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Vols Knock-Off Top 25 Powerhouse | December

Taking on a Wichita State hardcourt team that's been building a big program reputation for years - the Tennessee Volunteers proved themselves worthy on Wednesday evening with a signature win. Lifting the Big Orange to a 5-3 season record the victory ends a 2-game losing streak that started with the bizarre 37-36 defeat at the hands of the Georgetown Hoyas back on Nov. 30th. 

The Vols 69 - 60 win marks their first successful outing against a Top 25 team this season.Laughing

Led by Trae Golden and Jordan McRae (25 and 17 points respectively) the Big Orange offense was back on its feet as they made 47.5% of their shots despite shooting a dismal 20 % from beyond the arc. While Tennessee Coach Cuonzo Martin is a fanatic about defense - their biggest problem this year has been a lack of disciplined offensive firepower and the Vols are just 208th in the country in shooting percentage so any life on that side of the court is a welcome respite.

Tennessee's next hardwood contest is set for homecourt on Tuesday when they tangle with a struggling Presbyterian College. Tip-off is at 7:00pm.

See ya'