- The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. Rece Davis calls the action, while Mark Gottfried provides analysis. Jeff Neubarth is the producer. Knoxville-area viewers can find ESPN on Comcast Ch. 32 (HD 403), Knology Ch. 29 (HD 981), DirecTV Ch. 206 (SD & HD) and Dish Network Ch. 140 (SD & HD).
·Tennessee has won each of its last eight meetings with South Carolina and is 11-2 against the Gamecocks during the Pearl era.
·Tennessee has seven wins over teams in the top 50 of the most recent NCAA RPI (Pittsburgh, Vanderbilt [2x], Villanova, , Memphis, Georgia, Missouri State), and more than half of UT's wins have come against top-100 RPI teams (11).
·In SEC play, UT's scoring defense is nearly seven points better on the road than at home (60.4 to 67.0).