Alabama Falls 54-53 to Tennessee - Recap
|Alabama Falls 54-53 to Tennessee - Recap|
Tennessee grabbed a 54-53 win over Alabama on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Jordan McRae at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tennessee earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 3-point spread.
Tennessee got 15 points from Jarnell Stokes and another 7 points from Kenny Hall. Jordan McRae contributed 4 assists, while Jarnell Stokes cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
Alabama got 18 points from Trevor Releford in a losing cause and another 11 points from Trevor Lacey. Trevor Lacey contributed 4 assists for them, while Trevor Lacey had 4 rebounds.
Tennessee trailed at halftime, 25-19.
Tennessee had a 37-22 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.