Vanderbilt-Mississippi State Postgame Notes

Feb. 25, 2017

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Vanderbilt Basketball Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 77, Mississippi State 48
Feb. 25, 2017 – Memorial Gymnasium
Attendance: 9,212

Team Record and Series Notes:

  • Vanderbilt is now 78-48 versus Mississippi State all-time and 46-9 in games played in Nashville.
  • This was head coach Bryce Drew’s first ever meeting against Mississippi State.
  • Vanderbilt won its fourth game in a row after defeating the Bulldogs. It is the Commodores longest win streak this season.

Team Notes:

  • The Commodores were 14-for-29 (48.3%) from behind the arc. It is their 14th game this season with 10 or more and the ‘Dores are 11-3 in those games.
  • Vanderbilt has had double-digit assists in 26 of 29 games this season after dishing out 15 against Mississippi State.
  • The Commodores shot 27-for-57 from the floor (47.4%). It is their 20th game this season shooting over 40%.
  • Vanderbilt defeated Mississippi State 77-48, its largest margin of victory of the season.
  • The 48 points was the lowest points allowed by the Commodores this season. The previous was 52 by Norfolk State back in November.

Player Notes:

  • Jeff Roberson scored 23 points against the Bulldogs to set a career-high. His previous high was 21 points against Ole Miss earlier this season.
  • Roberson also set a career high in three-pointers made with five.
  • Luke Kornet scored in double-figures for the 23rd game this season after netting 10 points against Mississippi State.
  • Kornet led the team in rebounds with eight. It was his 10th game with seven or more rebounds this season.
  • Riley LaChance was 3-for-4 from behind the arc Saturday afternoon. It was his 10th game this season with three or more made three-pointers.
  • LaChance also scored in double figures for the 15th time this season after scoring 11 against the Bulldogs.
  • Nolan Cressler dished out four assists, just one shy of his season high.