NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Dee Davis matched a career high with 21
points to lead six players in double figures in Vanderbilt's 96-54 victory Wednesday night over Memphis.
Vanderbilt (5-0) raced to a 47-25 halftime lead and made it rout
with a 22-4 run out of the break. Cherish Stringfield made a layup
with 7:30 remaining to give the Commodores their biggest lead of
the game at 84-35.It was the second straight year Vanderbilt (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today; No. 13 AP) has handed Memphis
(4-1) its first loss. The 42-point defeat was the seventh-worst in
the history of the Memphis program.
Ashley Earley scored 14 of her 18 points in the first half for
Vanderbilt. Carla Thomas added 16 points, Katie Antony and
Stringfield had 12 apiece and Nicole Jules a career-high 10.Jennifer Sullivan led Memphis with 18 points, and Tamika Butler