The Bulldogs proved that they were a worthy opponent in the first 15 minutes of the game by running a lead out to nine points, but the Volunteers settled into the game. After tying things up at 23 at the half, Tennessee went 8 of 9 from 3-point range in the second half and scored 47 points in the final 20 minutes to take a 70-59 win on the road.
With the last three defeats all being games that MSU had a chance in late, coach Chris Jans isn’t giving up on his team yet. He believes there are still some special things in store if it stays the course.
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