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Vols down Auburn, 71-63, in Bruce Pearl's return

Updated 21 hours, 20 minutes ago

Donnie Tyndall tried his best to downplay Bruce Pearl's return, but Josh Richardson understood the significance of Saturday's contest.

"Being a new coach at a new school and playing against an old coach that did so much for the school — that the fans love so much — ­­if he felt any pressure, I think he did a good job of not letting us see it," the senior guard said.

"I just know it meant a lot to him."

In the end, the Volunteers stepped up for their first-year head coach, outscoring Auburn 22-11 over the final 10:50 of ...

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Notebook: Bruce Pearl's return to Knoxville filled with emotional moments

Updated 20 hours, 15 minutes ago

As the game turned: With 10:50 remaining in the game, Bruce Pearl looked poised to lead his Auburn team to a victory against Tennessee.

The former Tennessee head coach had just witnessed Antoine Mason knock down a triple to temporarily silence the crowd and give Auburn a 52-49 lead.

At the time, the Tigers were 7-of-12 from the 3-point line, were showing no signs of intimidation in playing front of a raucous crowd at Thompson-Boling-announced at 18439, and were exuding confidence during every possession.

In the following minutes, however, Tennessee ensured that Pearl’s return to Knoxville would not ...

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Students call for fair-wage sourced products

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Does a person have the right to sustain himself?
In an increasingly global marketplace, clothing manufacturers contract the lowest labor costs available to remain competitive, regardless of the repercussions. Direct vendors like the UT bookstore commonly deal with intermediaries that ...

Student Life

Fraternity kicks off events

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Though the event is titled “Deja Blu” to signify the fraternity’s colors and the “dream like” theme of their events, students will feel anything but sleepy as The Kappa Chi Chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity host their ...


Flash fiction: A Separation

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

 He stood down there all smug and content with himself. He thinks nobody else can see who he used to be? That left sleeve of his is pinned under his coat exactly like mine is pinned on my right. Carl ...


Vols’ watch list heading into spring practice

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

1. New coaches, fresh start

The Vols return 20 of 22 starters on offense and defense, but had to replace seven assistant coaches. Only head coach Derek Dooley, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jim Chaney, and now receivers coach Darin ...

Guest Column

Homelessness poses serious problem

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

It’s how many white keys are on a piano. It’s how many total weeks are in a year. It’s how much a basic pair of Chaco flip-flops cost — without tax. And supposedly, it’s the number ...