Robert Hubbs III led Tennessee with 16 points.
The Carter Lady Hornets advance on in the region tournament for the first time in 16 years. They beat Alcoa 62-49.
Saturday's tip-off at Colonial Life Arena is set for 1 p.m. ET on SEC Network
Matty Moss led the way as No. 15/13 Tennessee won the 1,000th game in program history with a 5-0 win over Nebraska at the Mary Nutter Classic in Cathedral City. Calif.
Paul Siverson, a fan of NASCAR and a major fan of Dale Earnhardt Jr., got a celebrity surprise ahead of the Daytona 500.