2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
2-0, 1st in SEC
No. 6 Vols defeat Ragin' Cajuns 87-65 (1:02)
Williams skies for monstrous right-handed slam (0:19)
No. 6 Tennessee topples Lenoir-Rhyne (1:24)
Schofield focused on being a leader (4:13)
Volunteers get boost from their bench (2:06)
Tennessee's Alexander spins around rim after monster slam (0:36)
Tennessee working on defense (0:45)
No. 6 Vols roll in exhibition opener (1:35)
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22dMyron Medcalf

Why your team won't make it to the Final Four

The AP preseason poll is out. Kansas, Kentucky, Gonzaga, Duke and the others in the top 10 are thinking Final Four. Not so fast. Every team has flaws.

Tennessee focusing on getting better (2:38)
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Howland: Tennessee, not Kentucky, tops in SEC

Mississippi State coach Ben Howland said Wednesday that Tennessee, not Kentucky, is "the team to beat" in the Southeastern Conference this season. Howland said the Volunteers' experience gives them the edge over the Wildcats.

Tennessee getting better every day (1:16)
Vols want to build off last season (2:40)
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62dMyron Medcalf

Best- and worst-case scenario for each Top 25 team

For some teams, a win in the NCAA tournament would be a significant achievement. For the elite contenders, anything short of a Final Four run would be a disappointment.

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Vols give Barnes new contract through 2023-24

After a 26-9 campaign and a trip to the second round of the NCAA tournament, Tennessee has extended coach Rick Barnes' contract through the 2023-24 season.

Team Stats

Points Per Game86.5Tied-78th
Rebounds Per Game44.5Tied-49th
Assists Per Game25.0Tied-8th
Points Allowed53.0Tied-22nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record19-21
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances20