7:00 PM ET, February 16, 2011
Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, GA
ATHENS, Ga. -- All John Jenkins needed was one good shot to end his scoring drought and launch Vanderbilt's comeback against Georgia.Jenkins scored all of his 21 points in the second half and No. 18 Vandy rallied from a second-half deficit of 14 points to beat the Bulldogs 64-56 on Wednesday night.Jenkins, the leading scorer in the Southeastern Conference, was scoreless before making a 3-pointer with 13:15 remaining when Georgia led 40-26. It was the first of five 3-pointers for the sophomore.
Schlabach: Stars Come Alive
Vanderbilt's top three scorers combined for four points on 1-for-23 shooting in the first half but found their stroke after halftime, writes Mark Schlabach. Blog
• John Jenkins had a game-high 21 points to help Vanderbilt rally from a six-point halftime deficit and win on the road.
• All of Jenkins' points came in the final 14 minutes.
• Both teams entered with 6-4 conference records, but it was the Commodores with a 43-point second half that improve to 19-6, 7-4 in the SEC.
• Vanderbilt won for the fourth straight game.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||21-65 (.323)||19-53 (.358)|
|3P Made-Attempted||12-25 (.480)||9-19 (.474)|
|FT Made-Attempted||10-14 (.714)||9-10 (.900)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||8 (0/0)||13 (1/0)|
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