No. 22 Auburn won its first Southeastern Conference tournament championship since 1985 by routing eighth-ranked Tennessee 84-64 on Sunday.
Lamonte’ Turner sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left and No. 8 Tennessee rallied to beat No. 4 Kentucky 82-78 in a thriller of a Southeastern Conference semifinal game Saturday.
No. 8 Tennessee defeated Mississippi State 83-76 on Friday to advance to an SEC tournament semifinal meeting with No. 4 Kentucky on Saturday.
Tennessee has fallen, but that doesn’t mean the Vols can’t get back up and win the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball tournament.
The No. 5 Mississippi State women opened their try for a first Southeastern Conference tournament title with an 83-68 victory over Tennessee on Friday.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 29 points to lead Kentucky to its fourth straight Southeastern Conference tournament championship with a 77-72 win over No. 13 Tennessee on Sunday.