KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Luke Kornet scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half as Vanderbilt made its last 13 field-goal attempts to beat Tennessee 73-65 on Thursday night and hand the Volunteers their fourth straight loss.
Vanderbilt (16-12, 6-9 SEC) erased a 13-point deficit by making a season-high 13 3-pointers and shooting 52 percent from beyond the arc. The Commodores, who were outscored 25-3 in the final 12 minutes of the first half, shot 84.2 percent (16 of 19) overall and 9 of 11 from 3-point range in the second half.
Kornet was 5 of 6 from 3-point range and 6 of 7 overall. Wade Baldwin and Damian Jones each added 13 points.
Josh Richardson scored 20 points and Derek Reese had 13 for Tennessee (14-13, 6-9).
Tennessee led 45-32 with 13 minutes left before Vanderbilt took control of the game by going on a 27-5 run.
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