Vols down Lenoir-Rhyne in exhibition matchup
Tennessee opens regular season on Monday against Tennessee Tech
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - In Tennessee’s final tune-up before regular season play begins, the Vols used an excellent performance from beyond the arc to down Division II Lenoir-Rhyne 90-48 Tuesday night inside the Food City Center.
The Vols jumped out to a 15-0 lead to start the game, building a 29-point lead at the half, 49-20.
Tennessee shot 6-10 from beyond the three-point line in the first half, but struggled in the second half, shooting just 2-14 from downtown.
Lenoir-Rhyne was limited to just 25.4% from the field on Tuesday night.
The Vols were impressive all evening on the offensive end, shooting 58.7%.
Jonas Aidoo finished the game with a team-high 14 points. Both Dalton Knecht and Jordan Gainey added 13-point performances.
Lenoir-Rhyne’s Nas Tyson scored a game-high 15 points for the visitors.
Tennessee opens the 2023-24 season at Food City Center on Monday against Tennessee Tech at 6:30 p.m.
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