Vols Rally From 16-Point Second Half Deficit to Beat Marshall

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Armani Moore scored a career-high 20 points as Tennessee rallied from a 16-point, second-half deficit Thursday in an 84-74 victory over Marshall that spoiled the Thundering Herd’s season opener.
Kevin Punter and Robert Hubbs each added 19 points and sparked a 26-2 run that put Tennessee (2-1) in front for good. Punter scored 17 of his points after halftime. Devon Baulkman had 13 points.
This marked Tennessee’s biggest comeback since it rallied from 17 points down to defeat Vanderbilt 67-64 on Jan. 15, 2011.
Marshall led 51-35 with less than 15 minutes left before Tennessee began its comeback. The Volunteers’ 26-2 run included one stretch in which they scored 19 straight points.
Ryan Taylor and Stevie Browning scored 18 points each for Marshall (0-1).
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