Shan Foster scored 15 points and Jermaine Beal added 14 as Vanderbilt defeated Utah State, 77-56, to advance to the finals of the South Padre Island Invitational. Vanderbilt will face Bradley at 7:30 p.m. CST on Saturday night.
Commodore good stat: Offensive rebounds, Vanderbilt 13 Utah State 3
Commodore bad stat: First half 3-point shooting, 2 of 9 (22.2%)
Commodore ugly stat: None
VandyMania Players of the Game: Shan Foster, 15 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal.
Jermaine Beal, 14 points, 2 rebounds and 6 assists.
Quotable: Jermaine Beal, "At the half, we knew our offense was struggling but our defense was solid. We knew we just had to make some shots and we would be alright."
Next up: Sat., Nov. 24, vs. Bradley at 7:30 p.m. CT