Tennessee 76 – Vanderbilt 38. Video Highlights
1. Tournament statement victory for Tennessee? Vols double up Vanderbilt - largest margin of victory over their in-state rivals in the 185-game history between the two schools.
2. Memphis transfer Antonio Barton hits five three-pointers, scores 21 points. Coach Cuonzo Martin: “It’s never too late to get better,”
3. Vanderbilt guard Dai-Jon Parker: “It’s embarrassing to the program and to our coaching staff.”
Missouri 85 – Mississippi State 66. Video Highlights
4. Mizzou gets 14 points and seven rebounds from center Keanau Post. Tigers shoot a season-best 62.3 percent from the floor.
5. Mississippi State connects on season-high 10 three-pointers but its not enough as Bulldogs drop 11th straight. Coach Rick Ray: “Missouri has the most lethal backcourt combination in this league.”
6. Craig Sword misses game for Mississippi State to attend grandmother’s funeral.
Alabama 73 – Auburn 57.
7. Levi Randolph scores 24 points and grabs nine rebounds to lead Alabama to the victory.
8. Statement game for coach Anthony Grant?
9. Is Auburn coach Tony Barbee worried about job security? ”No. I’m worried about coaching against Tennessee the next game.”
Florida 79 – LSU 61. Video Highlights
10. No. 1 Gators keep rolling - make a season-high 13 three-point shots. Florida now 16-0 in the SEC and 27-2 overall.
11. LSU guard Anthony Hickey on the Gators: “They be locked in.”
Arkansas 87 – Georgia 75. Video Highlights
12. Forward Coty Clarke scored a career-high 23 points and Michael Qualls added 20 points. Razorbacks win for the seventh time in their last eight games.
13. Georgia hit 13 of their first 16 shots but can’t keep up the pace. Kenny Gaines led the Bulldogs with 25 points.
Texas A&M 71 – Ole Miss 60. Video Highlights
14. Short-handed Aggies get the win at home. Guard Fabyon Harris passed out in pre-game shootaround and had to be hospitalized. Guard Shawn Smith was out for personal reasons.
15. Former Ole Miss Rebel Jamal Jones scores 21 points for Texas A&M. “This game means a lot to me.”
South Carolina 72 – Kentucky 67. Video Highlights
16. South Carolina gets 24 points from Brenton Williams as Gamecocks stun Kentucky. Fans storm the court after the game.
17. Kentucky’s James Young, Aaron Harrison and Julius Randle make only nine of 35 shots. Coach John Calipari ejected from game.
18. John Clay: ”In the end, the coach who preaches accountability was nowhere to be found.”