Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarvis Summers scored 16 points and
recorded four steals as the Ole Miss Rebels beat the Vanderbilt Commodores,
63-52, in Southeast Conference action at Memorial Gym.
Anthony Perez came off the bench to score 13 points, and LaDarius White and
Marshall Henderson each chipped in 11 for Ole Miss (13-5, 4-1 SEC). The Rebels
have won three games in a row.
Rod Odom scored a game-high 18 points for Vanderbilt (9-8, 1-4). Damian Jones
contributed 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the double-double, and James
Siakam pulled down 10 boards. The Commodores have lost four of their last five
Neither team started the game shooting very well, as Ole Miss took a 29-20
halftime lead on 35.1 percent shooting from the floor in the first half. The
Rebels went 3-of-11 from 3-point distance and didn't attempt a single free
throw in the frame. It was worse for Vanderbilt, as the Commodores connected
on just 29.2 percent of their shots.
The Rebels only slightly improved in the second half, hitting 37.5 percent of
their shots from the field. Vanderbilt shot 44.8 percent in the period, but
went a dismal 1-of-11 from beyond the 3-point arc.
Ole Miss doubled up Vanderbilt in 3-point makes, 6-3, and had the edge in
points in the paint, 30-24. The Rebels forced 17 Commodores turnovers that
resulted directly in 16 points.
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