Despite having a 17-point lead in the second half, turnovers proved to be too much for the Vols as they lost 73-66 to Auburn on the road.
The Vols defeated the Commodores for the second time this season, but this time Vanderbilt finished within striking distance when the final buzzer sounded.
Tennessee’s bats came to life as they beat Western Illinois to sweep their first series of the season.
Tennessee shut out Western Illinois and hit two home runs to win 3-0 on opening day.
Tennessee’s 5-game winning streak against South Carolina was snapped in a last-second loss in Columbia.
Efficiency on both sides of the court powered Tennessee to a big win over Arkansas.