When the hiring of a new men’s basketball coach prompts columns like this, you know Mike Hamilton’s legacy at Tennessee is just where you’d like it, if you’re a Georgia fan. I don’t know how he still has a job, but long may he run.
“I’m to blame for that, too. I’m the head coach. I’m responsible for our performance,” Smart said Thursday. “I respect coach Chaney a lot, the way he’s handled things with you guys yesterday but also with our players more importantly. He owns up to them with them.” -- AJ-C, 12/29/16