No. 2 seed Tennessee passed its first test in the NCAA Tournament with a 72-57 win over No. 15 seed American as JuJuan Smith scored 19 points.
JuJuan Smith hit a number of key threes in the second half, when UT outscored the Eagles 43-35.Wayne Chism scored 16 for the Vols and Tyler Smith added 14.
Tennessee will now face the winner of South Alabama-Butler.
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