2012–13 Tennessee Volunteers basketball team

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2012–13 Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball
Tennessee Volunteers logo.svg
NIT, first round
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
2012–13 record20–13 (11–7 SEC)
Head coachCuonzo Martin
Assistant coachTracy Webster
Assistant coachJon Harris
Assistant coachKent Williams
Home arenaThompson-Boling Arena
Seasons
2012–13 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#14 Florida 14 4   .778     29 8   .784
Ole Miss 12 6   .667     27 9   .750
Alabama 12 6   .667     23 13   .639
Kentucky 12 6   .667     21 12   .636
Missouri 11 7   .611     23 11   .676
Tennessee 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
Arkansas 10 8   .556     19 13   .594
LSU 9 9   .500     19 12   .613
Georgia 9 9   .500     15 17   .469
Vanderbilt 8 10   .444     16 17   .485
Texas A&M 7 11   .389     18 15   .545
South Carolina 4 14   .222     14 18   .438
Mississippi State 4 14   .222     10 22   .313
Auburn 3 15   .167     9 23   .281
2013 SEC Tournament winner
As of March 31, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team represented the University of Tennessee in the 2012–13 college basketball season. The team's head coach was Cuonzo Martin, who was in his second season at Tennessee. The team played their home games at the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee as a member of the Southeastern Conference.

Previous season[edit]

The Volunteers posted a record of 19–15 (10-6 SEC) in the 2011–12 season and finished second in the SEC standings in Cuonzo Martin's first season as head coach. The season was highlighted by a sweep of Florida and a victory over perennial power Connecticut. The Volunteers a streak of five consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances come to an end by appearing in the 2012 National Invitation Tournament. The Volunteers lost in the first round of the NIT to Middle Tennessee State by a score of 64-71.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 0 Yemi Makanjuola 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) So Lagos, Nigeria
G 1 Josh Richardson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 188 lb (85 kg) So Edmond, Oklahoma
G 3 Derek Reese 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr Orlando, Florida
G 4 Armani Moore 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Fr Kennesaw, Georgia
F 5 Jarnell Stokes 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 250 lb (113 kg) So Memphis, Tennessee
G 11 Trae Golden 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 209 lb (95 kg) Jr Powder Springs, Georgia
G 13 Skylar McBee 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Sr Rutledge, Tennessee
F 15 Rob Murphy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 232 lb (105 kg) RS Sr Brentwood, Tennessee
F 20 Kenny Hall 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 222 lb (101 kg) Sr Stone Mountain, Georgia
G 24 Brandon Lopez 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 179 lb (81 kg) So Knoxville, Tennessee
F 25 Dwight Miller 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Sr Nassau, Bahamas
G 31 Quinton Chievous 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 201 lb (91 kg) RS Fr Chicago, Illinois
G 32 D'Montre Edwards 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 206 lb (93 kg) Fr Charleston, South Carolina
F 34 Jeronne Maymon 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 265 lb (120 kg) RS Sr Madison, Wisconsin
G 52 Jordan McRae 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 174 lb (79 kg) Jr Midway, Georgia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2012-09-24

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
Nov. 5, 2012*
7:00 pm
Victory W 99–57  0–0
 15  Tied   9  Chievous   8  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (14,788)
Knoxville, TN
Non-Conference Regular Season
Nov. 9, 2012*
7:00 pm
Kennesaw State W 76–67  1–0
 14  Tied   6  Hall   6  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (18,044)
Knoxville, TN
Nov. 15, 2012*
12:30 pm, ESPNU
vs. UNC Asheville
Puerto Rico Tip-Off quarterfinals
W 75–68  2–0
 14  Tied   11  Stokes   5  Golden  Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez (N/A)
Bayamón, PR
Nov. 16, 2012*
10:30 am, ESPNU
vs. Oklahoma State
Puerto Rico Tip-Off
L 45–62  2–1
 11  Golden   5  Tied   2  Tied  Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez (N/A)
Bayamón, PR
Nov. 18, 2012*
4:00 pm, ESPNU
vs. Massachusetts
Puerto Rico Tip-Off
W 83–69  3–1
 24  Stokes   12  Stokes   6  Golden  Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez (N/A)
Bayamón, PR
Nov. 26, 2012*
7:00 pm, FS South/ESPN3
Oakland W 77–50  4–1
 19  Stokes   11  Hall   7  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (14,625)
Knoxville, TN
Nov. 30, 2012*
6:30 pm, ESPN
at No. 20 Georgetown
SEC–Big East Challenge
L 36–37  4–2
 8  Tied   9  Stokes   4  Golden  Verizon Center (13,656)
Washington D.C.
Dec. 5, 2012*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at Virginia L 38–46  4–3
 11  Golden   9  Stokes   3  McRae  John Paul Jones Arena (9,702)
Charlottesville, VA
Dec. 13, 2012*
7:00 pm, FS South
No. 23 Wichita State W 69–60  5–3
 25  Golden   8  Makanjuola   5  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (15,215)
Knoxville, TN
Dec. 18, 2012*
7:00 pm, SportSouth
Presbyterian W 78–62  6–3
 18  Stokes   8  McRae   8  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (14,495)
Knoxville, TN
Dec. 21, 2012*
7:00 pm, FS South/ESPN3
Western Carolina W 66–52  7–3
 14  McRae   13  Hall   4  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (15,109)
Knoxville, TN
Dec. 29, 2012*
6:00 pm, ESPNU
Xavier W 51–47  8–3
 12  Richardson   8  Makanjuola   2  McRae  Thompson-Boling Arena (18,504)
Knoxville, TN
Jan. 4, 2013*
8:00 pm, ESPN2
Memphis L 80–85  8–4
 26  McRae   11  Hall   4  McRae  Thompson-Boling Arena (19,535)
Knoxville, TN
SEC Regular Season
Jan. 9, 2013
8:00 pm, SECN/ESPN3
Ole Miss L 74–92  8–5 (0–1)
 26  McRae   11  Stokes   5  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (17,059)
Knoxville, TN
Jan. 12, 2013
1:00 pm, ESPN2
at Alabama L 65–68  8–6 (0–2)
 21  McRae   8  Hall   2  McRae  Coleman Coliseum (12,093)
Tuscaloosa, AL
Jan. 15, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPN
at Kentucky L 65–75  8–7 (0–3)
 23  McRae   5  Stokes   6  Golden  Rupp Arena (24,033)
Lexington, KY
Jan. 19, 2013
4:00 pm, SECN/ESPN3
Mississippi State W 72–57  9–7 (1–3)
 18  Stokes   11  Stokes, Moore   9  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (17,584)
Knoxville, TN
Jan. 24, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPN2
at #23 Ole Miss L 56–62  9–8 (1–4)
 26  McRae   8  Moore   3  Richardson, Moore  Tad Smith Coliseum (9,206)
Oxford, MS
Jan. 26, 2013
2:00 pm, ESPN2
Alabama W 54–53  10–8 (2–4)
 17  McRae   18  Stokes   4  McRae  Thompson-Boling Arena (18,791)
Knoxville, TN
Jan. 29, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPNU
Vanderbilt W 58–57  11–8 (3–4)
 19  Stokes   11  Stokes   3  Stokes, Lopez  Thompson-Boling Arena (16,391)
Knoxville, TN
Feb. 2, 2013
4:00 pm, ESPN/ESPN2
at Arkansas L 60–73  11–9 (3–5)
 18  Stokes   10  Stokes   2  Stokes, Richardson, McBee  Bud Walton Arena (14,746)
Fayetteville, AR
Feb. 6, 2013
8:00 pm, SECN/ESPN3
Georgia L 62–68  11–10 (3–6)
 17  McRae   11  Stokes   3  Richardson  Thompson-Boling Arena (14,876)
Knoxville, TN
Feb. 10, 2013
1:00 pm, FS South/ESPN3
at South Carolina W 66–61  12–10 (4–6)
 20  Stokes   10  Stokes   5  Richardson  Colonial Life Arena (10,101)
Columbia, SC
Feb. 13, 2013
8:00 pm, SECN/ESPN3
at Vanderbilt W 58–46  13–10 (5–6)
 17  Stokes   11  McRae   3  Golden, Richardson  Memorial Gymnasium (12,868)
Nashville, TN
Feb. 16, 2013
1:00 pm, CBS
#25 Kentucky W 88–58  14–10 (6–6)
 24  Golden   9  Stokes   8  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (21,678)
Knoxville, TN
Feb. 19, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPNU
LSU W 82–72  15–10 (7–6)
 34  McRae   11  Stokes   8  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (15,086)
Knoxville, TN
Feb. 23, 2013
4:00 pm, SECN/ESPN3
at Texas A&M W 93–85 4OT 16–10 (8–6)
 32  Golden   16  Stokes   4  Golden, McRae, Richardson  Reed Arena (7,828)
College Station, TX
Feb. 26, 2013
9:00 pm, ESPN
#8 Florida W 64–58  17–10 (9–6)
 27  McRae   14  Stokes   4  McRae  Thompson-Boling Arena (19,567)
Knoxville, TN
Mar. 2, 2013
1:45 pm, SECN/ESPN3
at Georgia L 68–78  17–11 (9–7)
 35  McRae   10  Stokes   4  Golden  Stegeman Coliseum (9,436)
Athens, GA
Mar. 6, 2013
9:00 pm, CSS/ESPN3
at Auburn W 82–75  18–11 (10–7)
 21  Golden, McRae   12  Stokes   6  Golden  Auburn Arena (5,420)
Auburn, AL
Mar. 9, 2013
4:00 pm, ESPN
Missouri W 64–62  19–11 (11–7)
 15  McRae   13  Stokes   4  Golden  Thompson-Boling Arena (21,767)
Knoxville, TN
2013 SEC Tournament
Mar. 14, 2013
3:38 pm, SECN/ABC/ESPN3
vs. Mississippi State
Second Round
W 69–53  20–11
 17  McRae   9  Stokes   4  Richardson  Bridgestone Arena (10,065)
Nashville, TN
Mar. 15, 2013
3:30 pm, SECN/ESPNU
vs. Alabama
Quarterfinals
L 48–58  20–12
 16  Richardson   13  Stokes   5  Golden  Bridgestone Arena (15,649)
Nashville, TN
2013 NIT
March 20, 2013*
8:00 pm, ESPNU
No. (2) No. (7) Mercer
First Round
L 67–75  20–13
 20  Golden   13  Stokes   4  McRae  Thompson-Boling Arena (4,468)
Knoxville, TN
*Non-Conference Game. Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time

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