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Kentucky wins third straight, upsets No. 19 Tennessee 70-55

Kentucky's Keion Brooks Jr. (12) brings the ball up court against Tennessee's Yves Pons (35)...
Kentucky's Keion Brooks Jr. (12) brings the ball up court against Tennessee's Yves Pons (35) during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Randy Sartin/Pool Photo via AP)(Randy Sartin | AP)
Published: Feb. 20, 2021 at 12:50 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 20, 2021 at 2:59 PM EST
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(WYMT) - Kentucky beat No. 19 Tennessee 70-55, getting their third straight win. This is Kentucky’s first win over a ranked opponent this season.

The Wildcats are now 8-13 and 7-7 in conference play. The Volunteers drop to 15-6 and 8-6 in SEC play.

The Cats went on a 15-0 run in the first half to set them up for a 45-30 lead at the break. Davion Mintz led Kentucky with 15 points, shooting 5/5 beyond the arc, and Isaiah Jackson followed with 13 points at the break.

Kentucky will host Texas A&M on February 23rd at 7 p.m.

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