Up big early, No. 6 Tennessee dismantles LSU

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Dalton Knecht scored 27 points and No. 6 Tennessee never trailed in an 88-68 victory over LSU on Wednesday night in Knoxville, Tenn. Jordan Gainey added 18 points, Zakai Zeigler had 17 and Jonas Aidoo added 10 for the Volunteers (17-5, 7-2 SEC), who took command during a first half in which they shot 58.1 percent from the floor and 64.3 percent on 3-pointers while building a 23-point halftime lead.