Woo boy — this is a big one.
Tennessee and Memphis will meet in Knoxville this afternoon for part two of their renewed rivalry. We were immediately reminded last year of just how much these teams like each other. The 2018 game featured confrontation on the court, a brutal, physical basketball game and a war of word for months to follow.
We’ve been waiting for this one for a long time.
Penny Hardaway’s reception at Thompson-Boling Arena today will be can’t miss television. You’ll probably see both sides pretty amped up to start this one. They key may just be who can settle in the quickest.
Memphis will be without two starters this afternoon after center James Wiseman was ruled ineligible by the NCAA and guard Lester Quinones broke his hand a couple of weeks back.
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
TV Channel: ESPN
Radio: Vol Network
Streaming: Watch ESPN
Odds: Tennessee -6.5