NCAA Tournament 2010: Bruce Pearl and Tennessee Vols, How Sweet 16 it is

Posted by Joel Barker on March-20-2010 Add Comments

After pounding the NCAA Tournament Cinderella Ohio Bobcats, the Tennessee Vols have advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third time in four years.

Before Bruce Pearl a sentence such as that would have brought a laugh or two.

Since taking over for the incompetent Buzz Peterson after the '04 season, Pearl has led the Vols to the tournament in each of his five seasons on the job.

There is a distinct possibility that the Vols will play Ohio State in this Sweet 16, just as they did in their first under Pearl.

Pearl's first Sweet 16 as the Vols head coach saw him matched up against the Greg Oden-led, and No. 1 seeded, Ohio State. Tennessee actually led by as many as 17, but the Buckeyes, who were ranked No. 1 for m...

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