JORDAN MCRAE NEWS

The Scoop on Jordan McRae

On June 27th the 76ers announced they had officially acquired the draft rights to Jordan McRae (6-6; 185; 7-7 wingspan), the 58th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, from the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for the 54th overall pick.  The announcement brought a big smile to a number of faces here at Philadunkia. Based on his outstanding college career (two-time All-SEC First Team...
Via Philadunkia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin Talks 2014 Second-Round Picks Jarnell Stokes, Jordan McRae

The former University of Tennessee head basketball coach Cuonzo Martin (now Cal’s lead man) discusses the two standouts from his Sweet 16 Volunteers squad. First, junior power forward Jarnell Stokes was snatched in the early second round of the 2014 NBA Draft. Although originally taken by the Utah Jazz with the No. 35 pick, he was quickly aquired by his hometown Memphis Grizzlies...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee lands a commitment from Kevin Punter, a JuCo all-american

Donnie Tyndall has landed his second commitment in as many weeks as the new head coach at Tennessee. This time, it was Kevin Punter, who announced his decision on twitter on Monday morning. Punter is a 6-foot-4 scoring guard form New York. He spent this past season with State Fair C.C. in Missouri. He was previously committed to the Tigers, but he reopened his recruitment when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan McRae On Cuonzo Martin’s Treatment At Tennessee: “Can’t Treat People Any Kind Of Way And Expect Good In Return”

Cuonzo Martin’s sudden departure from Tennessee was a surprise, but probably not totally unexpected based on how Martin was received earlier this season, before Tennessee’s run to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. Many Vols fans wanted to run Martin out of town, and some even petitioned the school to bring back former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl, who has since been hired at...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin to take job at Cal

After leading the Tennessee Volunteers' program to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the first time since 2010, coach Cuonzo Martin is heading west. Martin has accepted the head coaching position at California, according to multiple media outlets. Athletic director Dave Hart is holding a press conference at Thompson-Boling Arena this afternoon and is expected to make the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan Cheerleader Clearly Not Impressed with Tennessee's Jordan McRae

The great thing about television networks trying to capture everything during a basketball game is that sometimes they actually do--like during Friday night's Sweet 16 game between Michigan and Tennessee.From his reaction I am going to guess that Tennessee's Jordan McRae did something right on the last play. Whatever it was from the look on her face the Michigan cheerleader...
Via FatManWriting
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: Tennessee muscles past Mercer to reach Sweet 16

RALEIGH, N.C. -- As No. 11-seed Tennessee dispatched of No. 14-seed Mercer 83-63, the college basketball universe, in a way, went back to the way it was supposed to be. The Cinderella team, after all, is allowed to win one game -- maybe two -- but ruining brackets and potential matchups down the road in the NCAA Tournament is generally frowned upon. Tennessee is a more traditional...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee's Jordan McRae Throws Down an Early Dunk of the Tournament Candidate

The Tennesseee Volunteers had to earn they way in to the Round of 64 by beating Iowa in the first round or 'play in' round. While it is ridiculous that two good teams have to play an extra game to get in while the Cal Poly's and American U's provide their opponent no actual competition.Anyway....the Volunteers appeared to be warmed up while UMass looked like they...
Via FatManWriting
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan McRae Dunks Emphatically in Transition in Tennessee’s Rout of UMass

Jordan McRae dunked like another Jordan on Friday during the first half of Tennessee’s 86-67 blowout second round win over UMass. The ageless senior scored 21 points in addition to throwing down this Jordan-esque dunk; he’s going to be a handful for cinderella-story Mercer in the third round. The post Jordan McRae Dunks Emphatically in Transition in Tennessee’s Rout of UMass...
Via Diehardsport
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Tennessee's Jordan McRae throws down monster dunk

Tennessee has come out ready to play, and Jordan McRae did his best MJ impersonation after taking flight without any dribbles. McRae is a regular visitor to the highlight reels. H/T SB Nation
Via Thacover2
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee’s Jordan McRae Throws Down Monster Dunk (Video)

Tennessee has come out ready to play, and Jordan McRae did his best MJ impersonation after taking flight without any dribbles. McRae is a regular visitor to the highlight reels. H/T SB Nation
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Tennessee’s Jordan McRae Throws Down Monster Dunk vs. UMass

It is all Tennessee at PNC Arena right now. The Vols lead UMass at halftime, 41-22, behind an incredibly impressive performance from UT guard Jordan McRae. The senior has tallied 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including one of the most ferocious dunks we’ve seen in this NCAA Tournament. Here’s a GIF of the slam, which was assisted by Darius Thompson. Tennessee is looking to...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Vols dominate in OT to advance

Tennessee basketball is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011. After a dominating performance in overtime the Vols March Madness expedition will continue after they defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes 78-65 Wednesday night in their First Four matchup. Tennessee trailed Iowa by as many as 12 points in the first half, including an early 11-0 run put together by the Hawkeyes...
Via isportsweb.com
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Fans Chant “S-E-C” As Tennessee Scores Victory Over Iowa In ‘First Four’ Game

Wednesday night’s matchup between Tennessee and Iowa, as you’re probably well aware, was on the basketball court. But at the end of the evening, it was an all-too-familiar football chant that you could hear loud and clear in Dayton Arena. The Iowa Hawkeyes, playing inspired basketball in honor of their coach Fran McCaffery and his son, who underwent thyroid surgery earlier in...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Tennessee Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Tennessee Volunteers were given an 11-seed in the Midwest-region. They are coached by Cuonzo Martin and hail from the SEC. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Iowa in the first round in Dayton. Winner gets UMass in Raleigh on Friday. Why: Tennessee finished...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Hitters: No. 1 Florida rallies past Vols in SEC semis

ATLANTA -- Here are five things we gleaned from top-ranked Florida's 56-49 victory over Tennessee -- the first of two Saturday semifinals at the SEC hoops tournament. 1. Florida has unofficially clinched -- spoiler alert -- the national No. 1 seed for the NCAA tourney ... regardless of Sunday's outcome One could make the case for 10 teams possessing a No. 1 regional seed...
Via Fox Sports South
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Hitters: No. 1 Florida rallies past Vols in SEC semis

ATLANTA -- Here are five things we gleaned from top-ranked Florida's 56-49 victory over Tennessee -- the first of two Saturday semifinals at the SEC hoops tournament. 1. Florida has unofficially clinched -- spoiler alert -- the national No. 1 seed for the NCAA tourney ... regardless of Sunday's outcome One could make the case for 10 teams possessing a No. 1 regional seed...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Tennessee's Jordan McRae Rejects Florida's Scottie Wilbekin With Authority

Florida is going to be expected to run through the competition in the SEC Tournament. It kind of goes hand in hand with being the No. 1 team in the nation. That also means that teams are going to give them their best game in hopes of knocking them off their high horse. Since the Gators are supposed to win their opponents have nothing to lose--so they might as well let it all hang...
Via FatManWriting
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Hitters: Vols vanquish Gamecocks, reach SEC semis

ATLANTA -- Here are six quick things we gleaned from Tennessee's 59-44 victory over 13th-seeded South Carolina at the Georgia Dome, the second of four quarterfinal matches at the SEC hoops tournament. 1. Jarnell Stokes was the most dominant figure on the court ... and it wasn't even close The above statement goes deeper than Stokes rolling for 22 points and 15 points -- both...
Via Fox Sports South
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Hitters: Vols vanquish Gamecocks, reach SEC semis

ATLANTA -- Here are six quick things we gleaned from Tennessee's 59-44 victory over 13th-seeded South Carolina at the Georgia Dome, the second of four quarterfinal matches at the SEC hoops tournament. 1. Jarnell Stokes was the most dominant figure on the court ... and it wasn't even close The above statement goes deeper than Stokes rolling for 22 points and 15 points -- both...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick Hitters: Vols vanquish Gamecocks, reach SEC semis

ATLANTA -- Here are six quick things we gleaned from Tennessee's 59-44 victory over 13th-seeded South Carolina at the Georgia Dome, the second of four quarterfinal matches at the SEC hoops tournament. 1. Jarnell Stokes was the most dominant figure on the court ... and it wasn't even close The above statement goes deeper than Stokes rolling for 22 points and 15 points -- both...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Work isn’t finished yet

Tennessee Basketball: Work isn’t finished yet The Tennessee basketball team is still squarely on the bubble heading into the SEC tournament, but has definitely helped their chances with the way they’ve finished the regular season. The Vols capped off the regular season with three straight victories, in dominating fashion, after defeating Missouri 72-45 on Saturday afternoon on...
Via isportsweb.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Vols take back the state

Tennessee Basketball: Vols take back the state Roughly four short weeks ago the state of Tennessee basketball was rocked by an upsetting loss to in-state, and struggling rival Vanderbilt. Dismayed by the loss and the way Vanderbilt continued to claim this was their state after their program had defeated Tennessee in both men’s and women’s basketball, as well as on the grid iron...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee 75, Mississippi St. 68

Jordan McRae recorded 29 points, 10 rebounds and four assists as the visiting Volunteers tamed the Bulldogs. Jarnell Stokes added 14 points and nine boards for Tennessee (17-11, 8-7 SEC), which finished 17-of-20 from the foul line. Jeronne Maymon chipped in with 10 points and 11 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double for the Volunteers, who overcame 39.4-percent shooting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee beats Mississippi State 75-68

Jordan McRae scored 29 points and grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds, Jarnell Stokes added 14 points and Tennessee held on to beat Mississippi State 75-68 on Wednesday night. Tennessee (17-11, 8-7 Southeastern Conference) won for just the third time on the road this season. The Volunteers never trailed and led by as many as 14 in the first half, but the Bulldogs cut it to 67-63 with...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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