Tennessee defeats Kentucky, scores 103 points at Rupp Arena

No. Tennessee (16-5, 6-2 SEC) defeated No. 8 Kentucky (15-6, 5-4 SEC), 103-92, Saturday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

The Vols led. 46-42 at halftime.

Rick Barnes now has four wins in Lexington as Tennessee’s head coach.

Zakai Zeigler was one of five Tennessee players to score 10-plus points against the Wildcats. He was one of two players to post a double-double in the contest.

Zeigler totaled 26 points and 13 assists. Josiah-Jordan James also scored 26 points for Tennessee. Dalton Knecht recorded 16 points, four rebounds and two assists. Jonas Aidoo and Santiago Vescovi scored 11 points each for the Vols.

Aidoo finished with 11 rebounds and three blocks, while Vescovi posted four rebounds and two assists.

The Wildcats’ Rob Dillingham had 32 points to lead all scorers. Antonio Reeves added 21 points for the Wildcats, who have now lost three consecutive games.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire