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TheRoundUp 1/20: Pearl will coach Saturday

Bruce Pearl Returns To Bench Saturday Vs. UConn - UCONN | Men's Basketball
Pearl, disciplined for recruiting violations and an attempted cover-up, has sat out four games already and will sit out four more after coaching against UConn before returning for good. The Vols are 2-2 with associate head coach Tony Jones running the show from the bench.

Pearl thought about not coaching |
"I thought about it… and wasn’t sure what purpose it would serve. We’ve put some unprecedented penalties on our program — there’s no question that the visibility of it all — and (the penalties) have played a part in some of our struggles as it should. That’s what happens when you get suspended, that’s what happens when… you’ve got self-imposed penalties."

Journal Inquirer > Archives > Sports > UConn men: Growing up
But numbers don’t lie —- at least not all the time —- and since Lamb played only eight minutes against Texas, then was pulled from the Huskies’ starting lineup and saw only seven minutes of action against Rutgers, he looks like a different player.

Breaking Down The Big East Teams In The Top 25 -
Of the nine Big East teams in the AP Top 25, five were unranked at the start of the season.

Wili - Fred Shabel Interview
If you scroll down to the fifth link there is a nice short interview with former UConn coach Fred Shabel.