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Miami (OH) 50

(3-5, 1-4 away)

(21) Vanderbilt 82

(8-2, 5-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 10, 2005

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    M-OH 17 3350
    #21VAN 40 4282

    Early lead helps Vandy ease past Miami (Ohio)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Caroline Williams scored all 22 of her points in the first half to lead Vanderbilt (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) past Miami (Ohio) 82-50 on Saturday.

    Vanderbilt (8-2) opened the game with a 13-1 run, capped by Williams' 3-pointer with 15:52 left in the half. Williams finished with a pair of 3-pointers to give Vanderbilt a 40-17 halftime lead.

    Miami (3-5) held the Commodores scoreless for nearly six minutes in the first half, but managed just three points of its own.

    In the second half, Vanderbilt took a 78-42 lead with nine minutes left on a basket by Carla Thomas. Liz Sherwood and Thomas finished with 14 points each and reserve Cherish Stringfield added 13. Dee Davis had her second 10-assist game of the season.

    Cindi Merrill had 23 points and Katie Guerriero added 10 for the Redhawks.

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