Vanderbilt 73, Auburn 61

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee
Officials - Joe Lindsay, Doug Shows, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 9961

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Auburn 27 34 61
Vanderbilt 34 39 73

Recap


Vanderbilt 73, Auburn 61: Kedren Johnson led four Commodores in double figures with 15 points as host Vanderbilt downed the Tigers.

Johnson also pulled down a team-high seven boards for the Commodores. Vanderbilt (8-9, 2-3 SEC) also received 14 points from Kyle Fuller. Kevin Bright finished with 12, all of them coming off 3-pointers and Sheldon Jeter came off the bench to record 10 points. 

Auburn (8-10, 2-3), which lost its third straight after two wins to start SEC play, received a big night from big man Rob Chubb, who recorded a team-high eight boards to go along with his 14 points. Fellow senior Frankie Sullivan also finished with 14. Brian Greene Jr. had 11 off 4-for-6 shooting.

Auburn led 17-15 with 9:12 to play in the first half, but Vanderbilt responded by grabbing a 34-27 lead by the break. An 8-0 run in the second half allowed the Commodores to extend their lead to 13 with just over 13 minutes to play.

The Tigers shot just nine free throws, compared to Vanderbilt's 30 attempts, of which the Commodores made 24.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Commodores extended their second-longest streak of making a 3-pointer in each game to 849, shooting 9-for-24 from deep. … Dai-Jon Parker started his third straight game for the Commodores, but only recorded six points. He scored a combined 27 in his first two career starts. … Vanderbilt has won the past seven games in the series, which the Commodores lead 83-51.

Auburn Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Josh Wallace 32:00 1-5 1-2 2-2 0 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 5
Frankie Sullivan 28:00 5-12 2-7 2-2 1 3 4 1 4 1 2 1 14
Rob Chubb 30:00 6-10 0-0 2-2 2 6 8 1 3 0 3 1 14
Allen Payne 33:00 1-1 0-0 1-1 0 5 5 2 2 2 2 0 3
Shaquille Johnson 27:00 2-6 1-3 0-0 2 3 5 4 3 1 1 1 5
Noel Johnson 10:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 3
Asauhn Dixon-Tatum 10:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 2 2 2 1 2
Jordan Price 2:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Chris Denson 18:00 0-4 0-3 1-2 0 1 1 1 3 0 2 0 1
Jordon Granger 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Brian Greene Jr. 8:00 4-6 3-4 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 11
TOTAL 200 22-53 9-24 8-9 5 21 26 13 26 7 15 4 61
  41.5% 37.5% 88.9% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 15

Vanderbilt Commodores

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rod Odom 29:00 1-8 0-3 6-6 5 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 8
Kedren Johnson 33:00 3-9 1-3 8-10 0 7 7 4 1 1 2 1 15
Dai-Jon Parker 21:00 1-3 0-1 4-5 0 2 2 4 4 0 1 0 6
Shelby Moats 20:00 2-3 0-0 0-1 2 1 3 0 3 0 2 0 4
Sheldon Jeter 20:00 4-8 2-4 0-0 0 3 3 1 2 1 1 0 10
Kevin Bright 33:00 4-7 4-7 0-0 0 3 3 1 2 1 1 1 12
Josh Henderson 18:00 2-4 0-0 0-1 2 2 4 1 2 1 3 0 4
Kyle Fuller 26:00 3-7 2-6 6-7 0 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 14
TOTAL 200 20-49 9-24 24-30 9 24 33 14 14 4 12 2 73
  40.8% 37.5% 80.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12