Tennessee vs. Arkansas: Full Game Preview

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Tennessee vs. Arkansas: Full Game Preview
Tennessee
(11-8, 1-5 away)
Arkansas
(12-8, 12-3 home)
Venue: Bud Walton Arena
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Tennessee J McRae 14.3 J Stokes 8.3 T Golden 3.9
Arkansas B Young 16.3 M Powell 5.8 B Young 4.1

On Saturday, Arkansas welcomes Tennessee at Bud Walton Arena. It takes place at 4:00 EST and you can see it on ESPN. The Razorbacks are 1-4 against the Volunteers over the last four years. They lost 77-58 the last time they played (2/15/2012).

Arkansas is tied with Tennessee for 6th in the conference.

The Razorbacks fell 59-56 to Alabama on January 31st. B.J. Young finished with 14 points in the loss. With 16.3 points per game and 4.1 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. For the Volunteers, Jarnell Stokes put up 19 points and 11 rebounds in the 58-57 win over Vanderbilt on January 29th. He leads the team in rebounds with 8.3 per game and blocks with 1.1 per game. Tennessee will hope to exploit their strengths, which include: defensive rebounding percentage at 72.5 and free throw rate at 41.5.

Tennessee StatSmack

  • Arkansas has a better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (64.44% to 56.99%).
  • Marshawn Powell is ranked 5th in the SEC in points and 9th in the SEC in blocks.
  • The Arkansas steals leader (Mardracus Wade) has more steals than the Tennessee steals leader (Josh Richardson).
  • Arkansas has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (56% vs 73%).
  • Mardracus Wade is ranked 7th in the SEC in steals.
  • The Arkansas blocks leader (Hunter Mickelson) has more blocks than the Tennessee blocks leader (Jarnell Stokes).
  • Arkansas has a much better Kiplinger Out-of-State Ranking than Tennessee (#58 vs #93).
  • How does our back look? Arkansas is ranked higher than Tennessee in the SEC (#6 vs #7).
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Arkansas has had more players drafted by the NBA than Tennessee (2 vs 1).
TENN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Jarnell Stokes 27 12 8 1 1 1 2
B Jordan McRae 31 14 3 2 1 1 2
C+ Trae Golden 27 10 3 4 0 0 2
C+ Josh Richardson 30 8 5 1 1 1 2
C Kenny Hall 23 6 5 1 0 1 2
C Derek Reese 17 5 2 1 1 0 0
C- Skylar McBee 23 5 1 1 0 0 0
D+ Armani Moore 12 2 3 1 0 1 1
D+ Yemi Makenjuola 9 2 3 0 0 0 0
D+ Q. Chievous 11 2 3 0 0 0 1
D D. Edwards 9 3 2 0 0 0 0
D Rob Murphy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Brandon Lopez 6 0 1 1 0 0 1
ARK Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B B.J. Young 28 16 4 4 1 0 2
B Marshawn Powell 26 15 6 1 1 1 2
C H. Mickelson 19 7 4 1 1 2 1
C Coty Clarke 18 7 5 1 1 1 1
C Mardracus Wade 23 7 1 2 2 0 1
C- Rickey Scott 16 5 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Rashad Madden 17 4 2 2 1 0 2
D+ Michael Qualls 11 4 3 1 1 1 1
D+ Kikko Haydar 13 3 2 1 1 0 0
D+ J. Williams 11 4 2 1 0 0 1
D Fred Gulley 16 2 2 1 1 0 1
D Anthlon Bell 9 4 1 0 0 0 0
D D. Wagner 7 2 0 1 0 0 0
D Davion Spivey 3 1 1 0 0 0 1
D C. Henderson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
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