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Forget ‘Good To Great,’ Vols Focused on Sustained Good

SEC Extra

The SEC’s opening weekend was packed with surprises. After all, no one expected five series sweeps. However, no result rippled through the college baseball landscape further than Missouri’s three-game sweep over Tennessee.

A year ago, Tony Vitello’s Volunteers did the sweeping, winning their first 12 SEC games. But last week, Missouri, a team many felt would finish last in the SEC, not just swept Tennessee but did by a 23-6 combined score.

No one will pretend that Missouri has better players than Tennessee. However, Missouri played better last weekend. When reality doesn’t meet our expectations, as certainly was the case[…]