Olivier Nkamhoua was a little hesitant to enter Tennessee’s postgame locker room after a career performance against powerhouse Duke in the NCAA Tournament. Nkamhoua tied his career high with 27 points, including 13 straight for Tennessee during a decisive stretch in the second half, and the fourth-seeded Volunteers bullied Duke 65-52 on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2019. Advertisement“We’re a tough, hard-nosed team,” Nkamhoua said. It prompted Vols fans to start chanting and sent Duke fans scrambling for the the exits. “We prepare for a dogfight every game,” Nkamhoua said.
Source: The Express Tribune March 19, 2023 09:24 UTC