The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team travels to SEC opponent Tennessee for a 7 p.m., contest in Knoxville, Tenn., Dec. 6.  The contest will be broadcast on-line at the SEC Network +.  The two teams have only met once before, a 78-62 Blue Hose loss Dec. 18, 2012.

 

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Tennessee is 3-3 and has won the last two in a row, including an 81-58 win over Georgia Tech Dec. 3 ... Rober Hubbs, III, leads the Vols with 13.8 points per game, followed by Shembari Phillips with 10.8 ppg ... John Fulkerson is tops in rebounds wiht 5.5 a game ... Tennessee is averaging 79.2 points and 35.8 rebounds per game …

PC is 3-4 after a convincing 107-63 win over Johnson & Wales Dec. 1 ... Twelve different players got on the board for PC, with Ed Drew totaling 18 points on a flawless shooting night, as he went 7-of-7 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free throw line in just 13 minutes of game action ... Five other Blue Hose joined him in double figures, led by freshman Jo'Vontae Millner with 17 points, Ruben Arroyo with 12, Darius Moore with 12, Will Adams with 11, and Reggie Dillard with 10 ...

PC shot a season-high 55.9 percent from the field against J&W, making 33-of-59 shots, including 11-of-21 from three in the game, also a season-high ... The high percentage shooting led to a season-high 107 points, the third most points in the program’s Division I era ... The 11 three-pointers are the most by a PC team since November 29, 2014 when it also totaled 11 three-pointers against Bob Jones in an 88-39 victory ...

The J&W 44-point margin of victory was PC’s highest since 2014 when the Blue Hose defeated Bob Jones, 88-39, a 49-point margin of victory ... The Blue Hose went 30-for-38 from the free throw line on the night, 78.9 percent, its best mark in four games ... The 30 makes from the charity stripe are a Division I era school record for free throws made. The previous record was 28 free throws made against Longwood in 2014 ... The Blue Hose racked up 63 bench points in the win, a PC Division I era record ...

Two Blue Hose are averaging in double-figures after seven games, with Jo’Vontae Millner leading the way with 13.4 ... Reggie Dillard is second with 10.0 …

The win over Furman marked the first time since 2011 that PC has won its season-opener, and just the second time since moving to Division I ... Keep in mind, PC has played just two opening games at home - Furman this season and Montreat in 2011, both wins - The remaining road games have included Furman (2015) Duke twice (2014/2008), Georgia Tech (2013), Clemson twice (2012/2009), Vanderbilt (2010), and Nebraska (2007) …

Davon Bell has started all seven games, scoring double-digits for the first time against Furman with 14 points … He averaged 2.7 points and 15.5 minutes per game last season but is posting 6.8 points a game, fifth on the team, and averaging 27.0 minutes …

The freshmen combination of Jo’Vontae Millner and J.C. Younger are making an impact early in the season … Millner leads the team in scoring per game with 13.4 and leads in rebounding with 5.6 rpg … Younger is third in scoring with 8.9, and in rebounding with 3.7 …

JC Younger earned Big South Freshman-of-the-Week honors four weeks ago, based off his 15-point performance against Furman …

Despite losing 47.9% of their total scoring from last season, the Blue Hose have scored 73, 77, and 107 points in the three wins, the 77 being more than the team scored in 25 games last season … In seven games the Blue Hose have scored over 70 points four times, In 31 games in 2015, PC accomplished that nine times in 31 tries …

Reggie Dillard is beginning to get back into form after ACL surgery two years ago sidelined him for a season … In seven games is above his scoring average from last season and has scored in double figures in five games so far … He has at least one three-pointer in the last five games …