March 21, 2011
The University of Tennessee announced today that it has reached an agreement with head men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl that will relieve Pearl and his immediate staff of their duties. The process of finding the next head men's basketball coach at Tennessee will begin immediately.
Statements from University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and Director of Athletics Mike Hamilton are attached as PDF files.
There is no planned media availability for Dr. Cheek, Hamilton or Pearl on this matter.