Posted: 9:31 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013
By Joel Hollingsworth
If you're looking for something to root for, how about cheering for Louisville ladies against UConn tonight. A Huskies victory puts the program in a tie with the Lady Vols for eight national championships. Who hates UConn? We hate UConn. Holly Warlick, by the way, received the Maggie Dixon Division I Rookie Coach of the Year Award yesterday and is talking like she's just getting started. Good for her.
Neither Jordan McRae nor Jarnell Stokes have declared for the NBA draft, but they have both requested draft evaluations. They'll get the results on April 15, and they'll need to make a decision by April 28.
Former Vol Bernard King has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, which, of course.
Tennessee Volunteer head coach Butch Jones continues to make the best of limited opportunities to impress this spring. When he's not pushing his tailbacks, and when he and his staff aren't teaching, teaching, teaching, Jones is bridging the gap between athletics and academics with a catchy new slogan -- We Are One Tennessee -- or imploring fans to climb on board the bandwagon by tweeting pics of themselves buying in to the Brick By Brick campaign.