Boasting a 25-8 overall record, the Vols earned the No. 3 seed in the South Region and will face Wright State in the first round on Thursday in Dallas.
University of Tennessee students can request NCAA Tournament tickets via BigOrangeTix.com. For general fans, any tickets that are not claimed by Tennessee Fund members will be available for purchase at the start of business Tuesday by visiting AllVols.com, calling 1-800-332-8657 or visiting the UT Ticket Office at Thompson-Boling Arena.
No player on Tennessee’s roster has ever played in the NCAA Tournament. Head coach Rick Barnes, however, is making his 23rd appearance as a head coach. The National Coach of the Year candidate is now one of only 13 head coaches ever to lead four different Division I programs to the NCAA Tournament, as he previously took Providence, Clemson and Texas to The Big Dance.