James is the highest-ranked prospect to commit to the Vols under Rick Barnes and the highest overall since Tobias Harris in 2010.
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Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.
- PG James commits to Vols after offer at age 13
- Vols give Barnes new contract through 2023-24
- Tennessee honors late 'Voice of the Vols' Ward
- Beloved 'Voice of the Vols' Ward dies at 88
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.
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.
A historic NCAA tournament loss doesn't change the fact the Cavaliers were an elite defensive team last season -- and will be one again in 2018-19.
The Wildcats received a boost from veteran grad transfer Reid Travis, who puts John Calipari's team ahead of the rest in the SEC.
The top programs are looking ahead to their expected recruiting needs for 2019. Here's what they're targeting.
These players, including Duke super freshman Zion Williamson, are coming to a college basketball highlight reel soon.
On Wednesday night, generations of Tennessee fans and former athletes paid their last respects to radio announcer John Ward, who died on June 20 at the age of 88 after battling a lengthy illness.
The latest batch of college stars heard their names called in the NBA draft. Who will replace them at the nation's top programs?
John Ward, who broadcast Tennessee basketball and football games for over 30 seasons and became known as the "Voice of the Vols," died Wednesday after a lengthy illness. He was 88.
Kentucky's late addition of Reid Travis forced us to adjust our 2018-19 rankings. There's no denying that the Stanford graduate transfer puts the Wildcats over the top.
Can Michigan State contend with a team built around Nick Ward? How will Mike Krzyzewski utilize Zion Williamson? Each Top 25 team has a pressing question to answer this summer.
Tennessee has added incoming freshman forward D.J. Burns to its veteran-laden roster.
Burns reclassified to the Class of 2018 and will provide Rick Barnes with a new low-post presence.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
Espn 60 D.J. Burns reclassifies up into the class of 2018 and commits to Rick Barnes and Tennessee. A power forward at 6'8" & 255lbs who scores with footwork, touch, and instincts on the blocks. The Volunteers will be projected as a top 5 team next season. This is a terrific recruit for Tennessee.
The 2018-19 picture is coming into clear view after the NBA draft early-entry deadline. The Jayhawks hold firm at the top spot, while Nevada rose higher in the top 10.
Admiral Schofield, considered a second-round prospect at best, has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to Tennessee for his senior season. He said the evaluation has taught him where he needs to improve.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
ESPN 60 Tre Mann recently cut his list to three schools. His thoughts on each. "Florida- is home. I grew up in Gainesville, all of my family is there. I have a great relationship with all of the coaches there since 8th or 9th grade. I think I fit their system well and I'll be able to play my game at Florida." "On Tennessee. I have a great relationship with coach Lanier and coach Barnes. Coach Barnes is a veteran at what he does and I feel like he can develop me into the player I need to be to go to the next level. " "Kansas, is a winning program and is always does well in the tournament. Coach Self is a veteran and knows how to win and I believe he can help me get the where I want to be in the next couple of years."
The Tennessee Volunteers will receive the talents of Richmond graduate transfer guard Khwan Fore.
The deadline for early entrants to declare for the NBA draft has passed, so it's time to re-evaluate the early top 25 for 2018-19. With so many players testing the waters yet not signing with an agent, it's more art than science.
Villanova reigns as national champion. How does the field stack up for next season? Here's your first look at the best of the best for next season.
Tennessee forward Admiral Schofield has decided to enter his name into the NBA draft without hiring an agent, which gives him the option to return for his senior season.
Tennessee and Memphis have agreed to renew their basketball rivalry starting next season.