Score: Tennessee 64, Missouri 62
Star(s): Tennessee: Jarnell Stokes 13 Pts, 13 Reb. Missouri: Laurence Bowers 20 Pts, 5 Reb.
Story: The Tennessee Volunteers slid past the Missouri Tigers 64-62 on senior night in Thompson Boling arena.
In front of a screaming, over-capacity crowd of 21,767, Jordan McRae led the Vols to a victory with 15 points. Missouri’s Laurence Bowers led both teams with 20 points. Jarnell Stokes led the Volunteers with 13 rebounds and 13 points in his thirteenth double-double of the season.
Before the game, Tennessee honored seniors Skylar McBee, Kenny Hall, Dwight Miller, and Rob Murphy.
Missouri took an early 8-3 lead but by halftime the Volunteers had fought back and tied the game at 29-29.
No Volunteer was able to stop Missouri’s Laurence Bowers, but Tennessee freshman Armani Moore blocked one of Bowers’ shots that sent the crowd into an uproar of cheers.
Throughout the second half, the Volunteers fought back to take the lead and defeat the Tigers. Missouri h...