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NCAA Tournament: Tennessee-Charlotte live score updates

The Vols are looking to close this thing out tonight.

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Both Tennessee and Charlotte beat Clemson in dramatic fashion over the last 24 hours, sending the Tigers back to the house. The 49ers will now have to win two straight over Tennessee to advance, while the Volunteers can close this thing out tonight.

The winner will advance to the Super Regional round, where they’ll matchup against either Penn, Southern Miss or Samford. Should Tennessee finish off Charlotte, there’s a good chance they’ll host a super next weekend in Knoxville.


  • It’s either Southern Miss or Penn for Tennessee in the next round.
  • FINAL SCORE: Tennessee 9, Charlotte 2..... Volunteers advance to the supers.
  • More insurance..... Tennessee 9-2 after a Christian Scott bloop (B8).
  • Tennessee cruising... 7-2 bottom 8.
  • AUBURN REGION UPDATE: Southern Miss beats Samford, 9-4. Southern Miss now needs to win two against Penn to advance to face the Clemson Regional winner.
  • Maui Ahuna adds another on a fielder’s choice.... Tennessee up 7-2 (B7).
  • Charlotte strands two men on base.... Tennessee heads to the bottom of the 7th up 6-2.
  • Camden Sewell takes over on the mound for Drew Beam.
  • Tennessee 6, Charlotte 2 — Christian Moore with a 2-run shot to extend the Tennessee lead. (B6)
  • Cam Fisher doubles and drives in another to cut the lead down to 4-2 (T6).
  • Charlotte answers with a solo shot of their own to make it 4-1 (T5).
  • Zane Denton solo shot to dead center. Tennessee 4-0 (B4).
  • Back to back sacrifice flies — Tennessee leads 3-0 (B4).
  • Griffin Merritt doubles, Jared Dickey to 3rd. No outs. Vols threatening.
  • Seven strikeouts for Beam through the 4th (1-0 Tennessee, B4).
  • Christian Moore with the solo shot to get Tennessee on the board, 1-0. (B2)
  • Nothing doing for Tennessee in the bottom of the first. They also strand one on first. (0-0, T2)
  • Charlotte made Beam throw 22 pitches in the top of the first, but they strand one on first. Tennessee gets out unscathed. (0-0, B1)
  • Auburn Regional update: Southern Miss and Samford are currently in a lightning delay, tied 1-1 in the 3rd inning.
  • Starting lineup: It’ll be the usual group for Tennessee tonight.
  • The Vol Network radio crew will carry the game live here.
  • Drew Beam (7-4, 4.18 ERA) will get the start on the mound for Tennessee.
  • Yes, this game is exclusively on ESPN+ — not SEC+ — so you have to have the ESPN+ subscription to watch. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. ET.