KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee starting quarterback Matt
Simms says he will play against South Carolina, even after
spraining his left knee against Alabama. Simms has been receiving
extra treatment this week and likely will wear a brace on Saturday.
He is still fully participating in practice.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Expectations are a little higher this
season for the Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis has all five starters
back from last year's team that went 40-42 and the team went a
perfect 8-0 in the preseason. Memphis opens the regular season
Wednesday at home against the Atlanta Hawks.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Memphis coach Josh Pastner says freshman
Jelan Kendrick is dealing with a "personal matter" and that the
program will "revisit the situation" when Kendrick returns to the
Tigers. CBSSports.com reported Tuesday that Kendrick was suspended
indefinitely while officials investigate a possible verbal threat
against a teammate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The quiet and dapper Vanderbilt
basketball coach who helped the Commodores emerge as a SEC power to
rival Kentucky has died. Roy Skinner died Monday of respiratory
failure at age 80. Skinner, in the mid-1960s, recruited Perry
Wallace, who was the SEC's first black player.
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