Alabama vs. Tennessee Post Game Notes



Jan. 19, 2010

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Post Game Notes
JaMychal Green finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season and 11th of his career. The sophomore now has six double-doubles against SEC competition.
• The game was the third in the row in which Alabama held a halftime lead and lost.
• Alabama’s 56 points were its second fewest of the season and second straight game with less than 60 points.
• Tennessee was held to fewer than 70 points for just the fourth time this season.
• The Vols became the sixth opponent in the last seven games that Alabama held to less than 40 percent shooting from the field. UT came into the game converting at a 48.1 percent clip.
• Conversely, Alabama shot 37.9 percent, its lowest of the season and first time it has been held under 40 percent from the field.
Tony Mitchell finished with a career-nine rebounds and five blocks in addition to his 11 points.
Chris Hines added a career-high nine points.
Mikhail Torrance, Alabama’s leading scorer coming into the game was held scoreless until the 7:35 mark in the second half. He finished with a season-low three points.
• Tennessee’s Wayne Chism didn’t score until 7:13 remained in the contest.
• Alabama was outscored in the paint for the second consecutive game and the second time in the last seven games.
• Tennessee’s up-tempo offense was slowed down to 66 possessions, its third fewest of the season.

Halftime Notes
• Alabama used the starting five of Mikhail Torrance, Anthony Brock, Justin Knox, JaMychal Green and freshman Tony Mitchell. The start was the sixth of the season for Mitchell.
• Mitchell responded by scoring the first four points of the game and finished the half with four points, five rebounds and a career-high four blocks.
• Alabama’s 25 first-half points tied for its third fewest this season. However, the Vols only mustered 24 points, the ninth opponent that has been held under 30 points in the opening half this season. UT’s 24 first half points were its second fewest of the season.
• Alabama held Tennessee without a field goal for the first 4:07 of the contest, the ninth time in the last 12 games that UA has held its opponent without a field goal for a period of four minutes or longer.
• 15 of Alabama’s first 17 points came from frontcourt players. For the half, 18 of the team’s 25 points came from interior players.
• The two squads started the game a combined 0-9 from three-point range until a Charvez Davis three with 4:03 left in the half broke the drought. Tennessee didn’t connect on a three-pointer until 1:39 left in the half.
• Alabama continued its trend of assisted baskets with 60 percent on its buckets coming via assists. Just 11 percent of Tennessee’s baskets were assisted in the half.