COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Sophomore guard Santiago Vescovi scored a career-high 23 points, including six 3-pointers, and No. 9 Tennessee beat Texas A&M 68-54.

Vescovi hit his first four attempts from behind the arc, part of a 17-4 Tennessee run that pushed the Volunteers' lead to 14.

A 9-4 start to the second half boosted the lead again to double digits and the Aggies couldn't recover. Savion Flagg led the Aggies with 12 points.