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Dalton Knecht scores 39 points to lead Vols past Florida

No. 7 Tennessee (13-4, 3-1 SEC) defeated Florida (11-6, 1-3 SEC), 85-66, Tuesday at Food City Center.

The Vols led, 44-32, at halftime and never trailed in the contest.

Tuesday’s contest was Tennessee’s sixth consecutive victory over the Gators in Knoxville.

Dalton Knecht totaled 39 points, including 22 in the first half, and eight rebounds.

Jonas Aidoo recorded 19 points, 10 rebounds, two blocks, two assists and one steal. Tobe Awaka had eight rebounds and J.P. Estrella, seeing his first action in four games, finished with seven points.

Zakai Zeigler had seven points, four assists and three rebounds for the Vols.

Walter Clayton Jr. led the Gators with 16 points.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire