Kentucky basketball: 5 things to know about Tennessee

Get to know the team you love to hate.
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2. Volunteers are road favorites

Tarleton State v Tennessee
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At last check, Tennessee was a -1.5-point favorite over the Wildcats. Kentucky's loss on Wednesday at home against Florida has the powers that be believing that Rupp Arena isn't the feared mecca of college basketball that it once was. If you happen to be in attendance tonight, be as loud as possible. Don't be the old fart in the vest with your arms crossed. Have fun.