facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

COL BKB: Mercer 75, Tennessee 67

March 21, 2013 at 12:13 AM   |   Comments

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 21 (UPI) -- Travis Smith was perfect in eight free-throw attempts and scored 25 points Wednesday in sending Mercer to a 75-67 NIT upset of Tennessee.

Mercer became one of three teams seeded either last or next-to-last in their quarter of the draw to advance to the tournament's second round -- joining Robert Morris and Stony Brook.

Mercer (24-11) won the Atlantic Sun regular-season title, but the conference's tournament was captured by Florida Gulf Coast.

The Bears made 50 percent of their field goal attempts against the Volunteers with Langston Hall scoring 16 points and Daniel Coursey adding 15.

Mercer will meet BYU in the second round after the Cougars eliminated Washington on Tuesday.

Tennessee (20-13), which lost to Alabama in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tourney, was led by 20 points from Trae Golden.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Former Titans kicker dies in car crash Former Titans kicker dies in car crash
2
UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, September 21
3
UPI Sports Results for September 20, 2014 UPI Sports Results for September 20, 2014
4
NCAA Game Summary - Miami-Ohio vs. Cincinnati
5
NCAA Game Summary - Miami-Florida at Nebraska
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback