No. 2 Tennessee (19-4, 8-2 SEC) defeated No. 23 Auburn, 46-43, (17-6, 7-3 SEC) Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Tennessee leads the all-time series versus Auburn, 80-44, dating to 1927. The Vols are 50-9 against the Tigers in games played in Knoxville.
Saturday's matchup featured Tennessee versus former Vols' head coach Bruce Pearl.
Pearl served as Tennessee's head coach from 2005-11. He compiled a 145-61 (65-31 SEC) record in six seasons with the Vols. Pearl guided Tennessee to the Elite Eight (2010) and two Sweet 16 appearances (2007-08). Tennessee won the Southeastern Conference regular season championship in 2008.
He was a two-time SEC Coach of the Year (2006, 2008) with the Vols.
Pearl is 7-6 against the Vols as Auburn's head coach.
Following the Tennessee-Auburn matchup, Vols Wire looks at postgame social media buzz. Postgame social media buzz is listed below.
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