Vanderbilt-Arkansas Postgame Notes

Jan. 24, 2017

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Vanderbilt Basketball Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 70, Arkansas 71
Jan. 24, 2017 – Memorial Gymnasium
Attendance: 9,408

Team Record and Series Notes:

  • Vanderbilt is now 11-23 versus Arkansas all-time and 8-7 in games played in Nashville.
  • This was head coach Bryce Drew’s first ever meeting against Arkansas.

Team Notes:

  • Vanderbilt was tied at the half for just the second time this season. They also had a 30-30 score at the half on the road against Alabama.
  • The Commodores were 9-for-26 (34.6%) from behind the arc. It is their 15th game this season with eight or more three-pointers.
  • Vanderbilt has had double-digit assists in 19 of 20 games this season after dishing out 12 against Arkansas.
  • The Commodores shot 20-for-47 from the floor (42.6%). It is their fifth straight and 15th game this season shooting over 40%.
  • Vanderbilt hit 21-of-26 shots (80.8) from the free throw line, its sixth game this season with 20 or more made free throws.

Player Notes:

  • Joe Toye set a career-high in points with 13 on 4-of-5 shooting against the Razorbacks.
  • Jeff Roberson scored 14 points and hauled in 11 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and eighth of his career.
  • Riley LaChance had a team-high 16 points for his 10th double-digit scoring game of the season.
  • LaChance dished out six assists, one shy of his season-high.
  • LaChance also set a career high with eight free throws made against Arkansas. He was a perfect 8-for-8 from the line.
  • Payton Willis had six points, two assists and one rebound off the bench.