#30for30 - Relive UT's Historic Win
Cuonzo Martin

Feb. 17, 2013

As a salute to Tennessee's dominant 88-58 thrashing of defending national champion and 25th-ranked Kentucky Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena, we offer 30 commemorative notes of 140 characters or less. Pick one or two - or 30 - and share them on your social feed. And be sure to check out the Storify social archive below.

  • 1) Tennessee's 30-point margin of victory over Kentucky is @Vol_Hoops' biggest win in its 216-game series with the Wildcats. #30for30

  • 2) Saturday's @Vol_Hoops victory over Kentucky was just the fifth time since 1950 that the Wildcats lost by 30 or more points. #30for30

  • 3) At Thompson-Boling Arena, @Vol_Hoops is 5-1 all-time against the defending national champion. #30for30

  • 4) No school has beaten Kentucky more times than @Vol_Hoops. Tennessee has 67 all-time victories over the Cats. #30for30

  • 5) The 25th-ranked Wildcats were the fifth SEC team to score fewer than 60 points vs. @Vol_Hoops this season. #30for30

  • 6) The crowd of 21,678 that saw @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win vs. Kentucky was UT's 49th home crowd of 20,000 or larger since 2005-06. #30for30

  • 7) After @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win vs. Kentucky, @CuonzoMartin now has at least one victory over every SEC team he's faced. #30for30

  • 8) The 30-point @Vol_Hoops win over Kentucky marked UT's largest margin of victory in an SEC game under coach @CuonzoMartin. #30for30

  • 9) There were 13 @Vol_Hoops players dressed and available for Saturday's game vs. Kentucky, and all 13 played in the 30-point win. #30for30

  • 10) A Kentucky team ranked in the AP Top 25 has now lost to @Vol_Hoops 23 times following UT's 30-point win over the Cats. #30for30

  • 11) In each of his two seasons as @Vol_Hoops' head coach, @CuonzoMartin has led UT to a win over the defending national champs. #30for30

  • 12) Tennessee's 50-point first half during @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win vs. Kentucky was UT's highest-scoring half of the season. #30for30

  • 13) Since taking over the @Vol_Hoops, program, @CuonzoMartin is 4-2 against coaches who have won a national championship. #30for30

  • 14) Saturday's win over No. 25 Kentucky was @Vol_Hoops' fifth victory over an AP Top 25 team during the @CuonzoMartin era. #30for30

  • 15) In @Vol_Hoops' 30-point triumph over Kentucky, the Vols held the Cats without a rebound for the first 5:58 of the second half. #30for30

  • 16) After beating Kentucky by 30 points, @Vol_Hoops is now 7-3 in its last 10 games against the defending national champion. #30for30

  • 17) Since @UKCoachCalipari returned to the college game in 2000-01, @Vol_Hoops and Louisville each have beaten him six times. #30for30

  • 18) During their 30-point win vs. Kentucky, @Vol_Hoops held the defending nat'l champs scoreless for a span of 4:56 in the first half. #30for30

  • 19) UT shot .580 as a team during @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win over Kentucky -- the highest % allowed by UK under @UKCoachCalipari. #30for30

  • 20) Sophomore @J_Rich1 received 6 stitches on his chin after diving for a loose ball in @Vol_Hoops 30-point win vs. Kentucky. #30for30

  • 21) Though the final margin was 30, @Vol_Hoops led No. 25 Kentucky by as many as 39 points in Saturday's convincing victory. #30for30

  • 22) In @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win vs. Kentucky, @JordyMac52 scored at least 15 points for the ninth time this season. #30for30

  • 23) In @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win over Kentucky, Skylar McBee made three or more 3-pointers for the 18th time in his career. #30for30

  • 24) Tennessee was a perfect 5-for-5 from 3-point range during @Vol_Hoops' historic, 30-point win over Kentucky. #30for30

  • 25) Junior @DMontre32 scored 8 points (his most in an SEC game) during @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win over Kentucky. #30for30

  • 26) Senior forward Kenny Hall provided 12 big points off the bench in @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win over Kentucky. #30for30

  • 27) Junior @TraeGolden scored a team-high 24 points in @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win vs. Kentucky. It was his 7th career 20-point game. #30for30

  • 28) Junior guard @TraeGolden dished out eight assists and had no turnovers in @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win over Kentucky. #30for30

  • 29) In @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win vs. Kentucky, @JarnellStokes had two blocks, marking his 11th multi-block game of the season. #30for30

  • 30) Freshman @ArmaniMoore22 scored a season-high 8 points in @Vol_Hoops' 30-point win vs. Kentucky. #30for30





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