As the curtain closed on the opening weekend of games, it's clear that there might not be a better race for bragging rights than the one in the state of Tennessee.
Pat Summitt stepping down represents an end of an era at Tennessee. But the Hall of Famer will always serve as the face of the Title IX generation.
Tennessee teams have traditionally relied on defense, rebounding and a little bit of mettle. Tuesday's victory against Rutgers was a fabulous display of the latter.
From film rooms to scouting reports, assistant coaches have to be ready to do a little of everything. For Tennessee, that might mean a little poetry and improv.