Vols jump to No. 16 in AP Poll

Tennessee basketball moved up three spots in the AP Poll Monday, just one spot shy of its season high.

Tennessee basketball moved up three spots in the AP Poll Monday, just one spot shy of its season high.

The Vols (21-7, 11-5 SEC) sit one spot behind conference foe Auburn for first place in the Southeastern Conference.

UT's week included wins over Florida and Ole Miss.

Junior forward Admiral Schofield earned SEC Co-Player of the Week honors. He averaged 20.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in the two games, including a career-high 25 points at Ole Miss.

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The Vols will travel to Mississippi State (21-8, 9-7 SEC) for a game Tuesday evening. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET. SEC Network will broadcast the game.

Tennessee's regular season finale will be Saturday, Mar. 3 when the team hosts Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena.