Tennessee vs. Kentucky: Recap and Stats

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Tennessee vs. Kentucky: Recap and Stats
Tennessee 65
(8-7, 1-4 away)
Kentucky 75
(11-5, 10-2 home)
Venue: Rupp Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Tennessee 31 34 65
Kentucky 34 41 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Tennessee J McRae 23 J Stokes 5 T Golden 6
Kentucky K Wiltjer 17 N Noel 9 R Harrow 4

On Tuesday, January 15th, Tennessee was tripped up by Kentucky 75-65 in conference play. Jordan McRae put up a game-high 23 points and four rebounds in the loss. Armani Moore had five points and added four rebounds. For the Wildcats, Nerlens Noel finished with 12 points and nine rebounds (6 Blk 4 Stl). Tennessee (9-7, 0-3 SEC) hosts Mississippi State (7-7, 2-0 SEC) on Saturday, January 19th.

Tennessee Game Notes

  • Tennessee started 8-7 during the 2011 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • Tennessee beat the spread by 3 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Volunteers have beaten the spread.
  • Tennessee has lost 83% of the time this season (1-5) after recording 65 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition records 75 or more total points this season, Tennessee has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 25 or more field goals made this season, Tennessee has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 40.0% or better this season, Tennessee has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • Tennessee has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Jordan McRae accounted for 35.3% of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (15) than the starters (12).
  • Jordan McRae has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 15 games this season.
  • Jarnell Stokes has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 15 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Jordan McRae's career.
  • Jordan McRae has 4 straight 20+ point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Jarnell Stokes.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Yemi Makenjuola.

Kentucky Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (Nerlens Noel and Alex Poythress) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
  • Kyle Wiltjer has led the team in scoring 5 times in 16 games this season.
  • Nerlens Noel has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 16 games this season.
  • Nerlens Noel has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ryan Harrow has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Archie Goodwin.
TENN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJordan McRae362341001
B+Armani Moore12540010
BJarnell Stokes16452012
BDerek Reese22940000
C+Trae Golden29746005
CJosh Richardson36622202
CYemi Makenjuola14230101
C-Skylar McBee11300000
C-Kenny Hall24610012
UK PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ANerlens Noel381292463
AKyle Wiltjer261752021
B+Ryan Harrow331234100
BAlex Poythress241081002
BW. Cauley-Stein15750002
C+Archie Goodwin30823102
CJulius Mays27901001
-Jarrod Polson7000000

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