Sherwood's 24 points ignite Vandy's rout of Belmont

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Liz Sherwood scored 24 points, and Christina Wirth added 19 to help Vanderbilt (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 25 AP) rout Belmont 104-43 on Friday in the first round of the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament.

The Commodores (4-1) led by 32 points in the first half and pushed the advantage to 65 in the second.

Shaunda Strayhorn had 10 points for Belmont (2-4). The Bruins, coming off their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance last season, hadn't played Vanderbilt in 16 years.

In the title game Sunday, Vanderbilt will meet the Iowa State-Michigan winner.