THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE THREAD

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    Turner's buzzer-beater gives No. 17 Vols win over No. 20 VCU

    Tennessee coach Rick Barnes saved a timeout in the waning seconds against VCU, allowing the Volunteers to get to the frontcourt and inbound the ball with 1.7 seconds remaining in a tie game. And he knew he had a player he could count on in that situation.

    Lamonte Turner hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer from the right corner, giving the 17th-ranked Volunteers a 72-69 victory over No. 20 VCU in the Emerald Coast Classic third-place game on Saturday.

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    No. 14 Auburn rallies to beat Furman 81-78



    Bruce Pearl's message to his team was that No. 14 Auburn had been outcoached and outplayed, and that it does happen sometimes.

    The Tigers nonetheless survived for an 81-78 overtime victory over Furman on Thursday night with smothering second-half defense.

    Christian Okoro scored a season-high 18 points, including two free throws with 1.6 seconds left in overtime to help the Tigers (8-0) complete a rally from a 14-point second-half deficit, easily their largest of the season.

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    No. 8 Kentucky rolls Fairleigh Dickinson, 600th win at Rupp



    EJ Montgomery has worked to create offensive opportunities, so he wasn't too shocked by the plentiful chances he got against Fairleigh Dickinson.

    Those looks culminated in a personal scoring best for the Kentucky forward and propelled the No. 8 Wildcats toward a milestone win in their historic home arena.

    Montgomery scored a career-high 25 points, forward Keion Brooks added 15 off the bench and Kentucky dominated Fairleigh Dickinson 83-52 on Saturday for its 600th victory at Rupp Arena.

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    Kentuckys EJ Montgomery Is Dunking Everything Full Highlights vs FDU 25 Points, 9 Rebs

     
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    Hagans scores 21, leads No. 8 Kentucky past Georgia Tech



    Ashton Hagans has elevated his game, and Kentucky coach John Calipari has noticed the transformation in his point guard.

    "He knows what to expect and he has no anxiety about what he is doing and knows coming into the game," Calipari said. "He knows game planning and he'll watch tape, and he's so far advanced and again, there may be better point guards out there, I'll have to watch closely. The way he is playing, he's starting to master his skills."

    Hagans scored 21 points to lead No. 8 Kentucky to a 67-53 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday as the Wildcats (8-1) won their sixth straight game going into a two-game trip to Las Vegas ahead of their Christmas break.

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    Ashton Hagans Full Highlights Georgia Tech vs Kentucky - 21 Pts, 7 Rebs, 7 Ast

     
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    Auburn vs NC State Basketball Game Highlights Samir Doughty 24 pts

     
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    Wiley helps No. 12 Auburn power past Lehigh 74-51



    Austin Wiley and undefeated Auburn muscled their way out of an early deficit Saturday night.

    Wiley had 14 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, and the 12th-ranked Tigers beat Lehigh 74-51. Auburn (11-0) is the only unbeaten Power Five program and one of four undefeated teams in the country.

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    No. 21 Vols top Jacksonville St. 75-53 for Barnes' 700th win



    Tennessee coach Rick Barnes reached a career milestone on the day that his senior point guard played his final college game.

    Jordan Bowden scored 19 points and Yves Pons tied a school record with six blocks Saturday as the 21st-ranked Volunteers beat Jacksonville State 75-53 to give Barnes his 700th career victory.

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    No. 19 Kentucky outlasts rival No. 3 Louisville 78-70 in OT



    Nick Richards did whatever heavy lifting No. 19 Kentucky needed against rival Louisville, intensity that put him on the brink of fouling out.

    He eventually harnessed his energy into clutch contributions on both ends of the floor and celebrated big stops in the Wildcats' much-needed victory by punching the air.

    Richards had 13 points, including seven in a row in overtime, and Kentucky scored the final eight points for a 78-70 victory over No. 3 Louisville on Saturday in a thrilling Bluegrass rivalry showdown.

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    No. 14 Kentucky takes control late, beats Georgia 78-69



    The Kentucky Wildcats didn't rebound well in the first half. They didn't shoot free throws well all game.

    Somehow, it all came together for another win over Georgia.

    Immanuel Quickley's 3-pointer gave No. 14 Kentucky its first lead of the second half and the Wildcats overcame Anthony Edwards' 23 points to beat Georgia 78-69 on Tuesday night and continue their domination of the Southeastern Conference rivalry.

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    Okoro, No. 5 Auburn edge Vanderbilt 83-79 to stay perfect



    Isaac Okoro blew by the defender and launched into the air for a one-handed dunk.

    Okoro and No. 5 Auburn came back to earth after that high-flying second-half slam but still held on for an 83-79 victory Wednesday night over Vanderbilt to remain unbeaten.

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    No. 14 Kentucky tops Alabama 76-67 for 1,000th SEC victory



    Immanuel Quickley's recent string of impressive shooting performances prove how well he's used the semester break honing his perimeter shot in the gym.

    Those workouts prepared him for clutch moments that got No. 14 Kentucky past Alabama.

    Quickley scored the game's final five points and finished with 19, Ashton Hagans had 15 with a big 3 late and the Wildcats topped Alabama 76-67 on Saturday for their 1,000th Southeastern Conference victory.

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    Lewis, Alabama hand No. 4 Auburn its first loss, 83-64



    Nate Oats and Alabama had two achievements to celebrate: a huge win and knocking rival Auburn from the dwindling ranks of the unbeaten.

    Kira Lewis Jr. scored 25 points and the Crimson Tide easily handled the fourth-ranked Tigers with an 83-64 rout on Wednesday night.

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    Lewis, Alabama hand No. 4 Auburn its first loss, 83-64

     

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