Vols Advance in NCAA Tournament

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Dayton, OH– Memphian Jarnell Stokes opened overtime with a 3-point play, finishing with 18 points and 13 rebounds as Tennessee rallied from 12 down to knock off Iowa in the NCAA Tournament’s First Four, 78-65.

The Vols didn’t lead in the game until there was 3 minutes to go, getting a huge 3-point play from Jeronne Maymon to force overtime.  U-T then dominated the OT, outscoring the Hawkeyes 14-1 for its sixth win in seven games, advancing the Vols to Raleigh where they will face UMass on Friday.

Jordan McRae led Tennessee with 20, Josh Richardson finished with 17.