Postgame Notes

Jan. 14, 2004

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* Tennessee improves to 10-2 (2-1), while Vanderbilt falls to 12-2 (1-2)
* Vols are now 9-0 at home (2-0 SEC) this season
* UT has won 7 of its last 8 games dating back to December 17
* UT has an 86-16 mark at home since the 1997-98 season ... UT is 38-13 vs. SEC at home since 1999-2000

Series Notebook
* Tennessee leads the all-time series 102-62 that dates back to 1922
* UT leads series 62-15 in games played in Knoxville ... Vols have won 6 of last 8 vs. VU at home
* UT swept the season series last year ... UT won 71-66 at Knoxville and 70-65 at Nashville
* Vols have won 6 of last 7 meetings in series ... Previous four meetings decided by 5 points or less
* VU's last win in the series came in Knoxville (67-62) in 2002

McFadgon Scores 20 Points
* Scored 20 points tonight, connecting on 6-of-15 from the field and 6-of-6 at free throw line
* Tallied 85 points last three games (21.3 ppg)
* Fifth game of 20 points or more this season ... 10th game of scoring double-figures
* Tallied 13 first-half points ... Scored the Vols' first seven points of the game

Watson Records First Double-Double
* Scored 11 points to go with a career-high 13 rebounds (previous: 10 rebounds vs. Georgia, 1/22/03)
* His 13 rebounds tonight are the most for a UT player this season (previous: 11 five times by two players/Crump&Hendrix)
* Watson's 13 rebounds tonight rank third-best by an SEC player this season
* Dished out 7 assists tonight ... Entered game as SEC leader (6.45)

Crump Scores 20, Continues Hot Shooting
* Tallied 20 points tonight, connecting of 5-of-10 shooting from the field and 10-of-10 from FT line
* Scored 20 or more points for the fifth time this season and career
* Connected on 35-of-56 (.625) from the field in last five games
* Entered game ranked No. 12 in NCAA FG percentage (.639) and third in the SEC
* Equaled career-high with 10 free throws (previous: 10 vs. Georgia State, 12/20/03)
* Tallied double figures in 11 of the Vols' 12 games this season and 37th time in his career
* Recorded 2 blocked shots



Vols at the Free Throw Line
* Connected on 23-of-30 at FT line tonight ... Vols hit 20-of-26 in the second half
* Vols outscored VU 23-18 at the free throw line ... UT has outscored its opponents 242-128 at the FT line this season
* UT entered the game ranked second in the SEC, connecting on 74.7 percent of its free throws

* Vols are 1-1 vs. ranked opponents this season ... UT has won four of last six games vs. ranked opponents
* Jemere Hendrix's first three-pointer of his career gave the Vols a 71-62 lead with 1:30 remaining
* John Winchester scored 9 points tonight on 4-of-8 FG shooting ... Scored 9 points in back-to-back games
* Held VU's Matt Freije to 8 points--second lowest total of the season
* UT led 31-26 at halftime ... Vols are 9-0 this season when leading at the half
* VU committed its seventh team foul at the 14:57 mark of the second half ... Freije picked up his third foul at 14:52
* UT outrebounded the Commodores 44-30 tonight ... Vols 8-1 when outrebounding their opponents this season

Next Game
* Tennessee travels to South Carolina Saturday 5 p.m. (EST) tipoff ... SEC-TV (FOX) will televise the game across the Southeast
* UT leads the series 21-19 vs. South Carolina ... The two teams split the season series a year ago
* Vols are 1-2 (0-1 SEC) on the road this season



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