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Tennessee forward Jeronne Maymon looks like a football player and, when he's on his game, plays like one in the post.
Not exactly blessed with ideal height for his position, Maymon overcompensates with physicality. In matchups like Saturday's against Auburn, Maymon can simply overpower whoever's guarding him. That's why he came away with 15 points and 19 rebounds in the Volunteers' 64-49 victory over the Tigers, a win that prevented Tennessee from slipping to last place in the SEC.
"I just try to go up there with two hands and control the ball," Maymon said. "That's just what we work on. Coach (Cuonzo) Martin and the rest of the staff make sure we do that at practice a lot so it just comes natural. I just try to stick to the principles."
Maymon has been one of the few sources of consistency for the Volunteers. He hasn't matched the 32-point, 20-rebound effort he had against Memphis at the beginning of the season, but he's been a...
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Tennessee fell 69-44 at No. 1 Kentucky on Tuesday night. Renaldo Woolridge scored a career-high 17 while Jeronne Maymon added 13.
Jeronne Maymon scored 15 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as Tennessee beat Auburn 64-49 on Saturday night.
Kenny Gabriel sank a long jumper with 9:46 in the first half to give Auburn a 13-12 lead, but the Tigers wouldn't score a field goal for the rest of the half. As Auburn missed 10 shots, Tennessee got five baskets in the lane as part of an 18-3 run that gave them a 30-16...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jeronne Maymon scored 15 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as Tennessee beat Auburn 64-49 on Saturday night.
Kenny Gabriel sank a long jumper with 9:46 in the first half to give Auburn a 13-12 lead, but the Tigers wouldn't score a field goal for the rest of the half. As Auburn missed 10 shots, Tennessee got five baskets in the lane as part of an 18-3 run...
Renaldo Woolridge's shots kept falling. Too bad none of his Tennessee teammates joined in.
The Tennessee Volunteers traveled to Rupp Arena to take on the #1 Kentucky Wildcats. There’s always been a little tension between these two teams, but they almost came to blows, which would have made for a much more interesting post. The Volunteers have been struggling since the firing of Bruce Pearl, while the Wildcats and [...]
Tennessee's signature defense keyed the 1,500th win in program history, a 64-49 victory over Auburn. Jeronne Maymon had 15 points and 19 rebounds. PHOTOS
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