|Tennessee||J McRae 16.0||J Stokes 9.2||T Golden 4.0|
|Auburn||F Sullivan 14.1||R Chubb 6.7||F Sullivan 2.8|
Tennessee heads to Auburn Arena on Wednesday to take on Auburn. Tipoff is at 9 p.m. EST and it can be seen on CSS. The Volunteers are 4-1 against the Tigers over the last four years. The last time they met (Jan. 28, 2012) they won 64-49.
Tennessee is currently in sixth place in the SEC and Auburn is in 12th.
The Volunteers fell 78-68 to Georgia on Mar. 2. Jordan McRae finished with 35 points and six rebounds in the loss. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 16.0 points per contest. For the Tigers, Chris Denson put up 16 points in the 62-55 loss to Vanderbilt on Mar. 2. He contributes 2.7 rebounds per game in addition to his 11.1 points per game.
- The Tennessee rebounding leader (Jarnell Stokes, 258 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Auburn rebounding leader (Rob Chubb, 193 rebounds).
- Tennessee has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Auburn ($16,588 vs. $18,630).
- Since 1998, Tennessee has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Auburn (seven vs. two).
- Tennessee has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (64.0 percent to 47.1 percent).
- Tennessee is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Tennessee is 214 lbs compared to 207 lbs for Auburn.
- Tennessee has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than Auburn (eight vs. two).
- The Tennessee basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Auburn (40 percent vs. 27 percent).
- Jarnell Stokes is ranked 44th nationally in rebounds and 8th in the SEC in blocks.
- Even computers respect Tennessee more. Tennessee has a better RPI this season than Auburn (RPI: No. 56 vs. No. 229).
- Tennessee embarrassed Auburn by 15 points the last time they played (Jan 28, 2012).
- Tennessee allows fewer rebounds (31.4 allowed per game vs. 34.9 allowed per game) than Auburn this season.
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