Dec. 22, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -Freshman Tia Gibbs had 15 points and four steals Monday as No. 20 Vanderbilt defeated Liberty 67-50.
Gibbs made three of four 3-pointers, shot 5-for-7 overall, and had seven points and three steals during an 18-0 first-half run that put the Commodores ahead to stay.
Liberty (3-7) trailed by 17 at halftime and cut the deficit to 11 three times in the second half, the last when Moriah Frezee's layup made it 45-34 with 12:59 to play.
The Commodores responded with a 19-4 run, which included eight points by Gibbs.
Rachel Hammond led the Flames with a career-high 18 points, and Frazee added 15 points and seven rebounds. Amber Mays scored 10.