Mercer-Tennessee set for Sunday at 6:10

RALEIGH, North Carolina (41NBC/WMGT) – Mercer’s men’s basketball team will continue its "Cinderalla Story" Sunday at 6:10 p.m in a game televised by TNT.

The Bears will face the Tennessee Volunteers, who knocked off UMass, 86-67 on Friday.  Mercer scored the biggest win in school history a few hours earlier, knocking off Duke, 78-71 to claim the school’s first NCAA Tournament win. 

Sunday, the Bears will try to beat Tennessee for the second time in two years.  In the first round of last year’s NIT, the Bears beat the Vols, 75-67 in Knoxville.

41NBC’s Tucker Sargent is still in Raleigh and will be at the game Sunday.  He’ll have post game reaction on the news at 11. 

Follow Tucker on Twitter @TuckSargent.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He hails from "The Great State of Alabama," as he calls it, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn, before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!