No. 17 Vandy dispatches Davidson thanks to balanced offensive attack

NASHVILLE -- Hannah Tuomi had 16 points and Christina Wirth added 14 as No. 17 Vanderbilt defeated Davidson 82-50 on Friday.

Wirth scored seven straight first-half points, including consecutive 3-pointers, to turn a two-point lead (19-17) into a nine-point advantage (26-17). She also had five rebounds and four assists.

Tuomi scored four points in a 9-0 Vanderbilt run to open the second half.

Vanderbilt (5-1) never trailed, forcing 33 turnovers and allowing just six offensive rebounds. Davidson (1-4) had an overall advantage of 33-27 in rebounds.

The Wildcats got within four, 26-22, on a 3-point basket by Ashley Lax with 5:53 to play in the first half. She finished with 13 points. Julia Paquette added 13 points and a game-high nine rebounds for the Wildcats. Mercedes Robinson had 10 points.