Tennessee State (1-5) has lost five straight games under new
coach Cy Alexander after opening the season with a win over
Vanderbilt controlled the game from the outset, building a 20-8
lead in the game's first 11 minutes en route to a 46-28 halftime
Following a 3-pointer by Smith with 17:00 left that put
Vanderbilt up 51-30, the lead never dipped below 19 points.
The victory for Vanderbilt was the 600th in the 52-year history
of Memorial Gym.
Vanderbilt leads the series between the two Nashville schools
4-0. This was the first meeting since Vanderbilt beat TSU 94-64 in
Commodores coach Kevin Stallings owns a 40-2 non-conference home
record in five years at Vanderbilt.