Fueled by a career-high 27 points from Jordan Bone and a strong defense, No. 7 Tennessee took down fourth-ranked Kentucky in lopsided fashion on Saturday in Knoxville.
In a fast-scoring slugfest, the Vols emerged victorious over the Rebels thanks to outstanding play from Grant Williams and Lamonte Turner.
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.
The Volunteers were unable to take advantage of their first conference championship appearance in nearly a decade.
The Vols won at Rupp Arena for only the fifth time in program history on Tuesday evening, beating the Kentucky Wildcats 61-59. Here are the takeaways from the game.