Tribe dials up intensity, rallies to defeat Pioneers

Dave Ongie • Dec 3, 2010 at 11:31 AM

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett bottled up David Crockett’s 7-foot center on Friday night.

Now if the Indians could just find a way to bottle up the defensive intensity they displayed during the middle two quarters of their Big 8 Conference opener, they’d really be in business.

The Tribe shook off a sluggish first period by outscoring Crockett 46-10 over the next 16 minutes en route to a 71-41 victory.

The Indians held Zach Garland, the Pioneers’ big man, to 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks, with half of those points coming in the waning moments of a blowout few could have predicted.

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