Jarnell Stokes has decided to stay at Tennessee for his junior season.
Stokes was considered a probable second round pick had he declared.
Stokes projects as an undersized power forward on the NBA level.
Stokes averaged 12.4 points and 9.6 rebounds in his sophomore season.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Tennessee had to venture away to possibly save a season that once appeared to have gone astray.
Following Sunday's win at South Carolina for their first road victory of the season, the Volunteers traveled here Wednesday night to sweep the season series over rival Vanderbilt with a convincing 58-46 win in front of 12,686 at Memorial Gym.
"Like I said to...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Jarnell Stokes had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan McRae hit the go-ahead 3-pointer and Tennessee rallied to win its 12 straight game over South Carolina, 66-61, on Sunday.
Stokes had his ninth double-double of the season and seventh in Southeastern Conference play this season for the Volunteers (12-10, 4-6).
McRae came in as Tennessee's top scorer...
Jarnell Stokes scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds Tuesday as Tennessee defeated Vanderbilt 58-57 for its second consecutive one-point victory.
Vanderbilt guard Kedren Johnson had a chance to win the game for Vanderbilt as he drove to the basket in the closing seconds, but his shot went off the backboard and rolled off the front end of the rim. Kevin Bright grabbed the...
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January 29, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jarnell Stokes scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds Tuesday as Tennessee defeated Vanderbilt 58-57 for its second consecutive one-point victory.
Vanderbilt guard Kedren Johnson had a chance to win the game for Vanderbilt as he drove to the basket in the closing seconds, but his shot went off the backboard and rolled off the front end of the rim....
Tennessee power forward Jarnell Stokes will be ready to suit up for the Volunteers soon as he begins his freshman season. Stokes is pretty big, being a 6-7, 250-pound power forward. However, if you think that’s big, wait until you see his younger brother, Isaiah Stokes.
Stokes is an 8th-grade football player and he’s pretty damn big for one, too, being 6-7 and 225 pounds...
Tennessee power forward Jarnell Stokes is a big dude. Coming in at 6′ 8″ and 270 pounds, Stokes has become a physical force in only one year of action. Yes, Jarnell has size, but that is standard for a Division I basketball player. What is not standard is what we are seeing from his little brother, Isaiah, an eighth grader currently terrifying kids on the football field. The...
Jarnell Stokes feels a few butterflies before any big game. The Tennessee newcomer admits he had a few more before making his first start.
Stokes had 16 points and 12 rebounds while playing in just his third collegiate game to lead the Volunteers to a 60-57 victory against No. 13 Connecticut on Saturday.
''I think it was a little more special for me (going from) high school...
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January 21, 2012
Jarnell Stokes' first week at Tennessee was full of new experiences. There were conditioning programs, film study, his first attempts to play sound defense and the challenges of finding his way around campus.
And don't forget the thrilling debut to his collegiate basketball career against No. 2 Kentucky.
Ranked among the top 25 prospects in the nation for 2012 by multiple...
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January 16, 2012
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On paper, the first half of the season and the first part of conference play haven't been kind to Tennessee.
The Volunteers, two years removed from a trip to the Elite Eight, are 8-9 overall and 1-2 in SEC play after Saturday's 65-62 loss to Kentucky, their third straight in the heated rivalry.
Yet Tennessee had something to feel good about in a game that, considering the...