Tennessee vs. Auburn: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Tennessee vs. Auburn: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Tennessee 82
(18-11, 5-7 away)
Auburn 75
(9-21, 8-12 home)
Venue: Auburn Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Tennessee 32 50 82
Auburn 35 40 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Tennessee J McRae 21 J Stokes 12 T Golden 6
Auburn F Sullivan 24 R Chubb 7 J Wallace 4

On a night when they turned the ball over only eight times, Tennessee got a road win against Auburn 82-75 in conference play. The Volunteers were led by Trae Golden, who put up a team-high 21 points and six assists. Jordan McRae picked up his fifth straight game with 21 points or more, scoring 21 points (7 Reb 3 Ast) in 38 minutes. For the Tigers, Frankie Sullivan finished with a game-high 24 points and three rebounds. Next up for Tennessee (19-11, 10-7 SEC) is Missouri (22-8, 11-6 SEC) on Saturday, Mar. 9 at home.

Tennessee Game Notes

  • Tennessee beat the spread by two points. That makes the 16th time this season the Volunteers have beaten the spread.
  • The Volunteers have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 82 or more total points.
  • Tennessee has won 82 percent of the time this season (9-2) when its three-point percentage has been 35.0 percent or better.
  • Tennessee has won 82 percent of the time this season (9-2) when opponents record five or fewer steals.
  • This season Tennessee has won 76 percent of the time (13-4) when Jarnell Stokes has 11 points or more, 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Trae Golden has six field goals made or more, and 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Jordan McRae has seven rebounds or more.
  • The Volunteers set a season high for steals (seven).
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Volunteers came back after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Trae Golden and Jordan McRae) accounted for 51.2 percent of the points.
  • Jarnell Stokes accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Trae Golden has led the team in scoring in seven out of 29 games this season.
  • Jarnell Stokes has led the team in rebounding in 18 out of 29 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Jordan McRae's career.
  • Jordan McRae has five straight 20+ point games.
  • This marks the 11th 20-point game of Trae Golden's career.
  • Jarnell Stokes recorded the 19th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jarnell Stokes has grabbed double-digit rebounds in four straight games.
  • Jarnell Stokes recorded a double-double. It was his 13th this season and 15th of his career.
  • Kenny Hall had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Auburn Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Tigers losing streak to eight games.
  • Frankie Sullivan accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Frankie Sullivan has led the team in scoring 14 times in 30 games this season.
  • Rob Chubb has led the team in rebounding 16 times in 30 games this season.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Josh Wallace.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Frankie Sullivan's career.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Frankie Sullivan.
TENN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Trae Golden362126001
AJordan McRae382173023
AJarnell Stokes2411120100
B+Josh Richardson27933200
BKenny Hall24850100
B-Armani Moore19730101
D+Skylar McBee28500203
-Q. Chievous4001000
AU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJordan Price18941101
B+F. Sullivan332432027
B+Josh Wallace331414102
BRob Chubb25671020
BA. Dixon-Tatum16530021
B-Noel Johnson27922101
CBrian Greene Jr8221000
CAllen Payne17322001
D+S. Johnson19021202
-Dylan Spencer4300001

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