After getting advice, Vols' Lofton likely staying put
Tennessee junior guard Chris Lofton was evaluated by the NBA's draft advisory committee as a middle second-round pick and as a result coach Bruce Pearl doesn't anticipate Lofton will declare for the NBA draft.
Pearl said the NBA's Stu Jackson informed him and Lofton that he wasn't on the first-round bubble. An official statement from Lofton is expected later this week.
"So, that's not where he's at and he's excited about coming back [to Tennessee]," Pearl said. "It's a good decision."
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