On Tuesday night the Tennessee Volunteers defeated the Bulldogs of Mississippi State 56-53 in an SEC matchup in Knoxville.
The Volunteers came out of the gate in the first half outscoring the Bulldogs 26-23. The Bulldogs came back strong tying up the Volunteers in the second half 30-30. The Volunteers John Fulkerson scored 4 points on the night along with Santiago Vescovi posting 8 points. Yves Pons lead the way in scoring for the Volunteers notching 13 points on the night helping Tennessee defeat Mississippi State. The Volunteers will take on the Jayhawks of Kansas this Saturday with tip-off to begin at 6pm and you can hear the game on Rooster 101.5.