Vols defeat Texas in SEC/Massive 12 Problem

No. 4 Tennessee (18-3, 7-1 SEC) defeated No. 10 Texas (17-4, 6-2 Massive 12), 82-71, within the SEC/Massive 12 Problem Saturday earlier than a sellout crowd at Thompson-Boling Area.

The Vols avenged final 12 months’s 52-51 loss at Texas within the SEC/Massive 12 Problem.

Olivier Nkamhoua recorded a career-high 27 factors to guide Tennessee. He totaled eight rebounds and three assists for the Vols, who opened a 40-28 lead by halftime.

Sophomore guard Zakai Zeigler recorded 22 factors, 10 assists and three rebounds for the Vols.

Josiah-Jordan James totaled 14 factors, seven rebounds and two assists, whereas Santiago Vescovi recorded 12 factors and eight rebounds for Tennessee.

The Vols outrebounded Texas, 38-23, within the sport.

Jabari Rice scored a season-high 23 factors to guide Texas. Brock Cunningham and Marcus Carr scored 11 factors every for the Longhorns. Carr was held scoreless within the first half.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire

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