Tennessee's basketball team never knows what it will get from All-America forward Tyler Smith. …
At least, that's what you'd figure if you didn't know Tyler Smith. Those who do know Tennessee's selfless superstar know better, however. The 6-7 senior forward's greatest attribute is not his ability to score inside and outside, his ability to break down a defense and make brilliant passes or his ability to defend and rebound. Oh, sure he can do all of those things. But his most valuable attribute is his team spirit. When he takes the basketball floor he leaves his street clothes - and his ego - in the locker room. That's why he's recognized as one of the top players in college hoops, even averaging just 12.5 points per game. His willingness to put the team before himself inspires his teammates to do the same. "I think when one of your best players plays as unselfishly as Tyler does, particularly on the offensive end, it just makes the rest of them share the sugar," head coach...
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