Puerto Rico Tip-off - Massachusetts vs Tennessee Wrap - Tennessee Wins 83-69
Jarnell Stokes scored 24 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Tennessee over Massachusetts, 83-69, on Sunday at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.
Bettors who backed Tennessee were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks.
Tennessee got 12 points from Jordan McRae and another 11 points from Trae Golden. Trae Golden contributed 6 assists, while Jarnell Stokes cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Massachusetts got 18 points from Jesse Morgan in a losing cause and another 16 points from Chaz Williams. Chaz Williams contributed 8 assists for them, while Chaz Williams had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 38-34 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee as they grabbed 51 boards, while Massachusetts only had 37.