Vols face Iowa in NCAA Tournament first round play-in game

Vols face Iowa in NCAA Tournament first round play-in game

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Knoxville (WATE) - The Tennessee men's basketball team is back in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2011, kind of.

The Vols received an invitation to play Iowa for the No. 11 seed in a First Four game in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday night. The winner will advance to face No. 5 seed UMass on Friday in Raleigh. 

This is Tennessee's first trip to the NCAA tournament under head coach Cuonzo Martin. 

The Vols watched the NCAA selection show in seclusion on Sunday. Martin will meet with the media on Sunday night. WATE will have complete coverage on 6 News at 11. 

The game will tip at 9:10 p.m. on TruTV.

 

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