Vols roll over Iowa State
AMES, Iowa – Reserve Lamonte Turner scored 20 points, JamesDaniel III had 16 off the bench and 22nd-ranked Tennessee rolled past Iowa State 68-45 on Saturday in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge for its sixth win in seven games.
Admiral Schofield had 10 points and seven rebounds for the Volunteers (15-5), who overcame a horrid start to post their fifth road win of the season.
Tennessee missed 15 of its first 17 shots to fall into a quick early hole. But the Vols soon settled down in their first trip to Hilton Coliseum, closing the first half on a 26-7 run keyed by three 3s from Daniel _ who led the nation in scoring in 2015-16 while at Howard.
Tennessee extended its lead to 44-21 on back-to-back 3s from Turner, capping a staggering 39-9 spurt spanning the halves.
Donovan Jackson had 13 points for the Cyclones (11-9), who were held to their lowest scoring output of the season. Senior Hans Brase replaced talented freshman Cam Lard in the starting lineup for the first time. Brase went scoreless while Lard finished with six points.