In all honesty, I expected to be anticipating an SEC-WCC clash between Tennessee and BYU in the NIT's second round.
Boy, was I wrong.
The Cougers will host a team in orange next week—but it won't be Volunteer orange. Mercer upset the Vols 75-67 on Wednesday night to land the seventh-seeded Bears in the next round, and they will head to Provo on Monday to play BYU.
So, who the heck is Mercer? Here is a preview of the Bears.