Jan. 29, 2013
Tennessee 58, Vanderbilt 57
January 29, 2013
Tennessee now leads the overall series, 112-70, and a 69-17 mark in games played in Knoxville.
Coach Kevin Stallings’ career record moves to 392-233 and his Vanderbilt record to 269-170.
Vanderbilt made a three-pointer for the 851st game in a row, which ranks second in the nation behind UNLV. VU has made a three in every game since the line's inception in the 1986-87 season.
The Commodores shot 42.9% from the floor, while Tennessee converted on 42% of its shots from the field. Vanderbilt was 4-11 from three (36.4%) and Tennessee was 3-10 (30.0%), with all of the Volunteers’ threes coming from senior Skylar McBee.
Tennessee outrebounded Vanderbilt, 33-31, and outscored the Commodores, 12-4, in second chance points.
The Commodores outscored Tennessee, 27-17, in bench points and 13-11 in points off of turnovers.
Sheldon Jeter led the team in rebounding with seven rebounds.
The Commodores were 11-14 from the free throw line (78.6%), Vanderbilt’s second-best free throw percentage as a team this year.
The one-point loss was Vanderbilt’s first such loss since a 78-77 overtime loss to Mississippi State on January 21, 2012.
The Commodores’ largest lead was one at the 2:36 mark of the first half. Tennessee’s largest lead was 14 points at the 10:32 mark of the first half.