Postgame Notes: Georgia 78, Vols 68

March 2, 2013

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  • The Vols saw their six-game win streak come to an end. It was their longest win streak in the Cuonzo Martin era at Tennessee.

  • Tennessee had the second-longest active win streak (6) among teams from the six "major" conferences, trailing only Georgetown (10).

  • The six-game win streak was the longest for the Vols since winning seven games in a row to begin the 2010-11 season.

  • The last time the Vols won six or more SEC games in row was in 2007-08, when Tennessee ripped off eight conference wins in a row from Jan. 26-Feb. 20, 2008.


  • Tennessee leads the all-time series, 93-55, with Georgia holding a 36-33 lead in games played in Athens.

  • The Vols have won six of their last nine games played in Athens, dating to 2005.


  • Playing in his homestate, Jordan McRae continued his torrid streak with a career-high 35 points.

  • McRae's 35 points were the most by a Vol since Chris Lofton also had 35 points vs. Texas on Dec. 23, 2006.

  • McRae made a career-high eight 3-pointers, tying for the second-most in a game in UT history. The record of nine was set by Lofton on Feb. 11, 2006 -- also at Georgia. McRae ties the mark of eight by Lofton on Nov. 27, 2006 vs. North Carolina A&T and Allan Houston's eight vs. Fordham on Dec. 29, 1989.

  • McRae is averaging 22.1 in his last seven games. In his last four games, McRae is averaging 29.8 points.

  • McRae has scored in double-figures in 20 games this season including the last six in a row and seven of the last eight.

  • McRae has now scored 20 points in nine games this season and 11 times in his career.

  • McRae has scored 25 or more points six times this season.

  • McRae has scored 30 points in two of his last four games.


  • Kenny Hall had his best scoring game in a month with 10, since he scored 14 at Arkansas (Feb. 2). It was Hall's sixth game in double-figures this season and 17th in his career.


  • The Vols kept Georgia off the scoreboard for the game's first 4:17. It was the longest shutout streak for the Vols this season on the road and second longest of the season. In the home win over Vanderbilt (1/29/13), the Commodores were blanked for the first 6:47 of the game.




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