It's funny how things go in cycles ... except, of course, when you get caught in a very unfunny cycle.
Tennessee senior forward Ryan Childress sustained an injury to his right knee while playing in a pickup game recently and will undergo a surgical procedure to correct the injury early next week.
All of those Tennessee basketball fans worried about the departure of 2006-07 power forward Dane Bradshaw can relax. Instead of a weakness, the 4 spot might be the Vols' strongest position this season.
November 7, 2007
Seven Vols scored in double figures as Tennessee opened its European tour with a 113-64 victory over BK Sadska Friday night in Podebrady, Czech Republic.
August 10, 2007
You have to admire the University of Tennessee basketball staff. For one thing, Bruce Pearl and his assistants present no Most Valuable Player award. What better way could there be to underscore the importance of the team over the individual?
He didn't start the game. He made just 1 of 4 shots and finished with a mere 2 points. He wasn't invited to the post-game interview room. But you can take this to the bank: Tennessee would not have beaten Alabama without him.
February 22, 2007
When Ryan Childress looked into the stands Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena, he saw 15 of his closest relatives cheering like crazy … mostly because he was giving them plenty to cheer about.
December 29, 2006
Fouled on a drive to the basket just 2 minutes and 13 seconds into Saturday's game with Western Kentucky, Tennessee senior Dane Bradshaw winced in pain as he tried to raise his injured right shoulder.
December 16, 2006