Per ESPN: NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Josh Richardson scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half, and Tennessee beat Vanderbilt 67-61 Thursday night in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
These in-state rivals hadn't played each other in the tournament since 1987 with Tennessee winning that game, and they split the first two games in league play winning on each other's home court this season. Complete Recap Box Score Top Performers:
Tennessee: J. Richardson 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl
Vanderbilt: D. Jones 20 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk
(10) Tennessee will play (2) Arkansas on Friday.