Career Starts: Tinsley 111, Jenkins 60, Taylor 119, Goulbourne 42, and Ezeli 54.
Vanderbilt falls to 17-9 in the all-time series against Arkansas. Head coach Kevin Stallings is now 4-11 all-time against Arkansas.
Stallings has a 375-217 record as a head coach, and is 252-154 with the Commodores.
The loss to Arkansas snapped a four-game road winning streak. Vanderbilt’s last loss on the road was at Louisville on December 2 (60-62, OT). The Commodores moved to 4-2 in true road contests in 2011-12.
Vanderbilt shot 50% from the floor for the second consecutive game and dropped its first game of the season when shooting 50% or better. VU has a 7-1 record in games when it surpasses the 50% barrier from the floor.
The Commodores were outrebounded by Arkansas, 36-29, including 14-7 on the offensive glass. Vanderbilt is now 2-5 when outrebounded by their opponent.
Tinsley’s three-pointer with 19:46 to play in the first half increased the Commodores’ consecutive game streak with a three-pointer to 818.
The Commodores shot only 28.6% from beyond-the-arc against Arkansas, its lowest team three-point percentage since shooting 27.3% against Indiana State on December 17.
Arkansas made nine threes against Vanderbilt, compared to only six for the Commodores. VU falls to 3-3 on the season when opponents make more threes.
Jenkins led the Commodores with 19 points in the contest. He has scored in double figures for 55 straight games, and 74 times in his career.
With four three-pointers in the game, Jenkins has now made a three in 42 straight games.
Jenkins has now made three or more threes in a game 17 times this season and 48 times in his career.
Taylor chipped in with 18 points in the game. It was the 21st time this year he scored in double figures, and the 93rd time of his career.
Taylor was 7-9 from the charity stripe against Arkansas – the seven made free throws tied a season high (Georgia, 1/14). He also tied a season high with two blocks.
Festus Ezeli scored 14 points for Vanderbilt, his fifth game in double figures this year and 32nd of his career.
Steve Tchiengang scored 10 points for VU, which tied a season-high for the senior forward. He also scored 10 points at South Carolina on January 10.
Brad Tinsley, the SEC leader in league games only in assists, dished out six assists.
Jeffery Taylor’s 18 points moved him past Drew Maddux (1995-98) and Clyde Lee (1964-66) on Vanderbilt’s all-time scoring list with 1,698 points. Taylor is now sixth on the list, and trails Mike Rhodes (1978-81) by one point for fifth and Ronnie McMahon by 21 points for fourth.
Festus Ezeli extended his career record for blocked shots by two, and now has 178 in his career.
Brad Tinsley is now fourth on Vanderbilt’s all-time assist list with 433 career assists. He surpassed Jan van Breda Kolff (1972-74), who finished his career with 430 assists.