J'Covan Brown scored 23 points and keyed a second-half run that erased a 15-point deficit and led Texas (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 10 AP) past No. 2 Kansas 74-63 on Saturday, snapping the Jayhawks' 69-game home winning streak.
J'Covan Brown scored 12 points, replacing guard Varez Ward who was injured in pregame warmups, and helped third-ranked Texas beat Pittsburgh 78-62 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.
Just four weeks after reappearing in the coaches' poll, the Vols (18-3) made their Top 10 debut. Currently riding a seven-game winning streak, Tennessee got wins at both Kentucky and Georgia last week to jump four spots to No. 10.