September 16, 2009

Vols Land Much Needed Point Guard

Tennessee thought it was done with point guard recruiting almost a year ago after picking up a pair of early backcourt commitments in the Class of 2010, but entering this fall, those commitments were ancient history and the staff was scrambling. Until tonight, when four-star prospect Trae Golden gave Bruce Pearl a verbal commitment during an in-home visit.

Golden (6-foot-1, 190 pounds) was in Knoxville this past weekend on an official visit. It was apparent after he returned from that trip and named Tennessee as his leader that a commitment in the near future was a real possibility.

That possibility became reality on Wednesday night during an in-home visit with Pearl and Golden's family.

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