Dores Battle No. 4 Alabama

Tyrin Lawrence leads the Dores with 20 points

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Vanderbilt men’s basketball team fell to No. 4 Alabama by a 78-66 final score on Tuesday night at Memorial Gymnasium.

Vanderbilt (9-9, 2-3 SEC) was led by 20 points from Tyrin Lawrence with Jordan Wright and Ezra Manjon adding 15 and 11 points, respectively.

Vandy held a one-point lead with eight minutes left in the half before Alabama went on a 15-4 run heading to the break.

Alabama led by as many as 23 points in the second half, but the Commodores continued to chip away, cutting the deficit to just six in the final minute.

Brandon Miller led the Crimson Tide (16-2, 6-0 SEC) with 30 points and 10 rebounds.

Vandy is back in action with a road test at Georgia on Saturday.