Tonight, against the rival Tennessee Volunteers in Tennessee's Thompson-Boling Arena, Jodie Meeks broke Issel's record with 54 points.
Meeks also broke his joint-record of 9 three-pointers made shared with Tony Delk. Tonight, Meeks had 10 three-pointers made.
The Southeastern Conference's leading scorer surpassed his previous high of 46 points, which he set Dec. 20 against Appalachian State, with 4:50 left as he hit an open 3, one of 10 3-pointers he would make for the night. He set the record on free throws with 1:31 left.