NASHVILLE – Cierra Walker
, Brinae Alexander
and Mariella Fasoula
each finished in double-figures in the Vanderbilt women's basketball 78-43 win over Presbyterian Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium.
November 25, 2018
2 PM CT
Nashville, Tennessee (Memorial Gymnasium)
At the Top of the Charts
Points: Cierra Walker
– 25 points
Rebounds: LeaLea Carter
– 12 rebounds
Assists: Chelsie Hall
, Cierra Walker
, Kaleigh Clemons-Green
– 5 assists
Steals: Kaleigh Clemons-Green
– 4 steals
First Quarter: Vanderbilt 23, Presbyterian 11
-The Commodores jumped out to a 15-3 lead early in the first quarter, sparked by three straight baskets from Fasoula.
-Vanderbilt forced six turnovers in that stretch and held Presbyterian scoreless for over five minutes.
-Fasoula had 12 points in the quarter while Hall added five.
Second Quarter: Vanderbilt 39, Presbyterian 22
-Vanderbilt went on a 14-2 run in the middle of the quarter to extend its lead in the game, 37-17.
-The Commodores shot 50 percent from the field and were flawless from three in the quarter.
-Carter grabbed six rebounds.
Third Quarter: Vanderbilt 67, Presbyterian 31
-The Commodores jumped out to a 27-point lead after an 8-0 gave the squad a 51-24 cushion in the game.
-It was their highest scoring stanza of the game as the Dores poured in 28 points.
-Vandy held the Blue Hose to just nine points.
Fourth Quarter: Vanderbilt 78, Presbyterian 43
-Alexander and Walker added to their career nights, owning all 11 points for Vanderbilt in the quarter.
Inside the Lane
-Vanderbilt now owns a 2-0 series lead over Presbyterian.
-Fasoula got off to a hot start scoring 16 points in the first half. The Athens, Greece native finished with 18.
-Alexander netted a career-high 22 points.
-Walker also had a career night, tallying 25 points.
-Carter finished with a career-best 12 rebounds.
-Clemons-Green also added a career night with a four steal defensive effort.
-The Commodores forced 21 turnovers and converted 30 points in the game. Vanderbilt outscored Presbyterian in points off of turnovers 30-11.
-The Dores enjoyed an advantage in the paint as they put up 38 points compared to the Blue Hose's 20.
-Vanderbilt also won the battle of points off of fast break, 14-2.
-The trio of Alexander, Fasoula and Walker combined for 65 of the team's 78 points.
Vanderbilt hits the road to take on Kansas State on Sunday. Tip time is set for 1 p.m.
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