Clutch Shot Saves Vols in Round One - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Clutch Shot Saves Vols in Round One

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Chris Lofton hit the game winning basket in the final seconds of play as second-seed Tennessee held off 15th-seed Winthrop 63-to-61 in first round N-C-A-A play. Lofton took an inbound pass with two-point-nine seconds left and hit a basket from just inside the three-point line to push the Volunteers into the second round for the first time in six years. The close finish in Greensboro, North Carolina brought to an end a game that had nine ties and eight lead changes.

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