December 15, 2006

Tennessee big man set to visit UK

After lamenting the team's post defense earlier this season, Tubby Smith will be excited to have Chattanooga (Tenn.) East Ridge big man Philip Jurick in the house for the December 22 game against UMass.

Unfortunately, he's still a junior in high school and isn't available to man-up to the Minutemen. Nevertheless, hosting a talented underclassman is always a good thing, and Smith and Jurick might be the perfect pair.

After seeing Kentucky, he will make a couple more trips during the holiday break to help him gauge his leaders. He currently holds offers from Tennessee, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Miami (Fla.), Wisconsin, Auburn, Clemson and Ole Miss.

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