The Tennessee basketball team arrived in Dallas to begin their March Madness journey on Tuesday evening and looked happy to find some Vol-themed cookies waiting for them.

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The @Vol_Hoops twitter account tweeted a few photos of the players picking up some cookies decorated to look like Tennessee basketball jerseys. Yves Pons, a freshman from France, looked particularly happy to see them - he had a big smile on his face.

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Tennessee begins NCAA Tournament play at the American Airlines Center on Thursday at 12:40 against Wright State. The Vols are the no. 3 seed in the South Region after winning a share of the SEC regular season championship.

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