Tennessee scores their first outright overall SEC Regular Season Championship since 1967.
JaJuan Smith scored 23 points and Chris Lofton added 21 as No. 4 Tennessee overcame a 16-point deficit to beat Florida 89-86 on Wednesday night.
The Volunteers (27-3, 13-2 Southeastern Conference) set a school record for victories and may have knocked the two-time defending national champions out of the NCAA tournament picture.
The Gators (21-9, 8-7) have lost six of their last 10 and might need to win the SEC tournament to earn a 10th consecutive NCAA berth.
The Volunteers overcame a 13-point deficit to beat the Gators 104-82 in Knoxville last month and dug themselves out of an even bigger hole Wednesday.
FINAL: (4) Tennessee 89 Florida 86
High Scorers: Tennessee - JaJuan Smith 23
Florida - Nick Calathes 24
High Rebounders: Tennessee - Tyler Smith 8
Florida - Marreese Speights 7
Story Courtesy: AP Wire Reports & UT Sports Information
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