Vanderbilt-Penn postgame notes

Dec. 22, 2014

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Vanderbilt 79, Penn 50
Nashville, Tenn.
Memorial Gym

Game Notes
-Commodores improve to 8-3 and 7-1 at home this season.
-Coach Kevin Stallings recorded his 300th career win with the Commodores. Stallings is the all-time winningest coach in Vanderbilt history.
-Vandy now holds a 3-1 series record over Penn, including a 2-0 mark at Memorial Gym.
-The Commodores’ starting lineup of Jeff Roberson, James Siakam, Damian Jones, Shelton Mitchell, and Riley LaChance was the first time Vanderbilt has used that lineup this season.

Team Notes
-Vanderbilt had three players score in double digits: James Siakam (17), Wade Baldwin IV (16), and Damian Jones (15).
-VU shot 57.1% from the floor, and held the Quakers to 34.5% from the field and 26.3% from beyond the arc.
-Vanderbilt outrebounded Penn 38-24, and outscored the Quakers 15-6 in second-chance points.
-Vanderbilt also outscored Penn in points in the paint (40-20), points off of turnovers (23-12), fast break points (8-2), and bench points (29-9).

Player Notes
-Senior James Saikam started the first game of season, and 30th overall.
-Wade Baldwin IV set a new career high with 16 points. He also had career highs in field goals made (6) and attempted (9).
-LaChance had a career-high 5 steals, with the freshman only having three on the season entering the game. He also added four assists.
-Shelton Mitchell tied his career high in assists with seven.
-For the third time this season Jeff Roberson tied his career-high ;in points with eight. The freshman also tied his career high in field goals made for the second time with four.
-Damian Jones scored 15 points and had six rebounds. Jones has scored in double figures in all but one game this season.