Postseason NIT - Tennessee Falls 75-67 Against Mercer - Game Recap
Travis Smith scored 25 points for Mercer on Wednesday, leading them to a 75-67 victory over Tennessee at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Mercer won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as underdogs.
Langston Hall had 16 points for Mercer and Daniel Coursey chipped in with 15 points. Langston Hall had 7 assists for them, while T.J. Hallice was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Tennessee got a 20-point performance from Trae Golden, who was supported by 14 points from Jarnell Stokes. Jordan McRae had 4 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee, while Jarnell Stokes grabbed 13 rebounds.
Mercer led at halftime, 34-28.
Tennessee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-29.