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Point made for Tennessee guards

Originally Published: March 23, 2008
By Chris Low | ESPN.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Late in regulation Sunday of Tennessee's 76-71 overtime victory against Butler, Bruce Pearl looked his players in their collective eyes and made a plea.

"I told them to bail me out, because I didn't close the game out the right way offensively," Pearl recounted. "Whether I believed it or not, I wanted to give them something to rally around. I didn't want them blaming themselves. I wanted them to put the blame on me.

"Now bail me out."

Pearl's ...

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