Vols Hit 14 3-pointers to Defeat Campbell, 90-49

Dec. 23, 2004

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - C.J. Watson scored a career-high 20 points and Scooter McFadgon had 18 to lead Tennessee to a 90-49 victory over Campbell on Thursday night.

Tennessee (6-4) made 14 of 22 shots from 3-point range, falling one short of tying the school record for 3-pointers. The Vols hit 13 of their first 15 3-point shots.

Campbell (2-6) committed a season-high 27 turnovers.

Watson was 6 of 7 from the field and made all five of his 3-point shots. Chris Lofton added 16 points for the Vols.

Maurice Latham and Dominique Klein led Campbell with 10 points each.

Tennessee led 15-13 with 13:32 left in the first half when it went on a 17-0 run. Brandon Crump's dunk gave the Vols a 32-13 lead with 8:02 left in the half.

The Vols stretched the lead to 30 on two foul shots by Watson with nine seconds in the half.

Campbell's Anthony Atkins hit a 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer, and the Vols led 51-24.

Watson had 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting and was 3 of 3 from 3-point range at halftime. McFadgon had 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting and was 2 of 3 from behind the arc.

Tennessee shot 69.6 percent from the field in the first half and hit 8 of 10 shots from 3-point range and all 11 of its foul shots. The Vols made nine straight shots from the field during one stretch.

Campbell shot 47.6 percent from the field and committed 15 turnovers in the first half.

The Vols made their first nine shots of the second half, including five 3-pointers. McFadgon's 3-pointer with 14:14 left gave Tennessee a 76-26 lead and capped a 25-2 run starting the second half.





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