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#5 Tennessee Overpowers Vanderbilt 58-46

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – No. 5 Tennessee extended its winning streak in Thompson-Boling Arena to 24 games Tuesday night, defeating the Vanderbilt Commodores, 58-46.

The Vols (24-2, 12-1 SEC) held the Commodores to their lowest scoring output of the season, limiting them to just 32 percent shooting from the field. Clevon Brown was the only Vanderbilt (9-17, 0-13 SEC) player to shoot better than 50 percent from the field, and he finished with just two points on 1-of-2 shooting.

After holding a nine-point edge at half, Tennessee continued to harass Vanderbilt defensively. UT limited the Commodores to just 23.5 percent shooting (8-of-34) in the second half. The Vols' defensive effort helped them to their 14th double-digit home victory of the season and their 10th double-digit win in conference play.

COURTESY: Univ. of Tennessee


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