LSU vs Tennessee, Feb. 19, 2013
KNOXVILLE — Heading into Tuesday night's Southeastern Conference road test at Tennessee, LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones liked what he saw on the stat sheets.
In conference games only, his Tigers were leading the league in 3-point defense. The Volunteers, on the other hand, were dead-last among the SEC's 14 schools in 3-pointers made.
But they don't play college basketball games on spreadsheets. They play them in glistening arenas such as UT's Thompson-Boling, where the Vols shocked both the Tigers and their calculating coach by hitting 10 of 15 triples -- including all six launched by junior guard Jordan McRae -- in a 82-72 UT win.
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