VU-Texas A&M Postgame Notes

Feb. 16, 2017

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Vanderbilt 72, Texas A&M 67
Feb. 16, 2017–Memorial Gymnasium

Team Record and Series Notes:
-Vanderbilt now leads the series 7-2
-Head coach Bryce Drew is now 2-0 against Texas A&M

Team Notes:
-The victory brings the Commodores record to 13-13 overall and 6-7 in SEC play.
-Vanderbilt led the game for 23:21 of gameplay, but never led Texas A&M by more than five points.
-The Aggies lead over the Commodores grew as large as 11 with 10:31 to play in the first half, but Vanderbilt headed into halftime with a 35-34 lead.
-Vanderbilt shot 10-26 (39%) from 3-point territory. It was the 13th game this season that the Commodores have knocked down 10 or more treys and the team owns an 11-2 record in those games.
-The Vanderbilt defense held Texas A&M to just 3-16 (19%) from behind the arc.
-Vanderbilt’s bench outscored Texas A&M’s by a 23-2 margin.
-The lead changed hands 16 different times throughout the course of the game.

Player Notes:
-Matthew Fisher-Davis led a group of four Commodores in double-figures scoring for the night with a team-high14 points.
-Joe Toye was the second-leading scorer for the Commodores with 13 points, which tied a career high.
-Toye also scored 13 points earlier this season on Jan. 24 against Arkansas.
-Toye shot 6-7 (86%) from the free throw line. Six makes and seven attempts were both career highs.
-Luke Kornet and Riley LaChance were the other Commodores to reach double-figures scoring with 12 points apiece.
-Kornet also grabbed 11 rebounds, giving him his third double-double of the season.
-All nine players for Vanderbilt scored in the game.
-Nolan Cressler was Vanderbilt’s top assist man for the night with four helpers to his name.


 

 

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