Tennessee Basketball: How many times has Tennessee been in the NCAA Tournament?

March Madness is right around the corner, and the suspense is starting to build for Tennessee basketball.

The Vols have been ranked as high as No. 2 this season, but quickly fell from the top after multiple unfortunate losses. As the Tournament gets closer, let’s take a look into the past and see how many times the Volunteers have made it to the NCAA Tournament.

The Volunteer waves UT’s flag during pregame between basketball game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Alabama Crimson Tide held at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. Kns Vols Bama Hoops

Tennessee Basketball NCAA Tournament History and Finishing Position

1976: First Round

1977: First Round

1979: Second Round

1980: Second Round

1981: Sweet 16

1982: Second Round

1983: Second Round

1989: First Round

1998: First Round

1999: Second Round

2000: Sweet 16

2001: First Round

2006: Second Round

2007: Sweet 16

2008: Sweet 16

2009: First Round

2010: Elite 8

2011: First Round

2014: Sweet 16

2018: Second Round

2019: Sweet 16

2021: First Round

2022: Second Round

The Vols are as good now as they have ever been, and this year may be the year that the Volunteers finally make it to the Final 4 and beyond. They have an elite defense, and a very fundamentally sound offense. They are being led by a hall-of-fame head coach, and have the size and strength to go deep into March.

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