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LSU Falls 64-50 to Tennessee - Recap

Santiago Vescovi scored 16 points leading Tennessee to a 64-50 victory over LSU at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday.

Bettors who backed Tennessee were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -5.5 at sportsbooks.

Tennessee got 12 points from Uros Plavsic and another 9 points from Kennedy Chandler. Kennedy Chandler contributed 6 assists, while Brandon Huntley-Hatfield cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

LSU got a 16-point performance from Tari Eason, who was supported by 15 points from Brandon Murray. Eric Gaines had 3 assists in a losing cause for LSU, while Darius Days grabbed 7 rebounds.

Tennessee was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Tennessee had a 34-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Tennessee heads into a battle against Florida. LSU, meanwhile, will have their next action against Texas A&M.