Battle 4 Atlantis - Recap - Tennessee Defeats Xavier 64-49
Xavier was victimized for 20 points and 10 rebounds by Jarnell Stokes as Tennessee defeated them 64-49 in NCAA action on Friday.
Bettors who backed Tennessee were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks.
Jordan McRae had 16 points for Tennessee and Jeronne Maymon chipped in with 14 points. Jarnell Stokes had 3 assists for them, while Jarnell Stokes was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Xavier got a 10-point performance from Matt Stainbrook, who was supported by 9 points from Myles Davis. Dee Davis had 2 assists in a losing cause for Xavier, while James Farr grabbed 6 rebounds.
Tennessee led at halftime, 39-26.
The rebound battle favored Tennessee as they grabbed 41 boards, while Xavier only had 29.