Men's Basketball
Post-Lipscomb Game Notes

Dec. 8, 2007

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Team Records and Series Notes:
• With the win, Vanderbilt moves to 9-0 on the season, while Lipscomb falls to 4-6.
• Vanderbilt leads the overall series with Lipscomb, 21-4.  The Commodores now lead the series 4-0 in Memorial Gym.
• The Commodores have won their first nine games of the season for the first time since the 2003-04 season when the `Dores opened the season 12-0. It is the sixth time in school history that a team has started a season 9-0.
• Vanderbilt moves to 43-10 all-time against the Atlantic Sun Conference
• Vanderbilt improves to 656-184 all-time at Memorial Gymnasium. The Commodores have won 95 of their last 101 games against non-conference opponents at home and are 142-13 at home against non-SEC foes since 1990.
• Vanderbilt returns to action on Wednesday night when the team travels to DePaul. Tip time is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be carried live on ESPN Classic and the Vanderbilt/ISP Sports Network with Joe Fisher (play-by-play) and Tim Thompson (color analyst).

Vanderbilt Team Notes:
• Key Run: The Commodores went on a 14-0 run to make the score 18-4 early in the contest.  Vanderbilt would not relinquish the lead the rest of the way.
• Key Stat: The Commodores used hot shooting to extend their lead in the second half. The `Dores shot 17-of-30 (56.7 percent) from the floor in the second half and 8-of-14 (57.1 percent) from beyond the arc.
• Vanderbilt scored over 80 points for the seventh time in 2007-08, and 90 or more points in their fourth game this season.
• The 23-point margin of victory is the largest for Vanderbilt in 2007-08.
• Vanderbilt lost the rebounding battle 43-40. The 40 rebounds ties a season high for the Commodores.
• Vanderbilt held Lipscomb to 27-of-72 (37.5 percent) from the field. The Commodores have held their opponents to less than 40 percent from the field in three games this season.
• Vanderbilt made 11 three pointers on the night, which is a season high.
• The Commodores committed a season low 10 turnovers.

Vanderbilt Individual Notes:
• Senior guard/forward Shan Foster ended the game with 21 points, his 13th consecutive game in double figures.  He moved into 11th place all-time on the VU scoring list, passing Commodore great Dan Langhi.  He now has 1,504 career points.
• Freshman center Andrew Ogilvy ended the night with a career-high 26 points.  Ogilvy tied his previous career high of 23 points at the 17:48 mark in the second half, and posted his first double-double with 26 points and a career-high 10 rebounds.
• Ogilvy becomes the first Commodore to post a 20-point, 10-rebound performance since Shan Foster accomplished the feat against East Tennessee State on December 5, 2006, when he scored 29 points and added 10 rebounds.
• Sophomore guard George Drake scored a season-high seven points
• Senior Alex Gordon added 12 points, his sixth double-figure game of the season.
• Sophomore guard Jermaine Beal turned in his fourth consecutive game with at least five assists.


 

 

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