March 21, 2011

Signee Ware asks out of LOI

With Bruce Pearl out as Tennessee's basketball coach, Conyers, Ga., guard and Tennessee signee Kevin Ware has asked out of his Letter of Intent. According to Ware, his father filed for the release this morning and UT confirmed they received it.

"My dad said that Mike Hamilton got it at 11:10 this morning, so we're just waiting for it to go through," Ware said Tuesday evening.

Ware, who has been committed to the Vols since November of 2009, said it was a hard day finding out that the man he thought he would be playing basketball for in a few months will no longer be the head coach at Tennessee.

"It's been a rough day. I had really planned on going to Tennessee but I wasn't really informed of all this stuff going on until a couple months ago. Then today, they're telling recruits he's going to be fired, that just hurt a little bit," Ware said.

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