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The dead period

The dead period

Based on a recent article in the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Tennessee basketball signee Chris Jones was upset that new head coach Cuonzo Martin didn't contact him immediately after accepting the Vol reins.

Some Tennessee basketball fans were upset, too, figuring Martin dropped the ball by not immediately reaching out to the young man some observers view as the Vols' point guard in waiting. It seems Cuonzo Martin had a valid reason for not contacting Jones, though. According to UT's compliance department, such contact during a so-called "dead period" would have violated...

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