Tennessee knocked off by Oakland, 89-82

Bruce Pearl

After a string of near-upsets, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies have finally taken down a top-tier program. Twelve-point underdogs coming into Thompson-Boling Arena to play the No. 7 Volunteers, Oakland outshot the Vols 53.6 percent to 45.9 percent. Center Keith Benson was dominant, scoring a season-high 26, grabbing ten rebounds, and adding two blocks. Guard Larry Wright and forward Will Hudson pitched in 19 and 17 respectively.

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