After an excellent regular season last year, the Vols will now have to find players that can step up and produce if they are to repeat last season’s success.
In a fast-scoring slugfest, the Vols emerged victorious over the Rebels thanks to outstanding play from Grant Williams and Lamonte Turner.
Tennessee will advance to its first conference championship in nearly a decade after beating Arkansas.
The Volunteers advanced to the semifinals of the tournament for the first time since 2014 with a win over the Bulldogs.
The Volunteers look to build upon their recent success in the SEC Tournament this weekend.
Head coach Rick Barnes and multiple Volunteers basketball players dominated the SEC postseason awards on Tuesday.