- If you bring a new toy for the Mission of Hope, you'll receive free admission to Tuesday's game against the MTSU Blue Raiders
Vols on TV
- The game will be televised regionally on Fox Sports South. Randy Smith calls the action, while Bill Justus provides analysis. Dick Dodson is the producer. Knoxville-area viewers can find Fox Sports on Comcast Ch. 19 (HD 401), Knology Ch. 31 (HD 986), DirecTV Ch. 646 (SD & HD) and Dish Network Ch. 420 (SD & HD).
·After using stifling defense to reach the NCAA Elite Eight last season, the Vols are picking up where they left off. Tennessee is holding its opponents to 66.8 points per game and just .354 shooting from the field. The Vols have held four of five opponents to less than 36 percent shooting this year.
·Tennessee's coordinator of video scouting, Houston Fancher, is a 1988 graduate of Middle Tennessee (Physical education). Raiders guard James Gallman, a sophomore from Knoxville's Fulton High School, played in the Pilot Rocky Top League two summers ago and was a teammate of Renaldo Woolridge.