Vanderbilt - Austin Peay Postgame Notes

Dec. 17, 2013

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Vanderbilt 58, Austin Peay 56
Postgame Notes
December 17, 2013

Game Notes
– Tuesdays contest marked the 15th in the series with Austin Peay, and the first matchup since 2007.
– The win gives Vandy a 14-1 lead in the series, 3-0 under head coach Kevin Stallings.
– The Commodores improve to 6-3 on the year, and have won two-straight and four of its last five.
– Vandy started Rod Odom, Eric McClellan, Dai-Jon Parker, Damian Jones and Shelby Moats. For Moats it was his first start of the season.

Team Notes
– Vandy went into the half trailing 22-20. The Dores shot 31 percent (8-of-26) and had 13 turnovers in the first 20 minutes.
– The Dores outscored Austin Peay 38-34 in the second half, on 44 percent (11-of-25) shooting.
– Vandy shot just 20 percent (4-of-20) from outside the arc, its lowest percentage of the season.
– Vanderbilt recorded nine blocks.
– Vandy has won two games in the past two seasons prior to tonight without reaching 60 points, both wins came against South Carolina.

Player Notes
Rod Odom reached double-figures for the seventh time this season, finishing with 11 points. The senior also pulled down a career-high nine rebounds along with playing a career best 39 minutes.
Damian Jones scored double-figures for the fifth time with a team-best 12 points. This season the Dores are 3-0 when the freshman has led the team in scoring.
Kyle Fuller finished with 10 points, all of which coming in the second half.
Eric McClellan was held below 10 points (9) for just the second time this season, however the transfer contributed with a season-high eight rebounds.
Luke Kornet finished with six points, on 2-of-4 shooting, both shots coming from three-point land.
James Siakam finished with a career-high three blocks.