Vanderbilt-Arkansas Notes

It's March Madness for the Vanderbilt Commodores today as they face the same Razorback team that defeated them on Saturday at Memorial Gym. Inside you'll find game notes, probable starting lineups, a statistical comparison and a series history.

Vanderbilt vs. Arkansas

SiteGeorgia Dome (40,000)
Atlanta, Ga.
Date/TimeMARCH 9, 2007 • 2:15 P.M. CT
TelevisionNone
Radio104.5 FM
Sirius Radio:
General School/ Team Information
.VanderbiltArkansas
Head CoachKevin StallingsStan Heath
ConferenceSEC EastSEC East
Record20-10 (10-5 SEC)18-12 (6-9 SEC)
Series RecordUA leads, 12-7
Projected Starters
Vanderbilt

3 - Alex Gordon, G, 5-11, 164, Jr. (7.7 ppg, 3.4 apg)
32 - Shan Foster, G/F, 6-6, 200, Jr. (15.5 ppg, 4.8 rpg)
4 - Derrick Byars, G/F, 6-7, 230, Sr. (16.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 3.3 apg)
20 - Dan Cage, G, 6-5, 215, Sr. (11.2 ppg, 3.0 rpg)
41 - Ross Neltner, F, 6-9, 247, Jr. (9.9 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 2.2 apg)

Arkansas

0 - Gary Ervin, G, 6-0, 176, Jr. (9.5 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 5.2 apg)
21 - Patrick Beverley, G, 6-1, 172, Fr. (14.1 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 3.2 apg)
13 - Sonny Weems, F, 6-6, 201, Jr. (11.4 ppg, 4.7 rpg)
3 - Charles Thomas, F, 6-8, 235, Jr. (11.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg)
51 - Steven Hill, F/C, 6-6, 201, Jr. (6.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.0 bpg)

Stats Comparison
.Vanderbilt Arkansas
Scoring Offense77.170.8/B>
Scoring Defense70.765.3
Scoring Margin+6.4+5.5
FG%.464.469
FG% Defense.439.409
3FG%.381.361
3FG% Defense.337.332
Free Throw %.719.702
Rebounding33.934.7
Assists17.215.5
Turnovers12.816.0
Opponent Turnovers15.914.4
Steals7.77.0
Blocks2.86.6

Scouting Arkansas

Arkansas leads the all-time series 12-7, including a 7-1 advantage in Fayetteville and a 1-0 lead at neutral sites. Vanderbilt leads the series in Nashville, 6-4… The Razorbacks won this year's meeting, 82-67 in Nashville on March 3. The win snapped Vanderbilt's 13-game home win streak and was the Commodores only home loss this season to an SEC foe ... Arkansas has won seven of the last 10 meetings… Arkansas topped Vanderbilt, 79-65, at the 1995 SEC Tournament on March 10… The Razorbacks are 10-6 against the Commodores since joining the SEC in 1992… Kevin Stallings is 2-6 against Arkansas… Stan Heath is 4-1 against Vanderbilt.


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