TRAE GOLDEN RUMORS & GOSSIP
Trae Golden scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to cap Georgia Tech's 12-2 run to open the second half, and the Yellow Jackets beat Georgia 80-71 on Friday night for their third straight win in the state rivalry.
Golden's 3-pointer gave Georgia Tech a 55-40 lead less than 4 minutes into the second half. The Yellow Jackets led only 43-38 at halftime.
Georgia Tech kept...
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November 15, 2013
There are over 450 transfers every year in college basketball, and each one of them is a story. But for Tennessee’s Trae Golden, that story isn’t really known.
Golden’s transfer announcement was almost the last of the 450 players on the move, not coming until several days into May. First, it was announced academic issues were the reason he was leaving. But his father quickly...
Send to KindleFive-star shooting guard Robert Hubbs was a major coup for coach Cuonzo Martin, who enters his third season. The Dyersburg (Tenn.) native chose the Volunteers over Duke and Kentucky and at 6-5, 180, he is known for his ability from the outside. His stock rose immeasurably in the past year as he has been rated as high as 12th in the nation.
Tennessee’ Cuonzo Martin...
This may not be on the lines of Bobby Petrino, but reports are surfacing that the misdeeds are just as juicy. According to The Sports Animal 99 of WNML-FM, Jenny Wright, the director of the office of student judicial affairs, has reportedly been fired for failure to cooperate with a UT investigation into whether she had inappropriate relations with student-athletes.
One of those...
Last week, Tennessee point guard Trae Golden announced he would be transferring from the university to play elsewhere for his senior season. The move was a complete surprise to Vols fans, as they’d heard nothing about Golden potentially looking to leave the school.
Many outlets first reported that Golden had academic issues, namely “repeated plagiarism”, and was basically...
Jenny Wright, the recently dismissed director of the office of student judicial affairs, reportedly carried on inappropriate relations with University of Tennessee Volunteers athletes, and accoring to one source of Jimmy Hyams of “The Sports Animal” radio program in Knoxville, at least one of them was with former guard Trae Golden. The Sports Animal has learned that Jenny Wright...
WRITING HIS TICKET OUT
Tennessee point guard Trae Golden is leaving the school and basketball program. It's reportedly because of very specific academic issues.
Tennessee guard Trae Golden's roller-coaster junior year has culminated with the biggest twist of all.
Tennessee announced Tuesday that Golden will transfer at the end of the spring semester. Golden, a two-year starter, had placed third in the Southeastern Conference with 3.9 assists per game and was the Vols' third-leading scorer with 12.1 points...
Tennessee guard Trae Golden has informed the Volunteers' men's basketball coaching staff that he is transferring.
Golden said Tuesday in a university release that "I had a great three years here at Tennessee, but I plan to play my senior year somewhere else."
The 6-foot-2 guard from Powder Springs, Ga., ranked third in the Southeastern Conference with 3.9 assists...
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Update: Both the school and Golden have released statements. Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin had this to say:
“We want nothing but the best for Trae. Everyone associated with our program wants to see him be successful, and we wish him well.”
“I had a great three years here at Tennessee, but I plan to play my senior year somewhere else this fall...