Wesley Person and Jordon Varnado combined for 43 points and Troy fended off ETSU 73-65 Wednesday night.
Tennessee has dismissed wide receiver Jauan Jennings from the team after he ripped the Volunteers' coaching staff in a profanity-laced video posted on Instagram.
The Vols will practice in the morning and then have dinner as a team
Grant Williams scored all 22 of his points after halftime and hit the go-ahead shot with 14.5 seconds left in regulation to lift Tennessee past No. 18 Purdue 78-75 in Wednesday's opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.