No. 22 Auburn won its first Southeastern Conference tournament championship since 1985 by routing eighth-ranked Tennessee 84-64 on Sunday.
Lamonte’ Turner sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left and No. 8 Tennessee rallied to beat No. 4 Kentucky 82-78 in a thriller of a Southeastern Conference semifinal game Saturday.
No. 8 Tennessee defeated Mississippi State 83-76 on Friday to advance to an SEC tournament semifinal meeting with No. 4 Kentucky on Saturday.
Tennessee forward Grant Williams is The Associated Press’ Southeastern Conference men’s basketball player of the year and Mississippi’s Kermit Davis coach of the year.
Tennessee has fallen, but that doesn’t mean the Vols can’t get back up and win the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball tournament.
Jared Harper made four straight free throws over the final 31 seconds to help Auburn clinch an 84-80 victory over No. 5 Tennessee on Saturday in the regular-season finale.
The No. 5 Mississippi State women opened their try for a first Southeastern Conference tournament title with an 83-68 victory over Tennessee on Friday.
The Tennessee men’s basketball team is regaining its defensive identity just in time for the postseason.
Jordan Bone scored a career-high 27 points and No. 7 Tennessee beat No. 4 Kentucky 71-52 on Saturday for its 25th straight win at home, snapping the Wildcats’ four-game winning streak.
Javonte Smart capped a 29-point performance with a crucial rebound and go-ahead free throws in the final seconds, sealing No. 13 LSU’s 82-80 overtime win over No. 5 Tennessee on Saturday.
On a night when both teams posted their lowest point totals of the season, No. 5 Tennessee outlasted Vanderbilt 58-46 on Tuesday in the Vols’ first game since losing their No. 1 ranking.
PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and Kentucky beat Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Vols’ school-record, 19-game winning streak.
Tennessee owns the longest active winning streak of any Division I team. This also marks the biggest winning streak of Rick Barnes’ 32-year head coaching career, surpassing the 17-game string that started Texas’ 2009-10 season.
Admiral Schofield and Grant Williams scored 13 points each as the top-ranked Volunteers defeated Missouri 72-60 on Tuesday night to earn their 17th straight victory, extending a school record.
“We have a long way to go. We have a long season ahead of us. It’s nice to set that record, but we want more.”