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(12) Vanderbilt 84

(22-4, 8-3 SEC)

Mississippi St 64

(16-10, 6-5 SEC)

8:00 PM ET, February 15, 2007

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#12VAN 43 4184
MSST 25 3964

No. 13 Vandy dominates 1st half, routs Mississippi St.

Associated Press

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Caroline Williams scored 24 points and No. 12 Vanderbilt dominated the first half to take an 84-64 victory over Mississippi State on Thursday night.

Carla Thomas added 12 points and Jennifer Risper 10 for the Commodores (22-4, 8-3 Southeastern Conference), who scored 20 points off Mississippi State's 15 first-half turnovers.

Marneshia Richard had 15 points for Mississippi State (16-10, 6-5). Alexis Rack added 14 and Tysheka Grimes 11.

Vanderbilt led 43-25 at the break, and by as many as 23 late in the second half.

Williams entered the game as the SEC's top 3-point shooter and went 6-for-12 from beyond the arc.

Vanderbilt scored 36 points in the paint compared to 18 for Mississippi.

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