The University of Tennessee announced Tuesday plans to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tennessee basketball presented by Coca-Cola and Reese’s. Throughout the season, there will be highlights of the greatest moments of Tennessee basketball at each home game, a competition to select the “Greatest Vols Basketball Fan” and the selection of an All-Century team.
“During the 2008-09 basketball season we have the privilege of celebrating the tradition of Tennessee basketball as we mark our historical 100th year on the court,” head men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl said. “I feel honored to be part of such a celebration.”
All season the Volunteers will be paying tribute to the greatest players and greatest moments in Tennessee basketball history. The festivities will culminate the weekend of Feb. 13-14 with a special reception for all basketball lettermen as well as the announcement of the All-Century team presented by Coca-Cola and Reese’s during the game against Vanderbilt Feb.14.
“Our basketball team continues to garner support across the country,” UT men’s athletics director Mike Hamilton said. “I don’t think our 100-year anniversary could have come at a better time.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.