The Tennessee Volunteers Men’s Basketball team saw its season snapped in a hard fought 70-56 defeat versus Oregon State on Friday in the first round of the NCAA March Madness Tournament.
The Volunteers went toe-to-toe against the Beavers but were unable pull ahead with the lead in the first half of regulation play.
Tennessee went into the locker room trailing Oregon State 33-19. Out of halftime the Volunteers rallied with timely scoring and defensive stops to tie the second half 37-37.
Despite Tennessee’s valiant effort in the second half Oregon State held the lead to end the contest on top.
Keon Johnson posted 14 points on the night for the Volunteers. Jaden Springer scored 12 points. Santiago Vescovi notched 11 points for the Volunteers.
Tennessee will end their season 18-9 overall and 10-7 in conference play.
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