Vols Forward John Fulkerson Returning For His Sixth Season

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Forward John Fulkerson has announced he is returning to Tennessee for his sixth season, using the extra year of eligibility granted by the NCAA because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fulkerson informed Tennessee of his decision and shared it on social media with a video. Fulkerson didn’t get to play in the NCAA Tournament in the Volunteers’ first-round loss to Oregon State. He had a concussion and facial fracture after taking two elbows to the face from Gators forward Omar Payne in a win over Florida in the SEC Tournament. Fulkerson says this is one more chance to walk off the court on his terms.

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