Jan. 25, 2014
Final Stats |
Tennessee now stands at 12-7 overall and 3-3 in the SEC.
#6 Florida is now 17-2 and 6-0 in the SEC.
Florida extended its overall win streak to 11 games and its home court win streak at the O'Connell Center to a school-record 26 games. Only Duke (28) has a longer active win streak.
Tennessee leads the all-time series 72-53, dating to the first meeting in 1927
In Gainesville, the Vols trail 33-25.
The Vols won the last three games in the series prior to Saturday.
Cuonzo Martin is now 3-1 all-time vs. Florida, winning his first three games vs. Billy Donovan
Billy Donovan is 17-18 all-time for Tennessee.
Tennessee beat Florida in the last game in Gainesville, upsetting the 8th-ranked Gators, 75-70, on Feb. 11, 2012. That win ended a 19-game home court win streak for Florida.
The Vols started the lineup of guard Antonio Barton, guard Jordan McRae, guard Josh Richardson, forward Jeronne Maymon, forward Jarnell Stokes for the 16th time. Tennessee is now 10-6 with the lineup.
Jarnell Stokes has started 61 games in a row, including every game this season.
Jordan McRae is the only other Vol to start every game this season.
Jarnell Stokes had the first basket of the game, 35 seconds into the action.
STOKES DOUBLES AGAIN
Jarnell Stokes scored in double-figures for the 14th time this season and 44th time in 69 career games with 16 points.
Stokes added 10 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and 28th of his career.
Stokes is eighth all-time in career double-doubles with 28. He passed Len Kosmalski (27) on Saturday.
McRAE MOVING UP
Jordan McRae scored five points and now has 1,180 and sits at 32nd on UT's all-time list.
Tennessee returns home to host Ole Miss on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET. The game airs on SEC TV and can be heard on the Vol Network.