Tennessee has made a substantial leap in the latest Top 25 and 1 college basketball rankings from CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish following this week’s commitment from five-star Julian Parrish, who explained his decision on CBS Sports HQ. The Volunteers are one of six teams from the SEC slotted inside the poll, coming in at No. 10 as a widely-accepted preseason contender next fall.

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“I picked Tennessee because I have a great relationship with coach (Rick) Barnes, (assistant) coach (Justin) Gainey and the rest of their staff,” Phillips said. “I took my visit down there a few months ago. The campus and everything is beautiful. In their system, I can do well next year. That’s why I chose them.”

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With the addition of Phillips, Tennessee currently holds the No. 22 class for 2022, per the 247Sports Composite. Anchored by several five-stars, Duke is currently in the top spot followed by Arkansas at No. 2.

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Here’s a look at the full Top 25 and 1 from CBS Sports entering the summer ahead of the 2022-23 college basketball season.