KNOXVILLE, TN (WATE)- The Vols basketball team upset No. 24 South Carolina on Saturday afternoon thanks to a career-day from Kevin Punter.
Tennessee’s 78-69 win over the Gamecocks marks the Vols first win over a ranked opponent in more than a year.
Tennessee’s leading scorer on the season, Punter’s 36 points marked his third 30-point performance of the year. Six of his eight field goals came from beyond the 3-point line. He was nearly flawless, 14-of-15, from the free throw stripe, part of a 30-for-32 performance at the line for the Volunteers.