Tennessee Basketball vs. Longwood NCAA Tournament: Scout Report

Tennessee State basketball is heading to the NCAA Championship as the SEC Championship for the first time since 1979.

The No. 3 (26-7) seed plays No. 14 Longwood (26-6) on Thursday (2:45 p.m. ET, CBS) in Indianapolis.

Here’s what you need to know about the match:

Tennessee and Longwood are very excited about the NCAA tournament

Tennessee has won 15 of 17 games, including 15 of the last 16 games against SEC teams. The Vols followed their hot streak to finish the regular season by winning the SEC tournament in dominant style, trailing by 69 seconds in three games.

Longwood is the same amount of red heat. The Lancers are aged 19-1 since the start of 2022 and have not lost since February 12th. They competed in the Big South Championship, topping Winthrop to claim an automatic bid.

It is Longwood’s first appearance in the NCAA Championship.

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