Bert Bertelkamp removed his glasses and rubbed his eyes. The image of the Tennessee men’s basketball radio analyst in that moment was worth a thousand words he might’ve used to describe Saturday’s SEC game against Auburn.
By that point, late in the second half, the Vols and Tigers seemingly had combined for a thousand missed shots. In that context, Santiago Vescovi’s jumper was a sight for sore eyes. The UT senior rose up behind teammate Tobe Awaka’s screen and nailed a 3-pointer with two minutes, 33 seconds left. Vescovi drew a foul on the landing and hit the subsequent free throw.
The four-point play was the difference in Tennessee’s 46-43 victory before a sellout crowd of 21,678 ... (click for more)