Dores Dominate Jacksonville State

Led by four in double digits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Led by the offensive outbursts of a quartet of Commodores, Vanderbilt defeated Jacksonville State 71-61 on Sunday afternoon inside Memorial Gymnasium.

Jordyn Cambridge notched the first Vandy double-double of the season, the second of her career, with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Breaking her own drought from her first back on December 29, 2019, against Columbia.

Brinae Alexander made quick work of Sunday’s contest, racing out to 12 points prior to halftime to lead all scorers. She then passed the baton to freshman Iyana Moore, who has scored in double figures in back-to-back games, who concluded the game with 14 points – a new career high. Demi Washington was an efficient 5-for-9 on the night, tallying 10 points, and seven rebounds during her time on the hardwood.

This match up saw seven lead changes early on and four ties. However, after the Commodores concluded the first period with a 19-17 lead after which they never trailed.

Entering halftime with a 34-29 lead, Vandy held Jacksonville State to 37.9 percent from the floor while shooting 56 percent.

In the following two periods, Vanderbilt garnered 37 points as a team from seven different Commodores. But the Gamecocks did not go quietly in the night, battling to post 32 total points.

Vandy nearly doubled the paint points of Jacksonville State, notching 26 to the visitor’s’ 16 points. The Commodores maintained their lead for almost 20 minutes with the biggest lead coming in the fourth period at 12 points.

Jacksonville State was led by Imari Martin who tallied 15 points, one assist, and two rebounds.

Vanderbilt heads to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands for the Paradise Jam on Nov. 25 – 27.