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Second-half run lifts Vandy past N. Arizona

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Liz Sherwood scored nine of her 13
points during a key stretch of the second half, leading No. 21
Vanderbilt to a 57-41 victory over Northern Arizona on Thursday
night.

Alyssa Wahl scored 16 points to lead Northern Arizona (5-2).

Vanderbilt (7-2) used an 11-2 run, capped by two baskets by
Nicole Jules, to erase an early three-point deficit. Sade'
Cunningham scored with 5 seconds left in the half to rally Northern
Arizona within 23-19 at the break.

The Commodores extended their lead to 26-19 two minutes into the
second half, but the Lumberjacks closed within 29-27 on a basket by
Wahl basket with 14:19 remaining.

Vanderbilt seized control with a 14-2 run over the next 7
minutes, with Sherwood hitting three baskets and converting three
free throws. Vanderbilt pushed its lead to 43-29 lead when Jules
completed a three-point play with 7:25 left.

Dee Davis scored with 5:34 left to extend Vanderbilt's lead to
47-31.