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.
Nailing clutch shots and playing lockdown defense can take you a long way in March. Tennessee is proving it can do both of those things.