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 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 lone senior for Tennessee this season, James Daniel III, will graduate after just one season with the Volunteers.
No. 18 Tennessee had a strong second half performance to finish off the Tigers 84-61 in Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday night to win its fourth straight game.
The Tennessee Volunteers look to salvage another SEC game after dropping to Missouri earlier this week.