AUBURN, Al. (WATE) — Auburn outscored Tennessee 49-36 in the second half to top the Vols 77-70. Wendell Green, Johni Broome, Allen Flanigan and Jaylin Williams all finished with double-digit points. The four players combined for 70 of Auburn’s 79 points.
The Vols offensive struggles showed late in the game. Tennessee didn’t make a field goal in the final 6:13 of the game.
While the Vols only had 11 turnovers, Auburn turned those 11 turnovers into 21 points.
Santiago Vescovi did everything he could to keep UT in the game. The senior poured in 21 points on 8-of-13 (61.5%) shooting.
Tyreke Key tallied 13 points. Josiah-Jordan James and Julian Phillips each chipped in 10 points.
UP NEXT: If Mizzou loses, the Vols clinch the four seed in the SEC Tournament. If Mizzou wins, the Vols will finish with the five seed. If Tennessee is the four seed, they play on Friday at 3 p.m. If Tennessee is the five seed, it will play on Thursday at 3 p.m.