February 14, 2007

Vols play should make Ernie and Bernie proud

Tuesday night the stars were in line. The Ernie and Bernie Show was revived in Knoxville. Kentucky was in town and the Vols needed a win against their rival. To put it simply, the pieces were in place for a feel-good bonanza. But the Vols still had to come through.

Not to cast any dispersions on Bruce Pearl, who most definitely appears to be in the process of re-writing the script, but Tennessee basketball history suggests that the Vols might just might falter on the big stage with everything set up for a win. And with three minutes to go, the game was tied at 79 after the Vols led at one point by 16 in the second half.

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