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NCAA Game Summary - Vanderbilt at Tennessee



(Saturday, March 1st)

Final Score: Tennessee 76, Vanderbilt 38

Knoxville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Antonio Barton drained 5-of-7 3-pointers en route to a season-high 21 points, and the Tennessee Volunteers thumped the Vanderbilt Commodores, 76-38, in Southeastern Conference play at Thompson- Boling Arena.

It was a record-setting defensive performance for Tennessee, as Vanderbilt's 38 points are the fewest scored by an opponent in Thompson-Boling Arena history.

Jarnell Stokes contributed 12 points and 11 rebounds for his 17th double- double of the season to help the Volunteers (18-11, 9-7 SEC) earn consecutive wins for the first time in a month.

No player reached double figures for the Commodores (15-13, 7-9), who were a four-point winner at home when these teams met up on Feb. 5. The 38-point deficit in the rematch was the largest margin in 185 all-time meetings with UT.

The Volunteers wasted little time as they sprinted out to a 24-6 lead and never looked back. Barton knocked down three 3-pointers in that stretch, and UT went on to take a 41-18 halftime lead. The 18 points marked the lowest first-half scoring total for Vandy this season and it tied the Vols' best defensive effort.

Things got even uglier in the second half for the Commodores, who shot a mere 4-of-27 (.148) from the floor over the final 20 minutes.

The Vols shot a healthy 53.1 percent for the game and committed only eight turnovers, a solid all-around showing as they look to boost their NCAA Tournament chances with a late-season push.

03/01 15:14:36 ET

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Final
CHA 104
BOS 116
Final
DET 2
ATL 4
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TAM 6
BAL 6
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PIT 18
PHI 4
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STL 6
WAS 2
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NYM 7
MIA 1
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CWS 1
CLE 4
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OAK 11
COL 2
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TEX 7
KAN 11
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SEA 5
ANA 3
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CIN 3
SDP 6
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CHC 8
SFG 5
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ARI 2
LOS 4
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HOU 4
TOR 7
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BOS 14
MIN 1
 
Final
CHA 104
BOS 116
Final
PHI 111
LAL 113
 
Final
TOR 99
HOU 96
 
Final
ATL 101
MIL 88
 
4th
MEM 88
SAC 75
 
4th
MIN 75
UTA 95
 
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POR
PHO
Final
LOYC 65
LAMON 58
 
3rd
MON 3
TAM 4
 
3rd
STL 1
VAN 3
 
2nd
DAL 2
CAL 3
 
2nd
CHI 3
LOS 1
 
2nd
COL 1
EDM 1
 
10:00pm Tonight
ARI
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