America’s Premier Basketball Booster Organization

The Big Orange TipOff Club was created to develop, promote, and advance the interests of all University of Tennessee Volunteers men’s and women’s basketball fans by providing a forum of both educational and entertainment value to the Greater Knoxville, statewide, & nationwide community, and to enhance collegiate basketball relationships amongst all Big Orange fans worldwide.

Big Orange Tipoff Club Newsletter:

February 20, 2017

Dear Roundballers;

The Big Orange Tipoff Club welcomes our speaker, Chris Spatola, this Wednesday, February 22nd, at Calhoun’s on the River.

The fifth all-time leading scorer at the United States Military Academy, Spatola was a four-year starter at West Point (1999-2000) before serving in the Army for five years. After completing his service, he went to work for Duke basketball coaching legend Mike Krzyzewski and was a member of the coaching staff for four ACC tournament title wins and a National Championship. He also happens to be Coach K’s son-in-law.

He previously worked at CBS Network, only to move over and now works at ESPNU and SEC Network, since November of 2015. He also hosts a radio show on SiriusXM and also is a contriubtor to The Hill. Lastly, he is on the Board of Directors at caringhouse.org.

We look forward to seeing you all this Wednesday at Calhouns on the River! The lunch buffet starts at 11, and the program starts at noon.

If you have any questions about the TipOff Club,  check this site, or send me an email at hatdc1@aim.com

Davis Hatmaker