2017-18 Final Game Notes
Vanderbilt assistant coach and recruiting coordinator earns WBCA award
Teams meet for the second time in three days
Overbeck with a career-high 24 points
Commodores will honor 2018 senior class postgame
Vanderbilt took on Arkansas in the opening game of the SEC Tournament on Wednesday morning at Bridgestone Arena.
Vanderbilt held off Arkansas in the second half to win 78-73 on Sunday afternoon on Senior Day.
Vanderbilt hosted No. 2 Mississippi State on Thursday night at Memorial Gym.
Vanderbilt hosted Tennessee on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gym.
Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee (USATSI)
Averaged 5.2 ppg and 6.6 rpg in 29 starts … Team’s leading rebounder with 6.6 rpg … Ranked No. 21 in the SEC in rebounding and was the No. 4 freshman rebounder … Six games with double figure rebounds … Grabbed 13 rebounds vs. Arkansas, averaged 7.6 rpg over the last six games … Fourth games in double figures … Tallied career highs in points (16) and assists (5) vs. Lipscomb … Recorded Back-to-back games in double figures with a career-best 14 rebounds vs. Iowa State and 13 at Saint Louis; her 14 rebounds are the most since Marqu’es Webb had 12 at South Carolina in 2016-17 …Grabbed a rebound and scored in every game she’s played this season… Recorded 20 games of 5+ rebounds … Became the first player to record back-to-back games with double figure rebounds since Kayla Overbeck had 13 in back-to-back games against ETSU and Louisville last season… Earned her first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds at Tulane for the first double-double for Vanderbilt this season … Made her collegiate debut at Central Michigan and earned a spot in the starting lineup.
Ranked among Top 30 players in the nation by espnW.com... Four-year starter on varsity... As senior, helped Archer to 25-5 overall record, averaging 12.7 points and 12.6 rebounds... Named second team All-State, Region Player of the Year and All-Area as senior... As a junior, averaged 13.1 points and 13.0 rebounds... As a freshman and sophomore, helped Archer reach Georgia AAAAAA Final Four... Also lettered in volleyball... Honors student.
Autumn Noel Newby... Born Dec. 27, 1998... Daughter of Vance and Peaches Newby... Has an older brother, Jaylen, and older sister, Madison... Her sister plays basketball at Georgia State, and was named the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year in 2015-16.
Points: 16 ( vs. Lipscomb, 12/28/17)
Rebounds: 14 ( vs. Iowa State, 12/2/17)
Assists: 5 ( vs. Lipscomb, 12/28/17)
3FG Made: N/A
Blocks: 2 (3x, Last vs. Lipscomb, 12/28/17)
Steals: 2 (4x, Last vs. Tennessee, 2/4/18)
Minutes: 35 (2x, Last at Ole Miss, 2/1/18)