NASHVILLE, Tenn. Tennessee had to venture away to possibly save a season that once appeared to have gone astray.
Following Sunday's win at South Carolina for their first road victory of the season, the Volunteers traveled here Wednesday night to sweep the season series over rival Vanderbilt with a convincing 58-46 win in front of 12,686 at Memorial Gym.
"Like I said to our guys, I think we can beat any team in (the Southeastern Conference)," Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin said after the 12-point victory. "We have been up and down and haven't had any consistency. But when you get a road win, it's kind of a sigh of relief.
"You got a road win. Let's get locked in and go get this next one."
In winning four of its last six games, Tennessee (13-10, 5-6) continues to ride the sturdy shoulders of sophomore forward Jarnell Stokes, who posted his sixth consecutive double-double by scoring a game-high 17 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. He now has a league-leading 10 double-doubles fo...