Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Record: 21-11 (10-6)
Leading scorers: Tyler Smith (17.4 ppg); Wayne Chism (13.8 ppg); JP Prince (10 ppg)
What to know:
- They only shoot 31 percent from long distance, but are 12th in the nation in scoring (79 ppg).
- The Vols were 2-6 against the RPI top 50, including losses to Kansas, Gonzaga, LSU and Memphis. Yes those are good losses and they're SOS was 2.
- Leading scorer Tyler Smith's field goal percentage has dropped 10 points since last year, but he's improved his scoring average from 13.6 to 17.4 ppg.
Projected performance: No wins. This team rarely seems to give undivided attention to a basketball game.