KNOXVILLE - The Tennessee Volunteers basketball team opens its 2016-2017 season Thursday night in an exhibition against Division II opponent Slippery Rock.
The Vols are entering their 107th season of basketball, and their second season under head coach Rick Barnes.
Tennessee has a 12-game winning streak in exhibition play, and holds a 74-18 record in exhibition games.
Thursdays’ game is not on television, but fans can watch the game on WatchESPN.
Tipoff at Thompson-Boling Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET Thursday.
Tennessee opens its regular season against Chattanooga on Nov. 11.
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