Nothing like a bangin' start to the Tennessee basketball season.

The No. 5 Vols take on No. 2 KU on Friday night for bragging title rights in the NIT Season Tip-Off final in Brooklyn, New York. You can watch the game at 9 p.m. on ESPN2.

It'll be the fourth meeting between the two. KU leads 2-1.

The last time they met, the Jayhawks beat Tennessee 82-67 on Nov. 28, 2014, in the Orlando Classic.

Tennessee fans, though, still savor the Jan. 10, 2010, game when No. 1 and undefeated Kansas came to Knoxville and lost. A depleted Vols team including local boy freshman Skylar McBee shocked the visitors at Thompson-Boling Arena.

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