Tennessee Volunteers Look to Reverse History Against Oakland U Golden Grizzlies
From Bleacher Report - College Basketball
November 25, 2012 - 5:43pm
When the Tennessee Volunteers take the court against Oakland University on Monday night, they better come ready to play.The Golden Grizzlies are a holdover from Bruce Pearl's annual schedules, in which the Vols sought out solid mid-majors in an attempt to accumulate wins while maintaining a strong RPI. Yet in each of the past two years, the Vols' season has taken a turn for the worse against Oakland in eerily similar fashion.In 2010, Tennessee was a top-five team following a victory at Pittsburgh when the Volunteers lost to Oakland, 89-82. The loss began a three-game losing streak the the Vols, who would not recover their consistency over the rest of the season.Last year, an 89-81 defeat sparked a four-game losing streak for Tennessee that included defeats to Austin Peay and Charleston. That losing streak is likely what kept the Vols out of the NCAA Tournament in Cuonzo Martin's first se...
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