When Kentucky visits Rocky Top on Saturday, Tennessee’s Jarnell Stokes will be trying to extend a double-double streak that has reached six games.
Stokes played just 16 minutes in the team’s first meeting at Rupp Arena on January 15. He scored four points and grabbed five rebounds. Tennessee lost 75-65.
Next game, Stokes grabbed 11 rebounds against Mississippi State. He’s been on fire since. The sophomore has double-digit rebounds in seven of his last eight games. He snatched 18 rebounds at Alabama. He’s scored double-figure points in seven of his last eight games. He scored 20 points in the team’s win at South Carolina last Saturday.