The University of Tennessee retired Ernie Grunfeld’s No. 22 jersey at halftime of the Vols’ 63-60 win over Kentucky Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Grunfeld is UT’s second all-time leading scorer with 2,249 career points. He held the title of the Vols’ all-time points leader for two decades until Allan Houston scored 2,801 in his four-year career to break the record in 1993.
Grunfeld played with fellow All-American Bernard King under legendary Vols’ head coach Ray Mears. The Grunfeld-King duo was famously dubbed “The Ernie & Berne Show”.
Grunfeld and King were the Southeastern Conference’s top two scorers from 1975-77.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.