The No. 2-seed Tennessee Volunteers will take on the No. 15-seed Colgate Raiders in South region action to begin the First Round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 22.
Tipoff for this March Madness matchup is at 2:45 PM ET and the game will be broadcast on CBS and streamed on NCAA March Madness Live.
Here’s what you need to know about the matchup as you prepare to fill out your Yahoo! Sports Tourney Pick ‘Em bracket for a chance to win $1,000,000.
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Tennessee regular season review:
Tennessee went 29-5 overall, totaling 82.3 points per game while shooting 49.9 percent from the field and 35.2 from three-point range during the regular season. As a team the Volunteers averaged 37.9 rebounds, 18.5 assists, 6 steals, 5.4 blocks and 11.1 turnovers per game in regular season play.
Tennessee players to watch:
During the regular season, Grant Williams averaged 19.3 points, 7.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.5 blocks. Admiral Schofield recorded 16.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Jordan Bone averaged 13.4 points and 6.1 assists.
Colgate regular season review:
Colgate put together a record of 24-10 this season, putting up 74.9 points per game while shooting 47.6 percent from the field and 38.4 from three-point range during the regular season. As a team the Raiders averaged 35.9 rebounds, 15.4 assists, 5.9 steals, 3.4 blocks and 12.7 turnovers per game in regular season play.
Colgate players to watch:
In regular season play Rapolas Ivanauskas recorded 16.3 points and eight rebounds. Jordan Burns averaged 15.7 points, 5.7 assists and 1.1 steals. Will Rayman recorded 12.6 points and 6.5 rebounds.[divider]
Tennessee vs. Colgate Prediction:
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Tennessee vs Colgate: Odds, Location, Game Time, TV Channel, Live Stream
Odds: Tennessee -16.5
Location: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
Game Date: Friday, March 22
Game Time: 2:45 PM ET
TV Channel: CBS
Live Stream: NCAA March Madness Live
All March Madness First Round Previews, Odds and Predictions:
East: Duke vs. North Dakota State/North Carolina Central | Michigan State vs. Bradley | LSU vs. Yale | Virginia Tech vs. Saint Louis | Mississippi St. vs. Liberty | Maryland vs. Belmont/Temple | Louisville vs. Minnesota | VCU vs. UCF
West: Gonzaga vs. Fairleigh Dickinson/Prairie View A&M | Michigan vs. Montana | Texas Tech vs. Northern Kentucky | Florida State vs. Vermont | Marquette vs. Murray State | Buffalo vs. Arizona State/St. John's | Nevada vs. Florida | Syracuse vs. Baylor
South: Virginia vs. Gardner-Webb | Tennessee vs. Colgate | Purdue vs. Old Dominion | Kansas St. vs. UC Irvine | Wisconsin vs. Oregon | Villanova vs. St. Mary's | Cincinnati vs. Iowa | Mississippi vs. Oklahoma
Midwest: North Carolina vs. Iona | Kentucky vs. Abilene Christian | Houston vs. Georgia State | Kansas vs. Northeastern | Auburn vs. New Mexico St. | Iowa State vs. Ohio State | Wofford vs. Seton Hall | Utah State vs. Washington
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