Jordan McRae scores 34 to lead Vols past LSU, 82-72.

Associated Press photo by Saul YoungTennessee's Josh Richardson attempts to score as LSU's Andre Stringer defends during the first half Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn.
Associated Press photo by Saul YoungTennessee's Josh Richardson attempts to score as LSU's Andre Stringer defends during the first half Tuesday in Knoxville, Tenn.

Tennessee guard Jordan McRae scored a career-high 34 points to lead the Volunteers to a 82-72 victory against LSU in Knoxville, Tenn.

LSU was led by Johnny O'Bryant III, who scored 24 points.

The loss snapped a two-game conference winning streak for LSU (15-9, 6-7).

Tennessee (15-10, 7-6) has a four-game conferece winning streak.