LEXINGTON, Ky. - Leading by six points at the break, the fifth-ranked Kentucky men's basketball used a 14-0 run to start the second half and was up by 24 before winning 86-69 against top-ranked Tennessee on Saturday night at Rupp Arena, halting the Volunteers' program-record winning streak after 19 games.
The Vols (23-2, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) are back at home Tuesday to face Vanderbilt (9-16, 0-12), which has lost 13 straight games but did take Tennessee to overtime Jan. 23 in Nashville before losing 88-83.
With Saturday's loss, Tennessee fell into a tie for first place in the league with 19th-ranked LSU (21-4, 11-1), which beat Kentucky 73-71 on Tuesday. Kentucky (21-4, 10-2) is alone in third in the SEC standings.
Tennessee's Jordan Bone scored a team-high 19 points and had six assists, while Admiral Schofield had 17 points on 7-for-18 shooting with six rebounds before fouling out.