April 25, 2007

Are Vols on Verge of a Big Commit?

Tennessee basketball fans were already enjoying some rare spring euphoria this past week as rumors about Tyler Smith's potential arrival in Knoxville gained credibility with his release from Iowa. Bruce Pearl might not be done just yet though, as persistent buzz continues to hint that another huge recruiting coup could be on the way.

Speculation has been running rampant since the weekend about a possible impending decision from 2008 big-man Philip Jurick from Chattanooga's East Ridge high school. Since last Friday, plenty of signs have been pointing to Jurick being ready to pull the trigger with a verbal commitment to Tennessee.


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