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Date

Opponent (TV)

Time/Result

N13

Austin Peay (SS)

W 83-54

N17

UNC Asheville (FSN)

W 124-49

N20

1-East Carolina

W 105-66

N22

1-DePaul (FCS)

W 57-53

N23

1-No. 6 Purdue (FSN)

L 73-72

N27

College of Charleston (CSS)

W 86-69

D2

ETSU (SS)

W 78-66 W 75-54

Game 9

Tennessee vs. Wyoming 7 p.m. ET • Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 Thompson-Boling Arena • Knoxville, Tenn.

TV: The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU. Carter Blackburn has the play-by-play call, while former Alabama head coach Mark Gottfried provides color commentary. Tom Scofield is the producer. Radio: The game will air on the Vol Radio Network (50-plus stations covering 28 states). Bob Kesling is in his 11th year calling the play-by-play. Former Vol Bert Bertelkamp (1977-80) joins him courtside to provide color commentary. Tim Berry is the engineer, and Glenn Thackston is the producer. Tickets: Contact the University of Tennessee Ticket Office at 1-800-332-VOLS (8657) or 865-656-1200 or visit UTtix.com.

D11

2-vs. Middle Tennessee (CSS)

D15

Wyoming (ESPNU)

D19

at Southern California (FSN)

D23

North Carolina A&T (CSS)

7 p.m.

D31

at Memphis (ESPN2)

4 p.m.

J6

Charlotte (CSS)

7 p.m.

Bruce Pearl (Boston College, 1982).........................Head Coach..... Heath Schroyer (Armstrong Atlantic State, 1995)

J10

Kansas (CBS)

1:30 or 4:30 p.m.

105-38 (5th year) ......................................................Record at School ....................................................... 36-36 (3rd year)

J14

Auburn* (ESPN/ESPN2)

7 p.m.

422-122 (18th year) ...................................................Overall Record ......................................................... 71-83 (6th year)

J16

Ole Miss* (SEC Network)

7 p.m. 4:30 p.m.

1:30

J19

at Alabama* (ESPN)

7 p.m.

J23

at Georgia* (FSN)

5 p.m.

J27

Vanderbilt* (ESPNU)

7 p.m.

J31

Florida* (CBS)

1 p.m.

F4

at LSU* (ESPN/ESPN2)

9 p.m.

Tennessee

At A Glance

7-1 (0-0 SEC)

Record

Wyoming 5-4 (0-0 MWC)

9th AP / 9th ESPN/USA Today Coaches ...................Ranking* ........................................................................ Not ranked

UTsports.com ..................................................................... Web Site ................................................WyomingCowboys.com Tennessee leads 2-0 ........................................................... Series *Updated national rankings will be released Monday afternoon

F6

South Carolina* (ESPN)

6 p.m.

F9

at Vanderbilt* (ESPN)

7 p.m.

F13

at Kentucky* (ESPN [College Gameday])

9 p.m.

F17

Georgia* (SEC Network)

8 p.m.

F20

at South Carolina* (SEC Network)

F23

at Florida* (ESPN)

1:30 p.m. 9 p.m.

F27

Kentucky* (CBS)

Noon

M3

Arkansas* (CSS)

7 p.m.

M6

at Mississippi State* (ESPN)

6 p.m.

M11-14 2-SEC Tournament Schedule Key 1-U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam (UVI Sports & Fitness Center in St. Thomas); 2-Sun Belt Classic (Nashville Arena in Nashville, Tenn.); 3-SEC Tournament (Nashville Arena in Nashville, Tenn.); * Southeastern Conference Game; CSS-Comcast Sports Southeast; FCS-Fox College Sports; SS-SportSouth; FSN includes FS South, FS Southwest and SUN Sports All Times Eastern & Subject to Change; Opponent Rankings are AP

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Probable Starters Tennessee G 3 Bobby Maze G 32 Scotty Hopson G 23 Cameron Tatum F 1 Tyler Smith C 4 Wayne Chism

Ht. 6-3 6-7 6-6 6-7 6-9

Wt. 195 200 197 215 246

Yr. Sr. So. R-So. Sr. Sr.

Hometown Suitland, Md. Hopkinsville, Ky. Lithonia, Ga. Pulaski, Tenn. Jackson, Tenn.

PPG 8.5 13.9 10.3 12.5 11.5

RPG 2.6 4.0 2.8 4.8 6.8

APG 3.6 1.6 1.5 3.9 0.4

Wyoming G 1 JayDee Luster G 11 Afam Muojeke F 51 A.J. Davis F 25 Djibril Thiam C 33 Boubacar Sylla

Ht. 5-9 6-8 6-6 6-10 7-2

Wt. 160 210 198 210 275

Yr. R-So. So. So. Jr. R-So.

Hometown San Diego, Calif. Jamaica Queens, N.Y. Columbus, Ohio Dakar, Senegal Paris, France

PPG 4.9 16.7 12.1 11.6 4.3

RPG 3.6 3.3 2.0 5.1 4.1

APG 4.4 1.7 0.8 1.7 0.1

• The Vols under coach Bruce Pearl are a perfect 14-0 in December home games. That streak includes victories over Memphis and Texas. • Tuesday’s game marks Tennessee’s first game against a Mountain West opponent during the Bruce Pearl era. Wyoming is the second straight team to bring a three-game win streak into ThompsonBoling Arena (ETSU, Dec .2). • The Cowboys are forcing 20.6 turnovers per game, but the Vols are turning the ball over just 12.8 times per game. Every Wyoming opponent has turned the ball over at least 14 times; Tennessee has totaled that many turnovers only four times this season. • After averaging 2.4 points through Tennessee’s first five games, senior J.P. Prince has averaged 10.0 points over the last three games. Prince was a starter in the first five games but has come off the bench in each of the last three. That’s what you call a “direct correlation.” • Dating to last season, senior Tyler Smith has played 10 games since his last outing with a negative assist/turnover ratio. His 6.2 ratio this season leads the SEC and ranks among the top five nationally. • Tennessee’s roster features a pair of 1,100-point scorers, as seniors Wayne Chism and Tyler Smith each rank among the top 35 on UT’s all-time scoring list. See the chart on Page 9 for more. • Sophomore shooting guard Scotty Hopson scored 312 points in 34 games last year. He has 111 points eight games this season and ranks among the national leaders in 3-point percentage (.514) • Cameron Tatum is shooting a team-best .638 from the floor this season. It’s no surprise, however, when you consider the fact that he shot .584 over UT’s final seven games last year. Overall, in Tennessee’s last 15 games dating to the win at Florida on March 1, Tatum is shooting .593 (51-86). • After inking three highly-touted signees during November’s early signing period, UT’s current crop of recruits is ranked fourth nationally by Rivals.com. For more, see the signee note on Page 9.


Tennessee Trends • Tennessee has an all-time record of 1,450-922-2 in its 101st season of varsity basketball. • In all eight of his full seasons as a Division I head coach, Bruce Pearl’s teams have won at least 10 games in conference play. • Bruce Pearl’s teams have led their respective league in scoring in 16 of Pearl’s 17 full seasons as a head coach (including every year at Tennessee). • The Vols are 32-2 in non-conference home games under Bruce Pearl. • Under Bruce Pearl, UT is 98-9 when leading or tied with five minutes left in the game. • UT is 66-6 when scoring 80 or more points under the direction of Bruce Pearl. • Bruce Pearl is 18-11 against ranked teams at UT. • Tennessee is 59-7 at Thompson-Boling Arena since the start of the 2005-06 season. • Tennessee’s bench has outscored the opponents’ bench in 36 of its last 42 games, including nine straight. • UT’s six turnovers against ETSU (Dec. 2) tied for the lowest single-game total of the Bruce Pearl era. The Wyoming Series UT leads the all-time series with Wyoming 2-0 ... Tennessee welcomes the Cowboys to Rocky Top for the first meeting between the programs since 1958 ... The Vols posted a one-point win (72-71) in Knoxville on Dec. 2, 1958 ... Four days later, UT defeated Wyoming 90-69 in the Midwestern Invitational in Kent, Ohio ... Those are the only two previous meetings in the series ... The Vols are 8-6 all-time against current members of the Mountain West Conference, but the Vols have never faced a MWC team during the Bruce Pearl era.

Statistical Comparison Tennessee 85.0 60.5 +24.5 .507 .378 .434 .288 .697 37.9 32.1 +5.8 18.3 12.8 8.1 3.5 7-1, 0-0 9th N/A

Wyoming 80.3 74.0 +6.3 .443 .417 .213 .317 .741 36.8 38.2 -1.4 12.3 16.6 10.7 5.1 5-4, 0-0 NR N/A

Points Opponent Points Scoring Margin Field Goal % Opponent Field Goal % 3-Point % Opponent 3-Point % Free Throw % Rebounds Opponent Rebounds Rebounding Margin Assists Turnovers Steals Blocks Record AP Rank NCAA RPI

Individual Statistical Leaders Tennessee Hopson, 13.9 Chism, 6.8 Smith, 3.9 Tatum, .638 Tatum, .550 Maze, .923

Points Rebounds Assists FG % 3-Pt % FT %

Wyoming Muojeke, 16.7 Waddell, 5.8 Luster, 4.4 Thiam, .619 Muojeke, .350 Davis, .833

Noting Wyoming Tuesday’s game against Wyoming marks the Vols’ first-ever game against a Mountain West Conference opponent during the Bruce Pearl era (2005-06 to present) ... Riding a three-game win streak, Wyoming under third-year head coach Heath Schroyer is off to a 5-4 start this season with wins over Peru State, Boise State, Pepperdine (86-82 in OT), Loyola Marymount and Northern Colorado ... The media picked the Cowboys to finish sixth in the Mountain West this season ... After helping guide Wyoming to the semifinals of the MWC Tournament and a berth in the CBI last season, Wyoming’s Afam Muoeke was named MWC Freshman of the Year ... He leads the Cowboys with 16.7 ppg this season but has missed time recently due to a knee injury ... The Cowboys have been playing like the “Tennessee of the Mountain West” this season, having forced 20 or more turnovers five times ... All of Wyoming’s opponents have turned the ball over at least 14 times ... In last week’s edition of the NCAA statistical rankings, Wyoming ranked among the top 10 in Division I in free throws made (second, 203), free throws attempted (fifth, 273) and steals per game (seventh, 11.3 per game) ... Point guard JayDee Luster averages 4.4 assists per game ... Along with scoring leader Muojeke, A.J. Davis (12.1 ppg), Adam Waddell (12.1 ppg) and Djibril Thiam (11.6 ppg) also average double-figure scoring this year. Former UT Coach Don DeVoe Once A Cowboy Former Tennessee head coach Don DeVoe (197889) was the head coach at Wyoming immediately prior to taking the reins at UT ... DeVoe compiled a 204-137 (.598) record at Tennessee and led the Vols to the 1982 SEC Championship and six NCAA Tournament appearances ... He is the third-longesttenured coach in UT hoops history ... During his two-year tenure with the Cowboys, DeVoe guided Wyoming to an overall record of 29-25 (.537) ... His squad finished 17-10 in 1976-77 and then turned in a 12-15 record in 1977-78 before his hiring at UT. Middle Tennessee Recap Senior wing J.P. Prince exploded for 17 points Friday as Tennessee defeated Middle Tennessee 75-54 at the Sun Belt Classic in Nashville, Tenn. ... The Vols shot 50 percent from the floor (27-of-54) while holding the Blue Raiders to 36.4 percent shooting (20-of-55) ... Senior forward Desmond “Boogie” Yates helped Middle Tennessee keep things close for much of the game and finished with 26 points on 11-of-19 shooting ... Yates’ 26 points were the most UT surrendered to a single player all season ... The teams were even on the boards (36-36), but the Tennessee bench outscored the Blue Raiders reserves 37-6 ... Each squad comitted 11 turnovers ... UT senior point guard Bobby Maze scored 12 points, while fellow senior Tyler Smith totaled seven points and five assists with no turnovers.

Media Information Internet Information on the Tennessee Volunteers and the Southeastern Conference is available on the Internet. To access information on Tennessee, visit the university’s official athletics Web site at UTsports.com. Info on SEC basketball is accessible on the Web at SECsports.com. Covering Practice Tennessee basketball practices are open to the media. Contact the media relations information office for practice dates and times. Tennessee players and coaches are available for interviews at the conclusion of practice. If additional time is required with the players or coaches, contact Basketball SID Tom Satkowiak to make arrangements. Media Luncheon Bruce Pearl’s media luncheons begin at noon on Mondays throughout the season in Room A in Arena Dining at Thompson-Boling Arena. Due to the Monday, Jan. 18, Martin Luther King holiday, that week’s media luncheon will be moved to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Following are all the luncheon dates: November 9, 16; December 7, 14, 21, 28; January 4, 11, 20, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15. Postgame Interviews The Tennessee locker room is closed. Coach Bruce Pearl addresses the media following a brief cooling-off period. Selected UT players are available for interviews in the media room near the southeast corner of the arena following coach Pearl’s press conference. SEC Coaches Teleconference The 12 SEC men’s head basketball coaches are scheduled to participate every Monday and Thursday (Jan. 4 through March 8). The NCAA Tournament teleconference is set for Monday, March 15 at 11 a.m. ET. It will feature coaches from all SEC teams (men’s and women’s) participating in the NCAA Tournament. Order of Appearance (All Times Eastern) 11:00 a.m. Kevin Stallings, Vanderbilt 11:07 a.m. Billy Donovan, Florida 11:14 a.m. Darrin Horn, South Carolina 11:21 a.m. Mark Fox, Georgia 11:28 a.m. Trent Johnson, LSU 11:35 a.m. John Calipari, Kentucky 11:42 a.m. Bruce Pearl, Tennessee 11:49 a.m. John Pelphrey, Arkansas 11:56 a.m. Anthony Grant, Alabama 12:03 p.m. Jeff Lebo, Auburn 12:10 p..m. Andy Kennedy, Ole Miss 12:17 p.m. Rick Stansbury, Mississippi State

Weekly Highlights And Interviews On Satellite Highlights and interviews will be available on a limited number of satellite feeds on Tuesdays throughout the season from 4:15-4:30 p.m. ET. Those feeds will be available on the following dates: Jan. 5, Jan. 12, Jan. 26, Feb. 2, Feb. 23 and March 9. Please credit IMG College/Vol Network for any video used. The coordinates for the feed are Horizons 2 (Digital Ku), Transponder 7 - Slot/Channel A, Uplink Freq. 1426.5 V, Downlink Freq. 11946.5 H, Symbol Rate 6.1113, FEC: 3/4, Data Rate 8.4480. For problems with the feed, call (865) 974-5069.


This Date In Volunteers History Tennessee has enjoyed a great deal of success on Dec. 15, boasting an 18-1 all-time record on that date (15-0 home, 1-1 road, 2-0 neutral) ... UT’s lone loss on Dec. 15 was a 71-69 setback at Memphis in 2001. Up Next: Southern California Tennessee makes its first trip to the West Coast since it beat Gonzaga in Seattle, Wash., on Dec. 29, 2007, when it visits Southern California Dec. 19 ... Led by former UT head coach Kevin O’Neill (199497), the Trojans own a 4-4 record including a 4-2 mark at home ... USC has won two straight and is out-rebounding its opponents by 7.8 boards per game ... Nikola Vucevic (13.6 ppg, 10.8 rpg) leads the Trojans in both scoring and rebounding ... Alex Stepheson (12.5 ppg, 9.8 rpg) and Dwight Lewis (12.4 ppg) are also performing well for USC as the Trojans are averaging 58.9 points per game.

2009-10 SEC Standings Eastern Division Kentucky Florida Tennessee South Carolina Vanderbilt Georgia

Pct. .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

H 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Div. 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

ALL Pct. 10-0 1.000 8-1 .889 7-1 .875 6-2 .750 6-3 .667 4-4 .500

H 5-0 5-0 4-0 4-0 3-0 4-1

A 1-0 1-0 0-0 0-1 1-1 0-2

N 4-0 2-1 3-1 2-1 2-2 0-1

Last 12 Streak 10-0 W10 8-1 L1 7-1 W3 6-2 L1 6-3 L2 4-4 L2

SEC 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Pct. .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

H 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Div. 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

ALL 8-1 7-2 5-2 6-3 5-4 4-5

H 5-0 4-1 5-0 4-2 3-1 4-3

A 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1

N 2-1 3-1 0-2 2-1 1-2 0-1

Last 12 Streak 8-1 W4 7-2 W4 5-2 W2 6-3 L1 5-4 W1 4-5 W2

Eastern Division Champion

Western Division Ole Miss Mississippi State LSU Alabama Auburn Arkansas

Bone May Be Eligible Tuesday Junior guard Josh Bone transferred to UT from Southern Illinois during the holiday break last season and may finally be eligible to play for the Vols starting Tuesday ... To fulfill the NCAA’s transfer residency requirements, Bone has to wait until fall semester grades have been posted before he can take the court ... A native of Nashville, Bone adds depth and toughness to the UT backcourt. Noteworthy Stats Reversals Tennessee last season ranked last in the SEC in 3-point shooting (.315) while ranking 10th in the league in field-goal percentage defense (.443) ... Aside from a few new faces on this year’s team, the Vols’ cast of characters largely remains the same, but UT is vastly improved in both categories through seven games ... Tennessee currently leads the SEC in 3-point shooting (.434) and ranks second in field-goal percentage defense (.378).

Smith Still Setting Up Teammates For Scores; Second Nationally In Assist/Turnover Ratio Despite playing the No. 4 position, Tyler Smith led the Vols in assists each of the last two seasons ... This year he boasts a team-high 31 assists and an impressive 6.2 assist/turnover ratio to lead the SEC ... Through the games of Dec. 13, Smith ranked second nationally in assist/turnover ratio ... He is one of only two players 6-6 or taller in the top 50 in the country in assist/turnover ratio.

2009-10 Tennessee Basketball Roster Name Renaldo Woolridge Tyler Smith Bobby Maze Wayne Chism Emmanuel Negedu Michael Hubert Quinn Cannington Skylar McBee Kenny Hall Melvin Goins Steven Pearl Cameron Tatum Josh Bone J.P. Prince Scotty Hopson Brian Williams

* Inactive for the 2009-10 season

Pos. G/F G/F G F/C F G G G F G F G G G G C

Ht. 6-8 6-7 6-3 6-9 6-7 6-2 6-4 6-3 6-8 5-11 6-5 6-6 6-3 6-7 6-7 6-10

Wt. 208 215 195 246 218 203 165 190 220 195 232 197 195 205 200 278

Pct. .889 .778 .714 .667 .555 .444

- SEC Champion; ^ - SEC Western Division Champion; $-SEC Tournament Champion

UT Prominent In SEC, National Stat Rankings Through the games of Dec. 12, Tennessee ranks among the top three in the SEC in eight different offensive stat categories and six defensive categories ... The Vols lead the league in scoring (85.0), scoring margin (+24.5), 3-point percentage (.434), assists (18.3), turnover margin (+5.6) and assist/ turnover ratio (1.4) ... Nationally (through Dec. 6), UT ranks fifth in assists and scoring margin, sixth in scoring, 10th in field-goal percentage, 11th in turnover margin and 3-point shooting and 12th in assist/turnover ratio.

No. 0 1 3 4 5* 10 11 13 20 21 22 23 24 30 32 33

(through Dec. 12)

SEC 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Cl. So. Sr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Sr. So. Jr.

Hometown (Previous School) Sherman Oaks, Calif. (Harvard-Westlake HS) Pulaski, Tenn. (University of Iowa) Suitland, Md. (Hutchinson CC) Jackson, Tenn. (Bolivar Central HS) Kaduna, Nigeria (Brewster [N.H.] Academy) Hendersonville, Tenn. (UT Chattanooga) Knoxville, Tenn. (Fulton HS) Rutledge, Tenn. (Grainger HS) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Redan HS) San Diego, Calif. (San Jacinto [Calif.] College) Knoxville, Tenn. (West HS) Lithonia, Ga. (The Patterson School) Nashville, Tenn. (Southern Illinois University) Memphis, Tenn. (University of Arizona) Hopkinsville, Ky. (University Heights HS) Bronx, N.Y. (Harmony Community Prep)

Pearl Receives Prestigious Local Honor Bruce Pearl received the prestigious “Knoxville Award” on Dec. 10 during the 2009 Knoxville Award Luncheon ... The award recognizes individual contribution to the community and was created in 1994 to encourage volunteerism, philanthropy and community involvement ... Past winners include CEOs, U.S. Senators and even legendary Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt. Hopson On Target From Long Range Sophomore shooting guard Scotty Hopson is leading the team in scoring and is ranked 21st in the SEC with 13.9 ppg through eight games ... Most impressive about Hopson’s offensive performance has been his shooting from 3-point range, as he has made a team-high 19 3-point attempts (19-of37, .514) ... His six 3-pointers against UNC Asheville Nov. 17 were a career-high, and he posted a careerbest scoring total of 25 points in back-to-back games against UNC Asheville and East Carolina in November.

Tennessee Basketball Staff Head Coach: Bruce Pearl (Boston College, 1982) Assoc. Head Coach: Tony Jones (Concordia Univ., 1993) Assistant Coach: Steve Forbes (Southern Arkansas, 1988) Assistant Coach: Jason Shay (Iowa, 1995) Dir. of Operations: Ken Johnson (College of Idaho, 1993) Assistant to the Head Coach: Mark Pancratz (UW-Milwaukee, 2006) Video Coordinator: Aaron Green (Tennessee, 1998) Athletic Trainer: Chad Newman (Tennessee, 1994) Strength Coach: Troy Wills (Emory & Henry, 2000)

Pronunciations Melvin Goins Emmanuel Negedu

GO-ins nuh-GAY-dew


Quick Facts Location ................................................... Knoxville, Tennessee Founded ..................................................................................1794 Conference ............................................................Southeastern Enrollment ...........................................................................27,739 Home Court .....................................Thompson-Boling Arena Capacity ................................................................................21,678 Record In Arena ................................259-91 (.740) 23rd year First Game .............12/3/87 (Tennessee 82, Marquette 56) Largest Crowd ......................25,610 vs. Kentucky (1/21/89) at Current Capacity ...........22,326 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09) Colors ..................................................................Orange & White Nickname .................................................................... Volunteers Mascot ..............................Smokey (a blue tick coon hound) Band .......................................................Pride of the Southland Interim President ............................................Dr. Jan C. Simek Faculty Representative ................................ Dr. Todd Diacon Athletic Director ............................................... Mike Hamilton Athletic Department Phone .........................(865) 974-1220 Ticket Office Phone .........................................(865) 656-1200 History First Year Of Basketball ................................................1908-09 All-Time Record...........................................1,446-921-2 (.610) NCAA Tournament Appearances ........................................17 (1967, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 89, 98, 99, 00, 01, 06, 07, 08, 09) National Invitation Tournament Appearances...............11 (1945, 69, 71, 84, 85, 88, 90, 92, 96, 03, 04) Team Information 2008-09 Overall Record.....................................................21-13 Home / Away / Neutral ............................ 10-5 / 6-5 / 5-3 SEC Record ...............................................................................10-6 Home / Away ........................................................... 5-3 / 5-3 SEC Finish ...........................................................................1st East Final Ranking (AP / USA Today) ................................. NR / NR Starters Returning/Lost ......................................................... 5/0 Letterwinners Returning/Lost ............................................ 9/2 Coaching Staff Head Coach .................Bruce Pearl (Boston College, 1982) Record at Tennessee .................105-38 (5th year) .734 Pct. Career Record .........................422-122 (18th year) .776 Pct. Basketball Office Phone .................................(865) 974-1206 Basketball Office Fax .......................................(865) 974-0097 Associate Head Coach .......................................... Tony Jones (Concordia University, 1993) Assistants........... Steve Forbes (Southern Arkansas, 1988) Jason Shay (Iowa, 1995) Director of Basketball Operations ................. Ken Johnson (College of Idaho, 1993) Assistant to the Head Coach ......................... Mark Pancratz (UW-Milwaukee, 2006) Video Coordinator .......... Aaron Green (Tennessee, 1998) Athletic Trainer.............Chad Newman (Tennessee, 1994) Strength Coach ............. Troy Wills (Emory & Henry, 2000) Sports Information Basketball SID ..............Tom Satkowiak (Tennessee, 2002) Cell Phone ....................................................(865) 696-2897 E-mail ..........................................................tomsid@utk.edu Associate AD/SID .................... Bud Ford (Tennessee, 1966) SID Office Phone...............................................(865) 974-7501 SID Office Fax .....................................................(865) 974-1269 Press Row Phone (Scores & Updates) .......(865) 544-0789 SID Mailing Address ........................................P.O. Box 15016 Knoxville, TN 37901 Overnight Address ........ 1720 Volunteer Blvd., Room 255 Knoxville, TN 37996 Web Address ............................................ www.UTsports.com

Chism Rising In UT’s Rebounding Records Book Senior forward/center Wayne Chism has 718 career rebounds and ranks 11th on UT’s all-time list ... He is one of only seven Vols ever to grab 700 rebounds and block 100 shots ... Chism last year enjoyed his finest rebounding season, snagging 273 boards in 34 games (8.0 rpg) ... Current Los Angeles Lakers scout Gene Tormohlen (1956-59) is UT’s career rebounding leader with 1,113 ... For a complete list of UT’s all-time rebounding leaders, see Page 9.

Depth Serving The Vols Well Thus Far Tennessee’s bench is outscoring the opponents’ bench 273-105 this season (+168 overall and +21.0 ppg) ... At least nine different Vols have scored in six of UT’s eight games ... Eight Vols are averaging at least 5.0 ppg ... Nine Vols are averaging more than 15 minutes per game ... Five times this season a UT non-starter has scored in double figures ... No Tennessee player ranks among the top 10 in the SEC in minutes played.

Chism Enters Top 10 On UT Blocks List Wayne Chism also is ascending on UT’s career blocked shots list, as he currently has 113 blocks in his career ... That total is good enough for 10th on the school’s all-time list ... In the Dec. 2 win over ETSU, Chism blocked a season-high four shots ... He tied a UT single-game record with six blocks last season at Kansas.

Tennessee Runner-Up At Paradise Jam Tennessee was runner-up at the 2009 US. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, with wins over East Carolina (105-66) and DePaul (57-53) before a one-point loss to sixth-ranked Purdue (73-72) in the title game ... Also in the eight-team field was Boston College, Northern Iowa, South Dakota State and St. Joseph’s ... UT seniors Wayne Chism (14.7 ppg, 6.3 rpg) and Tyler Smith (12.3 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.7 spg) earned All-Tournament Team honors ... Scotty Hopson averaged 12.7 ppg, and Cameron Tatum averaged 10.0 ... UT shot .789 at the foul line and .470 from the floor at the event.

Stout Defense Early On Tennessee’s defense has been outstanding through the Vols’ first eight games ... The highlight thus far has been holding UNC Asheville without a field goal for the first 16:53 of the game on Nov. 17 ... Tennessee also held the Bulldogs to .239 shooting from the field (16-of-67) and .063 shooting from long range (1-of-16) ... And in the Nov. 20 rout of East Carolina, the Vols turned 35 ECU turnovers into 50 points ... Through eight games, UT is sporting a +5.6 turnover margin (11th in the country), and only once has an opponent shot better than 50 percent in a game (East Carolina).

Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

UT Unbeaten On ESPNU Tennessee owns a perfect 4-0 all-time record on ESPNU and will look to make it five straight victories with a triumph over Wyoming on Tuesday.

Associated Press Poll

ESPN/USA Today Poll

(Updated Dec. 7)

(Updated Dec. 7)

Team Kansas (62) Texas (1) Villanova (1) Kentucky Purdue West Virginia Syracuse (1) Duke Tennessee Florida North Carolina Michigan State Ohio State Connecticut Georgetown Texas A&M Washington UNLV Cincinnati Wisconsin Gonzaga Butler Texas Tech Georgia Tech Ole Miss

Record 7-0 6-0 8-0 8-0 7-0 5-0 8-0 7-1 6-1 8-0 7-2 6-2 7-1 6-1 6-0 7-1 6-1 7-0 5-1 6-1 6-2 6-2 8-0 6-1 7-1

Points 1,621 1,514 1,460 1,417 1,409 1,272 1,270 1,058 1,047 1,024 985 876 806 787 723 512 495 429 334 298 279 221 219 171 127

Prev 1 2 3 5 4 7 8 6 11 13 10 9 15 14 16 19 12 24 22 NR 17 23 NR NR NR

Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 T-24 T-24

Team Kansas (31) Texas Villanova Kentucky Purdue Syracuse West Virginia Duke Tennessee North Carolina Florida Connecticut Georgetown Michigan State Ohio State Washington UNLV Texas A&M Cincinnati Butler Georgia Tech Gonzaga Wisconsin Vanderbilt Clemson

Record 7-0 6-0 8-0 8-0 7-0 8-0 5-0 7-1 6-1 7-2 8-0 6-1 6-0 6-2 7-1 6-1 7-0 7-1 5-1 6-2 6-1 6-2 6-1 6-1 7-2

Points 775 732 699 672 650 623 600 542 483 441 418 413 393 386 365 276 253 216 177 150 128 126 104 67 67

Prev 1 2 3 4 6 7 8 5 12 11 17 13 14 9 15 10 21 22 24 20 23 16 NR NR 19

Dropped out: Clemson 18, Louisville 20, Florida State 21. Others receiving votes: Memphis 99, Clemson 96, Vanderbilt 74, Florida

Dropped out: No. 18 Louisville (5-2), No. 25 California (5-3). Others receiving votes: Texas Tech 49; Florida State 37; New Mexico 37;

State 59, Kansas State 59, Northwestern 48, Miami (FL) 46, Oklahoma State 41, Notre Dame 37, New Mexico 35, Illinois 18, Charlotte 18, Baylor 17, Richmond 17, Louisville 15, St. John’s 14, Missouri State 14, BYU 13, Pittsburgh 11, Dayton 8, Seton Hall 6, California 5, Minnesota 5, NC State 3, Cornell 3, Illinois State 3, Tulsa 3, William & Mary 2, UAB 1, Northern Iowa 1.

Louisville 36; Mississippi 27; Oklahoma State 17; Kansas State 16; Illinois 12; California 10; Memphis 10; St. John’’s 9; Notre Dame 8; Charlotte 7; Wake Forest 7; Northwestern 6; Saint Mary’s 6; Richmond 5; Tulsa 5; Brigham Young 4; Washington State 3; William & Mary 3; Dayton 2; Seton Hall 2; Baylor 1.


Legends In The Rafters Four Tennessee basketball legends are memorialized with banners in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters ... The UT men’s basketball program had never retired a jersey prior to the 2006-07 season, but after nearly 100 years of hardwood history, Bernard King (1975-77) was the first player to earn that distinguished honor ... King’s No. 53 jersey was officially retired during a halftime ceremony at the Feb. 13, 2007, home game against Kentucky (UT won 89-85) ... During that same ceremony, banners honoring longtime head coach Ray Mears (1962-77) and beloved radio “Voice of the Vols” John Ward (1964-99) also were unveiled ... Then on March 2, 2008, Ernie Grunfeld (1974-77) became the second UT player to receive the ultimate honor, when his No. 22 jersey was unveiled in the rafters during halftime of Tennessee’s 63-60 victory over Kentucky.

Tennessee Stands Alone Tennessee is the only Division I school ever to rank in the top five nationally in attendance for football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball in the same year ... UT accomplished that feat for the sixth time in 2008-09.

Unbelievable Increase In Attendance Tennessee’s average home attendance has increased by 8,258 fans per game since Bruce Pearl’s arrival on Rocky Top ... Tennessee’s increase in attendance is higher than the average attendance of 266 Division I programs, including teams from the SEC, ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pac 10, Conference USA, WAC, Mountain West and Missouri Valley conferences ... Tennessee ranked fourth nationally with an average of 20,483 fans per home game last season.

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Tennessee Ranks Fourth Nationally In Attendance For Third Straight Year Tennessee finished last season ranked fourth nationally in average home attendance for the third straight year, drawing 20,483 fans per game ... UT averaged 20,267 fans per game in 2007-08 and 19,661 in 2006-07 ... UT’s average home attendance last year was the second-highest in school history, trailing only the 20,823 averaged in 1987-88 (first year that Thompson-Boling Arena was open) ... Below is a look at last year’s attendance leaders: School Games Kentucky 18 North Carolina 15 Syracuse 19 Tennessee 15 Louisville 18

Total 414,220 315,519 399,841 207,239 349,142

Average 23,012 21,035 21,044 20,483 19,397

Kansas, Kentucky Games Sold Out Tennessee has sold more than 15,000 season tickets for the third straight season ... All single-game tickets for the Kansas (Jan. 10) and Kentucky (Feb. 27) games were sold out in October ... Obstructedview seats for those games are expected to go on sale shortly after New Years.

The Volunteers At Thompson-Boling Arena Thompson-Boling Arena is hosting its 23rd season in 2009-10 ... The Vols have won nearly 75 percent of their games in Thompson-Boling Arena and have ranked in the top 10 nationally in attendance 10 times, including last year, when UT ranked fourth nationally with 20,483 fans per game. • Tennessee is 259-91 (.740) in its 23rd season in Thompson-Boling Arena. • Since the 1998 season, the Vols are 159-32 (.832) in Thompson-Boling Arena. • The Vols are 73-23 against SEC teams at home over the last 11 seasons. • Tennessee has won 20 of its last 23 SEC games at Thompson-Boling Arena. • UT has won 92 of its last 101 home games against non-conference opponents. • UT is 32-2 in home games against non-conference opponents under Bruce Pearl. • Tennessee finished both the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons with a 16-0 home record. • This is the third straight season in which Sporting News has tabbed Thompson-Boling Arena the “best homecourt advantage” in the Southeastern Conference.

Home Crowds of 20,000 Nothing New For Vols Tennessee has played in front of 33 home crowds of 20,000 or larger during the Bruce Pearl era ... 10 of UT’s fifteen home crowds last season were larger than 20,000, with the crowd of 22,326 for the Gonzaga game marking the largest at ThompsonBoling Arena since capacity was reduced from 24,535 to 21,678 prior to the 2007-08 season. Vols Looking To Extend New Home Win Streak The Vols entered the 2009-10 season looking to start another lengthy home win streak ... After posting back-to-back 16-0 home records in 2006-07 and 2007-08, the Vols turned in an uncharacteristic 10-5 mark at Thompson-Boling Arena last season ... Tennessee’s 37-game home winning streak (the longest in school history and second-longest in Division I at the time it ended) came to an end on Jan. 7, 2009, when Gonzaga topped the Vols in overtime 89-79 ... Now in his fifth season at UT, Bruce Pearl is 59-7 at Thompson-Boling Arena. Vols Enjoying World-Class Facilities The University of Tennessee invested more than $35 million into its basketball facilities between the end of the 2006-07 campaign and the start of 200708 ... During that eight-month period, UT added a basketball-only practice facility and began the first phase of renovations to Thompson-Boling Arena ... The $19 million first phase of renovations included the addition of 32 luxury suites that are located in the existing north balcony, a loge area just below the luxury suites that includes 166 side court seats, new seats for the entire arena, a $3 million centerhung scoreboard and concourse refurbishments, such as graphics and other amenities ... The renovations took Thompson-Boling’s capacity down from 24,535 to 21,678 ... The Vols’ new state-of-the-art basketball practice facility, Pratt Pavilion, houses two full-size gymnasiums, one for each of the men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as an athletic training room, weight room and film-study room ... Prior to this season, a pedestrian bridge was constructed leading from the G-10 parking garage to the arena, an elevator was added at the arena’s northwest end as a customer service amenity and new exterior signage has been installed on the building’s facade ... The UT athletics department announced in November that it plans to begin a renovation of the men’s and women’s basketball offices at the arena in April, creating a new and impressive “front door” for the basketball programs.


Pearls Enjoyed Golden Summer in Israel Tennessee head coach Bruce Pearl fulfilled one of his professional dreams this past summer as he led Maccabi USA’s Open Men’s Basketball Team to a gold medal at the 18th World Maccabiah Games in Israel ... Maccabi USA’s overtime victory over Israel in the gold-medal game gave the U.S. just its third gold medal at the quadrennial Games in the last 24 years, as teams from nations such as France, Israel and Russia have risen to prominence in recent years ... In its six contests at the Maccabiah Games, the U.S. Maccabi Team outscored its opponents by an average of 35.8 points per game (104.8 to 69.0) en route to a 5-1 record ... UT forward Steven Pearl starred on the American squad, as did Dan Grunfeld, son of two-time Tennessee All-America honoree Ernie Grunfeld ... Bruce Pearl’s oldest daughter, Jacqui, also worked with the team in a managerial/administrative capacity. Pearl Shines Against The SEC Tennessee under Bruce Pearl has a record of .500 or better against nine of its 11 Southeastern Conference foes (2005-06 to present). School Record Georgia 8-0 Mississippi State 4-1 Florida 7-1 South Carolina 8-2 Vanderbilt 6-2 Arkansas 3-2

School Alabama Auburn Ole Miss LSU Kentucky

Record 3-2 3-2 2-2 2-3 3-5

Pearl’s Winning Percentage Ranks Fourth Among Active Coaches Bruce Pearl’s career winning percentage of .776 ranks fourth among active coaches ... Pearl has a 105-38 mark at Tennessee ... Following is a breakdown of the winningest active Division I coaches: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Coach Roy Williams Mark Few Jamie Dixon Bruce Pearl

Team North Carolina Gonzaga Pittsburgh Tennessee

Yrs. 22 11 7 18

W-L 602-140 272-68 171-47 422-122

Pct. .811 .800 .784 .776

“VOLScholar” Insignia Recognizes Academic Diligence Six Vols (Quinn Cannington, Michael Hubert, Bobby Maze, Emmanuel Negedu, Steven Pearl and Renaldo Woolridge) are sporting VOLScholar patches on their jerseys this semester ... The VOLScholar program, an initiative of UT’s Thornton Athletics Student Life Center, is a comprehensive academic and citizenship-building program that has gained enthusiastic support from several of UT’s athletic teams ... Student-athletes earn the right to wear the VOLScholar patch on their uniform by achieving a 3.0 grade-point average during the previous fall and/or spring semester.

Vol Radio Network The broadcasting tandem of “Bob and Bert” are in their 10th season of describing the action from Tennessee basketball games across the Volunteer state on the Vol Radio Network. Bob Kesling handles the play-by-play duties while former Vol Bert Bertelkamp serves as color analyst. The tandem can be heard on more than 60 stations throughout the state of Tennessee and much of the Southeast. Nighttime coverage of the Vol Radio Network reaches portions of 28 states. Fans outside the range of the radio network may listen over the Internet via UTsports.com or telephone by using TEAMLINE (1-800-846-4700 ext. 5405). Market Athens Bristol Camden Chattanooga Clarksville Cleveland Columbia Columbia Cookeville Crossville Crossville Dresden Erwin Fayetteville Franklin Greeneville Huntingdon Jackson Johnson City Kingsport Kingsport Knoxville Knoxville LaFollette Lawrenceburg

Station WAYA - FM 101.3 WOPI - AM 1490 WRJB - FM 98.3 WGOW - FM 102.3 WJZM - AM 1400 WCLE - FM 104.1 WKOM - FM 101.7 WMCP - AM 1280 WHUB - AM 1400 WCSV - AM 1490 WOWF - FM 102.5 WCDZ - FM 95.1 WEMB - AM 1420 WYTM - FM 105.5 WAKM - AM 950 WIKQ - FM 103.1 WVHR - FM 100.9 WDXI - AM 1310 WKTP - AM 1590 WKPT - AM 1400 WKOS - FM 104.9 WNML - AM 990 WIVK - FM 107.7 WQLA - FM 104.9 WDXE - FM 95.9

Market Lenoir City Lewisburg Lewisburg Lexington Livingston Livingston Manchester McMinnville Memphis Morristown Murfreesboro Nashville Newport Oneida Paris Paris Portland Pulaski Pulaski Savannah Smithville Smithville Union City Wartburg Winchester

Station WLIL - AM 730 WJJM - AM 1490 WJJM - FM 94.3 WBFG - FM 96.5 WLIV - AM 920 WLIV - FM 104.7 WFTZ - FM 101.5 WAKI - AM 1230 WSMB - AM 680 WCRK - AM 1150 WBOZ - FM 104.9 WLAC - AM 1510 WLIK - AM 1270 WBNT - FM 105.5 WTPR - AM 710 WTPR - FM 101.5 WQKR - AM 1270 WKSR - AM 1420 WKSR - FM 98.3 WKWX - FM 93.5 WJLE - AM 1480 WJLE - FM 101.7 WENK - AM 1240 WECO - FM 101.3 WCDT - AM 1340

Tennessee Basketball Programming Lineup Tennessee Tipoff Show: Vol Network coverage begins with this informative and entertaining show which airs 30 minutes before tipoff. Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp set the stage from the game site. Network host John Wilkerson previews action around the country and the SEC. Game Broadcast: Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describe the exciting play-by-play action of Tennessee basketball. Big Orange Scoreboard: After each game John Wilkerson gets listeners caught up with scores, reports and updates from the SEC and around the country. The Vol Network provides an exclusive courtside interview with the player of the game as well as additional interviews from the Tennessee locker room. Bob Kesling recaps the game with a review of the final statistics. Bruce Pearl Show: Following each game, UT head coach Bruce Pearl gives an exclusive interview with Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp.

OUTLIVE Initiative Returns For Round 2 The Tennessee basketball program’s OUTLIVE initiative raised more than $93,000 last season for cancer research and prevention education ... It also helped the UT Medical Center Cancer Institute provide more than 2,500 free cancer screenings throughout East Tennessee .... This season, the Vols are planning an OUTLIVE “orange-out” for the home game against Kentucky on Feb. 27 ... Fans can now vote online at UTsports. com for this year’s OUTLIVE t-shirt design, with the winning design scheduled to be announced Jan. 4 ... The highly successful OUTLIVE initiative was the idea of current graduate manager Brooks Savage, who was inspired to action after witnessing the impact cancer had on the UT basketball team (Bruce Pearl’s mother is a cancer survivor; Tyler Smith’s father passed after a battle with lung cancer; former Vol Chris Lofton quietly and courageously underwent treatment for testicular cancer during his senior season in 2007-08). UT Leads SEC In Wins Since 2005-06 Tennessee’s 46 SEC wins since the 2005-06 season are the most in the conference over that period ... The Vols are the only SEC squad to record double figure league wins in each of the last four years (regular season) ... In 2005-06, the Vols won the SEC East with a 12-4 conference mark, and then in 2006-07 posted a 10-6 league mark that tied for second in the overall league standings ... In 2007-08 they won the overall title with a 14-2 league record. School Tennessee Florida Kentucky LSU Vanderbilt Miss. State Arkansas

2006 12-4 10-6 9-7 14-2 7-9 5-11 10-6

2007 10-6 13-3 9-7 5-11 10-6 8-8 7-9

2008 14-2 8-8 12-4 6-10 10-6 12-4 9-7

2009 10-6 9-7 8-8 13-3 8-8 9-7 2-14

Total 46-18 40-24 38-26 38-26 35-29 34-30 28-36

Volunteers Boast The SEC’s Longest Active Streak Of NCAA Tournament Bids The Vols have the longest active NCAA Tournament streak in the Southeastern Conference, earning their fourth consecutive bid under coach Bruce Pearl last season... Kentucky’s streak of 16 consecutive appearances was snapped last season ... This year, Tennessee is looking to match its longest NCAA Tournament streak of five seasons (1979-83).

Bruce Pearl TV Show Chattanooga WTVC Ch. 9 Knoxville WVLT Ch. 8 MyVLT2 Ch. 20 MyVLT2 Ch. 20 Memphis WMC Ch. 5 Nashville WZTV Ch. 17 Tri-Cities WJHL Ch. 11 Regional SportSouth

Sat., 1 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m. Sun., 9 a.m. Tue., 10 a.m. Sat., Noon Sat., 11:30 a.m. Sat., Noon Sun., Noon

Pressure Defense Tennessee’s pressure defense has made the simple act of inbounding the ball a headache for its opponents ... Since 2006-07 season (112 games), UT has forced 361 turnovers on inbounds plays ... During that span, the Vols’ inbounds pressure has caused: • 72 timeouts to be called • 35 five-second calls • Coppin State (11/19/06) committed the highest number of turnovers on inbounds plays (13) during the last three years.


Records Book Rewritten Against UNC Asheville In a 124-49 blowout of UNC Asheville on Nov. 17 in Knoxville, Tennessee set new single-game school records for points (124) and assists (34) while tying the record for 3-pointers made (16) ... UT’s 75-point margin of victory was second in school history and the largest of the Bruce Pearl era ... The 124 points was a Thompson-Boling Arena record (any team) ... It was the most points ever allowed by the Bulldogs and also their largest margin of defeat in school history ... While it’s unknown if it was a record, Asheville went 16:53 without a field goal to open the game, which incidentally was Pearl’s 100th win with the Volunteers. Pearl Logs His 100th Win At Tennessee With UT’s win over UNC Asheville on Nov. 17, Bruce Pearl became the second-fastest men’s basketball coach in UT history to win 100 games with the Vols ... His 100th UT win came in his 137th game with the Big Orange ... Only John Mauer (1938-47) reached 100 wins at UT faster (131 games) ... UT’s other 100-win hoops coaches are Ray Mears (141 games), Don DeVoe (157 games) and Emmett Lowery (165 games) ... Pearl became one of only four active SEC coaches with 100 victories at their current school, and he reached the mark faster than the three others: Billy Donovan (154 games), Rick Stansbury (158 games) and Kevin Stallings (179 games). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

UT Coach Games to 100 Wins John Mauer 131 Bruce Pearl 137 Ray Mears 141 Don DeVoe 157 Emmett Lowery 165

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SEC Coach Games to 100 Wins* Bruce Pearl, UT 137 Billy Donovan, UF 154 Rick Stansbury, MSU 158 Kevin Stallings, VU 179

* at their current school

Coaches’ Preseason All-SEC Teams Include Smith, Chism The Southeastern Conference unveiled its sixth annual men’s basketball coaches preseason All-SEC teams Monday, and a pair of Tennessee seniors earned inclusion ... Tyler Smith was one of six unanimous first-team selections, while Wayne Chism landed on the eight-man second team ... This was the second official first-team preseason All-SEC award for Smith, who last month was named to the media’s squad ... Chism, however, was left off the media’s All-SEC listing. Smith on Wooden, Naismith Watch Lists Senior swingman Tyler Smith appears on the John R. Wooden Award watch list for the third consecutive season ... The two-time first-team All-SEC performer also appears on the preseason watch list for the Naismith Trophy ... The Wooden Award and the Naismith Trophy are considered among the most prestigious national player of the year awards and

are presented by the Los Angeles Athletic Club and the Atlanta Tipoff Club, respectively. Smith Also A Candidate For Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award The Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award has risen in prominence in recent years, and Tyler Smith is among 30 men’s candidates for this year’s award ... To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: classroom, character, community and competition ... Smith and South Carolina guard Devan Downey are the lone men’s candidates from the Southeastern Conference ... An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total studentathlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities. Negedu Inactive This Season After Sudden Cardiac Arrest, ICD Implant The Vols are without the services of arguably their most athletic player this season, as sophomore forward Emmanuel Negedu is inactive for the entire year ... A native of Kaduna, Nigeria, Negedu went into sudden cardiac arrest Sept. 28 on UT’s indoor football practice field ... Senior associate athletic trainer Chad Newman used an automatic external defibrillator (AED) to revive Negedu ... Following a stay at UT Medical Center and a visit to The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, Negedu had a sub-pectoral internal cardiac defibrillator (ICD) implanted on Oct. 6 ... Negedu’s long-term athletic career remains in question, but he will remain on full scholarship at UT. E-Man Honored With Jersey Patch Tennessee is honoring inactive sophomore Emmanuel Negedu (called “E-Man” by his teammates) with a patch on the left side of its jerseys this season ... For home games, the Vols’ jerseys feature an orange circular patch with a white “E” inside ... On UT’s orange road jerseys, the patch is white with an orange “E.” Breaking Down The UT Roster The Vols returned a total of nine letterwinners, including all five starters, from the 2008-09 squad that posted a 21-13 overall record and won the SEC Eastern Division crown ... UT newcomers include two true freshmen (Hall and McBee), one juniorcollege transfer (Goins) and one Division I transfer (Bone) ... The team features five seniors (four scholarship), five juniors, three sophomores and two freshmen ... Four Vols transferred from Division I schools, two came from junior college ... Three current Vols attended prep school at some point during their career ... Eight Vols are 6-6 or taller, and the shortest scholarship player is 5-11 (Goins) ... Eight Vols are Tennessee natives, and six states are represented on the roster.

Tennessee Bench Production Game Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue Coll. of Charleston ETSU vs. Middle Tenn.

UT-Opp. 38-10 58-23 44-18 24-5 16-10 26-8 30-25 37-6 273-105

High Diff. Bench Scorer +28 Tatum, 15 +35 Tatum, 13 +26 Tatum, 14 +19 McBee, 9 +6 Tatum, 8 +18 Williams, 11 +5 McBee/Williams, 9 +31 Prince, 17 +168

Noting the Volunteers Bench • At least nine different Vols have scored in six of Tennessee’s eight games this season. • Last season, the Tennessee bench outscored the opposition’s bench by 8.8 points per game (22.7 to 13.9).

Full-Time Coaching Staff Intact For Fourth Straight Season Bruce Pearl’s full-time coaching staff, which includes associate head coach Tony Jones and assistants Steve Forbes and Jason Shay, is in its fourth season completely intact ... The group has never failed to lead the Vols to 20 wins or a berth in the NCAA Tournament ... Director of Basketball Operations Ken Johnson is in his fifth season on staff ... Mark Pancratz was promoted during the summer from video coordinator to the position of “assistant to the head coach,” and former graduate manager Aaron Green filled the resulting void at video coordinator ... Graduate managers on the Tennessee staff are Brooks Savage and former Appalachian State head coach Houston Fancher, while former Carson-Newman letterman Dustin Edwards has joined the staff as a graduate student manager. “Supersonic” Praise For Vols’ Tempo Vols head coach Bruce Pearl has made it known that he intends to return to the pressing, up-tempo style of play that UT rode to back-to-back Sweet Sixteen appearances in 2007 and 2008 ... After scoring more than 100 points in consecutive games leading up to Tennessee’s Paradise Jam semifinal matchup against DePaul, Blue Demons head coach Jerry Wainwright said, “Playing fast is one thing, but they get going supersonic! You’ve got to make instinctive plays against Tennessee; there’s not much time to think.’’


Vols Enjoy Visit From Former Great Ellis Tennessee basketball All-Century Team member and longtime NBA veteran Dale Ellis spent a week around the team in mid-October ... A two-time SEC Player of the Year during his career as a Vol (1980-83), Ellis observed his alma mater’s practices during his week-long visit, spoke with numerous team members and worked out on his own with team strength and conditioning coach Troy Wills in preparation for an upcoming exhibition tour in Europe ... Another former UT All-America and NBA standout, Allan Houston, spoke to the team during a quick stop in Knoxville in September. Vols Highly Rated By Many National Services Tennessee entered the season highly ranked by various media organizations/publications: Ratings Service Andy Katz (ESPN) Athlon Basketball Time Dick Vitale (ESPN) Gary Parrish (CBS) Jeff Goodman (Fox) Lindy’s Sporting News Sports Illustrated Yahoo! Sports

UT’s Rank 13th 8th 11th 12th 14th 9th 12th 12th 13th 17th

Vols Logging Lots Of TV Time (Again) The Vols have played more than 50 nationally televised games and enjoyed tremendous national media exposure since Bruce Pearl took the program reins in the summer of 2005 ... All but one of Tennessee’s 34 games last year were televised, and the Vols are scheduled to appear on TV 29 times this regular season ... The Vols play on ESPN or ESPN2 nine times, CSS five times, CBS three times, FSN five times, the SEC Network three times, ESPNU twice and SportSouth two times. Vols Featured on ESPN College Gameday Matchup For Third Straight Year The Volunteers’ Feb. 13 game at Kentucky is that week’s featured matchup on ESPN College Gameday ... This marks the third straight season that Tennessee is featured on College Gameday, tying the Vols for the nation’s second-longest active appearance streak on the popular show ... Tennessee’s is 2-0 all-time in Gameday contests, having won at No. 1 Memphis on Feb. 23, 2008, and also posting a win over Florida last season in Knoxville (Jan. 31, 2009). Where Are They Now? Former Vols currently playing professionally: Brandon Crump (2002-05) - LG Sakers (KBL) in Korea Marcus Haislip (2000-02) - San Antonio Spurs (NBA) Chris Lofton (2004-08) - Caja Liboral (ACB/Euroleague) in Spain Scooter McFadgon (2004-05) - Maine Red Claws (NBDL) in Portland, Maine. C.J. Watson (2003-06) - Golden State Warriors (NBA) Major Wingate (2004-06) - Springfield Armor (NBDL) in Springfield, Ill. Vincent Yarbrough (1999-02) - Telekom Baskets (BBL) in Bonn, Germany

Pearl Leading Charge for King’s HOF Induction UT head coach Bruce Pearl is one of many voices nationwide voicing their support for Bernard King to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame ... Pearl’s take: “Bernard King should be in the basketball hall of fame in Springfield. One of the things that I’m committed to is to put forth everything that is required.” ... A three-time first-team AllAmerica and three-time SEC Player of the Year, King led the SEC in scoring in all three of his seasons at Tennessee ... A Brooklyn, N.Y., native, King was a four-time NBA All-Star and averaged 22.5 points per game during his professional career ... Eight times he scored 50 or more points in an NBA game ... King is the NBA’s 22nd all-time leading scorer (19,655 points) and the seventh-leading scorer in UT history (all six Vols ahead of him played four years). Tabb Leaves Program It was announced Oct. 28 that senior guard Josh Tabb had withdrawn from the university and returned to his hometown of Carbondale, Ill., to be with his mother, who is ill ... A defensive specialist who played on three-20 win teams and saw action in a pair of Sweet Sixteens, Tabb averaged 2.8 ppg and 1.3 apg during his UT career ... Tabb had not practiced with the team during the preseason, as he was placed on indefinite suspension in midSeptember for violation of team rules. Non-Scholarship Nuggets They’re Tennessee’s unsung heroes, learning different teams’ systems every week and preparing the Vols’ rotation players for each opponent ... Here are some nuggets of knowledge about UT’s non-scholarship team members ... The son of religious missionaries, senior guard Quinn Cannington was born and raised until the age of 13 in Manila, Philippines ... Junior guard Michael Hubert graduated from Hendersonville High School in Hendersonville, Tenn., with a 4.2 cumulative GPA and also played four years on the tennis team ... Junior guard Josh Bone, who transferred from Southern Illinois University and will be eligible after the fall semester, is a Nashville native who played in high school with current Golden State Warrior Brandan Wright at Brentwood Academy ... The two are best friends. Get Your Umbrella During pregame shootaround prior to the Vols’ season-opening win over Austin Peay on Nov. 13, walk-on guard Michael “The Mike-rowave” Hubert was overheard saying to some student managers, “When it rains, it pours” as he drained one 3-point shot after another ... He wasn’t kidding, and he proved that in the closing minutes of UT’s win, as he sank his only two field-goal attempts—both 3-pointers—during the final two minutes of the game ... Hubert also nailed his lone 3-ball in the win over UNC Asheville and is a perfect 3-for-3 on the year.

Big Apple Trip, Outstanding Opponents Highlight Future UT Schedules Tennessee has signed contracts with numerous marquee opponents for upcoming seasons ... The Vols next season will travel to New York City for the 2010 NIT Preseason Tip-Off ... Tennessee also continues its exciting non-conference series with Memphis and Southern California next year ... The Volunteers will travel to UConn during the 2010-11 season, and UT plays host to UConn in the second half of the home-and-home series during the 201112 season ... During Bruce Pearl’s tenure at UT, the Vols have built schedules that rank among the toughest in the nation, featuring non-conference opponents such as Texas, Gonzaga, Ohio State, Memphis, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Georgetown, USC and North Carolina, just to name a few. Pearl’s Volunteers Dominant On State Circuit After Tennessee’s defeat of Austin Peay in the season-opener Nov. 13, Tennessee State is now the only remaining Division I basketball program in the state the Volunteers have not faced during Bruce Pearl’s tenure … Since Pearl’s debut season in 2005-06, the Vols have played—and beaten—every in-state Division I program except the Tigers … Those schools include Austin Peay, Belmont, Chattanooga, ETSU, Lipscomb, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Tennessee Tech, UT-Martin and Vanderbilt … Under Pearl, Tennessee owns a 22-4 (.846) record against in-state Division I teams. Pearl Has Led UT To Three East Division Titles Despite playing in a division that boasts the NCAA’s all-time winningest program (Kentucky) and a Florida program that claimed two of the last four national championships, Tennessee has won three SEC Eastern Division crowns under fifth-year head coach Bruce Pearl ... Road success within divisional play has been key, as UT over the last four seasons owns a 13-7 (.650) divisional road record; no other SEC East team has more than nine such wins. (Singing) Voice Of The Vols: Jacqui Pearl Tennessee basketball home games literally are a family affair, with Bruce Pearl’s two oldest children, Jacqui and Steven, playing an active role ... While Steven suits up as a junior forward for the Vols, Jacqui is well known among the UT faithful for her outstanding singing voice ... Since Bruce Pearl took over the UT program in 2005-06, Jacqui has sung The National Anthem at 23 home basketball games and the Vols are 18-5 (.783) in those contests ... Jacqui typically takes the mic for the home-opener each season as well as a few “big games” along the way ... She has sung prior to wins over teams such as Florida, Memphis, Ohio State, Temple and Vanderbilt ... So far this season, she has sung the anthem before the season-opening win over Austin Peay on Nov. 13.


Tennessee Records Book Watch Season 3-Point FG Percentage

Career Scoring Rank 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. -25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38.

Player, Pos. Allan Houston, G Ernie Grunfeld, F Tony White, G Chris Lofton, G Reggie Johnson, F

Years 1990-93 1974-77 1984-87 2005-08 1977-80

Points 2,801 2,249 2,219 2,131 2,103

Mike Jackson, G Bill Justus, G Wayne Chism, F/C A.W. Davis, F Ed Weiner, F Len Kosmalski, C Howard Wood, C Gary Carter, G Greg Bell, G Don Johnson, F Tyler Smith, G/F Paul Walther, F Lang Wiseman, G Fred Jenkins, G

1974-77 1967-69 2007-10 1963-65 1952-55 1972-74 1978-81 1979-82 1988-91 1969-71 2008-10 1945-49 1990-93 1984-87

1,243 1,236 1,233 1,225 1,212 1,202 1,201 1,199 1,198 1,196 1,179 1,173 1,156 1,139

Career Rebounds Rank 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. T-12. T-12. T-12.

Player Gene Tormohlen Bernard King Dyron Nix Carl Widseth Reggie Johnson Vincent Yarbrough Rob Jones Isiah Victor Steve Hamer Don Johnson Wayne Chism C.J. Black Willie Burton Dalen Showalter

Years 1957-59 1975-77 1986-89 1953-56 1977-80 1999-2002 1983-86 1998-2001 1993-96 1969-71 2007-10 1997-2000 1981-84 1958-60

Rebounds 1,113 1,004 944 937 920 862 804 799 750 749 718 703 703 703

Years 1997-2000 1986-89 1986-89 1998-2001 1997-2001 1999-2002 1993-96 1977-80 2000-02 2007-10 1983-86

Blocks 212 146 142 140 133 131 122 119 116 113 112

Player Rob Jones Chris Lofton Allan Houston Michael Brooks Vincent Yarbrough Tony White JaJuan Smith Charles Hathaway Isiah Victor Dane Bradshaw Jon Higgins Dan Federmann Lang Wiseman Tony Harris Tyrone Beaman

Years 1983-86 2005-08 1990-93 1981-83, 85 1999-2002 1984-87 2005-08 1998-2001 1998-2001 2004-07 2000-03 1981-84 1990-93 1998-2001 1981-84

Games 130 128 128 127 127 127 126 126 125 124 124 124 123 121 121

Wayne Chism

2007-10

Career Blocks Rank 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Player C.J. Black Doug Roth Dyron Nix Isiah Victor Charles Hathaway Vincent Yarbrough Steve Hamer Reggie Johnson Marcus Haislip Wayne Chism Rob Jones

Career Games Played Rank 1. T-2. T-2. T-4. T-4. T-4. T-7. T-7. 9. T-10. T-10. T-10. 13. T-14. T-14. --

113

Rank -1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. T-8. T-8. 10.

Player Scotty Hopson Jon Higgins Chris Lofton Chris Lofton Mark Griffin Allan Houston Greg Bell Brandon Wharton Brandon Wharton Allan Houston C.J. Watson

Season 2009-10 2000-01 2004-05 2005-06 1988-89 1989-90 1989-90 1996-97 1997-98 1990-91 2005-06

(min. 100 att.) Pct. .514 (19-37) .486 (53-109) .465 (93-200) .437 (114-261) .434 (49-113) .432 (83-192) .431 (66-153) .430 (58-135) .429 (63-147) .429 (99-231) .422 (49-116)

(Cameron Tatum is shooting .550 [11-20] but is not currently on pace for 100 attempts)

Pearl A Sought-After Speaker Bruce Pearl is one of the most popular speakers in the state, speaking to hundreds of student groups, civic organizations and clubs throughout Knoxville and the state of Tennessee each year ... Along with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean, Pearl was asked to address 3,500 participants at the General Assembly of United Jewish Communities and the Federations of North America in November 2007 ... He also is known for standing on a chair at the University Center cafeteria during the lunch hour to gain student support for the team. UT Eighth Nationally In Steals Over Last Three Seasons Tennessee totaled 895 steals over the past three full seasons (2006-07 through 2008-09) which tied for eighth-most nationally among all Division I teams ... The Vols posted 336 steals in 2006-07, 334 in 200708 and 225 last season with a younger crop of less experienced guards ... Despite the dropoff in steals last year, Tennessee still managed to rank in the top 10 nationally over that three-year span while far-and-away leading the SEC. McRae, Golden & Harris Sign With UT; Vols’ Recruiting Class Ranked No. 4 By Rivals During the November early-signing period, UT inked three highly touted prospects ... With the signings of guards Jordan McRae and Trae Golden, along with power forward Tobias Harris, Tennessee’s 2010 recruiting class is ranked No. 4 nationally by Rivals.com ... A 6-foot-6, 180-pound shooting guard, McRae is a senior at Liberty County High School ... As a junior last year at LCHS, McRae averaged 23 points per game and earned 2008-09 honorable mention All-State honors from both the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... Scout.com and ESPN’s Scouts, Inc., both rank the rangy and explosive McRae as the sixth-best shooting guard in the class of 2010 ... McRae is listed on the ESPNU Top100 chart as the class of 2010’s 29th-best overall prospect ... ... Golden is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound guard from Powder Springs, Ga., who is a senior at McEachern High School ... A 2008-09 Class AAAAA first-team All-State selection by both the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Golden is rated by Rivals.com as a four-star prospect and the No. 55 overall prospect nationally in the class of 2010 ... Harris is rated by Rivals.com as the nation’s best forward in the class of 2010 and the country’s No. 5 overall prospect ... The 6-8, 220-pound forward from Half Hollow Hills West High School in Dix Hills, N.Y., averaged 25 points and 12 rebounds per game last season ... All three signees plan to enroll at UT this summer.


Last Time A Tennessee Player... Scored 40 Points: 43 by Allan Houston vs. LSU (2/10/1990) Scored 35 Points: 35 by Chris Lofton vs. Texas (12/23/2006) Scored 30 Points: 30 by Tyler Smith vs. Vanderbilt (2/14/2009) Scored 25 Points: 25 by Scotty Hopson vs. East Carolina (11/20/2009)

Hit A Shot As Time Expires To Send A Game To Overtime: Terrence Woods hit a 27-foot 3-pointer as time expired to tie the game 63-63. Tennessee won 68-67 in overtime at South Carolina (2/27/2001) Hit A Shot As Time Expires To Win A Game: Jon Higgins swished a 3-pointer from mid-court with a half-second remaining to give Tennessee a 70-69 win over Georgia Tech (12/15/2002)

Scored 30 Or More Points In Back-To-Back Games: Chris Lofton with 34 vs. Memphis (12/6/2006) and 32 vs. Western Kentucky (12/16/2006)

Hit A Last-Second Shot To Win A Game: Bobby Maze’s 15-foot jumper with 5.5 seconds left gave the Vols a 74-72 win at Arkansas (2/4/2009)

Grabbed 20 Rebounds: 21 by Steve Hamer vs. Alabama (3/7/1996) Grabbed 15 Rebounds: 19 by Wayne Chism vs. Gonzaga (1/7/2009)

Had A Triple-Double: Tyler Smith (12 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/08) The only triple-double in UT basketball history

Made 15 Field Goals: 15 (15-19) by Dyron Nix vs. Tennessee Tech (11/25/1988) Made 10 Field Goals: 10 (10-15) by Scotty Hopson vs. East Carolina (11/20/2009)

Last Time Tennessee... Scored 110 Points: 124 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Scored 105 Points: 105 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Scored 100 Points: 105 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09)

Attempted 25 Field Goals: 27 (14-27) by Allan Houston vs. LSU (2/10/1990) Attempted 20 Field Goals: 21 (8-21) by Chris Lofton vs. North Carolina A&T (11/27/2007)

Allowed 100 Points: 105 vs. Texas (12/23/2006)

Made 8 3-pointers: 8 (8-20) by Chris Lofton vs. North Carolina A&T (11/27/2007) Made 7 3-pointers: 7 (7-13) by Chris Lofton vs. Georgia (1/26/2008) Made 6 3-pointers: 6 (6-7) by Scotty Hopson vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/2009)

Did Not Score 20+ Points in a Half: 19 (2nd half) vs. Butler (11/22/2006)

Attempted 15 3-pointers: 15 (6-15) by Chris Lofton at Vanderbilt (2/26/2008) Attempted 10 3-pointers: 10 (1-10) by Cameron Tatum at Georgia (1/10/2009) Made 15 Free Throws: 15 (15-19) by Ron Slay vs. New Mexico (1/4/2003) Made 10 Free Throws: 13 (13-13) by Chris Lofton vs. East Tennessee State (12/30/2006) Attempted 20 Free Throws: 23 (22-23) by Bill Justus vs. Ohio (3/17/1969) Attempted 15 Free Throws: 15 (9-15) by Tyler Smith at Kansas (/1/3/2009) Had 15 Assists: 15 by Fred Jenkins vs. Georgia (2/28/1987) Had 10 Assists: 10 by Tyler Smith vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/2008) Had 6 Steals: 6 by JaJuan Smith vs. Alabama (2/21/2007) Had 5 Steals: 5 by Melvin Goins vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/2009) Had 5 Blocks: 6 by Wayne Chism at Kansas (1/3/2009) Played Every Minute Of A Game: 40 minutes by C.J. Watson vs. Auburn (3/14/2003) Converted A 4-Point Play: Cameron Tatum vs. Gonzaga (1/7/2009)

Scored 60 Points in a Half: 62 (2nd half) vs. East Carolina (11/20/09)

Grabbed 55 Rebounds: 58 vs. UT Martin (11/18/08) Grabbed 50 Rebounds: 53 vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/08)

Overcame a 15-Point Halftime Deficit: Trailed 35-50 at halftime, won 111-105 in overtime vs. Texas (12/23/2006) Overcame a 10-Point Halftime Deficit: Trailed 42-55 at halftime, won 89-86 at Florida (3/5/2008) Did Not Make A 3-Pointer: 0 (0-16) vs. Wofford (2/1/1997) 397 consecutive games since Had Six Players Score In Double Figures in Same Game: Tyler Smith (21), Cameron Tatum (19), Scotty Hopson (17), Wayne Chism (14), J.P. Prince (14), Bobby Maze (12) vs. Chattanooga (11/15/2008) Had Seven Players Score In Double Figures in Same Game: Vincent Yarbrough (18), Charles Hathaway (12), Harris Walker (12), Marcus Haislip (12), Isiah Victor (11), Tony Harris (11), Terrence Woods (11) vs. East Tennessee State (11/19/2000) Had Two Players Record Double-Doubles in Same Game: Wayne Chism (11 pts, 10 rebs) and Tyler Smith (14 pts, 11 rebs) vs. Austin Peay (11/13/2009) Tennessee Did Not Have A Player Score in Double Figures: vs. Cincinnati (1/8/1992) Opponent Did Not Have A Player Score in Double Figures: vs. Middle Tennessee (11/20/2007) Had Three Players Score 20+ Points in Same Game: Chris Lofton (26), JaJuan Smith (23) and Tyler Smith (23) vs. Florida (2/5/2008)

Made 40 Field Goals: 40 (40-70) vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Attempted 90 Field Goals: 91 (38-91) vs. LSU (2/10/1990) Attempted 80 Field Goals: 80 (29-80) vs. Gonzaga (1/7/2009) Attempted 75 Field Goals: 77 (46-77) vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/2009) Made 15 3-pointers: 16 (16-29) vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/2009) Made 10 3-pointers: 13 (13-24) vs. East Carolina (11/20/2009) Attempted 35 3-pointers: 37 (11-37) Chattanooga (12/4/2007) Attempted 30 3-pointers: 33 (11-33) vs. Oklahoma State (3/20/2009) Made 45 Free Throws: 45 (45-60) vs. George Washington (12/28/2000) Made 40 Free Throws: 45 (45-60) vs. George Washington (12/28/2000) Attempted 55 Free Throws: 60 (45-60) vs. George Washington (12/28/2000) Had 30 Assists: 34 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/2009) Had 25 Assists: 34 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/2009) Had 20 Steals: 22 vs. American-Puerto Rico (12/21/1999) Had 15 Steals: 17 vs. East Carolina (11/20/2009) Had 12 Blocks: 14 vs. Virginia (12/19/2000)

Tyler Smith’s career-high 30-point performance against Vanderbilt last season stands as the highest scoring output of any current Vol during their career.


Record:

Overall

Home

Away

Neutral

All Games

7-1

4-0

1-0

2-1

Conference

0-0

0-0

0-0

0-0

Non-Conference

7-1

4-0

1-0

2-1

Attendance

High Points

High Rebounds

High Assists

17,963

16 Hopson

11 Smith

4 Goins

Date

Time

Opponent

Score

Nov. 13

9 p.m.

Austin Peay (SS)

W, 83-54

4 Smith Nov. 17

7 p.m.

UNC Asheville (FSN)

W, 124-49

17,085

25 Hopson

5 Hall

7 Maze

5 Tatum Nov. 20

3:30 p.m.

1-vs. East Carolina

W, 105-66

3,117

25 Hopson

5 Chism

5 Goins

Nov. 22

6 p.m.

1-vs. DePaul (Fox College Sports)

W, 57-53

3,222

14 Smith

9 Smith

3 Goins

Nov. 23

8:30 p.m.

1-vs. No. 6 Purdue (FSN)

L, 73-72

3,755

24 Chism

6 Chism

3 Smith

Nov. 27

7 p.m.

College of Charleston (CSS)

W, 86-69

18,293

21 Hopson

7 Williams

5 Smith

Dec. 2

7 p.m.

ETSU (SS)

W, 78-66

17,512

15 Smith

9 Chism

5 Maze

Dec. 11

7 p.m.

2-vs. Middle Tennessee (CSS)

W, 75-54

14,516

17 Prince

9 Chism

5 Smith

Dec. 15

7 p.m.

Wyoming (ESPNU)

Dec. 19

4:30 p.m.

at Southern California (FSN)

Dec. 23

7 p.m.

North Carolina A&T (CSS)

Dec. 31

4 p.m.

at Memphis (ESPN2) Charlotte (CSS)

Jan. 6

7 p.m.

Jan. 10

1:30/4:30 p.m. Kansas (CBS)

Jan. 14

7 p.m.

Auburn* (ESPN/ESPN2)

Jan. 16

1:30 p.m.

Ole Miss* (SEC Network)

Jan. 19

7 p.m.

at Alabama* (ESPN)

Jan. 23

5 p.m.

at Georgia* (FSN)

Jan. 27

7 p.m.

Vanderbilt* (ESPNU)

Jan. 31

1 p.m.

Florida* (CBS)

Feb. 4

9 p.m.

at LSU* (ESPN/ESPN2)

Feb. 6

6 p.m.

South Carolina*

Feb. 9

7 p.m.

at Vanderbilt* (ESPN)

Feb. 13

9 p.m.

at Kentucky* (ESPN [College Gameday])

Feb. 17

8 p.m.

Georgia* (SEC Network)

Feb. 20

1:30 p.m.

at South Carolina* (SEC Network)

Feb. 23

9 p.m.

at Florida* (ESPN)

Feb. 27

Noon

Kentucky* (CBS)

March 3

7 p.m.

Arkansas* (CSS)

March 6

6 p.m.

at Mississippi State* (ESPN)

(ESPN)

1-U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam (UVI Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas) 2-Sun Belt Classic (Sommet Center in Nashville, Tenn.) 3-Southeastern Conference Tournament (Sommet Center in Nashville, Tenn.)

* Southeastern Conference Game All Times Eastern


Tennessee Individual Game Highs Points .............................................................. 25 ........................................................................... 25 Field Goals Made ........................................ 10 Field Goal Attempts .................................. 15 Field Goal % (min 5 made)........ .833 (5-6) 3 PT FG Made ..................................................6 3 PT FG Attempts ...........................................8 3 PT FG % (min 3 made)............. .857 (6-7) Free Throws Made .........................................8 Free Throw Attempts ....................................8 Free Throw % (min 5 made) .........1.000 (8-8) .................................................................1.000 (7-7) Rebounds ....................................................... 11 Assists .................................................................7 Steals ...................................................................5 Blocked Shots ..................................................4

Scotty Hopson vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Scotty Hopson vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Scotty Hopson vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Scotty Hopson vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Scotty Hopson vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Scotty Hopson vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Scotty Hopson vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Scotty Hopson vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Tyler Smith vs. College of Charleston (11/27/09) vs. College of Charleston (11/27/09) Tyler Smith vs. College of Charleston (11/27/09) Wayne Chism vs. Purdue (11/23/09) Tyler Smith vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) Bobby Maze vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Melvin Goins vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Wayne Chism vs. ETSU (12/2/09)

Tennessee Team Game Highs Points .............................................................124 Field Goals Made ......................................... 46 Field Goal Attempts ................................... 77 Field Goal % .............................. .597 (46-77) 3 PT FG Made ................................................ 16 3 PT FG Attempts ........................................ 29 3 PT FG % ................................... .552 (16-29) Free Throws Made ...................................... 23 Free Throw Attempts ................................. 28 Free Throw % ............................ .857 (12-14) Rebounds ....................................................... 46 Assists .............................................................. 34 Steals ................................................................ 17 Blocked Shots ..................................................7 Turnovers ....................................................... 16 ............................................................................ 16 Fouls ................................................................. 25

vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09)* vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09)* vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) vs. Purdue (11/23/09) vs. Purdue (11/23/09) vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09)* vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) vs. College of Charleston (11/27/09) vs. Purdue (11/23/09) vs. East Carolina (11/20/09)

Tennessee Team Game Lows Points ............................................................... 57 Field Goals Made ......................................... 22 Field Goal Attempts ................................... 54 Field Goal % .............................. .373 (22-59) 3 PT FG Made ...................................................3 ...............................................................................3 3 PT FG Attempts ........................................ 12 3 PT FG % ...................................... .273 (3-11) Free Throws Made .........................................5 Free Throw Attempts ................................. 11 Free Throw % ............................... .455 (5-11) Rebounds ....................................................... 23 Assists .................................................................9 Steals ...................................................................3 Blocked Shots ..................................................0 Turnovers ..........................................................6 Fouls ................................................................. 12

* Tennessee school record

vs. DePaul (11/22/09) vs. DePaul (11/22/09) vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) vs. DePaul (11/22/09) vs. Purdue (11/23/09) vs. DePaul (11/22/09) vs. DePaul (11/22/09) vs. Purdue (11/23/09) vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) vs. Purdue (11/23/09) vs. DePaul (11/22/09) vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) vs. ETSU (12/2/09) vs. ETSU (12/2/09)

Opponent Individual Game Highs Points ............................................................... 26 Field Goals Made ......................................... 11 Field Goal Attempts ................................... 19 Field Goal % (min 5 made)........583 (7-12) 3 PT FG Made ...................................................4 ...............................................................................4 3 PT FG Attempts............................................9 3 PT FG % (min 3 made)............. .750 (3-4) Free Throws Made .........................................6 ...............................................................................6 ...............................................................................6 Free Throw Attempts ................................. 10 Free Throw % (min 5 made)....... 1.000 (6-6) Rebounds............................................................ 10 Assists .................................................................6 Steals ...................................................................4 ...............................................................................4 Blocked Shots ..................................................3

Desmond Yates, Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) Desmond Yates, Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) Desmond Yates, Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) Anthony Campbell, Austin Peay (11/13/09) Justin Tubbs, ETSU (12/2/09) Donovan Monroe, College of Charleston (11/27/09) Justin Tubbs, ETSU (12/2/09) Erin Straughn, East Carolina (11/20/09) James Washington, Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) Justin Tubbs, ETSU (12/2/09) Wes Channels, Austin Peay (11/13/09) James Washington, Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) Wes Channels, Austin Peay (11/13/09) Eric Stubbs, UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Tony White Jr., College of Charleston (11/27/09) Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston (11/27/09) Sean Smith, UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Trevor Ottley, Middle Tennessee (12/11/09)

Opponent Team Game Highs Points ............................................................... 73 Field Goals Made ......................................... 25 Field Goal Attempts ................................... 67 Field Goal % .............................. .526 (20-38) 3 PT FG Made ................................................ 11 3 PT FG Attempts ........................................ 25 3 PT FG % ...................................... .368 (7-19) Free Throws Made ...................................... 19 ............................................................................ 19 Free Throw Attempts ................................. 31 Free Throw % ............................ .846 (11-13) Rebounds ....................................................... 44 Assists .............................................................. 14 Steals ...................................................................9 Blocked Shots ..................................................5 Turnovers ....................................................... 35 Fouls ................................................................. 25

Purdue (11/23/09) Purdue (11/23/09) UNC Asheville (11/17/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) College of Charleston (11/27/09) College of Charleston (11/27/09) Austin Peay (11/13/09) Purdue (11/23/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) ETSU (12/2/09) UNC Asheville (11/17/09) College of Charleston (11/27/09) UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Purdue (11/23/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) Purdue (11/23/09)

Opponent Team Game Lows Points ............................................................... 49 Field Goals Made ......................................... 16 Field Goal Attempts ................................... 38 Field Goal % .............................. .239 (16-67) 3 PT FG Made ...................................................1 3 PT FG Attempts ........................................ 16 3 PT FG % ...................................... .063 (1-16) Free Throws Made ...................................... 11 ............................................................................ 11 ............................................................................ 11 Free Throw Attempts ................................. 16 Free Throw % ............................ .613 (19-31) Rebounds ....................................................... 24 Assists .................................................................7 Steals ...................................................................2 Blocked Shots ..................................................1 Turnovers ....................................................... 10 Fouls ................................................................. 16 ............................................................................ 16

UNC Asheville (11/17/09) UNC Asheville (11/17/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) UNC Asheville (11/17/09) UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Purdue (11/23/09) Austin Peay (11/13/09) Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) ETSU (12/2/09) Austin Peay (11/13/09) Austin Peay (11/13/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) College of Charleston (11/27/09) UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Austin Peay (11/13/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) DePaul (11/22/09) East Carolina (11/20/09) Austin Peay (11/13/09)


Austin Peay at Tennessee UNC Asheville at Tennessee vs. East Carolina Tennessee vs. DePaul Tennessee vs. No. 6 Purdue Tennessee College of Charleston at Tennessee ETSU at Tennessee vs. Middle Tennessee Tennessee Wyoming at Tennessee at Southern California Tennessee North Carolina A&T at Tennessee at Memphis Tennessee Charlotte at Tennessee Kansas at Tennessee Auburn at Tennessee Ole Miss at Tennessee at Alabama Tennessee at Georgia Tennessee Vanderbilt at Tennessee Florida at Tennessee at LSU Tennessee South Carolina at Tennessee at Vanderbilt Tennessee at Kentucky Tennessee Georgia at Tennessee at South Carolina Tennessee at Florida Tennessee Kentucky at Tennessee Arkansas at Tennessee at Mississippi State Tennessee

Date

Result

Nov. 13

W, 83-54

Nov. 17

W, 124-49

Nov. 20

W, 105-66

Nov. 22

W, 57-53

Nov. 23

L, 73-72

Nov. 27

W, 86-69

Dec. 2

W, 78-66

Dec. 11

W, 75-54

Dec. 15 Dec. 19 Dec. 23 Dec. 31 Jan. 6 Jan. 10 Jan. 14 Jan. 16 Jan. 19 Jan. 23 Jan. 27 Jan. 31 Feb. 4 Feb. 6 Feb. 9 Feb. 13 Feb. 17 Feb. 20 Feb. 23 Feb. 27 March 3 March 6

FG-A 19-55 34-69 16-67 46-77 20-38 40-70 17-51 22-59 25-56 23-53 22-55 31-55 24-54 28-59 20-55 27-54

Pct .345 .493 .239 .597 .526 .571 .333 .373 .446 .434 .400 .564 .444 .475 .364 .500

3FG-A 5-17 10-23 1-16 16-29 7-19 13-24 4-16 3-12 4-16 3-11 11-25 5-11 7-20 7-20 3-17 6-15

Pct .294 .435 .063 .552 .368 .542 .250 .250 .250 .273 .440 .455 .350 .350 .176 .400

FT-A 11-16 5-11 16-24 16-21 19-31 12-14 15-23 10-15 19-26 23-28 14-20 19-29 11-13 15-24 11-20 15-23

Pct .688 .455 .667 .762 .613 .857 .652 .667 .731 .821 .700 .655 .846 .625 .550 .652

Rebounds O-D-Total 7-26-33 13-33-46 22-22-44 11-33-44 6-22-28 8-15-23 10-20-30 17-27-44 9-23-32 8-24-32 5-19-24 13-31-44 10-22-32 14-20-34 14-22-36 9-27-36

PF 16 17 19 21 16 25 18 20 25 24 23 19 20 12 19 23

Pts 54 83 49 124 66 105 53 57 73 72 69 86 66 78 54 75

A 11 22 7 34 9 23 11 11 12 9 14 15 8 22 11 10

TO 19 14 29 12 35 13 10 14 13 16 16 16 13 6 12 11

Blk 4 7 3 5 1 0 2 3 5 3 2 2 2 5 3 3

Stl 2 8 9 123 7 17 6 3 6 4 8 7 4 7 5 6

Min 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200

Pts. at Half 25 31 14 66 27 43 24 33 42 41 33 41 31 36 30 37


Individual Points-Rebounds-Assists Wayne Chism

Melvin Goins

Kenny Hall

Scotty Hopson

Bobby Maze

Skylar McBee

Steven Pearl

J.P. Prince

Tyler Smith

Cameron Tatum

Brian Williams

Renaldo Woolridge

Austin Peay

11-10-2

5-3-4

4-4-0

16-4-2

2-1-3

0-3-3

0-0-1

2-0-1

14-11-4

15-4-1

8-4-0

INJ

UNC Asheville

11-4-0

11-3-5

4-5-0

25-4-5

14-4-7

5-3-2

2-0-0

7-4-5

9-4-4

13-5-2

9-3-1

11-2-1

vs. East Carolina

7-5-0

10-0-5

2-1-0

25-2-1

15-1-3

6-1-2

0-0-0

1-3-3

13-1-4

14-2-3

4-4-0

8-2-1

vs. DePaul

13-8-0

5-6-3

0-1-0

4-3-0

0-1-2

9-2-0

DNP

2-0-1

14-9-2

8-3-2

0-3-0

2-4-0

vs. No. 6 Purdue

24-6-0

1-1-0

0-1-0

9-4-1

13-5-2

3-2-0

DNP

0-0-2

10-4-3

8-2-1

4-2-0

0-0-0

College of Charleston

11-3-0

0-3-2

4-2-0

21-6-1

4-4-4

3-2-0

DNP

8-6-2

18-2-5

6-3-1

11-7-0

0-0-0

ETSU

6-9-1

7-3-4

0-2-0

10-6-3

8-4-5

9-0-0

DNP

5-1-4

15-3-4

9-1-1

9-4-0

0-1-0

vs. Middle Tennessee

9-9-0

6-2-0

DNP

1-3-0

12-1-3

4-1-0

0-1-0

17-0-1

7-4-5

9-2-1

6-8-0

4-3-0

Wyoming at Southern California North Carolina A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU South Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at South Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Mississippi State


Attendance Summary

Starting Lineups (listed in order of positions, 1-5) W-L

Home Away Neutral Total

Games 4 1 3 8

Totals 70,853 14,516 10,094 95,463

Average 17,713 14,516 3,365 11933

Tennessee’s Record When...

4-1 3-0

Maze, Hopson, Prince, Smith, Chism Maze, Hopson, Tatum, Smith, Chism

Margin of Victory/Defeat Wins Losses

1 1

2 -

3 -

4 1 -

5 -

6 -

7 -

8 -

9 -

10 -

11-15 1 -

16-19 1 -

Leading at halftime .................................................................................7-0 Trailing at halftime...................................................................................0-1 Tied at halftime .........................................................................................0-0

Most First Half Points

Most Second Half Points

Tennessee Opponents

Tennessee Opponents

Leading with 10:00 remaining ............................................................7-1 Trailing with 10:00 remaining..............................................................0-0 Tied with 10:00 remaining ....................................................................0-0

Fewest First Half Points

Fewest Second Half Points

Tennessee Opponents

Tennessee Opponents

Leading with 5:00 remaining ...............................................................7-0 Trailing with 5:00 remaining ................................................................0-1 Tied with 5:00 remaining ......................................................................0-0

Largest Halftime Lead

Largest Margin Of Victory

Tennessee Opponents

Tennessee Opponents

66 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 42, Purdue (11/23/09) 31 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 14, UNC Asheville (11/17/09)

52 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 1, Purdue (11/23/09)

20-24 1 -

25+ 3 -

62 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 36, College of Charleston (11/27/09) 24 vs. DePaul (11/22/09) 24, Middle Tennessee (12/11/09)

75 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 1, Purdue (11/23/09)

In Overtime .................................................................................................0-0 Tennessee outrebounds opponent...................................................4-0 Tennessee is outrebounded ................................................................1-0 Same amount of rebounds...................................................................2-1

Jump Balls Controlled

Tennessee commits more turnovers ................................................1-1 Opponent commits more turnovers.................................................5-0 Same amount of turnovers...................................................................1-0

How Scored First Points

Tennessee shoots 50 percent or better ...........................................4-0 Opponent shoots 50 percent or better ...........................................1-0 Tennessee shoots less than 50 percent ...........................................3-1 Opponent shoots less than 50 percent ...........................................6-1 Tennessee shoots better than opponent........................................7-0 Opponent shoots better than Tennessee .......................................0-1 Same shooting percentage ..................................................................0-0 Tennessee has more free-throw attempts......................................3-1 Opponent has more free-throw attempts ......................................4-0 Same amount of free-throw attempts .............................................0-0 Tennessee bench outscores opponent bench..............................7-1 Opponent bench outscores Tennessee bench .............................0-0 Benches score the same ........................................................................0-0 Tennessee scores less than 50.............................................................0-0 Tennessee scores between 50-59 ......................................................1-0 Tennessee scores between 60-69 ......................................................0-0 Tennessee scores between 70-79 ......................................................2-1 Tennessee scores between 80-89 ......................................................2-0 Tennessee scores between 90-99 ......................................................0-0 Tennessee scores 100 or more ............................................................2-0 Opponent scores less than 50 .............................................................1-0 Opponent scores between 50-59 ......................................................3-0 Opponent scores between 60-69 ......................................................3-0 Opponent scores between 70-79 ......................................................0-1 Opponent scores between 80-89 ......................................................0-0 Opponent scores between 90-99 ......................................................0-0 Opponent scores 100 or more ............................................................0-0

Tennessee Opponents

2 6

3-Pointer Jump Shot Lay-up Free Throw

4 1 3 0

Scored UT’s First Points Scotty Hopson Wayne Chism Tyler Smith

4 3 1

First Off UT Bench^ Melvin Goins Brian Williams J.P. Prince Cameron Tatum

6 6 2 2

Car

Blocks Leader*

Wayne Chism Tyler Smith Kenny Hall Cameron Tatum Brian Williams J.P. Prince Renaldo Woolridge

45 28 1 1 10 4 1

Wayne Chism Brian Williams Scotty Hopson Kenny Hall J.P. Prince Cameron Tatum Tyler Smith Renaldo Woolridge Bobby Maze

Assists Leader* Tyler Smith Melvin Goins Bobby Maze J.P. Prince Bobby Maze Wayne Chism Scotty Hopson Cameron Tatum Brian Williams Renaldo Woolridge

4 2 1 1 1 0 0

Sea Car

4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

35 3 14 13 11 6 3 2 1 1

^ includes multiple substitutions

Dunks Tyler Smith Scotty Hopson Cameron Tatum J.P. Prince Brian Williams Wayne Chism Kenny Hall Melvin Goins Renaldo Woolridge

Points Leader* Scotty Hopson Tyler Smith Wayne Chism J.P. Prince Cameron Tatum Brian Williams

Sea Car

8 7 7 4 4 2 2 1 1

60 31 17 62 18 54 2 1 3

Steals Leader* Melvin Goins J.P. Prince Scotty Hopson Skylar McBee Tyler Smith Cameron Tatum Brian Williams Wayne Chism Bobby Maze

4 2 1 1 0 0

10+ Points Scotty Hopson Tyler Smith Wayne Chism Bobby Maze Cameron Tatum Melvin Goins J.P. Prince Brian Williams Renaldo Woolridge

Sea Car

4 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0

46 16 9 1 13 4 7 4 3

Sea Car

5 5 4 3 3 2 1 1 1

18 66 58 17 12 2 27 4 2

Sea Car

3 3 2 2 2 2 1 0 0

3 24 7 2 20 5 5 15 12

20+ Points Scotty Hopson Wayne Chism Tyler Smith J.P. Prince Cameron Tatum Brian Williams

30+ Points Tyler Smith

Sea Car

10+ Rebounds

7 25 16 2 1 1

Wayne Chism Tyler Smith Brian Williams J.P. Prince

Sea Car

3 1 0 0 0 0

5 6 15 2 1 1

Sea Car

0

1

Sea Car

1 1 0 0

12 12 4 1

10+ Assists Bobby Maze Tyler Smith

Double-Doubles Wayne Chism Tyler Smith Brian Williams Bobby Maze J.P. Prince

Triple-Doubles Tyler Smith

Sea Car

0 0

1 1

Sea Car

1 1 0 0 0

12 12 2 1 1

Sea Car

0

1

Charges Drawn J.P. Prince Cameron Tatum

7 2

Floor Burns Melvin Goins Kenny Hall Tyler Smith Wayne Chism Scotty Hopson Skylar McBee Bobby Maze Brian Williams

4 3 3 2 2 2 1 1

Free Throws in Final Four Minutes Tyler Smith Wayne Chism Skylar McBee Melvin Goins Scotty Hopson Brian Williams Cameron Tatum J.P. Prince Kenny Hall

9-9 5-7 2-2 2-4 2-4 1-4 2-2 1-1 0-1

* Includes all ties

In November ..............................................................................................5-1 In December...............................................................................................2-0 In January ....................................................................................................0-0 In February..................................................................................................0-0 In March .......................................................................................................0-0 On Monday .................................................................................................0-1 On Tuesday.................................................................................................1-0 On Wednesday ..........................................................................................1-0 On Thursday ...............................................................................................0-0 On Friday .....................................................................................................4-0 On Saturday................................................................................................0-0 On Sunday ..................................................................................................1-0

Rebound Leader* Sea

Inbounds & Full-Court Pressure Stats Side-court Inbounds Defense Timeouts 5-Second Calls Forced Turnovers

Baseline Inbounds Defense 0 0 1

Timeouts 5-Second Calls Forced Turnovers

Full-Court Press Defense 4 2 6

Trap Timeouts Forced Turnovers

Pressure Defense Totals 1 12

Timeouts 5-Second Calls Forced Turnovers Total Turnovers

5 2 19 21


The Bruce Pearl Era ... By The Numbers (2005-06 - Present)

Superlatives Record in Home Games: 59-7 Record in True Road Games: 26-17 Record in Neutral-Site Games: 22-13 Record in Overtime Games: 3-2 Record in SEC Tournament Games: 3-4 Record in NCAA Tournament Games: 5-4 Record in Day Games: 33-20 Record in Evening Games: 72-18 Evening games are those with a tip time of 6 p.m. or later

Longest Win Streak: 11 games (11/27/07-1/19/08) Longest Home Win Streak: 37 games (11/10/06-12/29/08) Longest SEC Win Streak: 8 games, 2x (last from 1/26/08-2/20/08) Longest Losing Streak: 3 games (1/10/07-1/17/07) Longest Home Losing Streak: 2 games, 3x (last from 1/24/091/28/09) Longest SEC Losing Streak: 2 games, 4x (last from 2/18/092/21/09) Most Points in a Game: 124 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09)* Most Points in an SEC Game: 105 vs. Auburn (2/15/06) Fewest Points in a Game: 44 vs. Butler (11/22/06) Fewest Points in an SEC Game: 47 at LSU (2/9/08) Most Points Allowed in a Game: 105 vs. Texas (12/23/06, W 111105 OT) Most Points Allowed in an SEC Game: 94 at Florida (2/3/07, L 94-78) Fewest Points Allowed in a Game: 40 vs. Middle Tennessee (11/20/07, W 109-40) Fewest Points Allowed in an SEC Game: 42 vs. Mississippi State (1/7/07, W 92-84) Largest Margin of Victory: 75 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09, 124-49) Largest Margin of Victory in an SEC Game: 31 vs. Georgia (2/11/09, 79-48)

Largest Margin of Defeat: 19, 3x (last at Kentucky 2/21/09, 77-58) Largest Margin of Defeat in an SEC Game: 19, 2x (last at Kentucky (2/21/09, 77-58) Most Points Allowed in a Regulation Win: 89 at Auburn (2/15/06, 105-89) Most Points in a Regulation Loss: 91 vs. Arkansas (3/15/07, 92-91) Fewest Points in a Win: 47 at LSU (2/9/07, 47-45) Fewest Points Allowed in a Loss: 54 vs. Memphis (1/24/09, 54-52) Largest Halftime Lead: 52 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Highest Field-Goal Percentage: .649 (37-57) vs. Middle Tennessee (11/20/07; W 106-40) Highest Field-Goal Percentage in a Loss: .592 (29-49) at Auburn (2/7/09; 78-77) Lowest Field-Goal Percentage: .250 (13-52) vs. Butler (11/22/06; L 56-44) Lowest Field-Goal Percentage in a Win: .317 (19-60) at LSU (2/9/08; 47-45) Largest Deficit Overcome in a Win: 17 vs. Texas (12/23/06; 111105 OT) Largest Lead Surrendered in a Loss: 19 vs. Ohio State (3/22/07; 85-84) Most Rebounds: 58 vs. UT Martin (11/18/08) Most Rebounds Allowed: 54 by North Carolina (11/24/06) Fewest Rebounds: 21 at Auburn (2/7/09) Most Assists: 34 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09)* Most Assists by an Opponent: 25 by Kansas (1/3/09) Fewest Assists: 4 at Kentucky (2/21/09) Most Turnovers: 26 vs. Fordham (11/13/06) Most Turnovers by an Opponent: 35 by East Carolina (11/20/09) Fewest Turnovers: 6, 6x (last vs. ETSU 12/2/09) Most Steals: 19 vs. Prarie View A&M (11/16/07) Most Steals by an Opponent: 15 by ETSU (12/30/06) Fewest Steals: 2, 3x (last at South Carolina (3/5/09) Most Blocks: 10 at Kansas (1/3/09) Most Blocks by an Opponent: 13 by LSU (1/14/06) Fewest Blocks: 0, 5x (last vs. East Carolina, (11/20/09)

Tennessee on TV Under Head Coach Bruce Pearl Network ABC CBS CSS CSTV ESPN ESPN2 ESPNU FSN^ Raycom* SEC Network SportSouth Vs. TOTALS

Overall Record 0-1 8-10 7-0 0-1 16-6 4-4 4-0 15-2 23-11

This Season 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0

9-0 1-1 87-36

2-0 0-0 6-1

Current Streak L1 L3 W7 L1 W3 L2 W4 L1 W3 W9 L1 W3

* Raycom Sports also was known as Jefferson Pilot Sports and Lincoln Financial Sports. ^ FSN includes Sunshine Network and Fox College Sports.

Tennessee Individual Game Highs Points: 35 by Chris Lofton vs. Texas (12/23/06) Field Goals Made: 12 by Chris Lofton, 2x (last vs. Memphis 12/6/06) Field-Goal Attempts: 24 by Chris Lofton vs. Texas (12/23/06) Field-Goal Percentage (min. 5 made): 1.000 (7-7) by Tyler Smith vs. North Carolina A&T (11/27/07) 3-Pointers Made: 9 by Chris Lofton at Georgia (2/11/06)* 3-Pointers Attempted: 20 by Chris Lofton vs. North Carolina A&T (11/27/07)* 3-Point Field-Goal Percentage (min. 3 made): 1.000 (6-6) by JaJuan Smith vs. Arkansas (2/13/08)* Free Throws Made: 13, 2x (last by Chris Lofton vs. ETSU 12/30/06) Free-Throw Attempts: 15 by Tyler Smith at Kansas (1/3/09) Free-Throw Percentage (min 5 made): 1.000 (13-13) by Chris Lofton vs. ETSU (12/30/06) Rebounds: 19 by Wayne Chism vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09) Assists: 11, 2x (last by Bobby Maze vs. Chattanooga 11/15/08) Steals: 6, 3x (last by Tyler Smith at Chattanooga 12/4/07) Blocked Shots: 6 by Wayne Chism at Kansas (1/3/09)*

Opponent Individual Game Highs Points: 54 by Jodie Meeks, Kentucky (1/13/09) Field Goals Made: 15 by Jodie Meeks, Kentucky (1/13/09) Field-Goal Attempts: 22, 5x (last by Jodie Meeks, Kentucky, 1/13/09) Field-Goal Percentage (min. 5 made): 1.000 (8-8), 2x (last by Korvotney Barber, Auburn, 2/7/09) 3-Pointers Made: 10 by Jodie Meeks, Kentucky (1/13/09) 3-Pointers Attempted: 15, 2x (last by Jodie Meeks, Kentucky, 1/13/09) 3-Point Field-Goal Percentage (min. 3 made): 1.000 (5-5) by Doug McLaughlin-Williams, Appalachian State (12/6/05) Free Throws Made: 15 by Wesley Matthews, Marquette (12/16/08) Free-Throw Attempts: 18 by Wesley Matthews, Marquette (12/16/08) Free-Throw Percentage (min. 5 made): 1.000 (14-14) by Jodie Meeks, Kentucky (1/13/09) Rebounds: 20 by Dwayne Mitchell, Louisiana-Lafayette (11/22/05) Assists: 13 by D.J. Augustin, Texas (12/23/06) Steals: 5, 5x (last by A.J. Graves, Butler, 3/23/08) Blocked Shots: 9 by Tyrus Thomas, LSU (1/14/06)

* Tennessee school record

Tennessee under Bruce Pearl has rebounded well from losses. Pearl’s UT teams are 28-10 (.737) in games immediately following a loss.


Bruce Pearl

Head Coach 422-122 (18th yr.) • 105-38 (5th yr. at UT)

Tennessee under Bruce Pearl is the first program in the storied, 76-year history of the SEC to finish ahead of Kentucky in the league standings for four straight seasons.

Collecting Championships In 17 full seasons as a college head coach, Bruce Pearl has led his teams to 15 championships (including four at UT): 2009 SEC Eastern Division Championship, 2008 SEC Championship; 2008 SEC Eastern Division Championship, 2006 SEC Eastern Division Championship, 2005 Horizon League Tournament Championship, 2005 Horizon League Championship, 2004 Horizon League Championship, 2003 Horizon League Tournament Championship, 2001 Great Lakes Valley Championship, 1997 Great Lakes Valley Championship, 1996 Greaat Lakes Valley Championship, 1995 NCAA Division II National Championship, 1995 NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region Championship, 1994 NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region Championship, 1994 Great Lakes Valley Championship ... This past summer, he added an international championship when he led the Maccabi USA Open Men’s Basketball Team to the gold medal at the 18th World Maccabiah Games in Israel. SEC Success Tennessee’s 46 SEC wins over the last four seasons are the most in the conference over that period ... The Vols finished with the second-best record in the SEC in both of Pearl’s first two years and captured the SEC title outright last season with a 14-2 record ... In 200506, the Vols won the SEC East with a 12-4 conference mark and then posted a 10-6 league mark in 2006-07 that tied for second in the East and in the overall league standings ... 2006 and 2007 NCAA champion Florida has won 40 league games over the last four seasons to rank second behind UT, and under Pearl, the Vols are 7-1 vs. the Gators.

We Are Family Being part of the Tennessee family is important to Pearl as he works tirelessly to promote all sports at Tennessee ... He asks his players to support the other teams at UT as those teams support basketball ... At a Lady Vols basketball game two seasons ago, he joined five of his players as they painted their chests and cheered from the student section ... After Lady Vols’ coach Pat Summitt returned the favor by leading cheers at a men’s game later in the season Pearl said, “It’s a pretty strong family here. How can you lose when you’ve got that kind of family support?” Classroom Commitment Tennessee’s success on the court hasn’t come at the expense of academics ... The Vols have produced 22 SEC Academic Honor Roll selections in Pearl’s four full seasons ... Nine members of the basketball team (more than half the squad) earned Academic All-SEC recognition in 2006-07 ... Six different Vols earned the right to wear the VOLScholar patch on their jersey this semester (3.0 GPA or better during the spring semester). Style Points Tennessee has been one of the highest-scoring teams in the nation the last three years, finishing the 2006-07 season ranked ninth nationally with 80.9 points per game, ranking sixth in the country in 2007-08 with 81.8 ppg and ranking 16th last season ... Pearl’s teams have led their conference in scoring 16 of the 17 years he has been a head coach ... Tennesseehas led the Southeastern Conference in scoring in each of Pearl’s four seasons ... Defense has also been a key ingredient to UT’s success, as the Vols have led the league in steals in three of the last four years, including a school record 336 pilfers in 2006-07. Winningest Active Division I Coaches (Min. 3 years experience) No. Coach 1. Roy Williams 2. Mark Few 3. Jamie Dixon 4. Bruce Pearl

Team North Carolina Gonzaga Pittsburgh Tennessee

Yrs. 22 11 7 18

W-L 602-140 272-68 171-47 422-122

Pct. .811 .800 .784 .776

Fastest Active Coaches To 400 Wins No. Coach 1. Roy Williams 2. Bruce Pearl

Team Games North Carolina 496 Tennessee 509

Season 15th 17th

Record 400-96 400-109

Pearls Endow Scholarship In Bradshaw’s Name The Pearl family announced Feb. 27, 2007, a $100,000 donation to endow a scholarship More SEC Success in the name of Dane Bradshaw ... The Dane Bradshaw Athletic Scholarship Endowment The Vols have a record of .500 or better against nine of the 11 Southeastern Conference is awarded to the male or female student-athlete at UT who best epitomizes the characteams since Bruce Pearl was named head coach prior to the 2005-06 season ... Pearl has teristics of the 2006-07 senior captain ... Senior Tyler Smith is the 2009-10 recipient of the won at least 10 conference games each year, and UT has swept four of its five divisional Dane Bradshaw Athletic Scholarship. opponents twice dring Pearl’s tenure (including last season) ... Pearl has the best career winning percentage of any men’s The Pearl File basketball coach in the SEC with at least three years of exHometown: Boston, Mass. Coaching Career: perience. Alma Mater: Boston College, 1982 1978-82 Boston College (Student Assistant) Bachelor’s degree in business 1982-86 Stanford (Assistant & Associate Coach) How Sweet It Is March 18, 1960 1986-92 Iowa (Assistant Coach) Bruce Pearl is one of only nine Division I head coaches who Born: Daughters - Jacqui and Leah 1992-2001 Southern Indiana (Head Coach) has led his teams to three Sweet Sixteen appearances in the Family: Sons - Steven and Michael 2001-05 Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Head Coach) last five seasons. Wife - Brandy 2005-present Tennessee (Head Coach) Can I Get A Witness? Year School Overall Conference Postseason Tennessee has ranked in the top five nationally in attendance 1992-93 Southern Indiana 22-7 .759 14-4 .788 NCAA II Tournament (1-1) in each of Bruce Pearl’s four seasons in Knoxville ... In 2005-06, 1993-94 Southern Indiana 28-4 .875 16-2 .889 NCAA II Tournament (4-1) National Runner-up UT enjoyed the largest increase in attendance in the nation 1994-95 Southern Indiana 29-4 .879 15-3 .833 NCAA II Tournament (6-0) National Champion (5,504 per game) to rank fifth nationally with an average of 1995-96 Southern Indiana 25-4 .862 18-2 .900 NCAA II Tournament (1-1) Sweet 16 17,954 ... Attendance continued to grow in his second season 1996-97 Southern Indiana 23-5 .821 16-4 .800 NCAA II Tournament (0-1) as the Vols ranked fourth nationally with 19,661 per game ... 1997-98 Southern Indiana 27-6 .818 14-5 .736 NCAA II Tournament (1-1) Sweet 16 Last season, the Vols were watched by an average of 20,483 1998-99 Southern Indiana 26-6 .813 18-4 .818 NCAA II Tournament (2-1) Sweet 16 fans each home game, which ranked fourth nationally and 1999-00 Southern Indiana 25-6 .806 17-3 .850 NCAA II Tournament (1-1) Sweet 16 was the second-largest attendance average in school history 2000-01 Southern Indiana 26-4 .867 18-2 .900 NCAA II Tournament (0-1) ... In Pearl’s four full seasons, attendance has grown by more 2001-02 UW-Milwaukee 16-13 .552 11-5 .688 than 8,000 fans per game. 2002-03 UW-Milwaukee 24-8 .750 13-3 .813 NCAA Tournament (0-1) Can I Get A Ticket? For the third straight season, UT has sold more than 15,000 season tickets ... Prior to the 2007-08 campaign, the record for season-ticket sales was 13,929 in 1987, the first year Thompson-Boling Arena was open.

2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

UW-Milwaukee UW-Milwaukee Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee 18th season

20-11 26-6 22-8 24-11 31-5 21-13 7-1 422-122

at Tennessee: 105-38 (5th year)

.645 13-3 .813 14-2 .733 12-4 .686 10-6 .861 14-2 .618 10-6 .875 0-0 .776 242-60

.813 .875 .750 .625 .875 .625 .000 .801

National Invitation Tournament (1-1) NCAA Tournament (2-1) Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament (1-1) NCAA Tournament (2-1) Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament (2-1) Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament (0-1) NCAA Tournament (23-13)

at UW-Milwaukee: 86-38 (4 years) at Southern Indiana: 231-46 (9 years)


Tony Jones Associate Head Coach Concordia Univ., 1993 Fifth Season at UT Tony Jones is entering his fifth season as an associate head coach at Tennessee and his ninth on Bruce Pearl’s coaching staff. Jones’ responsibilities include recruiting, scheduling and working with the Vols’ perimeter players. An instrumental force in landing some of the influential players in his team’s successes, he has made in-roads to signing a number of the top players in the nation. In two of his three seasons at Tennessee, Jones helped the Vols sign recruiting classes that have been ranked among the top 10 in the nation and have included the likes of All-SEC performer Wayne Chism and McDonald’s All-America Scotty Hopson. “Tony has prepared himself to be a head coach,” Pearl said. “His experience provides him with a wealth of knowledge, and his ability to communicate has made him an effective teacher.” With Jones helping to build its annual slate of opponents, Tennessee’s schedules have ranked among the nation’s toughest. The Vols have sought to face some of the country’s premier programs, including teams such as Memphis, Gonzaga, Texas, Ohio State and Kansas. Along with such ambitious scheduling—Tennessee’s RPI has been in the top25 each of the last three seasons—comes prominent national exposure, as UT has played 52 games on national television over the past four years. Jones came to Tennessee with 12 seasons of collegiate coaching experience after spending four seasons at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) as an associate head coach. Prior to joining the UWM staff, Jones spent five seasons at Toledo and three years at Buffalo. In his 16 seasons of collegiate coaching, Jones has helped direct his teams to nine postseason tournament bids, including six NCAA Tournament appearances the last seven years. Three times (2005, 2007 and 2008) in the past five years he has coached teams appearing in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Tennessee has experienced unprecedented success during the four years with Jones on the bench. The Vols have averaged 24.5 wins during those seasons and have won three SEC Eastern Division championships. The 2008 team captured the overall SEC title outright for the first time in 41 years, won a school record 31 games and earned the first No. 1 ranking in school history. Each of his four seasons at UT has resulted in NCAA Tournament appearances, including two trips to the Sweet 16. Two times the Vols have received No. 2 seeds in the NCAA Tournament—the highest in school history. After helping sign a class that was ranked sixth nationally in 2006, Jones was named one of the top recruiters in the nation by Rivals.com. In 2007, Rivals.com ranked Jones as one of the top-five assistant coaches in the nation. Jones got his first taste of coaching at his alma mater, Detroit Southwestern High School, where he served as an assistant varsity coach while also serving as head junior varsity coach from 1986-91. During this time he coached future NBA stars Jalen Rose (Phoenix Suns), Howard Eisley (Denver Nuggets) and Voshon Lenard (Portland Trailblazers), leading them to the mythical USA TODAY national title in 1991. He also served as head coach of Team AAU Michigan for three years (1991-93), posting a 35-1 record and capturing two AAU state championships. Jones was an All-City star at Southwestern and went on to earn All-Conference honors at Fisk University in Nashville. He earned a bachelor’s degree in health care administration from Concordia (Mich.) University. Jones and his wife, Pam, have four children—Tony II, Jamaal, Mercedes and Porscha. His brother, Bill, is a former member of the NBA’s New Jersey Nets and is currently the head coach of the Premier Basketball League’s Detroit Panthers.

Steve Forbes Assistant Coach Southern Arkansas, 1988 Fourth Season at UT Veteran coach Steve Forbes is in his fourth season as a member of the Tennessee staff. “Over the past couple years, Steve has made a tremendous impact on our recruiting,” UT head coach Bruce Pearl said. “But as a former head coach, Steve understands the challenges programs face in all aspects of the game. “Most recruiters are simply that—bring in talent every year, and then go back out on the road. But Steve is different. His strengths are the relationships and levels of trust he’s able to build with our student-athletes. He is a complete coach.” Forbes and Pearl first got to know each other when Pearl was an assistant at Iowa. The Vols have been the direct beneficiaries of the two working together. In the three seasons Forbes has sat alongside Pearl on the Tennessee bench, the Vols have won a total of 76 games and advanced to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments—making back-to-back Sweet 16 appearances in 2007 and 2008. The Vols have led the Southeastern Conference in steals in two of his three seasons on Rocky Top, and in 2008 they also led the league in 3-point field-goal percentage defense by holding teams to just 31.2-percent shooting. The Vols won a school-record 31 games in 2008, and their 14-2 league record gave the school its first outright SEC championship in more than 40 years. Following a 66-62 win at top-ranked Memphis on Feb. 23, 2008, UT earned the first No. 1 ranking in school history. In 2007, his first at Tennessee, Forbes helped direct the Vols to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament with wins over Long Beach State and ACC co-champion Virginia. UT’s 24 wins that year ranked second in school history at the time. Listed as the No. 8 assistant coach in the nation by FOXSports.com, Forbes has played a key role in recruiting top talent to Knoxville. Tennessee’s 2008 recruiting class was highlighted by McDonald’s All-America Scotty Hopson and was ranked seventh in the nation by Rivals.com. Forbes came to Tennessee after spending two seasons at Texas A&M, where he helped turn the Aggies from a team that had posted a 7-21 record the previous season and hadn’t received a postseason invitation in 11 years, to a program that averaged more than 21 wins in his two seasons and advanced to postseason play both years. A&M posted back-to-back seasons with the most Big 12 Conference wins in school history with Forbes on the bench. Texas A&M’s recruiting also benefited from Forbes’ experience, as each of the Aggie’s two recruiting classes during his time in College Station were ranked among the top 10 in the nation. Before joining Billy Gillispie’s coaching staff at Texas A&M, Forbes coached at Illinois State (2003-04) and spent three years at Louisiana Tech (2000-03), where he helped sign two nationally-ranked recruiting classes, including a top-10 class in 2003. In 2002 the Bulldogs posted a 22-10 record and went 2-1 in the National Invitation Tournament, their first postseason appearance in 10 years. In 1998 Forbes joined the Idaho coaching staff as an assistant coach before being promoted to associate head coach for the 1998-99 season. In his first season, the Vandals improved to 16-11 and signed a nationally-ranked recruiting class. Forbes compiled a 68-28 record in three years (1995-98) as the head coach at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, Kan. During his three seasons competing in the Jayhawk Conference, the Cougars produced three All-Americas, twice finished the season with a national ranking and earned victories over 15 nationally-ranked teams. After spending two years (1989-91) as an assistant coach at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, Forbes was promoted to head coach in March 1991. A native of Lone Tree, Iowa, Forbes graduated from Southern Arkansas University with a degree in secondary education in 1988. Forbes and his wife, Johnetta, have a daughter, Elizabeth, and two sons, Christopher and Johnathon.


Jason Shay Assistant Coach Iowa, 1995 Fifth Season at UT Jason Shay is in his ninth season on Bruce Pearl’s staff and his fifth year at Tennessee. “I’ve known Jason since he was a player at the University of Iowa,” Pearl said. “He has played in this system and believes in this style of basketball. He was an overachiever as a player and has continued to work hard as an assistant coach. His experiences have helped him make tremendous contributions to our players’ individual development. “Jason is my lead scout. He’s been able to take good players and make them better. He knows how to teach the game—both from an individual and a team standpoint.” Shay, who is responsible for recruiting and scouting in addition to administrative duties, came to Tennessee after spending four years on Pearl’s staff at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). He was an assistant coach for UWM’s two NCAA Tournament appearances after spending his first two seasons as the director of basketball operations for the Panthers. Scouting reports put together by Shay have helped lead the Vols to an average of 24.5 wins per season, an outright SEC championship in 2008, three SEC Eastern Division crowns and four straight NCAA Tournament appearances— including back-to-back Sweet 16s in 1007 and 2008. Shay drew the scouting assignment against top-ranked Memphis in 2007-08, and Tennessee’s 66-62 victory over the Tigers vaulted the Vols into the No. 1 spot in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA TODAY polls for the first time in school history. Having handled the Florida scout since joining the UT staff, Shay has helped the Vols post a 7-1 record against the Gators over the last four seasons. Shay served as an assistant basketball coach and assistant sports information director at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa., before rejoining Pearl at UWM. He helped lead Mercyhurst to a top-five ranking in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region while assisting with on-court coaching strategies. Shay also was responsible for individual workouts, the team’s strength program, film exchange, scouting reports and monitoring the academic progress of the student-athletes. Shay played four seasons at the University of Iowa under the tutelage of Dr. Tom Davis. During that time, the Hawkeyes advanced to two NCAA Tournaments and won the 1992 San Juan Shootout. It was in Iowa City where Shay and Pearl first crossed paths, as Pearl was an assistant coach at Iowa from 1986-92. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion at Iowa and a master’s degree in Sports Management in 1998 from Western Illinois University. Shay and his wife, Jana, have a daughter, Peija, and a son, Joah.

Ken Johnson Dir. of Basketball Operations College of Idaho, 1993 Fifth Season at UT Ken Johnson is in his fifth season at Tennessee and his 11th year as a member of Bruce Pearl’s staff. Johnson and Pearl first joined forces in 1999 when Johnson came to the University of Southern Indiana as an assistant coach, and the relationship continued when Pearl moved to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In the 11 seasons Johnson has assisted Pearl, their teams have combined to post a 240-78 record. “It is really important to surround young people with good role models,” Pearl said. “Ken is a very hard worker who genuinely cares about these kids. He has been with me longer than anyone on my staff and he knows how I expect things to be done. He sets the bar high for our student-athletes and provides them with the guidance and support they require to be successful.” Johnson has seen the Vols succeed both on the court and in the classroom. In 2006-07, UT won the third-most games in school history while advancing to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Meanwhile, seven Vols were named to the 2006-07 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll for their work in the classroom. During the 2007-08 season, Johnson kept the Vols focused in the classroom and the community while they compiled the best record in school history (31-5) on the court and placed six players on the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll. In total during his four years in Knoxville, Tennessee has garnered 18 Academic All-SEC awards. At UWM, Johnson was responsible for working with the Panthers post players while also scouting opponents. During those four seasons, the Panthers posted an 86-38 record and received three postseason invitations, including a trip to the 2005 NCAA Tournament in which they advanced to the Sweet 16. Johnson spent two seasons at USI as an assistant coach where he was responsible for video breakdown, scouting of opposing teams and individual player development. During those two seasons, the Screaming Eagles posted a 51-10 record, won a Great Lakes Valley Conference championship and made two NCAA Division II Tournament appearances. USI earned No. 1 rankings in both of Johnson’s seasons and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the 2000 NCAA Tournament. Prior to joining Pearl’s coaching staff at USI, Johnson spent two seasons as an assistant coach of the Idaho Stampede of the Continental Basketball Association. Johnson began his collegiate playing career at Southwestern Oregon Community College where he was named to the All-Freshman Team in his rookie season. He later earned All-Region honors as a sophomore at Salt Lake Community College. He then moved to College of Idaho where he garnered NAIA District II All-Conference honors. A 1993 graduate of College of Idaho with a degree in physical education, he helped lead the Coyotes to an NAIA District II championship and played for the 1991 NAIA National Championship. Johnson and his wife, Amber, have two daughters, Makenzee Ruth and Kenley Jade.


JR Guard • 6-3 • 195 Nashville, Tenn. • Southern Illinois University

24 Josh Bone

Season/Career Highs

*Mark set while he was playing at Southern Illinois

Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

*19 vs. Butler (12/28/07)

Season Career

*7 two times, last vs. Missouri State (12/30/07)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

*6 at Charlotte (12/8/07)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made *5 at Wichita State (2/16/08)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

*5 two times, last vs. Butler (12/28/07)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted *1 vs. Creighton (1/26/08)

Season Career

Steals

*11 at Arizona State (3/20/08)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

*3 two times, last at Northern Iowa (2/2/08)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

*19 at Charlotte (12/8/07)

*4 two times, last at Charlotte (12/8/07)

Free Throws Attempted *38 at Arizona State (3/20/08)

Season Highlights • Was not eligible until after the fall semester, as he transferred from Southern Illinois University at the holiday break last season and had to fulfill NCAA residency requirements for transfer student-athletes. • Has been a valuable member of Tennessee’s scout team since his enrollment. • Started 19 games as a sophomore at Southern Illinois University in 2007-08 and averaged 8.1 points per game.

Noting Bone His father, Joshua, is a lieutenant at a jail, and Josh credits him for instilling discipline in him ... His father also played college basketball at Berry College in Rome, Ga. ... Josh is the oldest of three children ... Played high school ball with current Golden State Warriors forward Brandan Wright at Brentwood Academy outside Nashville, Tenn., and the two remain very close friends ... Academic major is Psychology.

Pearls of Wisdom “Josh can help at the one, two or three. Right now I’ve got six players at those three positions. If I took a vote of my coaches and asked where Josh Bone ranked one through seven, I don’t think he’d come in seventh on everyone’s list.” - Bruce Pearl (Dec. 7)

Season Career

*5 two times, last vs. St. Mary’s (12/11/07)

Game-by-Game Stats Start N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

FG-A

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

3P-A FT-A Reb PF TP A Transfer - Not yet eligible Transfer - Not yet eligible Transfer - Not yet eligible Transfer - Not yet eligible Transfer - Not yet eligible Transfer - Not yet eligible Transfer - Not yet eligible Transfer - Not yet eligible

TO BK S Min

Career Stats GP-GS 2006-07 12-0 2007-08 33-19 SIU Totals 45-19 2009-10

Min 188 901 1089

Avg 9.4 27.3 24.2

FG-A 15-46 92-267 107-313

Pct .326 .345 .342

3FG-A 8-30 57-169 65-199

Pct .267 .337 .327

FT-A 2-2 25-37 27-39

Pct 1.000 .676 .692

Off-Def-Rebs 5-13-18 12-53-65 17-66-83

Avg 0.9 2.0 1.8

PF-FO 17-0 78-3 95-3

Ast 9 37 46

TO 2 50 52

Blk 0 1 1

Stl 5 26 31

Pts 40 266 306

Avg 2.0 8.1 6.8


4 Wayne Chism

SR Forward/Center • 6-9 • 246 Jackson, Tenn. • Bolivar Central HS

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

24 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 27 vs. Auburn (3/14/09)

Season Career

8 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 10 vs. Auburn (3/14/09)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

10 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 19 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 2 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 5 two times, last vs. Georgia (2/11/09)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

2 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 4 two times, last vs. Auburn (3/14/09)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 4 vs. ETSU (12/2/09) 6 at Kansas (1/3/09)

Season Career

Steals

4 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 9 two times, last vs. Oklahoma State (3/20/09)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

3 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 3 seven times, last vs. East Carolina (11/20/09)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

13 two times, last vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 17 vs. Mississippi State (3/15/09)

7 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 8 vs. Marquette (12/16/08)

Free Throws Attempted 30 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 38 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

Season Highlights • Preseason All-SEC second team (Coaches’) • Ranks 27th in school history with 1,233 points. • Ranks 11th in school history with 718 rebounds. • Ranks 10th in school history with 113 blocked shots; only 12 Vols have ever logged 100 blocks during their career. • Barring injury, he will break the school record for games played. He has played in 113 games thus far, and Rob Jones (1983-86) holds the record at 130. • Is the seventh Vol ever to log 700 rebounds and 100 blocks during his career. • Tennessee is 10-2 when Chism records a double-double (1-0 this season). • Named to the Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team (14.7 ppg, 6.3 rpg). • Scored a game-high 24 points and led the Vols with six rebounds in UT’s onepoint loss to sixth-ranked Purdue in the Paradise Jam title game Nov. 23. • Has 55 dunks during his career as a Vol. • After a two-point, one-rebound first half, he stepped up in the second half to help lift UT past DePaul on Nov. 22. He finished with 13 points and eight boards. • His 11 career double-doubles rank sixth among active SEC players. • Steps up in big games, as evidenced by the fact that most of his career-highs have come in SEC Tournament or NCAA Tournament play or against major opponents such as Gonzaga, Kansas, Marquette and Purdue. • He is the only four-year scholarship senior on UT’s roster. • Rated by Athlon Sports as the nation’s 10th-best post player and was tabbed by Yahoo! Sports as the 11th-best power forward in America.

Noting Chism Is a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity ... Is nicknamed “Wheezy” in reference to the affects asthma has on him ... Academic major is Africana studies.

Pearls of Wisdom “Wayne’s gotten better every single year. I think he’s got a chance to be a great pro.” - Bruce Pearl

Season Career

7 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 11 vs. Marquette (12/16/08)

Game-by-Game Stats N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

Start c c c c c c c c

FG-A 5-13 4-5 3-7 6-11 8-13 4-7 3-6 2-7

3P-A 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-1 1-4 1-2 0-1 2-3

FT-A 1-3 2-2 0-0 0-1 7-7 2-2 0-1 0-2

Reb 10 4 5 8 6 3 9 9

PF 2 3 2 3 3 4 3 3

TP 11 11 7 13 24 11 6 9

A 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

TO 0 0 2 3 3 1 1 3

BK 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 0

S Min 1 24 1 13 3 19 0 28 0 30 0 13 0 24 0 27

Career Stats 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

GP-GS 35-18 36-34 34-31 8-8 113-91

Min 678 826 873 178 2555

Avg 19.4 22.9 25.7 22.3 22.6

FG-A 115-261 139-296 165-354 36-69 455-980

Pct .441 .470 .466 .522 .464

3FG-A 26-79 29-90 41-128 7-15 103-312

Pct .329 .322 .320 .467 .330

FT-A 61-104 50-90 96-134 13-18 220-346

Pct .587 .556 .716 .722 .636

Off-Def-Rebs 67-116-183 67-141-208 94-179-273 17-37-54 245-473-718

Avg 5.2 5.8 8.0 6.8 6.4

PF-FO 102-3 108-2 98-4 23-0 331-9

Ast 32 41 42 3 118

TO 45 41 69 13 168

Blk 21 49 34 9 113

Stl 21 33 26 5 85

Pts 317 357 467 92 1233

Avg 9.1 9.9 13.7 11.5 10.9


21 Melvin Goins

JR Guard • 5-11 • 195 San Diego, Calif. • Mt. San Jacinto College

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

11 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Season Career

5 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

6 vs. DePaul (11/22/09) Same

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 5 two times, last vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Same

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

1 four times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Same

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted -

Season Career

Steals

4 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Free Throws Made

Season Career

5 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

10 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

2 vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Same

Free Throws Attempted 19 vs. DePaul (11/22/09) Same

Season Highlights • Leads the team with 11 steals on the year (1.4 spg). • Averaging 5.6 points, 2.9 assists and 1.4 steals in 16.4 minutes per game. • Pulled down a season-high six rebounds and put forth a terrific defensive efforts in the closing minutes of the game as UT downed DePaul in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam on Nov. 22. • Totaled 10 points and five assists with no turnovers in 17 solid minutes during UT’s win over East Carolina Nov. 20. • After his five-steal, five-assist (no turnover) effort vs. UNC Asheville, he leads the team with seven steals and ranks second on the squad with nine assists. • Averaged 13.5 minutes, 3.0 points, 4.0 assists and 2.0 rebounds in UT’s two exhibition wins. • Is the second junior-college point guard to join the Vols in as many years (Bobby Maze last season). • Underwent arthroscopic surgery to his right knee Oct. 6 and returned to full speed in time to play in both of UT’s exhibition contests. • At 5-11, he is the shortest scholarship player ever to play for the Vols during the Pearl era (2005-06 to present).

Noting Goins Last name pronounced: GO-ins ... At 5-11, he is the shortest scholarship player ever to play for the Vols during the Pearl era (2005-06 to present) ... Lives with teammates Scotty Hopson, Emmanuel Negedu and Renaldo Woolridge ... Played as a freshman at Ball State in 2007-08 and was named to the MAC AllFreshman Team ... Was raised in San Diego, Calif., but attended high school in Texas ... Academic major is Business.

Speaking VOLumes “If I was to name a most valuable player for (Tennessee in this game), it would be Melvin Goins. He did an unbelievable job guarding... he showed some great leadership in the last four or five minutes. I think he becomes a key player for them this season, because he is a pure point guard.’’ - DePaul head coach Jerry Wainwright

Season Career

6 vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Same

Game-by-Game Stats Start N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

FG-A 2-6 5-10 4-8 2-5 0-4 0-2 2-3 3-6

3P-A 1-2 1-4 1-3 0-0 0-1 0-2 1-2 0-0

FT-A 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-2 0-0 2-6 0-0

Reb 3 3 0 6 1 3 3 2

PF 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 2

TP 5 11 10 5 1 0 7 6

A 4 5 5 3 0 2 4 0

TO 3 0 0 2 3 1 1 2

BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S Min 2 17 5 17 1 17 0 19 0 14 1 15 1 15 2 17

Pts 45

Avg 5.6

Career Stats 2009-10

GP-GS 8-0

Min 131

Avg 16.4

FG-A 18-44

Pct .409

3FG-A 4-14

Pct .286

FT-A 5-10

Pct .500

Off-Def-Rebs 5-16-21

Avg 2.6

PF-FO 14-0

Ast 23

TO 12

Blk 0

Stl 11


FR Forward • 6-8 • 220 Stone Mountain, Ga. • Redan HS

20 Kenny Hall

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

4 two times, last vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Season Career

2 two times, last vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) Same

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

5 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made -

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

-

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 2 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Season Career

Steals

-

Free Throws Made

Season Career

1 two times, last vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Same

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

4 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) Same

2 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) -

Free Throws Attempted 15 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Same

Season Highlights • Has been playing increased reps at the No. 5 position during practice but the majority of his game action has come at the No. 4 spot thus far. • At home this season, he is shooting .500 from the floor while averaging 3.0 points and 3.3 renounds. • Led the team with five rebounds and two blocks in the win over UNC Asheville on Nov. 17. • Ranked second on the team with 11.5 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game in UT’s two exhibition wins. • Went a perfect 5-for-5 from the free-throw line in exhibition play and shot .818 (9-for-11) from the floor while averaging 13.5 minutes per game. • The only scholarship freshman on Tennessee’s roster. • Coach Pearl called Hall the team’s “best offensive rebounder” during the preseason. • One of two Georgia natives on Tennessee’s current roster (joining Cameron Tatum). The Vols also signed a pair of highly ranked guards from the Peach State in November.

Noting Hall Born in raised in Los Angeles before moving to Georgia to attend high school ... Academic major is Communications.

Pearls of Wisdom “When you’re looking at Renaldo Woolridge and Kenny Hall, you’re looking at the future guys in our front line. But right now they’re behind a couple of seniors (Wayne Chism and Tyler Smith) who are pretty dominant players.” - Bruce Pearl

Season Career

2 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Game-by-Game Stats Start N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

FG-A 2-4 1-3 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

FT-A 0-1 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

Reb 4 5 1 1 1 2 2 DNP

PF 3 1 2 1 0 3 0

TP 4 4 2 0 0 4 0

A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

TO 2 2 2 0 0 0 0

BK 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

S Min 0 11 0 14 0 15 0 2 0 4 0 10 0 2

Pts 14

Avg 2.0

Career Stats 2009-10

GP-GS 7-0

Min 58

Avg 8.3

FG-A 6-12

Pct .500

3FG-A 0-0

Pct .000

FT-A 2-4

Pct .500

Off-Def-Rebs 7-9-16

Avg 2.3

PF-FO 10-0

Ast 0

TO 6

Blk 2

Stl 2


32 Scotty Hopson

SO Guard • 6-7 • 200 Hopkinsville, Ky. • University Heights HS

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

25 two times, last vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Same

Season Career

10 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Same

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

6 two times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09) 6 five times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 5 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

6 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 1 three times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 2 vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/08)

Steals

Season Career

8 vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Same

Free Throws Made

Season Career

2 three times, last vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 3 at Arkansas (2/4/09)

Minutes Season Career

15 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Same

Season Career

4 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 5 vs. South Carolina (1/17/09)

Free Throws Attempted 29 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 31 two times, last vs. Mississippi State (2/25/09)

Season Highlights • Leads the team in scoring with 13.9 ppg and scored a career-high 25 points in back-to-back games Nov. 17 (UNC Asheville) and Nov. 20 (East Carolina). • Is shooting .514 (19-of-37) from 3-point range. • Scored 21 points in the win over College of Charleston on Nov. 27 and tied a career-high with six rebounds while playing a season-high 29 minutes. • Posted his second straight 25-point game Nov. 20 vs. East Carolina in the opening round of the Paradise Jam. • Drained a career-high six 3-pointers en route to 25 points against UNC Asheville (Nov. 17). Also set a career-high with five assists vs. the Bulldogs. • Went 6-of-8 from the floor and 4-of-6 from 3-point range while logging a teamhigh 16 points in UT’s exhibition win over Austin Peay (Nov. 13). • Entered the season ranked by Lindy’s as the nation’s 21st-best shooting guard.. • Worked hard on his jump shot during the off-season, dramatically reducing the arc on his 3-point shot. • The coaches hope for Hopson to become more of a factor in defensive pressure this season, using his length to make steals and impede passing lanes.

Noting Hopson Lives with teammates Emmanuel Negedu, Renaldo Woolridge and Melvin Goins ... Was an SEC All-Freshman Team selection last season and also was a two-time SEC Freshman of the Week honoree ... Was Tennessee’s top 3-point shooter last year, draining 35.7 percent from long range with a team-high 46 makes ... Ranked second on the team last year with 24 dunks ... Led the Vols in scoring three times last season (vs. Florida, at Kentucky and vs. Mississippi State) ... Academic major is Communications.

Pearls of Wisdom “Scotty is physically starting to impose his will on people, and he has obviously improved the consistency of his jump shot and his ability to take the ball to the basket and look for contact.” - Bruce Pearl

Season Career

7 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) Same

Game-by-Game Stats N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

Start FG-A g 6-8 g 8-11 g 10-15 g 2-10 g 3-8 g 7-10 g 4-14 g 0-3

3P-A 4-6 6-7 4-5 0-4 0-2 3-3 2-8 0-2

FT-A 0-2 3-3 1-1 0-0 3-4 4-7 0-0 1-2

Reb 4 4 2 3 4 6 6 3

PF 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 3

TP 16 25 25 4 9 21 10 1

A 2 5 1 0 1 1 3 0

TO 1 3 2 3 4 4 0 2

BK 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

S Min 0 24 2 23 2 23 0 26 1 26 2 29 0 28 1 24

Career Stats 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

GP-GS 34-30 8-8 42-38

Min 796 203 999

Avg 23.4 25.4 23.8

FG-A 113-264 40-79 153-343

Pct .428 .506 .446

3FG-A 46-129 19-37 65-166

Pct .357 .514 .392

FT-A 40-64 12-19 52-83

Pct .625 .632 .627

Off-Def-Rebs 25-68-93 9-23-32 34-91-125

Avg 2.7 4.0 3.0

PF-FO 50-0 10-0 60-0

Ast 49 13 62

TO 50 19 69

Blk 9 3 12

Stl 21 8 29

Pts 312 111 423

Avg 9.2 13.9 10.1


SR Guard • 6-3 • 195 Suitland, Md. • Hutchinson CC

3 Bobby Maze

Season/Career Highs

*Mark set while he was a freshman at Oklahoma

Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

15 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) *17 at Texas Tech (1/6/07)

Season Career

6 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) *7 at Texas Tech (1/6/07)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

5 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 6 three times, last vs. Auburn (3/14/09)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 7 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 11 vs. Chattanooga (11/15/08)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

2 two times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 3 at Arkansas (2/4/09)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 2 vs. Vanderbilt (2/14/09)

Season Career

Steals

5 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 6 vs. Alabama (3/8/09)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

2 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 3 three times, last at Kansas (1/3/09)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

10 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) *12 at Texas Tech (1/6/07)

4 two times, last vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 6 at Middle Tennessee (11/21/08)

Free Throws Attempted 26 vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 36 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

Season Highlights • Averages 3.6 assists per game and ranks fourth in the SEC with a 2.4 assist/ turnover ratio. • Is shooting a team-best .923 at the foul line this season (12-of-13). • Totaled eight points and five assists with no turnovers vs. ETSU on Dec. 2. • Was second on the team in scoring with 13 points (also grabbed a season-high five rebounds) against sixth-ranked Purdue on Nov. 23. • Led the Vols with seven assists as Tennessee set a school record with 34 assists in the win over UNC Asheville (Nov. 17). • Averaged a team-high 22.5 minutes played in UT’s two exhibition wins and also averaged 7.0 points, 6.5 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game. • Tennessee is 8-1 when Maze records at least five assists (8-0 regular season). • In his second year as a Vol but is one of four scholarship seniors on UT’s roster. • The more offensive-minded of Tennessee’s two primary point guards, while juco newcomer Melvin Goins is known more for his defense. • Last season, he ranked second in the SEC in assist-turnover ratio (2.0) and eighth in assists per game (3.2). • One of three current UT seniors who began their careers at major-conference schools (Prince at Arizona, Smith at Iowa). • Is wearing the VOLScholar patch on his jersey this semester after having achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better during the 2009 spring semester.

Noting Maze Wears jersey No. 3 because he is Bobby Maze III ... Lives with teammates Brian Williams and Cameron Tatum ... Played the 2006-07 season at the University of Oklahoma as a true freshman before transferring to Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College for the 2007-08 campaign ... Routinely stays late after practice with managers to work on his shot, explaining that shooting is “all about confidence” and that constant practice is the only way to gain that confidence ... Played on the same AAU team as NBA standouts Kevin Durant (Thunder) and Ty Lawson (Nuggets) ... Shaved off his cornrows during the off-season ... Academic major

Season Career

4 two times, last vs. Purdue (11/23/09) 8 two times, last vs. Belmont (12/20/08)

Game-by-Game Stats N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

Start g g g g g g g g

FG-A 1-5 6-9 5-10 0-4 4-9 2-5 2-8 5-9

3P-A 0-2 2-4 1-4 0-2 1-1 0-0 0-4 2-5

FT-A 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-0 4-4 0-1 4-4 0-0

Reb 1 4 1 1 5 4 4 1

PF 2 1 2 1 2 2 0 1

TP 2 14 15 0 13 4 8 12

A 3 7 3 2 2 4 5 3

TO 5 1 1 0 0 4 0 1

BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S Min 0 21 0 21 2 21 0 21 0 26 1 23 1 25 0 22

Career Stats GP-GS 2006-07^ 22-5

Min 410

Avg 18.6

FG-A 53-117

2008-09 34-28 2009-10 8-8 UT Totals 42-36

852 180 1032

25.1 22.5 24.6

100-235 .426 25-59 .424 125-294 .425

^at the University of Oklahoma

Pct .453

3FG-A 2-9

Pct .222

FT-A 16-23

Pct .696

Off-Def-Rebs 16-25-41

Avg 1.9

PF-FO 38-0

Ast 46

TO 31

Blk 3

Stl 12

Pts 124

Avg 5.6

29-91 6-22 35-113

.319 .273 .310

50-72 12-13 62-85

.694 .923 .729

25-58-83 4-17-21 29-75-104

2.4 2.6 2.5

64-1 11-0 75-1

109 29 138

54 12 66

5 0 5

34 4 38

279 68 347

8.2 8.5 8.3


13 Skylar McBee

FR Guard • 6-3 • 190 Rutledge, Tenn. • Grainger HS

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

9 two times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Same

Season Career

3 two times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Same

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

3 two times, last vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 3 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) Same

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

3 vs. ETSU (12/2/09) Same

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted -

Season Career

Steals

4 three times, last vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) Same

Free Throws Made

Season Career

2 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) Same

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

6 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) Same

4 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) Same

Free Throws Attempted 17 three times, last vs. Middle Tenn. (12/11/09) Same

Season Highlights • Averaging 4.9 points and 1.8 rebounds in 15.1 minutes per game. • Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in the win over Middle Tennessee on Dec. 11 and is shooting 91 percent from the foul line this season. • Drained all three of his 3-point attempts (his only FG attempts of the game) against ETSU on Dec. 2 to tie his season-high of nine points. • Sparked a late-first-half rally in the Nov. 22 win over DePaul by nailing a pair of 3-pointers and a baseline jumper to give the Vols a nine-point halftime lead. • Drained two 3-pointers in the Nov. 20 win over East Carolina for a season-high six points. • Totaled three assists, three rebounds and two steals with no turnovers in UT’s season-opening win over Austin Peay (Nov. 13). • Joins junior forward Steven Pearl as the only walk-ons in UT’s regular rotation. • Turned down scholarship offers at Marshall, Santa Clara and Winthrop and instead opted to walk-on at Tennessee with the hopes of one day earning a scholarship. • Was singled out by coach Pearl as being Tennessee’s hardest worker during the preseason. • Spent a great deal of time working out and shooting with former UT All-America Chris Lofton during the summer. • A 3-point specialist who has already become a fan favorite at ThompsonBoling Arena.

Noting McBee Has earned a reputation as one of the team’s hardest workers and a player who always hustles ... Attended the same high school as UT All-Century Team member and former All-America forward A.W. Davis (1962-65) ... Played quarterback on his high school football team ... Academic major is Political science.

Speaking VOLumes “Skylar is a kid who has surpassed expectations, and I think he’ll get even better. He’s going to help us win games this season.” - Associate Head Coach Tony Jones

Season Career

4 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) Same

Game-by-Game Stats Start N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

FG-A 0-4 1-6 2-4 3-5 0-1 1-2 3-3 0-2

3P-A 0-4 1-4 2-4 2-3 0-1 1-2 3-3 0-2

FT-A 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-2 3-3 0-0 0-0 4-4

Reb 3 3 1 2 2 2 0 1

PF 2 2 3 0 1 1 1 1

TP 0 5 6 9 3 3 9 4

A 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0

TO 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

BK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S Min 2 16 1 17 0 17 0 15 1 15 0 12 0 12 0 17

Pts 39

Avg 4.9

Career Stats 2009-10

GP-GS 8-0

Min 121

Avg 15.1

FG-A 10-27

Pct .370

3FG-A 9-23

Pct .391

FT-A 10-11

Pct .909

Off-Def-Rebs 0-14-14

Avg 1.8

PF-FO 11-0

Ast 8

TO 2

Blk 0

Stl 4


22 Steven Pearl

JR Forward • 6-5 • 232 Knoxville, Tenn. • West HS

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

2 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 4 vs. South Carolina (3/9/08)

Season Career

1 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 2 two times, last vs. South Carolina (3/9/08)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

1 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 3 vs. South Carolina (3/9/08)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 1 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 1 six times, last vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

-

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 2 vs. Middle Tennessee (11/20/07)

Season Career

Steals

1 vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/08)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

1 vs. Chattanooga (11/15/08)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

2 two times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 3 three times, last vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/08)

2 vs. Chattanooga (11/15/08)

Free Throws Attempted 6 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 17 vs. Chattanooga (11/15/08)

Season Highlights • Has played in four games this season, averaging 3.5 minutes per contest. • Scored two points in six minutes of action as UT downed UNC Asheville (Nov. 17) for Bruce Pearl’s 100th win at Tennessee. • Averaged 2.5 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in UT’s two exhibition wins. • Two-time member of the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll. • Played a career-high 73 minutes last season while seeing action in 17 games. • Joins freshman guard Skylar McBee as the only walk-ons in UT’s regular rotation. • Is wearing the VOLScholar patch on his jersey this semester after having achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better during the 2009 spring semester.

Noting Pearl Won a gold medal during the summer as a member of the Maccabi USA open men’s basketball team that competed at the 18th World Maccabiah Games in Israel (Bruce Pearl was USA’s head coach) ... Is the last Vol who will ever wear jersey No. 22, as it was retired in honor of Ernie Grunfeld (1974-77) during Pearl’s redshirt freshman season; Grunfeld gave Pearl his blessing to finish his career with that number ... Was born in Iowa City, Iowa, during Bruce Pearl’s tenure as an assistant coach under Dr. Tom Davis at Iowa ... Academic major is Marketing.

Season Career

4 vs. Chattanooga (11/15/08)

Game-by-Game Stats Start N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

FG-A 0-0 1-2 0-0

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0

FT-A 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-2

0-0

0-0

Reb 0 0 0 DNP DNP DNP DNP 1

PF 1 1 0

TP 0 2 0

A 1 0 0

TO 0 0 0

BK 0 0 0

S Min 0 2 0 6 0 4

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

Career Stats 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

GP-GS 19-0 17-0 4-0 40-0

Min 52 73 14 139

Avg 2.7 4.3 3.5 3.5

FG-A 5-11 2-10 1-4 8-25

Pct .455 .200 .250 .320

3FG-A 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1

Pct .000 .000 .000 .000

FT-A 0-2 3-6 0-0 3-8

Pct .000 .500 .000 .375

Off-Def-Rebs 3-5-8 3-6-9 1-0-1 7-11-18

Avg 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.5

PF-FO 7-0 7-0 2-0 16-0

Ast 0 5 1 10

TO 4 8 0 11

Blk 3 0 0 0

Stl 0 1 0 2

Pts 10 7 2 19

Avg 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5


SR Guard • 6-7 • 205 Memphis, Tenn. • University of Arizona

30 J.P. Prince

Season/Career Highs

*Mark set while he was a freshman at Arizona

Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

17 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 23 at Xavier (12/22/07)

Season Career

6 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 9 at Xavier (12/22/07)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

6 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 10 two times, last vs. Alabama (3/13/09)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 5 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) *10 vs. Northern Arizona (12/8/05)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

1 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) *2 three times, last vs. California (1/21/06)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 1 three times, last vs. vs. Middle Tenn. (12/11/09) 3 two times, last vs. Vanderbilt (2/14/09)

Season Career

Steals

2 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) *5 two times, last at North Carolina (1/28/06)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

2 two times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) *4 vs. Houston (12/3/05)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

8 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 14 two times, last vs. Alabama (3/13/09)

4 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 8 two times, last at Auburn (2/7/09)

Free Throws Attempted 22 two times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 34 two times, last vs. Vanderbilt (12/14/09)

Season Highlights • Has drawn a team-high seven charges in UT’s eight games. • Exploded for a season-high 17 points off the bench in UT’s win over Middle Tennessee in Nashville on Dec. 11 in the Sun Belt Classic. • Came off the bench for the first time all season when UT hosted College of Charleston on Nov. 27 and had his best game of the year, totaling eight points, six rebounds and two assists in 18 solid minutes. • One of four scholarship seniors on Tennessee’s roster. • Leads all active Vols with 62 dunks during his UT career. • Has battled injuries in the off-seasons and has yet to go through a full offseason training regimen since arriving at Tennessee. • Underwent arthroscopic reconstructive surgery on his left shoulder in April 2008 and then had surgery on his right shoulder this past off-season on April 23. • He also missed three games last season with an ankle injury suffered during shootaround the day before the Temple game. • Led the team in field-goal percentage (.572) and steals (47) last season. • Is extremely active around the rim offensively and led the team last year with 30 dunks. • Ranked eighth in the SEC in assist-turnover ratio (1.5), ninth in steals (1.5 spg) and 12th in assists (3.1 apg). He led the Vols in assists 11 times last season. • In SEC play, his 2.0 assist-turnover ratio led the conference last year. • Was named the 2007-08 SEC Sixth Man of the Year by the league’s coaches.

Noting Prince His father, John, played collegiately at Southern Mississippi, worked as an assistant coach at Southern Miss, Ole Miss, UAB, Colorado State and Memphis and also was the head coach at Jackson State (1986-89) ... Is the cousin of NBA champion Tayshaun Prince ... Was placed in an induced coma for three weeks in the spring of 2006 (while attending Arizona) after an infection following his wisdom teeth removal led to a respiratory problem; he was placed on a respirator for more than two weeks ... Academic major is Arts & sciences.

Season Career

5 two times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 12 vs. Gonzaga (12/29/07)

Game-by-Game Stats N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

Start g g g g g

FG-A 1-3 3-4 0-2 1-3 0-4 3-6 1-4 6-8

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-2

FT-A 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-1 0-0 2-2 3-5 4-5

Reb 0 4 3 0 0 6 1 0

PF 2 3 2 3 3 1 1 1

TP 2 7 1 2 0 8 5 17

A 1 5 3 1 2 2 4 1

TO 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 1

BK 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1

S Min 1 17 1 21 0 22 2 17 1 21 1 18 1 20 2 22

Career Stats GP-GS 2005-06 28-0 2006-07 3-0 UA Totals 31-0

Min 346 17 363

Avg 12.4 5.7 11.7

FG-A 24-84 1-5 25-89

Pct .286 .200 .281

3FG-A 9-37 0-3 9-40

Pct .243 .000 .225

FT-A 4-10 1-2 5-12

Pct .400 .500 .417

Off-Def-Rebs 11-43-54 1-1-2 12-44-56

Avg 1.9 0.7 1.8

PF-FO 29-0 2-0 31-0

Ast 51 3 54

TO 30 4 34

Blk 11 0 11

Stl 24 2 26

Pts 61 3 64

Avg 2.2 1.0 2.1

2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 UT Totals

508 818 158 1484

18.8 26.4 19.8 22.5

83-167 127-222 15-34 225-423

.497 .572 .441 .532

2-13 3-24 1-3 6-40

.154 .125 .333 .150

49-88 50-82 11-17 110-187

.557 .610 .647 .588

43-44-87 59-71-130 5-9-14 107-124-231

3.2 4.2 1.8 3.5

61-0 95-4 16-0 172-4

49 97 19 165

45 65 7 117

14 20 3 37

26 47 9 82

217 307 42 566

8.0 9.9 5.3 8.6

27-2 31-23 8-5 66-30


SR Guard/Forward • 6-7 • 215 Pulaski, Tenn. • University of Iowa

1 Tyler Smith

Season/Career Highs

*Mark set while he was a freshman at Iowa

Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

18 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 30 vs. Vanderbilt (2/14/09)

Season Career

6 two times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09) *11 vs. Toledo (11/17/06)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

11 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 17 at Vanderbilt (2/26/08)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 5 two times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 10 vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/08)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

*4 vs. Texas Southern (12/23/06)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 1 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 3 vs. Arkansas-Monticello (11/14/07)

Season Career

Steals

1 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 8 two times, last vs. Florida (1/31/09)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

4 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 6 at Chattanooga (12/4/07)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

9 three times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09)) *19 at Ohio State (1/20/07)

8 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 10 three times, last vs. Oklahoma State (3/20/09)

Free Throws Attempted 33 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) *39 two times, last at Michigan (1/31/07)

Season Highlights • Ranks 35th in school history with 1,179 points. • Has started all but one of UT’s games during his career as a Vol (77 of 78). • The team leader and “glue guy,” he is averaging 12.5 ppg, 4.8 rpg and 3.9 apg while ranking second on the team with nine steals. • His stellar 6.2 assist/turnover ratio leads the SEC and ranks 10th nationally. • Scored a season-high 18 points against College of Charleston on Nov. 27 while going 8-of-8 from the foul line and recording five assists with no turnovers. • Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Paradise Jam (12.3 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.7 spg). • Went for 13 and nine against DePaul on Nov. 22 and sealed the win with a pair of free throws with 13 seconds left in the game. The Vols won 57-53. • Started the season with a double-double (14 points, 11 rebounds) in just 25 minutes in UT’s season-opening win over Austin Peay (Nov. 13). • Preseason All-SEC first team (Coaches’, Media) • On the preseason lists for the Naismith Trophy and the John R. Wooden Award. • Has 60 dunks during his career as a Vol. • Has one of only 19 all-time triple-doubles at SEC schools, and is one of just three active SEC players with a triple-double during his career (Courtney Fortson and Jarvis Varnardo are the others). • His 12 career double-doubles rank fifth among active SEC players. • Rated by Athlon Sports as the nation’s third-best “inside out” threat. • Labeled by Lindy’s as the SEC’s “most versatile” player. • Is the SEC’s third-leading returning scorer this season (17.4 ppg).

Noting Smith Got two teardrops tattooed beneath his left eye in honor of his late father, Billy Smith, the day after Billy passed away in September 2007 following a battle with lung cancer ... Before each game, Tyler touches the teardrops, kisses his fingers and points toward the sky ... “I got those to really remember. I look at them every day. I know he’s up there right now watching me.”

Season Career

8 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 15 at Kansas (1/3/09)

Game-by-Game Stats N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

Start f f f f f f f f

FG-A 6-8 3-6 5-7 5-9 3-7 5-9 6-9 3-6

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

FT-A 2-3 3-5 3-4 4-6 4-5 8-8 3-5 1-4

Reb 11 4 1 9 4 2 3 4

PF 0 2 1 3 3 1 2 4

TP 14 9 13 14 10 18 15 7

A 4 4 4 2 3 5 4 5

TO 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0

BK 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0

S Min 2 25 1 22 4 23 1 29 0 31 0 33 1 29 0 23

Career Stats GP-GS 2006-07^ 31-29

Min 1045

Avg 33.7

FG-A Pct 174-394 .442

3FG-A 17-67

Pct .254

FT-A 96-132

Pct .727

Off-Def-Rebs 67-86-153

Avg 4.9

PF-FO 79-3

Ast 111

TO 92

Blk 8

Stl 45

Pts 461

Avg 14.9

2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 UT Totals

1017 1107 215 2339

28.3 32.6 26.9 30.0

181-338 196-446 36-61 413-845

14-37 28-96 0-1 42-134

.378 .292 .000 .313

113-160 170-222 28-40 311-422

.706 .766 .700 .737

94-148-242 70-126-196 7-31-38 171-305-476

6.7 5.8 4.8 6.1

92-1 72-0 16-0 180-1

122 114 31 267

79 70 5 154

20 7 1 28

50 25 9 84

489 590 100 1179

13.6 17.4 12.5 15.1

36-35 34-34 8-8 78-77

^at the University of Iowa

.536 .439 .590 .489


23 Cameron Tatum

SO Guard • 6-6 • 197 Lithonia, Ga. • Harmony Community Prep

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

15 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 22 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

Season Career

6 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 8 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

5 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 7 at Kansas (1/3/09)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 3 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 5 at Florida (3/1/09)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

3 two times, last vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 5 two times, last vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 2 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 2 two times, last vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09)

Season Career

Steals

6 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 10 two times, last at Georgia (1/10/09)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

4 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 4 two times, last vs. East Carolina (11/20/09)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

9 vs. Austin Peay (11/13/09) 16 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

4 vs. DePaul (11/22/09) 5 vs. Marquette (12/16/08)

Free Throws Attempted 23 vs. DePaul (11/22/09) 34 vs. Gonzaga (1/7/09)

Season Highlights • Is shooting a team-best .638 (30-of-47) from the field and .550 (11-of-20) from 3-point range. • Has started the last three games at the No. 3 position. • Tied a career-high with four steals while also tallying 14 points in the win over East Carolina on Nov. 20. • Solid effort vs. UNC Asheville (Nov. 17) included 13 points, five rebounds, two assists and no turnovers in just 13 minutes. • Came off the bench to score 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting in UT’s seasonopening win over Austin Peay (Nov. 13). • Split time at the No. 2 position with Scotty Hopson last season but is now sharing minutes with J.P. Prince at the No. 3 spot this year. • Ranked second on the team with 43 3-pointers last season. • One of Tennessee’s more vocal and emotional players on the court • Shot 17-of-31 (.548) from the field and was 13-of-16 on 2-point field-goal attempts over UT’s final four games last season (three in the SEC Tournament and one in the NCAA Tournament). • One of two Georgia natives on Tennessee’s current roster (joining Kenny Hall). The Vols also signed a pair of highly ranked guards from the Peach State in November.

Noting Tatum Lives with teammates Bobby Maze and Brian Williams ... Has battled knee problems early in his career and redshirted the 2007-08 season ... His father, Robert, played collegiate basketball at Knoxville College ... Academic major is Business.

Speaking VOLumes “We’ve just got to stay consistent. We’re a very unselfish program, and I think we’re starting to get a grasp on that. Once it all comes together like we’re supposed to, it’s going to be special.” - Cameron Tatum

Season Career

4 vs. DePaul (11/22/09) 8 vs. Marquette (12/16/08)

Game-by-Game Stats N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Start Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston g ETSU g vs. Midde Tenn. g Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

FG-A 6-9 5-6 5-7 2-7 3-4 3-5 3-5 3-4

3P-A 3-6 3-4 2-4 0-1 1-2 0-1 1-1 1-1

FT-A 0-0 0-0 2-2 4-4 1-2 0-2 2-2 2-3

Reb 4 5 2 3 2 3 1 2

PF 2 3 2 1 2 2 3 3

TP 15 13 14 8 8 6 9 9

A 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 1

TO 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 1

BK 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S Min 0 22 0 13 4 17 0 23 1 19 1 22 1 21 0 17

Career Stats 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

GP-GS 7-0 34-4 8-3 49-7

Min 74 626 154 854

Avg 10.6 18.4 19.3 17.4

FG-A 13-26 91-217 30-47 134-290

Pct .500 .419 .638 .462

3FG-A 3-8 43-134 11-20 57-162

Pct .375 .321 .550 .352

FT-A 6-14 32-53 11-15 49-82

Pct .429 .604 .733 .598

Off-Def-Rebs 4-12-16 23-53-76 5-17-22 32-82-114

Avg 2.3 2.2 2.8 2.3

PF-FO 8-0 52-0 18-0 78-0

Ast 6 30 12 48

TO 8 41 8 57

Blk 2 6 2 10

Stl 8 17 7 32

Pts 35 257 82 374

Avg 5.0 7.6 10.3 7.6


33 Brian Williams

JR Center • 6-10 • 278 Bronx, N.Y. • Harmony Community Prep

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

11 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 21 vs. UT Martin (11/18/09)

Season Career

4 two times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09) 8 two times, last vs. UT Martin (11/18/08)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

8 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 15 vs. Gonzaga (11/30/08)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 1 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 3 two times, last vs. Louisiana (12/29/08)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

1 four times, last vs. Kentucky (1/13/09)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 2 two times, last vs. DePaul (11/22/09) 3 vs. Western Kentucky (12/15/07)

Season Career

Steals

2 vs. South Carolina (1/17/09)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

2 vs. ETSU (12/2/09) 2 four times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

7 two times, last vs. ETSU (12/2/09) 11 vs. Western Kentucky (12/15/07)

3 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 4 vs. UT Martin (11/18/08)

Free Throws Attempted 22 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 25 vs. South Carolina (1/17/09)

Season Highlights • Has eight blocks and is averaging 6.4 points and 4.4 rebounds this season. • Totaled six points and eight rebounds against Middle Tennessee on Dec. 11. • Scored nine points off the bench Dec. 2 against ETSU while also recording a pair of steals and grabbing four rebounds. • Had his best game of the young season Nov. 27 against College of Charleston when he scored 11 points, grabbed seven rebounds and went to the foul line a career-high-tying six times. • Blocked a pair of shots and totaled nine points in the Vols’ win over UNC Asheville (Nov. 17) • Scored eight points with four rebounds and a block in 17 minutes of action during UT’s season-opening win over Austin Peay (Nov. 13). • Tennessee’s backup center, he was the first Vol off the bench 23 times last season. • Is a tremendous passer for a player of his size.

Noting Williams Has lost close to 100 pounds since high school ... One of the funniest players on the team, he also has the most nicknames, including: Big Baby, Da Neighborhood and Death Star ... Lives with teammates Bobby Maze and Cameron Tatum ... Academic major is Africana studies.

Speaking VOLumes “I’m a lot quicker. I’m able to run faster and stay in the game longer now that I’ve lost this weight. It’s definitely showing on the court when I’m running 55 (full-court press) and running the break. This summer I worked the hardest I did since I’ve been here, and it’s paying off.” - Brian Williams

Season Career

6 vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09) 6 two times, last vs. Coll. of Charleston (11/27/09)

Game-by-Game Stats Start N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

FG-A 3-7 4-5 2-3 0-3 2-2 4-6 4-7 3-5

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

FT-A 2-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 3-6 1-1 0-1

Reb 4 3 4 3 2 7 4 8

PF 2 1 4 3 4 1 0 3

TP 8 9 4 0 4 11 9 6

A 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

TO 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 1

BK 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 1

S Min 0 17 0 13 0 12 0 12 0 13 1 22 2 20 0 19

Career Stats 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

GP-GS 33-1 34-3 8-0 75-4

Min 370 559 128 1057

Avg 11.2 16.4 16.0 14.1

FG-A 38-63 70-130 22-38 130-231

Pct .603 .538 .579 .563

3FG-A 1-2 3-10 0-0 4-12

Pct .500 .300 .000 .333

FT-A 16-32 27-53 7-13 50-98

Pct .500 .509 .538 .510

Off-Def-Rebs 55-60-115 71-118-189 18-17-35 144-195-339

Avg 3.5 5.6 4.4 4.5

PF-FO 57-1 89-0 18-0 164-1

Ast 12 24 1 37

TO 18 31 8 57

Blk 8 20 8 36

Stl 10 18 3 31

Pts 93 170 51 314

Avg 2.8 5.0 6.4 4.2


SO Guard/Forward • 6-8 • 208 Sherman Oaks, Calif. • Harvard-Westlake HS

0 Renaldo Woolridge

Season/Career Highs Points

Field Goals Made

Season Career

11 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 14 vs. Siena (11/27/08)

Season Career

4 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 5 vs. Siena (11/27/08)

Rebounds

Field Goals Attempted

Season Career

Season Career

4 vs. DePaul (11/22/09) 6 vs. Siena (11/27/08)

Assists Season Career

3-Pt. Field Goals Made 1 two times, last vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 3 vs. Louisiana (12/29/08)

Season Career

Blocks Season Career

2 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 3 two times, last vs. Belmont (12/20/08)

3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 2 two times, last vs. UNC Asheville (12/3/08)

Season Career

Steals

2 vs. East Carolina (11/20/09) 7 vs. Belmont (12/20/08)

Free Throws Made

Season Career

1 vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 1 five times, last vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09)

Season Career

Minutes Season Career

8 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 9 vs. Siena (11/27/08)

2 two times, vs. Middle Tennessee (12/11/09) 2 three times, last vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09)

Free Throws Attempted 14 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 22 vs. Siena (11/27/08)

Season Highlights • Played well off the bench as UT beat Middle Tennessee on Dec. 11 in the Sun Belt Classic, recording four points and three rebounds in eight minutes. • Nailed both his 3-point attempts while scoring eight points in eight minutes of action as UT downed East Carolina on Nov. 20. • Turned in a productive 11-point effort during 14 minutes of action against UNC Asheville (Nov. 17). • Did not dress for UT’s season-opening win over Austin Peay (Nov. 13) because of a sore wrist. • Served primarily as a backup at the 3 position last year but also is likely to see some time at the 4 behind Tyler Smith this season. • Worked out during the summer at a camp in South Carolina run by his father. • Is wearing the VOLScholar patch on his jersey this semester after having achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better during the 2009 spring semester.

Noting Woolridge Lives with teammates Scotty Hopson, Emmanuel Negedu and Melvin Goins ... His father, Orlando, played collegiately at Notre Dame where he earned AllAmerica honors before enjoying a 13-year NBA career ... Is a second cousin of Basketball Hall of Famer Willis Reed ... Lived in Italy for two years while his dad played there professionally ... Academic major is Communications.

Swiperboy Has gained an online following as a rapper who goes by the name Swiperboy ... Wrote two Tennessee athletics-themed songs titled “Baller Vol” and “Yes We Can” ... Released two free mixtapes during the summer and then wrote a song about UT football player and Heisman Trophy candidate Eric Berry ... The athletic department’s broadcasting department filmed a music video for the song that has been played on the videoboard at Neyland Stadium before football games and also has been viewed more than 100,000 times on the Internet ... He produces all of his own songs using a laptop computer, microphone and keyboard.

Season Career

3 vs. UNC Asheville (11/17/09) 4 at Temple (12/13/08)

Game-by-Game Stats Start N13 N17 N20 N22 N23 N27 D2 D11 D15 D19 D23 D31 J6 J10 J14 J16 J19 J23 J27 J31 F4 F6 F9 F13 F17 F20 F23 F27 M3 M6

FG-A

Austin Peay UNC Asheville vs. East Carolina vs. DePaul vs. Purdue C of Charleston ETSU vs. Midde Tenn. Wyoming at USC N.C. A&T at Memphis Charlotte Kansas Auburn Ole Miss at Alabama at Georgia Vanderbilt Florida at LSU S. Carolina at Vanderbilt at Kentucky Georgia at S. Carolina at Florida Kentucky Arkansas at Miss. State

4-8 3-4 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2

3P-A FT-A 1-4 2-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2

Reb INJ 2 2 4 0 0 1 3

PF

TP A

TO BK S Min

3 1 2 2 1 0 1

11 8 2 0 0 0 4

2 2 1 0 1 0 0

1 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 1

14 8 8 1 3 4 8

Career Stats 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

GP-GS 32-6 7-0 39-6

Min 283 46 329

Avg 8.8 6.6 8.4

FG-A 28-90 9-17 37-107

Pct .311 .529 .346

3FG-A 19-69 3-7 22-76

Pct .275 .429 .289

FT-A 9-17 4-5 13-22

Pct .529 .800 .591

Off-Def-Rebs 14-29-43 5-7-12 19-36-55

Avg 1.3 1.7 1.4

PF-FO 31-0 10-0 41-0

Ast 17 2 19

TO 11 7 18

Blk 8 0 8

Stl 4 1 5

Pts 84 25 109

Avg 2.6 3.6 2.8


5 Emmanuel Negedu

SO Forward • 6-7 • 218 Kaduna, Nigeria • Brewster [N.H.] Academy

HEART OF A LION: Negedu

Inactive This Season

Sophomore forward Emmanuel Negedu had a sub-pectoral implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) implanted in his chest Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2007, at UT Medical Center. Negedu will not practice or play with the Volunteers during the 2009-10 season. He will, however, remain on full scholarship and will continue to be a valuable part of the UT basketball program. “Emmanuel is such a special young man,” UT head coach Bruce Pearl said. “You don’t come across many like him. He’s faced a tremendously frightening obstacle with unbelievable courage. He is going to be an inspiration to many, and we all feel truly blessed that he’s still here with us.” On Monday, Sept. 28, Negedu suffered a sudden cardiac arrest (ventricular fibrillation) after racing a teammate on the indoor football practice field at Neyland-Thompson Sports Center. The basketball team had recently completed and been dismissed from a group weightlifting session prior to the impromptu race. Tennessee senior associate athletic trainer Chad Newman and director of sports medicine Jason McVeigh were the first medical personnel to arrive at Negedu’s side, and Newman (the basketball team trainer) initiated emergency medical service response. The use of an on-site automatic external defibrillator (AED) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)— both of which were administered by Newman—were necessary to revive Negedu, who regained a pulse and consciousness before being transported via ambulance to UT Medical Center. Negedu was in stable condition during the duration of his hospitalization. He was discharged from UT Medical Center on Thursday, Oct. 1, wearing an external defibrillator vest. He continued to wear the vest until undergoing the implant procedure. From the time of his admission to UT Medical Center through Wednesday, Sept. 30, Negedu underwent a battery of tests. He traveled with his American host family and Newman to Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday, Oct. 1, to meet with specialists at the Cleveland Clinic. The group returned to Knoxville Oct. 2, and the implant was scheduled that weekend. The ICD is a permanent device that constantly monitors the heart’s rhythm, and when an irregularity occurs, the ICD delivers energy to the heart muscle which returns the heart to its normal rhythm. “I just want to say thanks to all those people that care about me and show me they care,” Negedu said. “I want to say I appreciate everything. “God is going to see me through this. With God, all things are possible. God is always in control.” Upon his enrollment at UT in the summer of 2008, Negedu underwent an echocardiogram and an electrocardiogram (EKG), both of which are part of routine physical examinations for incoming UT student-athletes. No issues were detected on those tests that precluded Negedu’s participation with the basketball team. A native of Kaduna, Nigeria, Negedu played in 33 games as a true freshman last season. The 6-7 forward shot a team-best 80 percent from the free-throw line while averaging 1.9 points and 1.7 rebounds per game. His best performance came Jan. 28 against LSU, during which he totaled 11 points, two rebounds, one assist and one block in 15 minutes of action.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest • According to the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association, at least 225,972 American lives have been lost this year to sudden cardiac arrest. • SCA is a leading cause of death in the U.S., posting a higher death rate than breast cancer, lung cancer and HIV/ AIDS combined.

Career Stats 2008-09

GP-GS 33-0

Min 236

Avg 7.2

FG-A 17-36

Pct .472

3FG-A 1-3

Pct .333

FT-A 28-35

Pct .800

Off-Def-Rebs 19-37-56

Avg 1.7

PF-FO 30-1

Ast 8

TO 9

Blk 11

Stl 8

Pts 63

Avg 1.9


Game #1 #10

Game #3

Austin Peay (0-1) Tennessee (1-0)

54 83

9 p.m. ET • Nov. 13, 2009 • Thompson-Boling Arena • Knoxville, Tenn. Austin Peay 04 Williams, Marcel 25 Campbell, Anthony 21 Fraley, John 05 Caldwell, Tyrone 22 Channels, Wes 03 Brown, Caleb 11 Mosley, Eric 12 Reaves, Chris 32 Blake, Justin 42 Roberson, Duran TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3PT 0-0 3-5 0-0 1-3 1-4 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-2 0-0

19-55

FT 0-0 0-0 1-2 2-4 6-6 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 2-3-5 5 2 1 3 1 0 20 0-2-2 2 17 1 5 0 0 35 0-6-6 2 1 0 1 1 0 21 0-1-1 1 11 2 2 0 0 28 0-8-8 2 13 3 4 0 1 38 1-3-4 1 2 2 2 0 0 15 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1-1-2 1 4 0 0 0 0 8 0-0-0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 1-1-2 2 4 1 1 2 1 24 2-1-3 7-26-33 16 54 11 19 4 2 200

5-17 11-16

1st Half: 9-25 36.0% 1st Half: 3-9 33.3% 1st Half: 4-7 57.1%

Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 04 Chism, Wayne 03 Maze, Bobby 30 Prince, J.P. 32 Hopson, Scotty 10 Hubert, Michael 11 Cannington, Quinn 13 McBee, Skylar 20 Hall, Kenny 21 Goins, Melvin 22 Pearl, Steven 23 Tatum, Cameron 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

FG f 1-5 f 7-12 c 0-5 g 4-7 g 3-13 1-4 0-1 2-3 0-2 1-3

2nd Half: 10-30 33.3% 2nd Half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd Half: 7-9 77.8%

FG f 6-8 c 5-13 g 1-5 g 1-3 g 6-8 2-2 0-0 0-4 2-4 2-6 0-0 6-9 3-7

3PT 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-0 4-6 2-2 0-0 0-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 3-6 0-0

FT 2-3 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2

34-69 10-23

5-11

1st Half: 13-30 43.3% 1st Half: 4-13 30.8% 1st Half: 1-4 25.0%

Game: 34.5% Game: 29.4% Game: 68.8%

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 2-9-11 0 14 4 1 1 2 25 4-6-10 2 11 2 0 2 1 24 0-1-1 2 2 3 5 0 0 21 0-0-0 2 2 1 1 0 1 17 1-3-4 0 16 2 1 1 0 24 0-1-1 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 0-0-0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0-3-3 2 0 3 0 0 2 16 1-3-4 3 4 0 2 0 0 11 0-3-3 1 5 4 3 0 2 17 0-0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1-3-4 2 15 1 1 2 0 22 3-1-4 2 8 0 0 1 0 17 1-0-1 13-33-46 17 83 22 14 7 8 200

2nd Half: 21-39 53.8% 2nd Half: 6-10 60.0% 2nd Half: 4-7 57.1%

Game: 49.3% Game: 43.5% Game: 45.5%

Officials: Joe Lindsay, Bruce Benedict, Don Daily Technicals: None. Attendance: 17,963 Score by Periods Austin Peay Tennessee

1st 25 31

2nd 29 52

#10

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3PT 0-0 0-3 0-0 1-5 2-4 0-0 0-0 3-5 0-1 1-1 0-0

20-38

Total 54 83

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

16-67

FT 0-0 2-2 1-1 1-2 3-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-3 3-6 4-4

FG f 3-6 c 4-5 g 6-9 g 3-4 g 8-11 4-8 1-1 0-1 1-6 1-3 5-10 1-2 5-6 4-5

3PT 0-0 1-1 2-4 0-0 6-7 1-4 1-1 0-0 1-4 0-0 1-4 0-0 3-4 0-0

FT 3-5 2-2 0-0 1-2 3-3 2-3 0-0 0-0 2-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2

46-77 16-29 16-21

1st Half: 24-37 64.9% 1st Half: 8-13 61.5% 1st Half: 10-13 76.9%

1st 14 66

2nd 35 58

Total 49 124

Game: 23.9% Game: 6.3% Game: 66.7%

REBS PF TP A TO 0-4-4 2 9 4 0 1-3-4 3 11 0 0 1-3-4 1 14 7 1 1-3-4 3 7 5 1 0-4-4 0 25 5 3 0-2-2 3 11 1 2 0-0-0 0 3 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 2 1 0-3-3 2 5 2 1 3-2-5 1 4 0 2 1-2-3 1 11 5 0 0-0-0 1 2 0 0 1-4-5 3 13 2 0 2-1-3 1 9 1 1 1-2-3 11-33-44 21 124 34 12

2nd Half: 22-40 55.0% 2nd Half: 8-16 50.0% 2nd Half: 6-8 75.0%

Officials: Karl Hess, Tracy Woodson, Chuck Jones Technicals: None. Attendance: 17,085 Score by Periods UNC Asheville Tennessee

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 1-3-4 4 0 1 2 1 0 15 4-6-10 4 4 0 4 0 0 22 1-2-3 4 13 1 10 1 2 34 2-2-4 1 4 0 2 0 0 14 3-2-5 0 5 1 2 0 4 27 2-0-2 1 2 1 1 0 1 19 2-0-2 0 5 1 1 1 0 8 0-1-1 1 4 0 1 0 1 11 1-5-6 0 1 1 2 0 0 14 2-0-2 3 7 0 2 0 1 16 2-1-3 1 4 1 2 0 0 20 2-0-2 22-22-44 19 49 7 29 3 9 200

2nd Half: 14-41 34.1% 2nd Half: 1-8 12.5% 2nd Half: 6-11 54.5%

#9 #6

FG f 5-7 c 3-7 g 5-10 g 0-2 g 10-15 3-4 0-0 2-4 1-2 4-8 0-0 5-7 2-3

3PT 0-0 1-2 1-4 0-0 4-5 2-2 0-0 2-4 0-0 1-3 0-0 2-4 0-0

FT 3-4 0-0 4-4 1-2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 2-2 0-0

Game: 52.6% Game: 36.8% Game: 61.3%

REBS PF TP A TO 0-1-1 1 13 4 1 2-3-5 2 7 0 2 0-1-1 2 15 3 1 1-2-3 2 1 3 0 1-1-2 3 25 1 2 1-1-2 1 8 1 2 0-0-0 0 0 1 0 0-1-1 3 6 2 1 1-0-1 2 2 0 2 0-0-0 3 10 5 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 1-1-2 2 14 3 2 1-3-4 4 4 0 0 0-1-1 8-15-23 25 105 23 13

40-69 13-24 12-14

2nd Half: 23-36 63.9% 2nd Half: 8-13 61.5% 2nd Half: 8-8 100%

Bl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

St Min 4 23 3 19 2 21 0 22 2 23 0 8 1 2 0 17 1 15 0 17 0 4 4 17 0 12

0 17 200

Game: 58.0% Game: 54.2% Game: 85.7%

1st 27 43

2nd 39 62

Tennessee (4-1) Purdue (4-0)

72 73

9:30 p.m. AT • Nov. 23, 2009 • UVI Sports & Fitness Center • St. Thomas, V.I. Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 04 Chism, Wayne 03 Maze, Bobby 30 Prince, J.P. 32 Hopson, Scotty 00 Woolridge, Renaldo 13 McBee, Skylar 20 Hall, Kenny 21 Goins, Melvin 23 Tatum, Cameron 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3PT 0-0 1-4 1-1 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 1-2 0-0

23-53

Bl 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2

St Min 1 22 1 13 0 21 1 21 2 23 0 14 0 3 1 3 1 17 1 14 5 17 0 6 0 13 0 13

5 13 200

Game: 59.7% Game: 55.2% Game: 76.2%

#10

FG f 7-16 c 5-8 g 2-5 g 0-2 g 8-16 1-2 0-0 0-3 1-1 1-3

3PT 1-6 0-0 0-0 0-2 2-5 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-1 0-0

25-56

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

FT 1-1 2-4 4-6 4-4 1-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0

4-16 15-23

1st Half: 7-27 25.9% 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% 1st Half: 8-11 72.7%

Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 04 Chism, Wayne 03 Maze, Bobby 30 Prince, J.P. 32 Hopson, Scotty 00 Woolridge, Renaldo 13 McBee, Skylar 20 Hall, Kenny 21 Goins, Melvin 23 Tatum, Cameron 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

17-51

3PT 0-0 1-1 0-2 0-0 0-4 0-1 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

22-59

FT 4-6 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-1 4-4 0-0

3-12 10-15

1st Half: 14-36 38.9% 1st Half: 2-8 25.0% 1st Half: 3-5 60.0%

1st 24 33

2nd 29 24

Total 53 57

Game: 33.3% Game: 25.0% Game: 65.2%

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 4-5-9 3 14 2 1 0 1 29 3-5-8 3 13 0 3 0 0 28 0-1-1 1 0 2 0 0 0 21 0-0-0 3 2 1 1 1 2 17 2-1-3 1 4 0 3 0 0 26 2-2-4 2 2 0 1 0 0 8 0-2-2 0 9 1 0 0 0 15 0-1-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2-4-6 2 5 3 2 0 0 19 0-3-3 1 8 2 1 0 0 23 2-1-3 3 0 0 2 2 0 12 2-2-4 17-27-44 20 57 11 14 3 3 200

2nd Half: 8-23 34.8% 2nd Half: 1-4 25.0% 2nd Half: 7-10 70.0%

Officials: Bryan Kersey, John Hughes, Mike Nance Technicals: DePaul coach Jerry Wainwright (Class A) Attendance: 3,222 Score by Periods Depaul Tennessee

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 0-2-2 4 6 3 3 0 0 30 1-2-3 1 10 1 0 1 1 31 3-5-8 2 14 2 2 1 2 37 0-4-4 1 4 4 0 0 1 37 2-2-4 2 14 1 3 0 1 34 1-0-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0-0-0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-1-1 4 2 0 0 0 0 14 1-1-2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0-0-0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 2-3-5 10-20-30 18 53 11 10 2 6 200

2nd Half: 10-24 41.7% 2nd Half: 2-6 33.3% 2nd Half: 7-12 58.3%

FG f 5-9 c 6-11 g 0-4 g 1-3 g 2-10 1-2 3-5 0-0 2-5 2-7 0-3

St Min 0 31 0 30 0 26 1 21 1 26 0 1 1 15 0 4 0 14 1 19 0 13

3 4 200

Game: 43.4% Game: 27.3% Game: 82.1%

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 1-6-7 1 20 3 1 0 1 37 2-1-3 5 11 0 2 0 0 18 1-4-5 1 6 2 1 1 1 31 0-3-3 3 4 2 1 1 1 21 0-3-3 2 22 3 3 1 0 36 3-3-6 3 3 2 3 0 1 16 0-0-0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0-0-0 2 2 0 0 1 1 14 0-0-0 0 3 0 0 0 0 5 1-2-3 5 2 0 1 1 1 18 1-1-2 1 9-23-32 25 73 12 13 5 6 200

4-16 19-26

2nd Half: 11-25 44.0% 2nd Half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd Half: 7-11 63.6%

Game: 44.6% Game: 25.0% Game: 73.1%

Officials: Bryan Kersey, John Hughes, Jamie Luckie Technicals: None. Attendance: 3,755 1st 41 42

2nd 31 31

Total 72 73

Game #6

7 p.m. AT • Nov. 22, 2009 • UVI Sports & Fitness Center • St. Thomas, V.I. 3PT 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-4 3-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

FT 5-6 1-2 2-2 4-5 4-5 1-4 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0

Bl 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Total 66 105

53 57

FG f 2-5 f 4-8 c 5-10 g 0-8 g 5-15 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-1 1-1

REBS PF TP A TO 1-3-4 3 10 3 2 2-4-6 3 24 0 3 1-4-5 2 13 2 0 0-0-0 3 0 2 0 0-4-4 1 9 1 4 0-0-0 2 0 0 1 0-2-2 1 3 0 0 0-1-1 0 0 0 0 0-1-1 3 1 0 3 0-2-2 2 8 1 0 1-1-2 4 4 0 2 3-2-5 1 8-24-32 24 72 9 16

2nd Half: 10-23 43.5% 2nd Half: 0-4 0.0% 2nd Half: 11-13 84.6%

1st Half: 14-31 45.2% 1st Half: 2-11 18.2% 1st Half: 12-15 80.0%

Score by Periods Tennessee Purdue

DePaul (2-1) Tennessee (4-0)

Depaul 01 Stovall, Mike 25 Wallace, Eric 13 Koshwal, Mac 11 Kelly, Jeremiah 30 Walker, Will 00 Bizoukas, Michael 03 Hill, Devin 05 Rogers, Nate 10 Stula, Mario 33 Faber, Krys 34 Siggins, Ryan TEAM Totals

FT 4-5 7-7 4-4 0-0 3-4 0-0 3-3 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-1

3-11 23-28

1st Half: 13-30 43.3% 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% 1st Half: 12-15 80.0%

Purdue 04 Hummel, Robbie 25 Johnson, Jajuan 03 Kramer, Chris 05 Grant, Keaton 33 Moore, E’twuan 12 Barlow, Kelsey 21 Byrd, D.J. 24 Smith, Ryne 30 Wohlford, Mark 41 Bade, Patrick TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

FG f 3-7 c 8-13 g 4-9 g 0-4 g 3-8 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-4 3-4 2-2

Game #4

49 124

1-16 16-24

1st Half: 2-26 7.7% 1st Half: 0-8 0.0% 1st Half: 10-13 76.9%

Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 04 Chism, Wayne 03 Maze, Bobby 30 Prince, J.P. 32 Hopson, Scotty 00 Woolridge, Renaldo 10 Hubert, Michael 11 Cannington, Quinn 13 McBee, Skylar 20 Hall, Kenny 21 Goins, Melvin 22 Pearl, Steven 23 Tatum, Cameron 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3PT 0-1 0-0 0-3 1-2 0-5 0-3 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 1-5-6 2 7 3 4 0 1 33 1-1-2 3 8 0 2 0 1 28 3-3-6 1 6 0 3 1 0 26 0-1-1 3 15 4 12 0 2 33 0-1-1 4 12 1 5 0 0 25 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-0-0 1 0 1 3 0 1 5 0-2-2 2 11 0 4 0 1 18 0-2-2 0 3 0 1 0 1 10 0-0-0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0-2-2 0 1 0 0 0 0 18 1-3-4 1 6-20-26 16 66 9 35 1 7 200

2nd Half: 13-23 56.5% 2nd Half: 4-10 40.0% 2nd Half: 9-13 69.2%

1st Half: 17-33 51.5% 1st Half: 5-11 45.5% 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

Score by Periods East Carolina Tennessee

7 p.m. ET • Nov. 17, 2009 • Thompson-Boling Arena • Knoxville, Tenn. FG f 0-2 c 1-6 g 6-15 g 1-6 g 1-9 1-6 2-4 2-5 0-5 2-5 0-4

FT 3-6 2-4 0-0 4-5 4-4 0-0 0-0 2-4 3-4 0-0 1-4

7-19 19-31

1st Half: 7-15 46.7% 1st Half: 3-9 33.3% 1st Half: 10-18 55.6%

Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 04 Chism, Wayne 03 Maze, Bobby 30 Prince, J.P. 32 Hopson, Scotty 00 Woolridge, Renaldo 10 Hubert, Michael 13 McBee, Skylar 20 Hall, Kenny 21 Goins, Melvin 22 Pearl, Steven 23 Tatum, Cameron 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

FG f 2-3 f 3-7 c 3-3 g 5-10 g 3-5 0-0 0-0 3-5 0-2 1-1 0-2

Officials: Jamie Luckey, Mike Nantz, Andrew Marrotta Technicals: None. Attendance: 3,117

UNC Asheville (0-2) Tennessee (2-0)

UNC Asheville 35 Jackson, Quinard 42 Stubbs, Eric 03 Primm, J.P. 04 Stephenson, Chris 15 Smith, Sean 02 Dickey, Matt 05 Lane, Jaron 22 Alecxih, Austin 23 Williams, John 24 Turner, Terrence 33 Cunningham, D.J. TEAM Totals

66 105

4:30 p.m. AT • Nov. 20, 2009 • UVI Sports & Fitness Center • St. Thomas, V.I. East Carolina 01 Morrow, Darius 21 Abrams, Jamar 33 Wynn, Chad 10 Young, Brock 24 Sherrod, Jontae 03 Sargent, Greyson 11 Gaines, Corvonn 15 Turner, Chris 23 Straughn, Erin 30 Ellison, Wakefield 42 Joyner, DaQuan TEAM Totals

Game #2 #10

Game #5

East Carolina (1-3) Tennessee (3-0)

Game: 37.3% Game: 25.0% Game: 66.7%

#9

College of Charleston (1-3) Tennessee (5-1)

69 86

7 p.m. ET • Nov. 13, 2009 • Thompson-Boling Arena • Knoxville, Tenn. College of Charleston 21 Simmons, Jeremy 42 Breeden, Casaan 01 Monroe, Donavan 03 Goudelock, Andrew 32 White Jr, Tony 04 Lawrence, Andrew 05 Wright, Rashad 12 Pugh, Quasim 35 Turok, Jordan 53 Hall, Willis TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3PT 0-0 1-5 4-5 3-8 2-4 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

FT 5-8 2-2 2-2 2-3 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2

22-55 11-25 14-20

1st Half: 11-26 42.3% 1st Half: 7-13 53.8% 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 04 Chism, Wayne 03 Maze, Bobby 23 Tatum, Cameron 32 Hopson, Scotty 00 Woolridge, Renaldo 13 McBee, Skylar 20 Hall, Kenny 21 Goins, Melvin 30 Prince, J.P. 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

FG f 5-9 f 2-7 g 5-8 g 3-11 g 4-12 1-3 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-4

FG f 5-9 c 4-7 g 2-5 g 3-5 g 7-10 0-0 1-2 2-3 0-2 3-6 4-6

FT 8-8 2-2 0-1 0-2 4-7 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 2-2 3-6

5-11 19-29

1st Half: 16-33 48.5% 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% 1st Half: 5-11 45.5%

1st 33 41

2nd 36 45

Total 69 86

69 14 16 2 8 200 Game: 40.0% Game: 44.0% Game: 70.0%

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 0-2-2 1 18 5 0 0 0 33 0-3-3 4 11 0 1 1 0 13 0-4-4 2 4 4 4 0 1 23 1-2-3 2 6 1 2 0 1 22 3-3-6 1 21 1 4 1 2 29 0-0-0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0-2-2 1 3 0 0 0 0 12 0-2-2 3 4 0 0 0 0 10 0-3-3 2 0 2 1 0 1 15 3-3-6 1 8 2 2 0 1 18 3-4-7 1 11 0 1 0 1 22 3-3-6 13-31-44 19 86 15 16 2 7 200

2nd Half: 15-22 68.2% 2nd Half: 1-2 50.0% 2nd Half: 14-18 77.8%

Officials: Ted Valentine, Mike Nance, Pat Adams Technicals: None. Attendance: 18,293 Score by Periods College of Charleston Tennessee

5-19-24 23

2nd Half: 11-29 37.9% 2nd Half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd Half: 10-14 71.4% 3PT 0-1 1-2 0-0 0-1 3-3 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0

31-55

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 0-8-8 4 15 2 0 1 0 32 0-4-4 4 7 2 2 1 1 28 0-1-1 5 16 1 3 0 0 22 1-0-1 0 11 2 4 0 4 34 1-1-2 3 12 6 3 0 2 38 0-0-0 2 3 1 0 0 0 21 0-2-2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0-0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+ 3-3-6 4 5 0 3 0 1 17

Game: 56.4% Game: 45.5% Game: 65.5%


Game #7 #11

ETSU (4-4, 1-0) Tennessee (6-1)

66 78

7 p.m. ET • Dec. 2, 2009 • Thompson-Boling Arena • Knoxville, Tenn. ETSU 41 Brown, Isiah 44 Ward, J.C. 03 Tubbs, Justin 11 Davis, Jocolby 13 Hubbard, Tommy 01 Smith, Mike 05 Cooley, Sheldon 30 Williams, Micah 43 Sollazzo, Adam TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3PT 0-0 0-0 4-9 0-0 1-1 0-5 1-1 1-4 0-0

24-54

FT 0-0 2-2 6-8 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0

7-20 11-13

1st Half: 11-25 44.0% 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% 1st Half: 6-8 75.0%

Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 04 Chism, Wayne 03 Maze, Bobby 23 Tatum, Cameron 32 Hopson, Scotty 00 Woolridge, Renaldo 13 McBee, Skylar 20 Hall, Kenny 21 Goins, Melvin 30 Prince, J.P. 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

FG f 2-4 f 1-1 g 6-12 g 0-1 g 4-9 3-11 4-7 3-6 1-3

FG f 6-9 c 3-6 g 2-8 g 3-5 g 4-14 0-0 3-3 0-0 2-3 1-4 4-7

2nd Half: 13-29 44.8% 2nd Half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd Half: 5-5 100% 3PT 0-0 0-1 0-4 1-1 2-8 0-0 3-3 0-0 1-2 0-1 0-0

28-59

REBS PF TP A TO 2-5-7 2 4 1 0 3-3-6 4 4 0 2 0-2-2 2 22 0 2 0-0-0 2 0 0 1 0-2-2 4 11 2 2 3-0-3 1 6 1 3 0-2-2 2 10 2 2 1-2-3 2 7 0 1 0-6-6 1 2 2 0 1-0-1 10-22-32 20 66 8 13

FT 3-5 0-1 4-4 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-6 3-5 1-1

7-20 15-24

1st Half: 16-33 48.5% 1st Half: 3-10 30.0% 1st Half: 1-4 25.0%

Bl 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

St Min 0 20 1 30 1 29 0 9 2 32 0 22 0 25 0 18 0 15

2 4 200

Game: 44.4% Game: 35.0% Game: 84.6%

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 0-3-3 2 15 4 0 0 1 29 3-6-9 3 6 1 1 4 0 24 2-2-4 0 8 5 0 0 1 25 0-1-1 3 9 1 1 0 1 21 2-4-6 1 10 3 0 0 0 28 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0-0-0 1 9 0 0 0 0 12 2-0-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2-1-3 0 7 4 1 0 1 15 0-1-1 1 5 4 1 0 1 20 2-2-4 0 9 0 1 1 2 20 1 1 14-20-34 12 78 22 6 5 7 200

2nd Half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd Half: 4-10 40.0% 2nd Half: 14-20 70.0%

Game: 47.5% Game: 35.0% Game: 62.5%

Officials: J.B. Caldwell, Rick Crawford, Roger Ayers Technicals: Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl (Class A) Attendance: 17,512 Score by Periods ETSU Tennessee

1st 31 36

2nd 35 42

Total 66 78

Game #8 #9

Tennessee (7-1) Middle Tennessee (3-6)

75 54

6 p.m. CT • Dec. 11, 2009 • Nashville Arena • Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee 01 Smith, Tyler 03 Maze, Bobby 04 Chism, Wayne 23 Tatum, Cameron 32 Hopson, Scotty 00 Woolridge, Renaldo 10 Hubert, Michael 11 Cannington, Quinn 13 McBee, Skylar 21 Goins, Melvin 22 Pearl, Steven 30 Prince, J.P. 33 Williams, Brian TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

f g c g g

3PT 0-0 2-5 2-3 1-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0

27-54

FT 1-4 0-0 1-2 2-3 1-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-0 0-0 4-5 0-1

6-15 15-23

1st Half: 14-27 51.9% 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% 1st Half: 7-8 87.5%

Middle Tennessee 04 Hummel, Robbie f 15 Washington, James g 24 Haddock, Montarrio g 30 Sulton, J.T. f 31 Yates, Desmond f 34 Gallman, James g 04 O’Neil, Calvin 05 Emanuel, Rod 22 Little, John David 23 Murray, David 32 Ottley, Trevor 50 Jones, Josh TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

FG 3-6 5-9 3-7 3-4 0-3 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-2 3-6 0-2 6-8 3-5

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 0-4-4 4 7 5 0 0 0 23 0-1-1 1 12 3 1 0 0 22 2-7-9 3 9 0 3 0 0 27 1-1-2 3 9 1 1 0 0 17 0-3-3 3 1 0 2 1 1 24 1-2-3 1 4 0 0 0 1 8 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-1-1 1 4 0 0 0 0 17 0-2-2 2 6 0 2 0 2 17 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-0-0 1 17 1 1 1 2 22 4-4-8 3 6 0 1 1 0 19 0-2-2 1 9-27-36 23 75 10 11 3 6 200

2nd Half: 13-27 48.1% 2nd Half: 4-6 66.7% 2nd Half: 8-15 53.3%

FG 7-16 2-10 1-6 3-4 11-19 0-5 1-2 1-5 0-1 0-0 1-3 0-0

3PT 1-6 1-5 0-2 0-0 2-5 0-2 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

20-55

3-17 11-20

1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 1st Half: 3-10 30.0% 1st Half: 5-9 55.6%

FT 5-6 6-10 1-2 2-5 2-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Game: 50.0% Game: 40.0% Game: 65.2%

REBS PF TP A TO Bl St Min 1-6-7 1 20 3 1 0 1 37 0-2-2 1 11 3 3 0 2 34 1-3-4 4 3 2 2 0 0 31 3-2-5 4 8 1 1 0 2 22 3-1-4 1 26 0 2 0 0 36 1-3-4 4 0 2 2 0 0 22 2-4-6 2 2 2 0 0 0 21 0-1-1 0 2 1 1 0 0 11 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1-4-5 2 2 0 0 3 1 17 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2-2-4 1 1 14-22-36 19 54 11 12 3 5 200

2nd Half: 9-28 32.1% 2nd Half: 0-7 0.0% 2nd Half: 6-11 54.5%

Game: 36.4% Game: 17.6% Game: 55.0%

Officials: Tom Eades, Doug Shows, Brent Barnakey Technicals: Tennessee-None. Middle Tennessee-TEAM 2 (Coach Kermit Davis, Class A; Bench [called timeout with none remaining], Class B). Attendance: 14,516 Score by Periods Tennessee Middle Tennessee

1st 37 30

2nd 38 24

Total 75 54


2009-10 Tennessee Basketball Tennessee Category Leaders (as of Dec 13, 2009) All games

Scoring Average Hopson, Scotty Smith, Tyler Chism, Wayne Tatum, Cameron Maze, Bobby Williams, Brian Goins, Melvin Prince, J.P. McBee, Skylar Woolridge, Renaldo Hubert, Michael Hall, Kenny

G 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 4 7

Pts 111 100 92 82 68 51 45 42 39 25 9 14

Avg/G 13.9 12.5 11.5 10.3 8.5 6.4 5.6 5.3 4.9 3.6 2.3 2.0

Pct 1.000 .638 .590 .579 .529 .522 .506 .500 .441 .424 .409 .370

Field Goal Attempts Hopson, Scotty Chism, Wayne Smith, Tyler Maze, Bobby Tatum, Cameron

G 8 8 8 8 8

Att 79 69 61 59 47

Att/G 9.9 8.6 7.6 7.4 5.9

Field Goals Made Hopson, Scotty Chism, Wayne Smith, Tyler Tatum, Cameron Maze, Bobby

G 8 8 8 8 8

Att 3 20 37 15 7 23 3 14 22 1

Pct 1.000 .550 .514 .467 .429 .391 .333 .286 .273 .000

3-Point FG Attempts Hopson, Scotty McBee, Skylar Maze, Bobby Tatum, Cameron Chism, Wayne

G 8 8 8 8 8

3-Point FG Made Hopson, Scotty Tatum, Cameron McBee, Skylar Chism, Wayne Maze, Bobby

G 8 8 8 8 8

Att 13 11 5 15 18 40 17 19 13 4 10

Pct .923 .909 .800 .733 .722 .700 .647 .632 .538 .500 .500

Free Throw Attempts Smith, Tyler Hopson, Scotty Chism, Wayne Prince, J.P. Tatum, Cameron

G 8 8 8 8 8

Free Throws Made Smith, Tyler Chism, Wayne Hopson, Scotty Maze, Bobby Tatum, Cameron Prince, J.P.

G 8 8 8 8 8 8

Points Hopson, Scotty Smith, Tyler Chism, Wayne Tatum, Cameron Maze, Bobby Williams, Brian Goins, Melvin Prince, J.P. McBee, Skylar Woolridge, Renaldo Hall, Kenny Hubert, Michael

G 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 4

Pts 111 100 92 82 68 51 45 42 39 25 14 9

Pts/G 13.9 12.5 11.5 10.3 8.5 6.4 5.6 5.3 4.9 3.6 2.0 2.3

FG Percentage Hubert, Michael Tatum, Cameron Smith, Tyler Williams, Brian Woolridge, Renaldo Chism, Wayne Hopson, Scotty Hall, Kenny Prince, J.P. Maze, Bobby Goins, Melvin McBee, Skylar

FG 3 30 36 22 9 36 40 6 15 25 18 10

Att 3 47 61 38 17 69 79 12 34 59 44 27

3-Point Percentage Hubert, Michael Tatum, Cameron Hopson, Scotty Chism, Wayne Woolridge, Renaldo McBee, Skylar Prince, J.P. Goins, Melvin Maze, Bobby Smith, Tyler

3FG 3 11 19 7 3 9 1 4 6 0

Free Throw Percent Maze, Bobby McBee, Skylar Woolridge, Renaldo Tatum, Cameron Chism, Wayne Smith, Tyler Prince, J.P. Hopson, Scotty Williams, Brian Hall, Kenny Goins, Melvin

FG 12 10 4 11 13 28 11 12 7 2 5

Made Made/G 40 5.0 36 4.5 36 4.5 30 3.8 25 3.1 Att 37 23 22 20 15

Att/G 4.6 2.9 2.8 2.5 1.9

Made Made/G 19 2.4 11 1.4 9 1.1 7 0.9 6 0.8 Att 40 19 18 17 15

Att/G 5.0 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.9

Made Made/G 28 3.5 13 1.6 12 1.5 12 1.5 11 1.4 11 1.4


2009-10 Tennessee Basketball Tennessee Category Leaders (as of Dec 13, 2009) All games Rebounds Chism, Wayne Smith, Tyler Williams, Brian Hopson, Scotty Tatum, Cameron

G 8 8 8 8 8

Reb 54 38 35 32 22

Reb/G 6.8 4.8 4.4 4.0 2.8

Assists Smith, Tyler Maze, Bobby Goins, Melvin Prince, J.P. Hopson, Scotty

G 8 8 8 8 8

No. 31 29 23 19 13

Ast/G 3.9 3.6 2.9 2.4 1.6

Rebound Average Chism, Wayne Smith, Tyler Williams, Brian Hopson, Scotty Tatum, Cameron

G 8 8 8 8 8

Reb 54 38 35 32 22

Avg/G 6.8 4.8 4.4 4.0 2.8

Steals Goins, Melvin Prince, J.P. Smith, Tyler Hopson, Scotty Tatum, Cameron

G 8 8 8 8 8

No. 11 9 9 8 7

Stl/G 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9

Offensive Rebounds Williams, Brian Chism, Wayne Hopson, Scotty Hall, Kenny Smith, Tyler

G 8 8 8 7 8

No. 18 17 9 7 7

Avg/G 2.3 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.9

Blocked Shots Chism, Wayne Williams, Brian Hopson, Scotty Prince, J.P. Hall, Kenny Tatum, Cameron

G 8 8 8 8 7 8

No. 9 8 3 3 2 2

Blk/G 1.1 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

Defensive Rebounds Chism, Wayne Smith, Tyler Hopson, Scotty Tatum, Cameron Maze, Bobby Williams, Brian

G 8 8 8 8 8 8

No. 37 31 23 17 17 17

Avg/G 4.6 3.9 2.9 2.1 2.1 2.1

Minutes Smith, Tyler Hopson, Scotty Maze, Bobby Chism, Wayne Prince, J.P.

G 8 8 8 8 8

No. 215 203 180 178 158

Min/G 26.9 25.4 22.5 22.3 19.8

Fouls Chism, Wayne Williams, Brian Tatum, Cameron Prince, J.P. Smith, Tyler

G 8 8 8 8 8

No. 23 18 18 16 16

Per/G 2.9 2.3 2.3 2.0 2.0

Turnovers Hopson, Scotty Chism, Wayne Maze, Bobby Goins, Melvin Williams, Brian Tatum, Cameron

G 8 8 8 8 8 8

No. 19 13 12 12 8 8

TO/G 2.4 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.0

Foulouts

G

No.


2009-10 Tennessee Basketball Tennessee Combined Team Statistics (as of Dec 13, 2009) All games

RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

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Player

32 01 04 23 03 33 21 30 13 00 10 20 22 11

Hopson, Scotty Smith, Tyler Chism, Wayne Tatum, Cameron Maze, Bobby Williams, Brian Goins, Melvin Prince, J.P. McBee, Skylar Woolridge, Renaldo Hubert, Michael Hall, Kenny Pearl, Steven Cannington, Quinn Team Total.......... Opponents......

gp-gs

Score by Periods Tennessee Opponents

203 215 178 154 180 128 131 158 121 46 8 58 14 6

8 8

1600 1600

1st 2nd 328 352 226 258

HOME 4-0 0-0 4-0

Total 3-Point min avg fg-fga fg% 3fg-fga 3fg%

8-8 8-8 8-8 8-3 8-8 8-0 8-0 8-5 8-0 7-0 4-0 7-0 4-0 3-0

TEAM STATISTICS SCORING Points per game Scoring margin FIELD GOALS-ATT Field goal pct 3 POINT FG-ATT 3-point FG pct 3-pt FG made per game FREE THROWS-ATT Free throw pct F-Throws made per game REBOUNDS Rebounds per game Rebounding margin ASSISTS Assists per game TURNOVERS Turnovers per game Turnover margin Assist/turnover ratio STEALS Steals per game BLOCKS Blocks per game ATTENDANCE Home games-Avg/Game Neutral site-Avg/Game

OVERALL 7-1 0-0 7-1

25.4 26.9 22.3 19.3 22.5 16.0 16.4 19.8 15.1 6.6 2.0 8.3 3.5 2.0

UT 680 85.0 +24.5 251-495 .507 63-145 .434 7.9 115-165 .697 14.4 303 37.9 +5.8 146 18.3 102 12.8 +5.6 1.4 65 8.1 28 3.5 70853 4-17713 Totals 680 484

40-79 36-61 36-69 30-47 25-59 22-38 18-44 15-34 10-27 9-17 3-3 6-12 1-4 0-1

.506 19-37 .590 0-1 .522 7-15 .638 11-20 .424 6-22 .579 0-0 .409 4-14 .441 1-3 .370 9-23 .529 3-7 1.000 3-3 .500 0-0 .250 0-0 .000 0-0

251-495 .507 63-145 163-431 .378 42-146 OPP 484 60.5 163-431 .378 42-146 .288 5.3 116-173 .671 14.5 257 32.1 83 10.4 147 18.4 0.6 47 5.9 22 2.8 24610 0-0 4-6152

AWAY 0-0 0-0 0-0

F-Throw ft-fta ft%

.514 .000 .467 .550 .273 .000 .286 .333 .391 .429

12-19 28-40 13-18 11-15 12-13 7-13 5-10 11-17 10-11 4-5 1.000 0-0 .000 2-4 .000 0-0 .000 0-0

.632 .700 .722 .733 .923 .538 .500 .647 .909 .800 .000 .500 .000 .000

.434 115-165 .697 .288 116-173 .671

1 1 1

2

Date 11/13/09 11/17/09 11/20/09 11/22/09 11/23/09 11/27/09 12/02/09 12/11/09 12/15/09

off

NEUTRAL 3-1 0-0 3-1

Rebounds def tot avg

9 23 32 7 31 38 17 37 54 5 17 22 4 17 21 18 17 35 5 16 21 5 9 14 0 14 14 5 7 12 0 1 1 7 9 16 1 0 1 0 0 0 10 12 22 93 210 303 83 174 257

pf dq

4.0 4.8 6.8 2.8 2.6 4.4 2.6 1.8 1.8 1.7 0.3 2.3 0.3 0.0

10 16 23 18 11 18 14 16 11 10 0 10 2 0 2 37.9 161 32.1 156

Opponent AUSTIN PEAY UNC ASHEVILLE vs East Carolina vs DePaul vs Purdue COLL OF CHARLESTON ETSU vs Middle Tennessee WYOMING

1 = U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam (St. Thomas) 2 = Sun Belt Classic (Nashville, Tenn.) * = Conference game

to blk stl

pts

avg

19 3 8 5 1 9 13 9 5 8 2 7 12 0 4 8 8 3 12 0 11 7 3 9 2 0 4 7 0 1 0 0 1 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 146 102 28 65 - 83 147 22 47

111 100 92 82 68 51 45 42 39 25 9 14 2 0

13.9 12.5 11.5 10.3 8.5 6.4 5.6 5.3 4.9 3.6 2.3 2.0 0.5 0.0

680 484

85.0 60.5

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

a

13 31 3 12 29 1 23 19 8 2 1 0 1 3

Score 83-54 124-49 105-66 57-53 72-73 86-69 78-66 75-54 7:00 p.m.

W W W W L W W W

Att. 17963 17085 3117 3222 3755 18293 17512 14516

MBB notes vs. Wyoming  

MBB notes wyoming

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