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Frosh Mitchell Shows Block Skills

Tony Mitchell threw a block party Tuesday night at Coleman Coliseum, and the Alabama freshman forward invited 12,098 of his closest friends. And they showed up in droves. If not, Tennessee's 63-56 win over the Tide in Tuscaloosa might have -- make that WOULD have -- been worse.

Starting in place of Senario Hillman, Alabama's Tony Mitchell made a pair of put-backs as the Crimson Tide built a lead early. The Vols got their first field goal at the 15:54 mark, but by that time the Tide led 7-3. Later, Mitchell put a J.P. Prince shot into the stands, catching the fans' and Vols' attention. Moments later, Green hammered a Scotty Hopson dunk attempt off the backboard for a...