Tennessee didn’t just survive and advance in the NCAA Tournament yesterday, they absolutely throttled Wright State.
Pressure? What pressure? No, they are the ones who pressure. And they’ve traded their fancy handshakes for an all-business attitude copped from the 1996 Chicago Bulls.
Highlights of the smothering:
And we wouldn’t be doing our job if we didn’t single out this play because it’s so, so good:
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— Tennessee Basketball (@Vol_Hoops) March 15, 2018
What did the SEC Network folks have to say? Good things, as you might expect:
Tennesse wasn’t the only SEC team to have a good day yesterday. The conference went 4-0, and now the pressure is on Texas A&M, Arkansas, Auburn, and Missouri to uphold the good name of the group of institutions formerly known primarily for football.
So, who’s next for the Vols? The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers, who beat Miami with some flair:
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 15, 2018
The game isn’t until tomorrow at 6:10 p.m. ET on TNT, but we’re already being ever-so-politely trash-talked by a nonagenerian chaplain:
— Marshall Hughes (@marshallhughes) March 16, 2018