Tennessee Vol fans ready for “Sweet Sixteen” game in Louisville

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Plenty of Vol fans are in Louisville ahead of the Thursday night game between Tennessee and Purdue

Tennessee is prepped and ready to put in the work on the court — but the fans? They’re ready to put in work right in Louisville to support the Vols.

And the City of Louisville is giving Tennessee fans a Sweet Sixteen welcome complete with Power T’s.

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Before the game, Tennessee fans can take in the sights: including the Louisville Slugger, but they’re here to watch history.

Yeah I’m excited, I’m really excited, said Chris Clark, a Tennessee fan. I think we’re gonna dominate, I’m really excited. I think we’re gonna win the tournament. I’m looking for my Tennessee fans! Where my boys at?

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Businesses around the KFC Yum Center say they are expecting a lot of orange Thursday.

Game time is 7:29 p.m. Doors open at 5:59 p.m. The game is on TBS.

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