No. 3 Auburn Falls to No. 17 Tennessee, 67-62 in Knoxville

Jabari Smith, Jonas Aidoo

Auburn forward Jabari Smith (10) works for a shot as he is defended by Auburn guard K.D. Johnson (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Santiago Vescovi scored 14 points and Zakai Zeigler had 11 of his 13 points in the second half to lead No. 17 Tennessee to a 67-62 victory over No. 3 Auburn.

Kennedy Chandler had 13 and Josiah-Jordan James added 10 for the Volunteers, who improved their record at home to 15-0 this season.

The Tigers were led by Jabari Smith with 25 points, and K.D. Johnson had 18 points as Auburn lost on the road for the third straight time.

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