Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

Jan. 9, 2018

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Team Record and Series Notes:

  • This is the 115th year of Vanderbilt basketball, with the first season taking place in 1900-01. There were no teams in 1904-05 and 1905-06.
  • Vanderbilt is now 94-233 all-time against ranked opponents and 64-77 in games against ranked opponents at Memorial Gym.  
  • Bryce Drew is 1-2 all-time against Tennessee and 0-2 in Nashville.
  • 11,510 was the attendance Tuesday night, the highest attended game at Memorial Gym this season.

Team Notes:

  • Tonight marked Vanderbilt’s 1,015th straight game with a three-point field goal. Vanderbilt is just one of three schools to have made a three-point basket in every game since the inception of the three-point line in the 1986-87 season. The others are Princeton and UNLV.
  • Vanderbilt used the starting lineup of Saben Lee, Maxwell Evans, Jeff Roberson, Djery Baptiste, and Riley LaChance for the first time this season.  It is the Commodores’ eighth lineup used this season.
  • The Commodores shot 29-for-56 (51.8 percent) Tuesday night. It is just their third game this season shooting 50 percent or better from the floor.
  • Tennessee’s 56.6 field goal percentage is the second-best by a Commodore opponent this season.  Kansas State shot 58 percent against the Commodores earlier this season.
  • The Dores hit 11 three-pointers in Tuesday night’s win, their seventh game this season with 10 or more.
  • Vanderbilt had four players score in double-figures for the seventh time this season. They are now 4-3 in those games.

Player Notes:

  • Saben Lee led the team with 21 points on the night. It is his third 20-point performance of the season and his second in the last three games.
  • Jeff Roberson scored 19 points, his 13th game this season scoring in double figures and fifth in his last six games.
  • Roberson was 3-for-5 from behind the arc. It is his fourth game this season with three or more made 3-pointers.
  • Riley LaChance and Matthew Fisher-Davis were the other two Dores in double-figures with 16 and 10 points, respectively.
  • LaChance was 3-for-6 from three, his seventh game this season with three or more made 3-pointers.
  • Maxwell Evans earned his third straight start Tuesday night against Tennessee.



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