Vanderbilt vs. Auburn: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Vanderbilt vs. Auburn: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Vanderbilt 62
(13-15, 5-7 away)
Auburn 55
(9-20, 8-11 home)
Venue: Auburn Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Vanderbilt 26 36 62
Auburn 17 38 55
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Vanderbilt K Johnson 16 K Bright 8 K Johnson 8
Auburn C Denson 16 A Payne 6 F Sullivan 3

Vanderbilt got a victory on the road against Auburn 62-55 in conference action on a night when they scored 30 points from beyond the three-point line. With the win, the Commodores stay unbeaten against Auburn this season at 2-0. The Commodores got the win with a game-high 16 points and eight assists from Kedren Johnson. Kevin Bright also had a solid outing, scoring 14 points and adding eight rebounds. For the Tigers, Chris Denson got a team-high 16 points and four rebounds. This makes three wins in a row for the Commodores. Next up for Vanderbilt (13-15, 7-9 SEC) is eighth-ranked Florida (23-5, 13-3 SEC) on Wednesday, Mar. 6 on the road.

Vanderbilt Game Notes

  • The win over Auburn extended the Vanderbilt winning streak to three games.
  • Vandy beat the spread by five points. That makes the 15th time this season the Commodores have beaten the spread.
  • The Commodores have won 80 percent of the time this season (12-3) after recording 62 or more total points.
  • Vandy has won every game this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 35.7 percent field goal percentage.
  • Vandy has won 89 percent of the time this season (8-1) when opponents record 55 or fewer total points.
  • This season Vanderbilt has won 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Josh Henderson has 11 points or more, 75 percent of the time (6-2) when Dai-Jon Parker plays 31 minutes or more, and 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Kevin Bright has four field goals made or more.
  • The Commodores have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Kedren Johnson recorded a team season high in free throws made with 10 and free throws attempted with 15.
  • The top two scorers (Kedren Johnson and Kevin Bright) accounted for 48.3 percent of the points.
  • Kedren Johnson has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 28 games this season.
  • Kevin Bright has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 28 games this season.
  • Kedren Johnson had career highs with 10 free throws made and eight assists.
  • Kevin Bright has three straight double-digit point games.

Auburn Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Tigers losing streak to seven games.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Denson and Josh Wallace) accounted for 43.6 percent of the points.
  • Chris Denson has led the team in scoring seven times in 29 games this season.
  • Rob Chubb has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 29 games this season.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Josh Wallace.
Vandy PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kedren Johnson351658001
B+Kevin Bright331480002
BShelby Moats8331000
B-Josh Henderson321140102
B-Rod Odom33770122
C+Kyle Fuller17322000
CDai-Jon Parker31841002
DSheldon Jeter11020000
AU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChris Denson301642200
BJordan Price16722000
B-Rob Chubb28561131
C+A. Dixon-Tatum11230020
C+Josh Wallace24831000
C+S. Johnson17440001
CAllen Payne27661102
CF. Sullivan26733003
-Brian Greene Jr9020000
FNoel Johnson12000001

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