Tennessee Defeats South Carolina 72-53 - Recap
|Tennessee Defeats South Carolina 72-53 - Recap|
Tennessee got 24 points from Jordan McRae en route to a 72-53 victory over South Carolina on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tennessee was a 14-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Jarnell Stokes had 17 points for Tennessee and Jeronne Maymon chipped in with 10 points. Darius Thompson had 4 assists for them, while Jarnell Stokes was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
South Carolina got 15 points from Sindarius Thornwell in a losing cause and another 9 points from Duane Notice. Sindarius Thornwell contributed 4 assists for them, while Mindaugas Kacinas had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 45-22 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee as they grabbed 36 boards, while South Carolina only had 31.