Tennessee vs. Mississippi: Recap and Stats

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Tennessee vs. Mississippi: Recap and Stats
Tennessee 56
(9-8, 1-5 away)
(23) Mississippi 62
(16-2, 11-0 home)
Venue: Tad Smith Coliseum
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Tennessee 25 31 56
Mississippi 18 44 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Tennessee J McRae 14 J Stokes 7 T Golden 4
Mississippi M Henderson 19 M Holloway 10 J Summers 3

On Thursday, January 24th, Tennessee was clipped by No. 23 Ole Miss 62-56 in conference play. With the loss, the Volunteers are now 1-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Volunteers were paced by Jordan McRae, who put up a team-high 26 points and seven rebounds. Josh Richardson had three points and added four rebounds. For the Rebels, Marshall Henderson got a game-high 28 points, including 6-of-15 shooting from three-point range. Tennessee (9-8, 1-4 SEC) takes on Alabama (12-6, 4-1 SEC) on Saturday, January 26th on their home court.

Tennessee Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:05 left to go.
  • Tennessee beat the spread by 2.0 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Volunteers have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, Tennessee played 41 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 18-23.
  • Tennessee has lost 80% of the time this season (1-4) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 35.0% or better this season, Tennessee has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 6 or more blocks this season, Tennessee has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 19 or more free throws made this season, Tennessee has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • The Volunteers set a season high for turnovers.
  • The last time Tennessee recorded at least 21 turnovers was Feb 25, 2012 against South Carolina.
  • Tennessee has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 3rd loss of the season where the Volunteers opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Jordan McRae accounted for 46.4% of the team's points.
  • Jordan McRae has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Jordan McRae's career.
  • Jordan McRae has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan McRae had career highs with 26 points and 11 free throws made.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Jarnell Stokes.

Ole Miss Game Notes

  • Ole Miss won, but did not cover the spread.
  • Marshall Henderson accounted for 45.1% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Reginald Buckner and Murphy Holloway) accounted for 46.6% of the rebounds.
  • Marshall Henderson has led the team in scoring 12 times in 18 games this season.
  • Reginald Buckner has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Marshall Henderson's career.
  • Marshall Henderson has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Reginald Buckner has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Murphy Holloway.
TENN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJordan McRae392671209
B-Josh Richardson16343103
B-Kenny Hall35860001
CYemi Makenjuola11230000
CArmani Moore29083033
CTrae Golden251111003
CDerek Reese7031000
CJarnell Stokes27640002
D-Skylar McBee11000000
MISS PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AM. Henderson322821002
AR. Buckner271081120
B-D. Millinghaus8203100
B-Jarvis Summers32517203
C+Nick Williams25722100
C+Aaron Jones18240131
C+Murphy Holloway25861013
-Terry Brutus9020000
FLaDarius White21000002
-M. Newby3000100

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