Vanderbilt 23 34 57
Tennessee 27 31 58
Date of game: 1/29/2013

Recap: Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt

Knoxville, TN (Sports Network) - Jarnell Stokes posted a double-double as the Tennessee Volunteers edged out the Vanderbilt Commodores, 58-57, in a SEC battle at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Stokes had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Skylar McBee added 10 points off the bench for Tennessee (11-8, 3-4 SEC) which has won three of its last four. Josh Richardson had only six points but collected 10 rebounds as well.

Kedren Johnson scored 14 points and Josh Henderson chipped in 13 off the bench for Vanderbilt (8-11, 2-5) which has lost consecutive games.

Tennessee got out to a 27-23 lead at the break by shooting 41.7 percent from the field which was slightly better than Vanderbilt who hit on 40.9 percent of its field goal attempts.

The Commodores improved to 44.4 percent shooting in the second half to tighten the game up in the final minute. With 28 seconds left Vanderbilt trailed by just a single point, 58-57, after a tip-in from James Siakam. Jordan McRae then missed the front end of a one-and-one attempt for the Volunteers but Johnson's last second layup missed for Vanderbilt.

Tennessee had slim advantages in rebounds (33-31) and points in the paint (30-26). The Volunteers also earned a 12-4 edge on second chance points.

Game Notes

Leinart, Crouch headline 2016 College HOF ballot

Former Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinart, Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam are among 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot for election into the 2016 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Halfway to the Sprint Cup Chase

The regular season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its midpoint, with 13 races completed and 13 to go before the championship Chase begins.

Blue Jays activate Navarro from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following a 2-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.