Providence 26 41 67
Vanderbilt 31 29 60
Date of game: 11/22/2013

Recap: Vanderbilt vs. Providence

St. Thomas, VI (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Harris scored 15 points to pace four Friars in double-figures as Providence downed the Vanderbilt Commodores, 67-60, in the opening round of the 2013 Paradise Jam at the Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Bryce Cotton added 14 points and four assists for Providence (5-0) while LaDonte Henton scored 12 points and pulled down five boards. Kris Dunn came off the bench to tally 10 points and five assists.

Vanderbilt (2-2) was paced by Rod Odom, who scored 17 points on 5-of-12 shooting from the floor. Eric McClellan chipped in 13 points and six assists. Josh Henderson came off the bench to score 11 points and grab seven rebounds in 26 minutes of action.

The Commodores took a 31-26 lead into halftime after shooting 41.9 percent from the floor and outrebounding Providence, 22-15, in the opening 20 minutes of action. Providence converted only 2-of-15 tries from beyond the arc in the first half.

The Friars took control in the second stanza by hitting on 46.9 percent of their field goal tries and sinking 8-of-10 attempts at the free-throw line. Although Vandy shot an even 50 percent from the floor after halftime, it attempted seven less field goals and went only 2-of-6 at the charity stripe during the final period. The game was tied at 59 with 2:35 remaining in regulation, but the Commodores scored just one point the rest of the way.

Vandy committed 17 turnovers which the Friars converted into 22 points. Providence assisted 13 of its 25 makes from the field.

The Friars will advance to the winner's bracket to play La Salle on Sunday. The Commodores will take on Morgan State on Saturday.

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