Vanderbilt-Tennessee Notes

The Vanderbilt Commodores host rival Tennessee Wednesday night at Memorial Gymnasium. Inside are starting lineups, game notes, statistal comparisons and a scouting report.

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee

SiteMemorial Gym (14,168)
Nashville, Tenn.
Date/TimeJAN. 10, 2007 • 7 P.M. CT
TelevisionNone
Radio104.5 FM
Sirius Radio:No broadcast available.
General School/ Team Information
.VanderbiltTennessee
Head CoachKevin StallingsBruce Pearl
ConferenceSEC EastSEC East
Record10-513-2
Series RecordUT leads, 104-65
Projected Starters
Vanderbilt

3 - Alex Gordon, G, 5-11, 164, Jr. (7.9 ppg, 3.7 apg)
32 - Shan Foster, G/F, 6-6, 200, Jr. (15.3 ppg, 5.1 rpg)
4 - Derrick Byars, G/F, 6-7, 230, Sr. (13.9 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 3.2 apg)
20 - Dan Cage, G, 6-5, 215, Sr. (10.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg)
41 - Ross Neltner, F, 6-9, 247, Jr. (11.4 ppg, 6.0 rpg)

Tennessee

2 - JaJuan Smith, G, 6-2, 196, Jr. (15.2 ppg, 4.0 rpg)
5 - Chris Lofton, G, 6-2, 200, Jr. (22.2 ppg, 3.6 rpg)
12 - Ramar Smith, 6-2, 185, Fr. (7.5 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 3.1 apg)
23 - Dane Bradshaw, 6-4, 205, Sr. (7.5 ppg, 4.7 apg, 4.3 rpg)
32 - Duke Crews, 6-7, 233, Fr. (10.8 ppg, 6.0 rpg)

Stats Comparison
.Vanderbilt Tennessee
Scoring Offense78.885.9
Scoring Defense67.774.6
Scoring Margin+11.1+11.3
FG%.464.456
FG% Defense.422.448
3FG%.372.373
3FG% Defense.310.342
Free Throw %.712.668
Rebounding35.538.1
Assists17.216.9
Turnovers12.916.2
Opponent Turnovers17.320.6
Steals8.410.1
Blocks2.43.5

Scouting Tennessee

Tennessee comes to Nashville having won nine consecutive games after outlasting Mississippi State 92-84 on Sunday. The Volunteers have climbed to No. 16 in the Associated Press poll with recent wins over then- No. 16 Memphis (76-58), then-No. 15 Oklahoma State (79-77) and Texas (111-105 OT).

The Volunteers have scored 90 or more points in five of their last six games and rank first in the SEC in scoring, averaging 85.9 points.

Guard Chris Lofton leads the SEC in scoring (22.2 ppg) and 3-pointers per game (3.7). He has scored 30 or more points in five games this season. Guard JaJuan Smith ranks second on the team in scoring at 15.2 ppg. Duke Crews is the team leader in rebounds (6.0 rpg). Dane Bradshaw is first in assists (4.7 apg)


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