Advertise with usContact UsRTI Team

WATCH: Matt Painter, Purdue Players React to Elite Eight Win Over Tennessee

Matt Painter
Purdue head coach Matt Painter. Photo via NCAA Communications.

Tennessee’s memorable 2023-2024 season comes to a close with a loss to Midwest Region one-seed Purdue on Sunday afternoon in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament.

Despite a 37-point showing in Dalton Knecht’s final game in a Tennessee uniform, the Vols fell to the Boilermakers by a score of 72-66 on Sunday behind a 40-point performance from Zach Edey.

Knecht and Edey were two of the three players to record double-digit point totals in the game, joined by Purdue’s Fletcher Loyer who finished with 14 points.

After the game, Purdue’s Matt Painter met with the media to discuss his relation to the Boilermakers’ Final Four berth. Painter spoke about his team’s showing, what Dalton Knecht was able to do, and much more. Additionally, Purdue’s Zach Edey, Fletcher Loyer, Braden Smith, and Fletcher Loyer met with the media in Detroit to discuss their thoughts as well.

More from RTI: Three Quick Takeaways as Tennessee’s Season Ends At Hands Of Purdue In Elite Eight
More from RTI: WATCH: Rick Barnes, Tennessee Players React to Season-Ending Loss to Purdue

Check out both of Purdue’s postgame press conferences below:

Purdue HC Matt Painter and Players

Similar Articles


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Tweet Us