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VU-Arkansas postgame notes

Feb. 9, 2013

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Game Notes
Vanderbilt 67, Arkansas 49
February 9, 2013
Memorial Gym (10,886) 

Starters: Kevin Bright, Kedren Johnson, Sheldon Jeter, Dai-Jon Parker and Rod Odom

The win makes Vanderbilt 10-18 all-time versus Arkansas. Head Coach Kevin Stallings is 5-12 all-time versus the Razorbacks. Stallings is now 270-172 at Vanderbilt and 393-235 overall.

Vanderbilt made a three-pointer for the 854th 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.

Three Commodores scored in double-figures, which marks the 10th time this season that has occurred.

Vanderbilt’s winning margin of 18 was the Commodores’ largest in SEC play this season, and the largest since a 25-point win over Alabama A&M on December 15.

The Commodores held the Razorbacks to a season-low 49 points.

The win split the season series with the Razorbacks.  Arkansas won a 56-33 decision in Fayetteville on January 12.

Vanderbilt outrebounded Arkansas, 35-30. The Commodores are 7-3 on the season when outrebounding their opponent.

Vanderbilt shot 50 percent (21-of-42) from the field. They are 4-0 on the season when shooting 50 percent or better.

Josh Henderson blocked a career-high three shots.

Sheldon Jeter and Rod Odom each tied a career-high with two blocked shots.

As a team, Vanderbilt had seven blocked shots, and have 21 blocks in their last three games.

Rod Odom scored 15 points, marking the second-straight game he has scored at least 15 points.  Odom has averaged 17.5 points per game in the last two games.

The Commodores used a different starting lineup for the fifth time in five games.  It was the first time the Commodores have used the combination of Bright, Johnson, Jeter, Parker, and Odom.

Vanderbilt outscored Arkansas, 22-20, in points in the paint, 16-10 in points off of turnovers, and 11-8 in second chance points.


 

 

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