Citadel 28 32 60
Tennessee 45 41 86
Date of game: 11/18/2013

Recap: Tennessee vs. Citadel

Knoxville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan McRae scored 20 points to pace the Tennessee Volunteers as they coasted to an 86-60 victory over The Citadel Bulldogs in a preliminary round matchup of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Robert Hubbs III and Antonio Barton each had 13 points apiece for the Volunteers (2-1). Armani Moore led the team with seven boards.

Matt Van Scyoc was the lone double digit scorer for the Bulldogs (2-3) with 19 points. Brian White had five rebounds and Ashton Moore added six assists.

Tennessee started out strong by shooting 60.7 percent from the floor including 4-of-6 from 3-point range in the first half. The strong shooting performance helped the hosts take a 45-28 lead into the break. The Citadel was unable to keep up after being limited to eight makes on 23 attempts from the field in the opening stanza.

The Bulldogs continued their poor offensive play in the second half and connected on only 34.4 percent of their field goal attempts. The Volunteers made 85.7 percent of their shots from the free-throw line to outscore the visitors, 41-32, after the intermission.

Tennessee outrebounded The Citadel, 41-29, and never trailed in the contest.

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