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4.24.14 Sports UT Signees
• Photos courtesy of Rivals and Scout

Former UT men's basketball signees Larry Austin, top left, Jordan Cornish, top right, CJ Turman, bottom left, requested to be released from their letters of intent on Wednesday. Phil Cofer, bottom right, is now Tennessee's lone signee for the 2014 class.

Three UT hoops commits request release from LOIs

One day removed from announcing their new head coach, the Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball 2014 recruiting class took a big hit on Wednesday, as three of UT's signees were either released, or requested to be released, from their National Letter of Intent.

Jordan Cornish and Larry Austin – both three-star recruits according to Rivals – were granted their release by Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall, who was announced as UT's new men's basketball coach on Tuesday, allowing both to re-open their recruitment.

The third signee, CJ Turman – a 6-foot-8 center from Madison, Ga. – requested a release from his ...