The SEC basketball scores, results, and the players with the most points in a winning and losing effort on Wednesday night, December 28. Six SEC men’s college basketball ranked teams were in action last night. Find out the winners and losers and the AP Top 25 teams that suffered defeats in the busy night of action.
Two AP Top 25 SEC teams lost on Wednesday night —No. 9 Arkansas was beaten by a very spirited LSU team at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, LA, and No. 19 Kentucky was outplayed by an energetic Missouri team at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO.
Four SEC AP Top 25 teams won, who were they?
The four other SEC AP Top 25 teams won their respective games, as No. 7 Tennessee overcame a tough Ole Miss team on the road to secure a 63-59 victory with Santiago Vescovi scoring 22 points for the Vols, No. 8 Alabama beat No. 21 Mississippi State, 78-67, No. 20 Auburn topped Florida, 61-58, and Georgia outlasted Rider, 78-72 in the night’s other SEC score.
Kobe Brown of Missouri was the SEC player with the most points on Wednesday night after he scored 30 points for the Tigers in the victory. Kentucky’s Oscar Tshiebwe had 23 points in the loss and he scored the second most points overall as an SEC player last night.
Elsewhere, Santiago Vescovi was inspirational with 22 points for Tennessee in its win at Ole Miss, which collected 18 in a losing effort from Jaemyn Brakefield, Mark Sears scored 20 points for Alabama in the win over Mississippi State, while Trae Hannibal tallied 19pts in leading LSU over the Razorbacks in a very entertaining contest.
Below you find the full SEC basketball scores and top players for both the winner and loser last night.
SEC College Men’s Basketball Scores and Results – Dec. 28
|Matchups||Results||Winner High||Loser High|
|7 Tennessee||@ Ole Miss||TENN 63, MISS 59||Santiago Vescovi 22pts||Jaemyn Brakefield 18pts|
|8 Alabama||@ 21 Mississippi State||ALA 78, MSST 67||Mark Sears 20pts||D.J. Jeffries 11pts|
|9 Arkansas||@ LSU||LSU 60, ARK 57||Trae Hannibal 19pts||Davonte Davis 16pts|
|19 Kentucky||@ Missouri||MIZ 89, UK 75||Kobe Brown 30pts||Oscar Tshiebwe 23pts|
|Florida||@ 20 Auburn||AUB 61, FLA 58||Johni Broome 14pts||Kowacie Reeves 15pts|
|Rider||@ Georgia||UGA 78, RID 72||Kario Oquendo 17pts||Tariq Ingraham 15pts|
—PHOTO: Trae Hannibal of LSU – LSU Tigers Photo