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Postgame Notes: Vols 85, ULM 62



Nov. 16, 2011

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BY THE NUMBERS

2: Trae Golden and Jeronne Maymon are the first pair of Vols to have a double-double in the same game since 11/13/09 (see Double-Double Trouble).

5: Skylar McBee's 5 three-pointers were the most by a Vol since Scotty Hopson's 6

11: Golden's 11 assists are the most by a Vol since Bobby Maze had 11 vs. Chattanooga (11/15/08).

+19: Rebounding margin for the Vols with a 46-27 advantage.

34: Points in the paint for Tennessee, where the Vols held a 34-10 edge, including 26-2 in the second half.

54%: Trae Golden (46 points and assists on 49 points) has played a role in 54 percent of the Volss 177 points through two games (95 points)

NOTES

FOR STARTERS
- The Vols started the same line-up for the second game in a row (Trae Golden, Kenny Hall, Cameron Tatum, Jeronne Maymon, Jordan McRae).
- UT opened the game on a 9-0 run including a pair of 3-pointers to open the scoring from Jordan McRae and Trae Golden in the game's first 56 seconds.
- The Vols began the opener vs. UNC Greensboro by scoring the game's first eight points.
- The Vols are 2-0 for the seventh consecutive season.

GO GO GOLDEN
- The reining SEC Player of the Week Trae Golden scored in double-figurs for the second game in a row and second time in his career with 17. Golden tallied a career-high 29 in his breakout game vs. UNC Greensboro last Friday night.
- For the second consecutive game, Golden led the Vols in scoring.

GOLDEN DELIVERIES
- After setting his career-high with nine assists in the season-opener vs. UNC Greensboro, Golden set it again with 11 vs. ULM.
- Golden is the first Vol to have 11 assists in a game since Bobby Maze had 11 vs. Chattanooga (11/15/08).

DOUBLE-DOUBLE TROUBLE
- Trae Golden (17 points, 11 assists) and Jeronne Maymon (11 points, 11 rebounds) are the first pair of Vols to have double-doubles in the same game since Wayne Chism (11 pts, 10 reb) and Tyler Smith (14 pts, 11 rebs) vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09).

BUZZING McBEE
- Junior Skylar McBee scored in double-figures for the fourth time in his career with a personal-best 15 points. McBee also reached double-figures with a previous career-high 12 vs. North Carolina A&T (12/23/09) and vs. Vanderbilt (1/15/11) and Florida (3/11/11) with 10 in each game.
- McBee also set a career-high with a game-best five three-pointers, surpassed on his fourth trey with 17:40 remaining.
- His five three-pointers are the most by a Vol since Scotty Hopson connected on six against UNC Asheville (11/17/09).

CHAIRMEN OF THE BOARDS
- After being outrebounded by UNC Greensboro, 34-31, in the season opener, the Vols came back with venegence against ULM. UT outrebounded the Warhawks, 46-27, including 25-16 in the first half.

DECISIVE RUN
- With the Vols trailing 48-46 with 13:45 remaining, Tennessee went on a 29-9 run spanning 8:42 to take a 75-57 lead with 4:44 left.

JERONNE JUMPS HIGHER
- Junior forward Jeronne Maymon set a career high with a game-leading 11 rebounds.
- Maymon also chipped in 11 points. He's averaging 13 points and 7.5 rebounds through two games.

DOUBLE-FIGURE COMFORT
- Tennessee had five players in double figures: Golden (17), McBee (15), Tatum (13), Maymon (11) and Josh Richardson (11).
- Senior guard Cameron Tatum scored in double-figures for the 34th time in his career with 13 points on 4-of-10 shooting.

BURNING THE NETS
- After a tough first-half shooting (10-of-32), UT shot 20-of-35 (57.1%) in the second half. The Vols finished 30-of-67 (44.8%).
- Conversely, after the Warhawks opened up 15-of-32 (46.9%) in the first half, the Vols limited ULM to 9-of-24 (37.5%) in the second stanza.

RICHIE RICHARDSON
- Freshman Josh Richardson scored in double-figures for the first time as a Vol with a career-high 11 points in just his second collegiate game.

UP NEXT
- Tennessee travels to Hawai'i to partake in the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational. The Vols will open up against No. 6 Duke on Monday, Nov. 28, at 5:30 ET on ESPN2.

 

 

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