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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | February 6, 2018

WATCH: Turner's 3-pointer propels Tennessee over Kentucky

DI Men's Basketball: Tennessee battles past Kentucky 61-59

Tennessee continued its run as one of the most surprising teams in college basketball on Tuesday night, beating Kentucky 61-59 at Rupp Arena. The Volunteers made several clutch plays down the stretch to secure the win.

Lamonte Turner’s 3-pointer was the headliner. Down two, watch as Turner calmly buries this long-range bomb with a hand in his grill:

That’s a big time shot, as was the scoop and score that followed. Tennessee improved to 18-5 with the win and continues to strengthen its NCAA tournament resume. Turner finished with a game-high 16 points, while Jordan Bowden chipped in 13 for the Vols.

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