Tennessee Vols vs. LSU Tigers men's basketball video highlights, final score

Brooks Holton
Knoxville News Sentinel

The No. 18 Tennessee men's basketball team traveled to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Saturday to face No. 21 LSU in a Southeastern Conference matchup. 

The Tigers defeated the Volunteers 79-67. 

Tennessee fell to 10-4 (1-2 SEC) with the loss.  LSU, meanwhile, improved to 14-1 (2-1) with the victory. 

Check out the top plays from the game below. 

LSU's Tari Eason posterizes Tennessee's Olivier Nkamhoua with slam dunk

LSU's Tari Eason did not hold back on Tennessee's Olivier Nkamhoua when he went up for a one-handed slam on a fast break late in the second half. 

"Tari Eason, take it easy!" ESPN announcer Tom Hart said on the broadcast after the dunk. "He's got a family!" 

LSU's Alex Fudge blocks shot from Tennessee's Handje Tamba

Tennessee's Handje Tamba, who's listed at 6 feet, 11 inches tall, appeared to have a wide-open layup, but LSU freshman Alex Fudge denied that chance, pinning the basketball to the backboard. 

Here's a second angle on the block. 

LSU extends lead over Tennessee with dunk from Tari Eason

LSU's defense forced Kennedy Chandler to air ball a 3-point attempt, and Tari Eason responded on the other end with an empathic, two-handed slam dunk to stretch the Tigers' lead to 58-42. 

Tennessee's Kennedy Chandler ends first half with scoring outburst 

Tennessee's Kennedy Chandler ended the first half by scoring seven straight points for the Vols, including this turnaround jumper with the final seconds of the half ticking away. 

Tennessee turnover leads to dunk from LSU's Brandon Murray 

LSU's Brandon Murray recovered an errant pass from Tennessee's Justin Powell and sent the Pete Maravich Assembly Center into a frenzy with a one-handed slam dunk on the fast break. 

LSU's Xavier Pinson crosses Zakai Zeigler, drains 3-pointer

LSU transfer guard Xavier Pinson caught Tennessee's Zakai Zeigler slipping with a crossover and made him pay for it by sinking a 3-pointer to give the Tigers a 16-11 lead in the first half. 

LSU's Mwani Wilkinson opens scoring with 3-pointer 

LSU's Mwani Wilkinson got the Tigers on the board first with a 3-pointer. 

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Tennessee next plays at 6:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday against South Carolina. LSU next plays at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday against Florida.