Scores

Final

Alabama 74

(13-9, 3-5 SEC)

Vanderbilt 79

(14-8, 3-5 SEC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 5, 2009

    Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    ALA 43 3174
    VAN 36 4379

    Top Performers

    Alabama: J. Green 12 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Vanderbilt: A. Ogilvy 20 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Vanderbilt 79, Alabama 74

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jermaine Beal and A.J. Ogilvy scored 20 points each to lead Vanderbilt to a 79-74 Southeastern Conference win over Alabama on Thursday night.

    The Crimson Tide (13-9, 3-5), who led 43-36 at halftime, took a 49-45 lead on an Alonzo Gee basket with 16:37 to play. Vanderbilt (14-8, 3-5) then went on a 17-2 run to take a 62-51 lead with 9:12 left on a 3-pointer by Beal.

    Beal connected on another 3 with 7 minutes to play, giving the Commodores a 70-59 lead. But Alabama cut the margin to 76-74 on an Andrew Steele 3-pointer with 3:09 remaining. Beal hit two free throws with 17.4 seconds left, and Ogilvy added another with 6.4 seconds remaining to seal the win.

    Ogilvy also had 12 rebounds and Jeffery Taylor added 11 points for Vanderbilt.

    Anthony Brock scored 15 points and JaMychal Green added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Alabama.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALA
    VAN
    Points 74 79
    FG Made-Attempted 24-58 (.414) 28-59 (.475)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 10-26 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-22 (.818) 13-24 (.542)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 11

    2008-09 Season

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