Third Round Highlights: (11) Tennessee 83 – (14) Mercer 63

03/23/2014

NCAA Mercer Tennessee BasketballRALEIGH, NC – Jarnell Stokes dominated, scoring 17 points and grabbing 18 rebounds, as Tennessee downed Mercer 83-63 to advance to the Sweet 16.

Stokes nearly out-rebounded the Bears all on his own. Mercer finished with 19 boards on the game.

Josh Richardson added a career-high 26 points in the third tournament win for the Vols, who went overtime to get a victory over Iowa at the First Four before jumping all over UMass in the second round.

Scott Graham and John Thompson called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Jarnell Stokes scores on the break and it’s 7-0 Vols)

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(Tennessee lays one in and they lead by 15)

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(Antonio Barton hits from three and the rout is on)

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(Josh Richardson puts the exclamation on the Vols’ win)

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(The final call as Tennessee moves on to the Sweet 16)

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(Postgame interview with Tennessee’s Jordan McRae)

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