It would be easy to write about the disappointment of that game, but now that I am a few days removed from it, all I can think about is how great a season this was.
Yes, I used the word "great." That word is one of the most overused words in
In sports, I think a person can only use that word when a team wins a championship, and the Vols certainly did that. This was the first time we have won the outright conference championship in more than 40 years (though we have shared the title several times since then).
Additionally, we set a school record for wins (with 31) and achieved our first number one ranking in the national polls ever.
The sting of the
Though we lose some key players (primarily Chris Lofton and JaJuan Smith), next season looks bright, especially if Tyler Smith does not declare himself eligible for the NBA draft.
Congratulations to the Vols for a great season.