Starting Lineup • Vanderbilt started freshman Jasmine Lister, sophomore Gabby Smith, junior Jordan Coleman and seniors Hannah Tuomi and Jence Rhoads • This is the third time Vanderbilt has used this starting lineup this season and are 3-0 when doing so. • Vanderbilt has used eight starting lineups this season. • Hannah Tuomi made her 111th appearance and team-leading 100th career start while Jence Rhoads made her team-leading 116th appearance and 96th start. • Coleman made her 11th career start and 42nd appearance. • Smith made her 15th career start and 10th of the year • Lister and Tuomi are the only two players to start all 16 games this season.
Postgame Notes • Vanderbilt is 27-11 all-time against Alabama. • Vanderbilt is 10-7 all-time at Alabama • Head Coach Melanie Balcomb is 11-1 all-time against Alabama. • Alabama’s last win was Feb. 8, 2004 in Tuscaloosa. • Vanderbilt is now 2-5 on the road this season. • Vanderbilt is 12-0 this season when holding its opponent to 70 points or less. • Vanderbilt is 0-5 when an opponent scores 70 points or more. • Vanderbilt’s 56.9% (33-58) shooting from the field is the second highest percentage this season and the highest since shooting 57.1% (28-49) against Samford in a 70-60 win on November 18, 2010 … It is the second straight game Vanderbilt has topped 50 percent shooting and posted its second highest field-goal percentage. • The Commodores are now 10-1 when making more field goals than the opposing team.
Player notes • Jence Rhoads posted her third 20-point game of the season, finishing with 20 points … Rhoads is seven points shy of becoming the 33rd player to score 1,000 points in her career. • Hannah Tuomi finished with 19 points for her 14th double figure game of the year. • Stephanie Holzer had her fourth double-double and second in three games. • After missing the past two games with post concussion syndrome, Christina Foggie returned to the floor on Thursday.