Men's Basketball
VU-UT postgame notes

Jan. 29, 2013

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Game Notes
Tennessee 58, Vanderbilt 57
Knoxville, Tenn.
January 29, 2013 

Starters: Rod Odom, Kedren Johnson, Dai-Jon Parker, Kevin Bright, and James Siakam.  It was the first time Vanderbilt has used this lineup this season, and it was Siakam’s first career start.

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.

Kedren Johnson led the team with 14 points, while sophomore center Josh Henderson tied a career high with 13 points. 

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.


 

 

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