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Auburn guard Samir Doughty (10) and forward Danjel Purifoy (3) react to a 3-point shot during an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Knoxville, Tenn. Doughty made 8 of 13 3-pointers and finished with 32 points as No. 17 Auburn beat Tennessee 85-63 to snap a two-game skid in the regular-season finale. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Doughty makes 8 3s as No. 17 Auburn beats Tennessee 85-63

Mar. 7, 2020 4:18 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers played their best game of the season on Saturday, reminding coach Bruce Pearl of how they played a year ago in turning in the best postseason in program history. Samir Doughty made 8 of 13 3-pointers and finished with 32 points as No. 17 Auburn beat Tennessee...

Tennessee's John Fulkerson (10) celebrates after Tennessee defeated Kentucky 81-73 in an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Fulkerson scores 27, Tennessee stuns No. 6 Kentucky 81-73

Mar. 4, 2020 1:51 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — On the brink of being blown out, Tennessee stuck with the plan against No. 6 Kentucky by creating opportunities and then making them count. The Volunteers emerged with a huge victory that snapped the Wildcats' hot streak along with 10 perfect years of holding a double-digit halftime...

Tennessee forward John Fulkerson (10) dribbles the ball past Florida forward Keyontae Johnson (11)  during an NCAA college basketball game in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Tennessee hold off Florida 63-58 behind Fulkerson

Feb. 29, 2020 6:02 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Fulkerson knew the shot clock was winding down and Tennessee needed something to halt a furious Florida comeback. Fulkerson set his feet and let a 3-point shot fly from near the top of the key. The junior forward had only attempted one other 3-pointer in his entire career, and...

Tennessee's Yves Pons (35) puts up a shot against Arkansas in the Vols' 82-61 home win during an NCAA college basketball game, in Knoxville, Tenn., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (Scott Keller/The Daily Times via AP)

Jones scores 37 in Arkansas’ 86-69 win over Tennessee

Feb. 26, 2020 11:30 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Mason Jones scored a game-high 37 points and Arkansas started the game on a 14-1 run and never trailed in an 86-69 win over Tennessee Wednesday night. Jones, the SEC's leading scorer, scored nine of the 14 to start the game. He was joined in double figures by teammates Isaiah Joe...

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl celebrates with players after a win over Tennessee in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)

Auburn rallies past Vols; fan tossed for derogatory comment

Feb. 22, 2020 3:39 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers had an ugly performance for 25 minutes and an unfortunate incident involving a fan. The final result was prettier for the 13th-ranked Tigers, who rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half to beat Tennessee 73-66 on Saturday behind Samir Doughty's 22 points....

Bowden's late free throws clinch Vols' 65-61 win over Vandy

Feb. 19, 2020 12:16 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Bowden’s steadiness at the foul line made sure Tennessee avoided a stunning collapse. Bowden calmly sank two free throws with five seconds left to clinch a 65-61 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday night after Tennessee nearly blew a 12-point lead in the final minute. ...

Kotsar, South Carolina rally to beat Tennessee 63-61

Feb. 15, 2020 10:02 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s Maik Kotsar swished four free throws in the final 21 seconds to deliver an improbable 63-61 win over Tennessee on Saturday. “Kotsar last year would avoid getting fouled because he did not want to shoot a free throw,” coach Frank Martin said....

Arkansas forward Reggie Chaney (35) is defended by Tennessee forward John Fulkerson (10) and Tennessee guard Davonte Gaines (0) during an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Brianna Paciorka/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Tennessee wins 82-61 as Arkansas suffers 3rd straight loss

Feb. 11, 2020 10:51 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s defense stopped its slump and continued Arkansas’ slide. Freshman Santiago Vescovi had 20 points and eight assists before fouling out to set career highs in both categories as Tennessee trounced Arkansas 82-61 on Tuesday to hand the Razorbacks their third...

Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey (3) shoots a reverse layup past Tennessee forward John Fulkerson (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Knoxville, Tenn. Kentucky won 77-64. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

No. 15 Kentucky finally wins at Tennessee with 77-64 triumph

Feb. 8, 2020 5:01 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky continued its recent surge by finally finding a way to beat Rick Barnes’ Tennessee Volunteers in Knoxville. Immanuel Quickley scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half as No. 15 Kentucky beat Tennessee 77-64 on Saturday to win for the sixth time in seven games....