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Feb. 1, 2017

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Vanderbilt 68 Texas A&M 54
January 31, 2017

Team Notes

  • Vanderbilt moved to 11-11 on the season and 4-5 in SEC play. The Commodores have now won two consecutive games for the first time since December 29 (at LSU) and January 4 (Auburn).
  • The Commodores now own a 6-2 advantage in the overall series. The two teams will meet again on February 16 in Nashville.
  • Vanderbilt has now won back-to-back league road games for the first time since February 26 (73-65 win at Tennessee) and March 7 (86-77 win at Ole Miss) in 2015.
  • Vanderbilt never trailed in the game. It was the second time this season the Commodores have led wire-to-wire (Santa Clara).
  • The 54 points scored by Texas A&M is the second-lowest by an opponent this season (Norfolk State, 52).
  • The Commodores won their second game this season when scoring 70 points or less (2-6).
  • Vanderbilt converted on 47.5% of its attempts from the field and 33.3% of its shots from three. The Commodores only attempted three free throws (and made all three), the fewest shot in a game since attempting three in a game against Chaminade on November 24, 2009 in the 2009 Maui Invitational.
  • Vanderbilt out rebounded the Aggies, 35-30, and 9-8 on the offensive glass.
  • The Commodores scored 38 points in the paint against Texas A&M, their most in a game this season.
  • Vanderbilt had 16 assists on 28 made baskets.
  • Vanderbilt outscored Texas A&M 14-9 in points off of turnovers, 13-9 in second-chance points, 6-0 in fast break points, and 20-12 in bench points.
  • Six different Commodores made a three-point basket.

Individual Notes

  • Prior to the game against the Aggies, Brown had played a combined 27 minutes in league action.