Cats crush Vols in Pearl’s return to bench, 73-61

Deandre Liggins
Deandre Liggins - photo by Walter Cornett |

tied a career-high with 19 points and No. 18 ruined coach Bruce Pearl’s return to the bench with a 73-61 victory on Tuesday night.  added 16 points as the Wildcats (17-6, 5-4 Southeastern Conference) broke a modest two-game losing streak by burying the Volunteers with a big run in each half.  Pearl, suspended for Tennessee’s first eight conference games by commissioner Mike Slive as punishment…

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