Notes Sophomore James Siakam came off of the bench and tallied a double-double in the first half with 10 points and 11 rebounds and ended the contest with 22 points and 17 rebounds, 11 offensive, in 27 minutes of action. Before the game, Siakam had only six career points in 25 total minutes.
At the half, the Commodores out rebounded St. Xavier, 30-12. For the game, the margin was 52-27.
Vanderbilt held the Cougars to only 24.0% from the floor in the first half. For the game, the Cougars could only muster a 39.7 percentage from the floor, although they shot 51.5% in the second half.