NASHVILLE – The Vanderbilt women’s basketball team travels to No. 16 Kentucky to open SEC action on Thursday for a 6 p.m. tilt. Fans can watch on SEC Network Plus, follow live stats or listen to Charlie Mattos on WNSR 560 AM or 95.9 FM.
- Vanderbilt topped the Wildcats in Nashville last season, 70-55.
- In last season’s victory Autumn Newby led the Commodores in reobunds with seven while Chelsie Hall led in assists and steals with five in each category.
- The Commodores are coming off of a 77-52 win over Samford on December 28 at Memorial Gymnasium.
- Fasoula is leading the Commodores in both points and rebounds with 16.9 and 7.6, respectively.
- Kentucky comes into the contest with a 13-1 mark on the season with its lone loss coming against No. 3 Louisville.
- Rhyne Howard is leading the Wildcats in scoring with 17.8 points-per-game. Three Kentucky players are averaging 14.1 points-per-game or better.
- UK has not lost on its home court this season.
- Howard is also leading the Cats in in rebounds, averaging 7.4.
Vanderbilt will return home to take on Georgia at 2 p.m. on January 6.