NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s Lamonte’ Turner picked a perfect time to snap out of his shooting slump.
KNOXVILLE — Admiral Schofield scored 18 points in his final home game, and No. 5 Tennessee beat Mississippi State 71-54 on Tuesday night for its 26th straight home victory.
Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week:
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee’s 19-game winning streak has disappeared. So has its No. 1 ranking.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — No. 5 Kentucky got the strong start it sought against No. 1 Tennessee and for a moment was blowing out the Volunteers.
No. 1 Tennessee (23-1, 11-0) vs. No. 5 Kentucky (20-4, 9-2)
KNOXVILLE—Admiral Schofield and Grant Williams scored 13 points each as No. 1 Tennessee defeated Missouri 72-60 on Tuesday night to extend its school-record winning streak to 17 games.
NEW YORK — Tennessee stayed atop the AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll for a second straight week.
Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I’s unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost.
DALLAS — Rick Barnes is now winning NCAA Tournament games with “Rocky Top” in Texas.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes continues searching for the right combinations to put on the floor even as his team remains in the Top 25 and moves closer to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2014.
NASHVILLE — Companies will have to disclose more information to secure future incentives from one Tennessee city, as part of the local government’s bid to strengthen the transparency of economic development deals.
NASHVILLE — Finding a rhythm took the whole game for Georgia, even with the eagerly awaited return of co-scoring leader Yante Maten.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee was staring at a double-digit halftime deficit and the likelihood of a fourth straight loss Saturday when Admiral Schofield made a bold prediction.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Four losses in five games made South Carolina a lock for a first NCAA tournament bid in 13 years start to get shaky. Then an 18-point lead against Tennessee on Saturday was suddenly just four.