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Tennessee: NCAA Tournament Team History - 2008 #2, East

# 2 Tennessee- East Region 2008 NCAA Basketball Tournament
Knickname: Volunteers
Conference: Southeastern
Record: 29-4 on the year /14-2 in Southeastern
Coach: Bruce Pearl
Key Player: Senior G. Chris Lofton, 16.1 PPG, 1.8 APG, 41.5 FG %, 83.5 FT%, 39.8 3PT%
2008 Tournament: Number 2 Seed, East Region, Plays # 15 American (29-4) in first round
Tournament History: 15 Appearances / 11-16 (.407) Overall Record
Highest Finish: 2-1 (2007,2000,)
Highest Seed: #2 (2006, 2008)

Latest Appearance: 2007 - Number 5 seed, South Region
Record: 2-1, Sweet sixteen
Won: # 12 Long Beach State 121-86, # 4 Virginia 77-74
Lost: # 1 Ohio State 84-85
Coach: Bruce Pearl

2006: Number 2 seed, West Region
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Won: # 15 Winthrop
Lost: # 7 Witchita State
Coach: Bruce Pearl

2001: Number 8 seed, Midwest Region
Record: 0-1, Round of 64
Won: None
Lost: # 9 Charlotte 63-70
Coach: Jerry Green

2000: Number 4 seed, South Region
Record: 2-1, Sweet sixteen
Won: # 13 Louisiana - Lafeyette 63-58, # 5 Connecticut 65-51
Lost: # 8 North Carolina 69-74
Coach: Jerry Green

1999: Number 4 seed, East Region
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Won: # 13 Deleware 62-52
Lost: # 12 Missouri State 51-81
Coach: Jerry Green

1998: Number 8 seed, West Region
Record: 0-1, Round of 64
Won: None
Lost: # 9 Illinois State 81-82 (OT)
Coach: Jerry Green

1989: Number 10 seed, East Region
Record: 0-1, Round of 64
Won: None
Lost: # 7 West Virginia 68-84
Coach: Don Devoe

1983: Number 8 seed, Mideast Region
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Won: # 9 Marquette 57-56
Lost: # 1 Louisville 57-70
Coach: Don Devoe

1982: Number 9 seed, Midwest Region
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Won: # 8 Louisianna-Lafayette 61-57
Lost: # 1 Virginia 51-54
Coach: Don DeVoe

1981: Number 4 seed, East Region
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Won: # 5 Virginia Commonwealth 58-56 (OT)
Lost: # 1 Virginia 48-62
Coach: Don DeVoe

1980: Number 7 seed, East Region
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Won: # 10 Furman 80-69
Lost: # 2 Maryland 75-86
Coach Don DeVoe

1979: Number 8 seed, Mideast Region
Record: 1-1, Round of 32
Won: # 9 Eastern Kentucky 97-81
Lost: # 1 Noter Dame 67-73
Coach: Don DeVoe

1977: Mideast Region
Record: 0-1, Round of 32
Won: None
Lost: Syracuse 88-93 (OT)
Coach: Ray Mears

1976: East Region
Record: 0-1, Round of 32
Won: None
Lost: Virginia Millitary Institute 75-81
Coach: Ray Mears

1967: Mideast Region
Record: 0-2, Regional Third
Won: None
Lost: Dayton 52-53, Indiana 44-51
Coach: Ray Mears

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