VU-Tennessee post game notes

Feb. 22, 2017

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Vanderbilt 67, Tennessee 56
Postgame notes

Team Notes

  • The Commodores improved to 15-13 overall and 8-7 in league play with the win over the Volunteers.
  • Vanderbilt has now won three consecutive games for the first time this season.
  • The win over the Volunteers in Knoxville was Vanderbilt’s third consecutive win at Tennessee – it marks the first time since 1955, 1956, and 1957 that the Commodores have won three straight in Knoxville.
  • The Commodores held Tennessee to 29.0% from the floor in the game, the lowest percentage by an opponent this season.
  • Tennessee was only 3-17 from three in the game (17.6%). Opponents are 7-for-42 (16.7%) from beyond-the-arc in Vanderbilt’s last three games.
  • Vanderbilt made a three-pointer in their 992nd consecutive game.
  • The Commodores converted on 36.8% of their shots from the floor, the lowest shooting percentage by Vanderbilt team in a victory this season.
  • Vanderbilt committed a season-low five turnovers in the win.
  • The Commodores had 14 assists on 21 made baskets.

Individual Notes

  • Vanderbilt had five players score in double figures, with junior Jeff Roberson leading the way with 15 points. Senior Luke Kornet and junior Matthew Fisher-Davis scored 13 points, senior Nolan Cressler added 11 points, and Riley LaChance added 10 points in the win.
  • Kornet added 11 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season. He also blocked a season-high seven shots.
  • LaChance dished out seven assists to go along with his 10 points.
  • Cressler and Fisher-Davis made a team-high three threes.