In the first-ever top-five matchup between No. 1 Tennessee and fifth-ranked Kentucky, the Vols fell to the Wildcats 86-69.
Conference powers Tennessee and Kentucky are set to collide in primetime as the Vols seek their 20th straight win.
Despite just eight points from Grant Williams on Wednesday, No. 1 Tennessee used a versatile attack and suffocating defense to stifle South Carolina for the Vols’ 11th consecutive SEC victory.
No. 1 Tennessee extended its win streak to 18 games on Saturday, the longest of Rick Barnes’ coaching career, by dismantling Florida in front of a sold-out Thompson-Boling Arena.
No. 1 Tennessee scores 72 to Missouri’s 60 at basketball to remain undefeated in the SEC.
With Grant Williams and Admiral Schofield leading the way, the Vols resist Chris Silva and the Gamecocks’ stout defense to achieve the longest win streak in program history.