March Madness - Tennessee Defeats Colgate 77-70 - Recap

Tennessee got 19 points from Admiral Schofield as they ran past Colgate 77-70 on Friday at Nationwide Arena.

Tennessee won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -17.5-point spread.

Jordan Bone had 16 points for Tennessee and Jordan Bowden chipped in with 14 points. Lamonte Turner had 6 assists for them, while Grant Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Colgate got 32 points from Jordan Burns in a losing cause and another 10 points from Tucker Richardson. Tucker Richardson contributed 4 assists for them, while Jack Ferguson had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Tennessee were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Tennessee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-25.