Vols celebrate Mercer romp with epic locker room selfie

Tennessee Vounteers players and coaches were all smiles after their payback rout of Mercer to advance to the Sweet 16.

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The Tennessee Vols got some big-time payback on the Mercer Bears with a rout on Sunday night in the NCAA tournament, and they followed up the big win with one epic celebration.

After Mercer ended Tennessee’s season last year with a 75-67 win in the first round of the NIT, the Vols were hungry not to repeat history and finished off a 83-63 rout of the Bears to advance to the Sweet 16 for the fourth time in eight years.

The relief of taking out the tournament’s Cinderella darling was clearly evident, as players and coaches went wild in the locker room.

Tennessee will face second-seeded Michigan (27-8) in a Midwest Regional semifinal Friday night in Indianapolis.