Vols lose to Indianapolis in exhibition game, 79-64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WVLT) -- Darius Adams scored 27 points and Indianapolis upset No. 23 Tennessee 79-64 in exhibition game Monday night.

Indianapolis coach Stan Gouard, who played for Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl at Southern Illinois, had his players use Pearl's trademark style of full-court pressure to force 25 turnovers. The Division II Greyhounds scored 25 points off the takeaways and hit 33 of 40 free throws.

Tennessee lead 40-31 just before halftime, but a free throw by Adams before the break and a layup by Nate Blank after it launched a 16-0 run. A jumper with 11:33 to go by Adrian Moss, who had 20 points, pushed the Greyhounds' lead to 58-43, and though Tennessee closed the gap late it never recovered.

Cameron Tatum lead the Vols with 15 points, and Tobias Harris added 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Tune into Sports Overtime at 11 p.m. for highlights and reaction from the Vols' stunning loss.




 
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