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Postgame Notes
Stanley Asumnu

Stanley Asumnu

Dec. 22, 2003

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Records
* Tennessee improves to 6-1, while Tennessee Tech falls to 5-4
* Vols are now 6-0 at home this season
* Vols have won 53 of its last 556 non-conference games at Thompson-Boling Arena
* UT has an 83-16 mark at home since the 1997-98 season

Series Notebook
* Tennessee leads the all-time series 19-1 that dates back to 1939
* Vols lead series 18-1 at Knoxville ... UT won only meeting at Cookeville 65-62 in the 1985 NIT
* UT won the last meeting 72-63 (11/16/12001)
* TTU's only win in the series was a 73-62 decision at Thompson-Boling Arena Dec. 4, 1996
* Vols have a 38-1 all-time mark against schools that currently comprise the Ohio Valley Conference (2-0 this season)

Winchester Records Career-Highs
* Scored career-high 13 points tonight (previous: 11 vs. Tennessee State, 11/28/03)
* Connected on 5-of-9 from field, including 3-of-6 from three-point range ... His 5 FGs and 3 treys tonight are career-bests
* Had 13 points at halftime on 5-of-6 shooting (3-of-4 from three-point range)
* Replaced the injured Scooter McFadgon in the lineup tonight ... Fourth start of the season--first since Dec. 2 vs. Texas A&M

Crump Leads Vols With 20 Points
* Led Vols with 20 points today on 7-of-10 FG shooting
* Third 20-point game this season and third of career ... First back-to-back 20-point games in UT career
* Tallied double figures in 6 of the Vols' 7 games this season and 32nd time in his career

Asumnu Saves Best For Last
* Scored 9 of his 12 points tonight in the second half, connecting on 4-of-9 from the field after the break
* Equals career-high with 12 points tonight (previous: 12 vs. The Citadel, 12/17/03)
* 5 FGs also equals career-best (previous: 5 vs. The Citadel, 12/17/03)
* Made his second consecutive start of the season tonight--Eighth career start for the Vols
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Herndon Continues to Contribute
* Scored 8 points on 2-of-3 shooting from the field (4-of-7 at FT line)
* Pulled down 7 rebounds, one shy of career-best
* Keyed first half 11-2 run with two FGs, 1 FT, and two assists
* Tallied 24 points last three games


 

 

Quickly...
* Vols' leading scorer, Scooter McFadgon (17.8 ppg), did not play tonight due to an shoulder injury
* Vols outscored TTU at the FT line tonight 14-8 ... UT has outscored its last three opponents at the FT line 58-18
* UT hit 57 percent from the field in the first half today ... Connected on 51-of-87 in first half last two games (.586)
* Vols recorded 22 assists tonight ... Fourth time this season Vols have dished out at least 20 assists
* Fourth different lineup for the Vols this season in 7 games
* TTU shot just 32 percent in the second half from the field (11-of-34)

Next Game
* Tennessee ends its four-game homestand vs. UNC-Asheville Dec. 30 in a 7:30 p.m. (EST) tipoff
* UT leads the series 3-0 vs. UNC-Asheville ... The Vols won the last meeting 72-63 (Nov. 16, 2001)


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