No. 9 Tennessee dominated LSU from start to finish on Saturday afternoon in Baton Rouge. While the Tigers did jump out to a surprisingly nice start in the first minute or two, Tennessee trounced LSU on both ends of the court for 40 full minutes.
Tennessee defeated LSU by a score of 77-56 on the road.
Zakai Zeigler, who made his second straight start for Tennessee, finished with a 12-point/10-assist double-double as he continues to be extremely impressive in league play. Josiah-Jordan James led Tennessee with 22 points and 7 rebounds while Tyreke Key and Julian Phillips added in 10 points each.
After the conclusion of the game, Barnes met with the media to discuss his thoughts on the conference win. Barnes spoke about the lineup change, playing with sickness going around the program, Zakai Zeigler’s showing, and more.
Zakai Zeigler and Josiah-Jordan James also met with the media in addition to Barnes.
Check out all of the postgame interviews and Rocky Top Insider’s quick takeaways below.