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Stokes scores 21 and Tennessee rolls past Wake Forest at Battle 4 Atlantis, 82-63

  • Tennessee's Jarnell Stokes drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Madison Jones, left, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Bahamas Visual Services, Tim Aylen)

    Tennessee's Jarnell Stokes drives to the basket as Wake Forest's Madison Jones, left, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Bahamas Visual Services, Tim Aylen)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tennessee's Jarnell Stokes dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Bahamas Visual Services, Tim Aylen)

    Tennessee's Jarnell Stokes dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Bahamas Visual Services, Tim Aylen)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tennessee's Darius Thompson, center, is sandwiched by Wake Forest's Arnaud William Adala Moto, right, and Travis McKie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Bahamas Visual Services, Tim Aylen)

    Tennessee's Darius Thompson, center, is sandwiched by Wake Forest's Arnaud William Adala Moto, right, and Travis McKie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Bahamas Visual Services, Tim Aylen)  (The Associated Press)

Jarnell Stokes scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Darius Thompson scored 16 and Tennessee beat Wake Forest 82-63 on Saturday in the fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.

Jordan McRae scored 10 points for the Volunteers (5-2), who controlled play throughout. Tennessee outscored Wake Forest 40-26 in the paint, and held a 34-28 rebounding edge in the first matchup between the schools in nearly 43 years.

Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 17 points for Wake Forest (6-2). Travis McKie scored 15 points and Coron Williams added 10 for the Demon Deacons, who shot 42 percent compared with 53 percent by the Volunteers.

Wake Forest resumes its schedule against Tulane on Dec. 4. Tennessee is off until it plays host to Tennessee Tech on Dec. 7.