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.
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.
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.