GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Tennessee 102, Saint Joseph's 66

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Victor Bailey scored 18 points and No. 8 Tennessee beat winless Saint Joseph's 102-66.

Bailey was one of six players who scored in double figures for the Volunteers (5-0). Santiago Vescovi had 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Yves Pons added 13 points and nine rebounds. Keon Johnson had 12 points, and John Fulkerson and Jaden Springer each scored 10.

Ryan Daly topped the Hawks (0-5) with 13 points. Dahmir Bishop scored 12, while Taylor Funk and Rahmir Moore added 10 apiece.

Tennessee, which limited its first four opponents to 33% shooting, held Saint Joseph's to 40%.

Bailey had 13 points by halftime as Tennessee led 56-33 at the break.

Jack Forrest paced the Hawks with nine points in the first 20 minutes. Daly and Funk each scored eight.

The Vols jumped out to a 20-4 lead in the first 6:22. Saint Joseph's shot 1 of 7 and committed four turnovers during that span.


December 21, 2020