- Tennessee won nine of its last 10 games and owns a +8.6 scoring margin and a +6.3 rebounding margin during that span.
- Only three teams in "major" college basketball have won nine of their last 10 games: Tennessee (9-1), Georgetown (9-1), Louisville (9-1).
- With Thursday's victory, Tennessee now has the second-most SEC Tournament wins (61). UT entered this year's event tied for second all-time with Alabama (60).
- A Tennessee triumph on Friday would move UT ahead of Alabama into second place on the SEC Tournament win percentage chart. The Vols' percentage would improve to .564; Alabama's would drop to .561.
- In his fifth season as a head coach, Cuonzo Martin has exactly 100 career victories to his credit.
- Tennessee's SEC Tournament win over Mississippi State was victory No. 100, and it also gave UT its 24th all-time 20-win season.
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