- The game will be televised nationally on CBS. Ian Eagle calls the action while Bill Raftery provides analysis. Craig Silver is the producer. Knoxville-area viewers can find CBS on Comcast Ch. 5 (HD 433), Knology Ch. 5 (HD 902), DirecTV Ch. 9 (SD & HD) and Dish Network Ch. 8 (SD & HD).
·This is the lone game in a current nine-game stretch for Tennessee that head coach Bruce Pearl can attend, as SEC Commissioner Mike Slive has suspended Pearl for the first eight games of SEC play this season. Since this is a non-conference game for the Vols, Pearl is permitted to coach.
·The Vols under Bruce Pearl are 9-9 against teams in the top 10 of the AP poll. In its last seven such games, Tennessee has five wins.