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No. 5 Tennessee tops Louisville in NIT Season Tip-Off

NEW YORK (AP) Grant Williams scored 24 points and No. 5 Tennessee had five players In double figures to beat Louisville 92-81 in the first semifinal of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Wednesday night.

Admiral Schofield added 20 points for the Vols (4-0), who shot 54 percent from the field. The win was the 664th of Tennessee coach Rick Barnes' career. It moved him past John Wooden on the all-time Division I wins list.

''It means I've been around a while,'' Barnes said.

Trailing 77-70 with 6:51 left, Louisville coach Chris Mack got called for a technical foul when he didn't like an over-the-back call on Dwayne Sutton. The Cardinals could never recover, trailing by as many as 15.

''I complained during the game, so I'm not going to again complain now,'' Mack said. ''I thought when Dwayne got the ball it was compleley clean. It's basketball. I shouldn't have received the technical. That's my fault. It'll be the last one of this year.''

Jordan Nwora had 23 points and 10 assists to lead Louisville (3-1).

The second game of the doubleheader was No. 2 Kansas against Marquette.

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Key Players
D. Sutton
24 F
A. Schofield
5 G
35.5 Min. Per Game 35.5
11.5 Pts. Per Game 11.5
5.5 Ast. Per Game 5.5
7.0 Reb. Per Game 7.0
41.2 Field Goal % 38.6
45.5 Three Point % 37.5
72.7 Free Throw % 50.0
+ 1 Jordan Nwora made 2nd of 2 free throws 13.0
  Jordan Nwora missed 1st of 2 free throws 13.0
  Personal foul on Kyle Alexander 13.0
  Lamonte Turner missed 3-pt. jump shot 20.0
  Defensive rebound by Jordan Bone 50.0
  Ryan McMahon missed 3-pt. jump shot 52.0
+ 1 Lamonte Turner made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:04
  Lamonte Turner missed 1st of 2 free throws 1:04
  Personal foul on Darius Perry 1:04
+ 2 Jordan Nwora made turnaround jump shot, assist by Ryan McMahon 1:23
+ 2 Admiral Schofield made hook shot 1:34
Team Stats
Points 81 92
Field Goals 26-59 (44.1%) 34-63 (54.0%)
3-Pointers 11-28 (39.3%) 8-22 (36.4%)
Free Throws 18-24 (75.0%) 16-25 (64.0%)
Total Rebounds 32 38
Offensive 8 7
Defensive 23 28
Team 1 3
Assists 15 22
Steals 7 5
Blocks 3 8
Turnovers 14 10
Fouls 21 19
Technicals 1 0
23 PTS, 10 REB
24 PTS, 9 REB, 4 AST
12T
away team logo Louisville 3-1 404181
home team logo 5 Tennessee 4-0 454792
Team Stats
away team logo Louisville 3-1 74.6 PPG 40.5 RPG 13.5 APG
home team logo 5 Tennessee 4-0 81.7 PPG 40.5 RPG 17.9 APG
Key Players
33
J. Nwora F 17.0 PPG 7.6 RPG 1.3 APG 44.6 FG%
2
G. Williams F 18.8 PPG 7.5 RPG 3.1 APG 56.5 FG%
Top Scorers
J. Nwora F 23 PTS 10 REB 0 AST
G. Williams F 24 PTS 9 REB 4 AST
44.1 FG% 54.0
39.3 3PT FG% 36.4
75.0 FT% 64.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Sutton 12 5 1 4/8 4/6 0/0 5 25 1 0 0 2 3
V. King 9 3 2 2/9 0/3 5/6 0 27 0 0 1 0 3
C. Cunningham 8 1 1 3/6 1/1 1/2 0 22 2 0 0 0 1
D. Perry 8 1 8 2/3 1/2 3/4 3 31 3 0 1 0 1
S. Enoch 0 2 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 4 13 0 0 2 1 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Sutton 12 5 1 4/8 4/6 0/0 5 25 1 0 0 2 3
V. King 9 3 2 2/9 0/3 5/6 0 27 0 0 1 0 3
C. Cunningham 8 1 1 3/6 1/1 1/2 0 22 2 0 0 0 1
D. Perry 8 1 8 2/3 1/2 3/4 3 31 3 0 1 0 1
S. Enoch 0 2 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 4 13 0 0 2 1 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Nwora 23 10 0 8/15 3/9 4/5 0 26 0 1 8 1 9
A. Agau 11 5 0 4/6 0/0 3/3 4 16 0 0 0 2 3
R. McMahon 6 0 2 2/6 2/6 0/0 0 21 0 1 1 0 0
M. Williams 3 3 1 1/3 0/0 1/2 4 12 0 1 1 2 1
K. Fore 1 1 0 0/1 0/1 1/2 0 7 1 0 0 0 1
J. Griffin - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Redding - - - - - - - - - - - - -
W. Rainey - - - - - - - - - - - - -
W. Battaile - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 81 31 15 26/59 11/28 18/24 21 200 7 3 14 8 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
G. Williams 24 9 4 9/15 0/0 6/9 2 34 0 3 2 4 5
A. Schofield 20 6 4 7/15 4/8 2/2 1 36 0 1 3 0 6
J. Bone 11 2 6 4/11 1/4 2/2 2 29 1 1 1 0 2
K. Alexander 7 6 1 3/3 0/0 1/2 3 29 0 3 3 2 4
J. Bowden 4 2 2 2/3 0/1 0/0 3 23 1 0 0 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
G. Williams 24 9 4 9/15 0/0 6/9 2 34 0 3 2 4 5
A. Schofield 20 6 4 7/15 4/8 2/2 1 36 0 1 3 0 6
J. Bone 11 2 6 4/11 1/4 2/2 2 29 1 1 1 0 2
K. Alexander 7 6 1 3/3 0/0 1/2 3 29 0 3 3 2 4
J. Bowden 4 2 2 2/3 0/1 0/0 3 23 1 0 0 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Turner 13 5 4 4/10 3/8 2/4 4 25 2 0 1 0 5
J. Fulkerson 11 1 0 4/4 0/0 3/4 3 11 0 0 0 0 1
Y. Pons 2 4 1 1/2 0/1 0/2 1 12 1 0 0 1 3
D. Walker 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
B. Woodson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Campbell - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Fleschman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Johnson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z. Kent - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Burns - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Jancek - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 92 35 22 34/63 8/22 16/25 19 200 5 8 10 7 28