Boxscore
Vanderbilt 61, Georgia 52
Sunday, February 19, 2012 1:00 PM
Location - Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia
Officials - Doug Shows, Mike Roberts, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 7823

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Vanderbilt 28 33 61
Georgia 29 23 52

Recap


VANDERBILT 61, GEORGIA 52: John Jenkins scored 28 points, including making 6 of 8 3-pointers, and Vanderbilt moved to within one game of second-place Florida in the SEC.

Georgia (12-14, 3-9 SEC) led 40-35 early in the second half, but Jenkins scored eight points during a 15-0 spurt that put the Commodores (19-8, 8-4) up by double digits for the first time at 50-40 with around eight minutes to play.

Jenkins, the conference’s leading scorer, buried two 3-pointers from the top of the key to squash one last Georgia challenge.

The Bulldogs shot 47 percent from the field in the first half, but struggled badly in the final 20 minutes, hitting just 10 of 34 shots. 

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Vanderbilt averaged 13.7 turnovers coming into the game, but turned the ball over 20 times, while Georgia, averaging 6.2 steals, had nine … The Commodores went the final 5:40 of the first half without registering a field goal and missed 15 of 21 field goal attempts (28), including several lay ups … Vanderbilt won for the sixth consecutive time in the series.

Vanderbilt Commodores

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Festus Ezeli 13:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 0 3 0 5 0 1
Lance Goulbourne 28:00 1-5 0-2 0-0 1 5 6 1 2 3 5 0 2
Jeffery Taylor 27:00 4-11 2-6 3-5 1 1 2 1 4 1 3 0 13
Brad Tinsley 21:00 2-3 1-2 2-2 0 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 7
John Jenkins 38:00 8-11 6-8 6-6 1 3 4 2 1 3 0 1 28
Steve Tchiengang 20:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 1 4 0 4 0 2
Rod Odom 14:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0
Dai-Jon Parker 10:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3
Shelby Moats 5:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
Kedren Johnson 24:00 0-4 0-1 5-6 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 5
TOTAL 200 17-40 10-22 17-21 5 22 27 8 19 7 20 3 61
  42.5% 45.5% 81.0% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 20

Georgia Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Gerald Robinson 37:00 8-13 1-3 2-3 2 1 3 3 1 4 4 0 19
Dustin Ware 33:00 2-10 1-9 2-2 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 7
Marcus Thornton 27:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 6 7 0 3 0 1 1 2
Donte Williams 37:00 2-6 0-0 2-5 3 3 6 1 4 0 1 5 6
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 22:00 3-13 0-7 0-0 3 1 4 2 3 1 1 0 6
Vincent Williams 11:00 1-2 1-2 2-2 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 5
Sherrard Brantley 6:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
Nemanja Djurisic 21:00 3-6 0-0 1-2 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 7
John Florveus 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-55 3-23 9-14 12 17 29 7 14 9 11 6 52
  36.4% 13.0% 64.3% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11
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