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Postgame Notes: Vols 72, UNC Asheville 68



Dec. 20, 2011

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By The Numbers
3: Kenny Hall had a career-high three blocked shots and scored in double-figures for the third time in 2011-12.

7: Renaldo Woolridge made a career-high seven field goals in the win as part of his career-high 17 points.

8: The Vols outrebounded Asheville by +8 in the second half, 24-16 and 37-33 for the game.

8: Tennessee is now 8-0 all-time against UNC Asheville, winning every game since the series started in 1997.

39: Cameron Tatum scored in double-figures for the 39th time in his career with 17. He had scored just three points in the last two games combined.

To Note
3 FOR 3
- Senior Renaldo Woolridge, who wears No. 3, made three 3-pointers, converting 3-of-6, including 3-of-4 in the first half. Woolridge scored a career-high 17 points including 13 in the first half alone.

- Woolridge reached double-figures for the third time this season and seventh time in his career.

- Woolridge also set career-highs for made field goals (7), surpassing his old best of five set vs. Siena (11/27/2008).

DIAL UP TATUM
- Cameron Tatum knocked down 4-of-5 including the go-ahead and game-winning 3-pointers as part of 17 points in the game.

- Tatum scored in double-figures for the sixth time this season and 39th time in his career.

MAYMON WANTS MORE
- Jeronne Maymon had his fourth double-double of the season and first since his monster 32-point 20-rebound game vs. Memphis (11/22/11) with 10 points and 13 rebounds.

- Maymon scored in double-figures for the seventh time this season and eight time in his career.

- His rebound total gave him double-figure boards for the fourth time in his career, all this season.

DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE
- With Maymon's fourth double-double, Tennessee now has seven double-doubles this season from four different players in 10 games.

- Last season, the Vols had 10 double-doubles in 34 games, all by players that are no longer on the squad.

HALL OF A SCORER
- Kenny Hall equaled his season-high for the second time with 12 points in the game. He also had a dozen against Austin Peay (12/10).

- It marked the third time this season he scored more than 10 and eighth time in his career.

HALL OF A REJECTOR
- Kenny Hall had a career-high three blocked shots in the game. He had previously had two rejections eight different times in his career.

ON THE REBOUND
- The Vols outrebounded Asheville 24-16 in the second half for a +8 margin. In the first half, the Bulldogs held the edge at 17-13.

- For the game, UT won the board battle 37-33 and outscored Asheville 32-22 in the paint.

CHARGE!
- The Vols took four charges in the game with Cameron Tatum (three on year) taking two, and both Jordan McRae Skylar McBee taking one apiece. For the year coming into the game, the Vols had drawn a total of eight in the first nine games.

BENCH SCORING
- Tennessee outscored Asheville 28-8 in bench points, a +20 margin. That effort was aided by Woolridge's career-high 17.

NOTING THE SERIES
- Tennessee are now 8-0 all-time against UNC Asheville, dating to the start in 1997. All eight meetings have taken place in Knoxville.

- Tennessee has won seven of the eight games by double-figures with only the first-meeting being decided by less than 10 points (75-69 UT win on Nov. 19, 1997).

- UT won the last game in the series with a school-record 124 points in a 124-49 victory on Nov. 17, 2009,. The 75-point margin of victory is the second-largest in Vols' history and largest defeat in Asheville history.

FOR STARTERS
- The Vols started the same lineup for the 10th straight game in 2011-12: Guard Trae Golden, Guard Jordan McRae, Guard Cameron Tatum, Forward Jeronne Maymon and Center Kenny Hall.

- The Vols' first sub was Skylar McBee at the 16:19 mark left in the first half.

UP NEXT
- Tennessee's next game is slated for Friday, Dec. 23 vs. East Tennessee State at 7 p.m. The game will not be televised, but will be shown on UTSports.com with the radio broadcast on the Vol Network.

 

 

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