December 4, 2011

Five-star Stokes talks Vols, visit

Tennessee didn't get the result it was after on the court Saturday evening against Pittsburgh but the Vols made some noise on the recruiting front. Not only did Tennessee pick up its first commitment of the 2013 Class, but the Vols also hosed five-star prospect Jarnell Stokes as an unofficial visitor on Saturday.

Stokes (6-foot-8, 255 pounds) has sat atop the Vols' 2012 recruiting wish list for several years and through a couple of different coaching staffs.

With the coaching change in Knoxville back in the spring, Tennessee had some significant ground to make up in their pursuit of the state's top-prospect, but Cuonzo Martin and staff have worked overtime to make the Vols a factor.

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