March Madness - Tennessee Defeats Mercer 83-63 - Recap

March Madness - Tennessee Defeats Mercer 83-63 - Recap

The battle between Tennessee and Mercer didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mercer was handed an 83-63 defeat on Sunday at PNC Arena.

Tennessee was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8.5-point spread as a favorite.

Tennessee got 26 points from Josh Richardson and another 18 points from Antonio Barton. Jarnell Stokes contributed 5 assists, while Jarnell Stokes cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.

Mercer got a 15-point performance from Langston Hall, who was supported by 12 points from Ike Nwamu. Langston Hall had 6 assists in a losing cause for Mercer, while Ike Nwamu grabbed 4 rebounds.

Tennessee led at halftime, 42-27.

Tennessee had a 41-19 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.