Vols defeat South Carolina for second conference victory

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No. 23 Tennessee (11-4, 2-2 SEC) defeated South Carolina (10-5, 1-2 SEC), 64-44, Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Tennessee led, 30-24, at halftime and had four players post double figures against the Gamecocks.

Santiago Vescovi totaled 14 points, five assists and three rebounds for the Vols.

Josiah-Jordan James finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Zakai Zeigler totaled 11 points, four assists and four rebounds.

Super senior forward John Fulkerson finished the contest with 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks.

South Carolina’s James Reece V scored a game-high 15 points.

Tennessee will play at Kentucky Saturday (1 p.m. EST, ESPN).

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