You have 2 remaining free articles this month
Try unlimited digital access
link your account for free access. Start here
|Men's College Basketball|
· Top Story
· Coaching Changes
· Conference Stats
· Gaming Matchup
· Injuries (A-M)
· Injuries (N-Z)
· Current Odds
· Live Odds
· Top25 Scoreboard
· Full Scoreboard
· Secondary Scoreboard
· ESPN-USA Today
· Division II
· Division III
· Top-25 Analysis
· Top 25 Results
NCAA Game Summary - Villanova at Vanderbilt
(Saturday, December 1)
Final Score: Villanova 62, Vanderbilt 52
Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Mouphtaou Yarou collected 16 points and seven rebounds, helping lift the Villanova Wildcats to a 62-52 road win over the Vanderbilt Commodores as part of the SEC/Big East Challenge at Memorial Gymnasium.
JayVaughn Pinkston provided a spark off the bench with 13 points and eight rebounds to help the Wildcats (4-3) snap a three-game slide.
Rod Odom led the way with 14 points for the Commodores (2-4). Kevin Bright recorded a double-double with 12 points and 12 boards, while Kedren Johnson also scored 12 in the loss.
Vanderbilt jumped out to a five-point lead four minutes into the contest, but Villanova kept things close and took the lead midway through the opening frame. The Wildcats closed out the half with an 8-3 surge to take a 31-26 halftime lead.
Villanova marched to the free-throw line in the second stanza, holding a key 16-6 scoring edge at the charity stripe over the final 20 minutes to seal the win.
The Wildcats held a 21-9 advantage in bench points in addition to outrebounding the Commodores, 34-28.
12/01 20:42:50 ET