Vescovi helps No. 5 Tennessee recover against Vandy 77-68

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Santiago Vescovi and Julian Phillips each score 15 points as No. 5 Tennessee recovered from a halftime deficit to pull out a 77-68 victory over Vanderbilt Tuesday night. Vescovi scored 12 of his points in the second half to lead the recovery for the Volunteers (14-2, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) who won their 25th straight game at Thompson-Boling Arena. Uros Plavsic contributed 11. Vandy’s (8-8, 1-2) 7-foot Liam Robbins won the battle of the big men with 18 points off the bench. Noah Shelby had 12 points (3 of 4 3-pointers) in the first half, but was silenced in the second. Jordan Wright added 13.

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