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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


Thursday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/23/14)

Jordan McRae was the star of the show as the Vols took down Arkansas 81-74 on Wednesday night. The senior scored the final 13 points for Tennessee on the way to a season-high 34. Check out the highlights:


Here's what the media wrong following the game:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: McRae rallies UT Vols past Arkansas
- Maryville Daily Times: Vols wake up after sluggish start
- UT Daily Beacon: Moore comes up big off bench

Wednesday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/22/14)

The Vols return to action tonight as they host Arkansas at Thompson-Boling Arena. Get the full breakdown right here: Vol Hoops Central: Arkansas.

On Tuesday Antonio Barton and Jarnell Stokes met with the media. Check out the The @Vol_Hoops Report: Jan. 21


Here's a look at the latest news from the media:
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Matchup: Arkansas at Tennessee
- Knoxville News Sentinel: McRae: Vols facing 'tough week'




Tuesday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/21/14)


Cuonzo Martin will hold his weekly press conference at Noon today. Stay tuned to UTSports.com for complete coverage. The Vols take on the Razorbacks on Wednesday at 8 pm ET on SEC TV. Get the full preview: Vol Hoops Central: Arkansas.

Here's a look at some recent stories on the basketball team: 

Saturday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/18/14)

The Vols seek their first win at Kentucky since 2006 this afternoon as UT takes on #13 Kentucky at Rupp Arena at 12 Noon on CBS. Get the full game preview here: Vol Hoops Central: at Kentucky.

On Friday, the Vols departed for Lexington. Check out what Cuonzo Martin and several players had to say: Pre-Kentucky Media Availability (1/17/14)

Also on UTSports.com

Here's what the media is saying heading into the game: 
- CBS Sports.com: Tennessee-Kentucky Preview
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Veteran UT Vols eyeing upset of Kentucky
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Game Matchup: Tennessee at Kentucky
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Rupp Arena a formidable foe for all comers




Thursday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/16/14)

The Vols posted a wire-to-wire 78-67 Win Over Auburn on Wednesday night. 


Here's what the media wrote about the victory: 
- Athlon Sports: Recap: Tennessee vs. Auburn
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Maymon gives Vols what he can

Wednesday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (1/15/14)

The Vols host Auburn tonight at 7 p.m., in a game that airs on CSS and the Vol Network. 
Get all of your gameday info here: Vol Hoops Central: Auburn.

On Tuesday, Hall of Famer Bernard King stopped by practice and had a message for the Vols. Check out the The @Vol_Hoops Report: Jan. 14




Here's what the media is writing heading into the game:
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Game Matchup: Auburn at Tennessee


Pacers' Watson makes noise off bench

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Former Tennessee Volunteer basketball player CJ Watson (known by his Twitter handle @Quietstorm_32) has made his presence known in his first season with the Indiana Pacers.

Just last Friday, Watson scored 16 points off the bench in a 93-66 win over Washington.

"Just a solid player," Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. "He's reliable in a league where some guys are not reliable. When you can bring a guy off the bench that can go 6-for-6, that's a big lift. Just a great performance."

Read the full story from the Indy Star: Pacers' @Quietstorm_32 makes noise off bench