Postgame Notes

Feb. 7, 2004

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* Tennessee falls to 11-8, while Georgia Tech improves to 17-5
* Georgia Tech entered today's game ranked No. 15 by the AP and No. 16 in the ESPN-USA Today Coaches Poll
* Vols are now 10-3 at home this season
* UT is 54-5 in its last 59 non-conference games at Thompson-Boling Arena ... 7-2 this season
* UT has an 88-19 mark at home since the 1997-98 season

Series Notebook
* Tennessee leads the series 42-27 ... The Vols had won the last five meetings in Knoxville
* UT holds a 25-9 edge in the series in games played in Knoxville
* GT's win ends UT's eight-game win streak in the series dating back to 1964
* Last year's meeting in Atlanta was the first between the two schools since the 1968-69 season
* GT's last win over UT in Knoxville was a 70-62 decision on Feb. 19, 1963
* Georgia Tech was a charter member of the SEC beginning in 1932 until leaving the league in 1964
* UT is 85-63 all-time vs. schools currently in the Atlantic Coast Conference

McFadgon Reaches 1,000-Point Mark For Career
* Now has 1007 career points counting this season at UT and two seasons (2001 and 2002) at Memphis
* Scored 333 points this season at Tennessee
* Scored 8 points tonight on 2-of-13 shooting from the field ... Only third time this season failed to score double figures
* Entered the game as the SEC's leading scorer averaging 19.1 ppg
* Connected on 3-of-3 from FT line today ... Entered game leading the SEC in FT shooting (.922)
* Did not score in first half

Watson Equals Career-High With 17 Points
* Equaled a career-best 17 points today (previous: 17 vs. Ole Miss, 1/11/03)
* Connected on 4-of-13 FGs (3-of-7, three-pointers) and 6-of-6 at the FT line
* Led team with 5 assists today and 3 steals
* 15th game this season of scoring double-figures ... 28th time in his career
* Had hit just 7 of last 27 FG attempts in past three games entering today's contest
* Fouled out with 1:02 remaining



Crump Records Double-Double
* Scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds
* Sixth double-double of the season and ninth of his career (last--vs. Florida 1/31)
* Tallied double figures in 18 of the Vols' 19 games this season and 44th time in his career

Hendrix Pulls Down 13 Rebounds; 9 Offensive
* Pulled 13 rebounds today...just one away from career-best
* Recorded 51 rebounds in last five games
* Nine of his 13 rebounds today were on the offensive glass
* Scored 9 points, connecting of 3-of-5 from the field and 3-of-4 from the FT line
* Hit 13-of-28 (.464) from the field in last four games

* Today's game was the Vols' seventh vs. ranked teams in last nine games
* Vols are 2-5 vs. ranked opponents this season (0-2 vs. ranked non-conference foes) ... 2-3 vs. ranked teams at home
* Georgia Tech has a 2-0 mark in Thompson-Boling Arena after defeating ETSU and LSU in the 1990 NCAA Tournament
* UT coach Buzz Peterson and staff wore sneakers today on behalf of "Coaches vs. Cancer" Awareness Day
* UT hit just 25 percent of its FGs in the first half ... 12 of Vols' 26 first-half points were from the FT line
* GT led 33-26 at halftime ... Vols are now 1-7 this season when trailing at halftime
* Asumnu's 7 points today were the most for him since Dec. 30 vs. UNC-Asheville when he tallied 12 points

Next Game
* Tennessee hosts Arkansas Wednesday in 8 p.m. (EST) tipoff ... The game will be televised by JP
* UT won last year's meeting 70-62 at Fayetteville (Feb. 12, 2003) ... UT has won last three meetings in series
* Vols hold a 5-1 advantage in the series at Knoxville



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