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Tennessee Downs Tennessee State 88-67 - Match Report

The battle between Tennessee and Tennessee State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Tennessee State was handed an 88-67 defeat on Friday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

The match was decisive in favor of Tennessee, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.

Tennessee got 25 points from Jordan McRae and another 16 points from Jarnell Stokes. Darius Thompson contributed 7 assists, while Jarnell Stokes cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Tennessee State got a 20-point performance from Patrick Miller, who was supported by 14 points from M.J. Rhett. Patrick Miller had 6 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee State, while M.J. Rhett grabbed 5 rebounds.

Tennessee led at halftime, 38-30.

The rebound battle favored Tennessee as they grabbed 36 boards, while Tennessee State only had 20.