TAMPA, Fla. — The Tennessee men's basketball team will play Mississippi State in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament on Friday. This comes after the Bulldogs beat South Carolina in Thursday's second-round game, 73-51.
The Vols earned a double-bye and were able to forgo the first two rounds.
Tennessee and Mississippi State met in the regular season on Feb. 9 in Starkville, MS. The Vols won that game, 72-63. Josiah-Jordan James and Kennedy Chandler led UT with 18 points each. Zakai Zeigler and Santiago Vescovi each added 11 points.
Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. ET on Friday at Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL. The game will air on the SEC Network.