NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament Second Round-Duke Vs Tennessee

Mar 18, 2023; Orlando, FL, USA; Tennessee Volunteers forward Olivier Nkamhoua (13) celebrates after defeating the Duke Blue Devils in the second round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament at Legacy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Matt Pendleton-USA TODAY Sports

Olivier Nkamhoua scored 23 of his career-best-tying 27 points in the second half to help No. 4 seed Tennessee notch a 65-52 victory over No. 5 Duke in NCAA Tournament East Region play on Saturday afternoon at Orlando, Fla.

Santiago Vescovi made four 3-pointers while scoring 14 points as the Volunteers (25-10) advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2019. Nkamhoua made 10 of 13 field-goal attempts, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range.

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