The Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team is the collegiate men’s basketball program for the University of Tennessee–Knoxville. The Volunteers compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Southeastern Conference.
The Volunteers play their home games in Thompson–Boling Arena. With a capacity of 21,678, Tennessee has consistently ranked in the top fifteen in the nation in terms of attendance. Historically, Tennessee ranks fifth in the SEC in all-time wins. Many notable players have played collegiately at Tennessee—players such as Ernie Grunfeld and Allan Houston. Both went to NBA.
The Volunteers are currently coached by Rick Barnes, who was hired on March 31, 2015 to replace Donnie Tyndall.