vols are on the road at Alabama tonight at 9 p.m., ET. Get the full preview right here: Vol Hoops Central: at Alabama.

Prior to leaving for Tuscaloosa, Cuonzo Martin and several players met with the media, read up on it: The @Vol_Hoops Report: Jan. 31.

Here's what the media wrote: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols try to break Coleman Coliseum curse
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Matchup: Tennessee at Alabama

Thursday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/30/14)

Vol Calls Tonight At 8 p.m.

"Vol Calls" airs tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern / 7 p.m. Central from Calhoun's On the River in downtown Knoxville. 

Bob Kesling and Brent Hubbs will be joined in person by Tennessee head basketball coaches Cuonzo Martin and Holly Warlick, as the Vols and Lady Vols both face midweek home games. The UT men welcome Ole Miss to town Wednesday night (8 p.m., SEC TV), while the Big Orange women play host to Arkansas on Thursday (7 p.m., SportSouth).

Also joining the show as a call-in guest will be Lady Vol co-head softball coach Ralph Weekly, who along with wife Karen Weekly have their squad ranked No. 1 in the NFCA preseason poll. The Weeklys were inducted into the Tennessee Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame on Jan. 25 at a ceremony in Nashville.

Fans may tune in across the state on the Vol Radio Network or listen online at UTSports.com/AllAccess. Listeners can ask a question by dialing 1-800-688-8657 - Verizon customers can dial #TENN - or submit a question via Facebook at VolNetwork-IMG. 

Sunday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/26/14)

The Vols suffered a 67-41 loss at #6 Florida on Saturday afternoon. Here's a look at the highlights from the tough defeat:

Here's what the media wrote: 

- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Florida flop: Gators crush UT Vols, 67-41
- Daily News Journal: Gators manhandle Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Gators were the tougher breed

Saturday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/25/14)

The Vols seek their fourth win a row vs. Florida as they take on the #6 Gators this afternoon at 4 p.m., Get the full preview in the Vol Hoops Central: at Florida

Here's the newest edition of INSIDE THE PAINT: UT Hoops Episode 11 with features on Jeronne Maymon and Rawane Ndiaye.

On Friday, Cuonzo Martin, Jordan McRae and Josh Richardson met with the media. Here's what they said: The @Vol_Hoops Report: Florida Preview

Check out the latest from the media: 

- CBS Sports.com: Tennessee-Florida Preview
- Gator Country.com: Gators have to neutralize McRae
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Matchup: Tennessee at Florida

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