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Postgame Notes: Tennessee 82, Wake Forest 63

Nov. 30, 2013

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FOR STARTERS

  • Starters for Tennessee: Jarnell Stokes, Jordan McRae, Josh Richardson, Antonio Barton, Jeronne Maymon
  • First score for the Vols was a layup by Jeronne Maymon off a steal by Jordan McRae on the defensive end
  • FOR THE RECORD

  • Tennessee improved to 5-2 on the season. The Vols were 2-1 at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.
  • The Vols are now 4-0 when leading at halftime and 3-0 when scoring at least 80 points.
  • STOKES RULES ATLANTIS

  • For the second consecutive game, Jarnell Stokes led the Vols in scoring and rebounding. He finished with a season-high 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.
  • Stokes recorded double-doubles in all three games of the Battle 4 Atlantis. He had 13 points and 14 rebounds against UTEP to start the tournament. He scored 20 points with 10 rebounds in the win against Xavier.
  • He has four double-doubles this season, 22 in his career.
  • CAREER DAY FOR THOMPSON

  • Thompson more than doubled his previous career high of six points, scoring 16 points for the Vols.
  • He was a perfect 9 for 9 from the free throw line. His 100 percent from the stripe is the best by a Vol this season (min. 5 free throws in a game).
  • He was also 3 for 4 from the floor
  • FIRST HALF ROUNDUP

  • Tennessee lead Wake Forest 43-32 at halftime.
  • For the second consecutive game, Tennessee led by double digits after the first half. On Friday,
  • Tennessee took a 39-26 lead at the half in the 64-49 victory over Xavier.
  • Tennessee has scored more than 40 points in the first half for the second time this season. The Vols scored 45 points in an 86-60 win over The Citadel on Nov. 18.
  • The Vols were 14 of 26 from the floor (53.8 percent) in the first half while limiting Wake Forest to 10 of 26 shooting (38.5 percent).
  • Tennessee led by as many as 17 points in the first half.

    SCORERS IN THE FIRST HALF

  • Darius Thompson hit a 3-pointer off an assist by Maymon to put the Vols up 13-10, a lead Tennessee maintained the rest of the half.
  • Stokes had a team-leading 12 points and six at the half. Thompson had 11 points.
  • Seven Vols scored in the first half: Stokes (12), Thompson (11), Maymon (6), McRae (5), Richardson (4), Robert Hubbs III (3), A.J. Davis (2).
  • DOUBLE DIGITS

  • Stokes (21), Thompson (16) and Jordan McRae (10) finished with at least 10 points.
  • McRae, who has led the Vols in scoring five times this year, has scored in the double digits all seven games this season
  • McRae is now 37 points away from his 1,000th career point as a Vol
  • A CLEAN GAME

  • Tennessee committed only one turnover in the first half.
  • In the game, the Vols had seven turnovers.
  • Wake Forest had nine team turnovers

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