Despite what they think in East Alabama, no one is going 18-0 in SEC play this basketball season, No. 6 Tennessee proved that point to Alabama 91-71 Saturday in Knoxville. It got downright Vol-atile.

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The game featured two SEC Player of the Year candidates. Alabama's Mark Sears scored 22 points as he continues to recover from a nagging ankle injury. Tennessee's Dalton Knecht scored 25.

Alabama's other double digit scorers included nobody.

By half time, Tennessee already led 50-37.

Alabama drops to 12-6, 4-1 SEC. Tennessee is now 14-4, 4-1.

Tennessee scored 23 points off 22 Alabama turnovers.

That's the game in a nutshell.

Next up for the Crimson Tide is the Iron Bowl of basketball. Auburn visits Tuscaloosa for  a 6:30 p.m. tip-off. You can hear that game on Tide 100.9, 95.3 The Bear and 1230 AM WTBC.

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