Recap: Vanderbilt 102, Detroit 52

The 16th ranked Vanderbilt Commodores defeated the Detroit Titans 102-52 on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym. Here is your recap of the game.

As in the Stony Brook game Vanderbilt got off to a slow start, missing its first two shots and suffering two turnovers to fall behind 5-0 before Matthew Fisher Davis nailed a 3-pointer to put the Dores on board.
Vanderbilt then went on a 16-2 run to take a 19-7 lead with 9:25 to go in the first half.
A three pointer by Wade Baldwin the IV extended Vandy’s lead to 28-12 with 7:29 to go in the half.  Baldwin would go on to score 20 points with two three-pointers during the game.
Another three pointer by Fisher Davis put Vandy firmly in command with a 33-12 lead with 7 minutes to play in the half.  
Fisher Davis made four threes during the game including 3 of 4 in the opening stanza.
After a Kevin Stallings tirade following a vandy defensive breakdown the Titans would not score the last 2:33 of the half and the Commodores would head to the locker room up 47-20.
Nolan Cressler was second on the team with 14 points, shooting 50 percent  from the field with two three’s.
With 5:29 to go in the game Cressler put an exclamation point on the  Vanderbilt victory with a huge dunk that put Vandy up 93-42.
Luke Kornet led the ‘Dores with 11 rebounds and five blocked shots in only 16 minutes of play.
The ‘Dores got even hotter in the second half, shooting 59.4% from the field, while hitting five of 11 three pointers.
Next up for Vanderbilt is a visit to 25th ranked Baylor on Sunday December 6.
For and Scout this is D.T. Yates

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