Tennessee vs Mississippi Final: 86-70 - Recap
|Tennessee vs Mississippi Final: 86-70 - Recap|
Jordan McRae scored 26 points for Tennessee on Wednesday, leading them to an 86-70 victory over Mississippi at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tennessee won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as favorites.
Tennessee got 16 points from Josh Richardson and another 16 points from Jeronne Maymon. Darius Thompson contributed 7 assists, while Jarnell Stokes cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Mississippi got 26 points from Marshall Henderson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jarvis Summers. Jarvis Summers contributed 5 assists for them, while Aaron Jones had 5 rebounds.
Tennessee led at halftime, 41-29.
Tennessee had a 45-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.