Puerto Rico Tip-off - Tennessee Defeats UNC Asheville 75-68 - Recap
Tennessee earned a 75-68 victory over UNC Asheville on Thursday, getting 16 points from Jarnell Stokes at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.
Tennessee won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13-point spread.
Tennessee got 14 points from Trae Golden and another 12 points from Josh Richardson. Trae Golden contributed 5 assists, while Jarnell Stokes cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
UNC Asheville got 18 points from Jeremy Atkinson in a losing cause and another 12 points from D.J. Cunningham. Trent Meyer contributed 6 assists for them, while Jeremy Atkinson had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tennessee were victorious, as the score was 38-28 at the break.
Tennessee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-25.