VU-Auburn post game notes

Jan. 13, 2016

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Vanderbilt vs. Auburn

Game Notes:
-With the 75-57 victory over Auburn, the Commodores improve to 9-7 on the season and 1-3 in league play.
-Vanderbilt now leads the series over Auburn, 87-52, and have won 11 in a row in the series.
-Tuesday game was the Commodores’ 50th win over the Tigers in Memorial.
-Vanderbilt Starters; Baldwin IV(G), Roberson (F), Jones (C), Kornet (F), LaChance (G).
-Auburn Starters; Spence (F), Canty (G), Harris (F), Lang (G), Granger (F).

Team Notes:
-Commodores shot 66.7% from the field in the first half, and went 6-8 from the three (75%). Overall, Vanderbilt shot 55.3% from the field, 53.8% from behind the arc and 64% from the FT line.
-The Commodores have now shot 50% or better from the floor seven times this season and 50% from three three times.
-Four Commodores finished the night with double-digit scoring – Kornet (11), Baldwin (17), Roberson (14) and LaChance (13).
-VU held Auburn to 32.8% from the floor, 18.2% from the three and 45% from behind the charity stripe. It is the fifth time this season Vanderbilt has held an opponent to under 35% from the floor and the first time since limiting Detroit to only 22.9% from the floor on December 2, 2015.
-VU committed seven more turnovers than the Tigers (17-10), but twice as many assists (16-8).

Individual Notes:
-Riley LaChance tied his season high of three threes, and finished the game with 13 points. It was LaChance’s fifth consecutive game with 10 points or more and the 33rd of his career.
-Vanderbilt forward Luke Kornet registered the school’s second ever triple-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 blocks. It was the program’s first triple-double with blocks. Brad Tinsley had the other triple double when he registered 11 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists in a win over Presbyterian on November 12, 2010.
-Sophomore guard Wade Baldwin tied a career high with 10 assists, his second 10-assist game of his career. He also added 17 points to notch his second double-double of the season.
-Kornet’s 10 blocks set a new program record for blocks in a game – he surpassed three games with seven blocks by Will Perdue (vs. East Carolina, 12/28/87), Festus Ezeli (at Georgia, 2/16/11) and Damian Jones (at South Carolina, 2/13/14).
-Roberson added 14 points and eight rebounds, his eighth game in double figures this season and 11th of his career.