3:00 PM ET, January 11, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Melanie Balcomb tried to treat Tennessee (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 7 AP) just like any other opponent her first six seasons at Vanderbilt.This time around, she listened to those who told her she was wrong.
• Vanderbilt beat Tennessee for the first time since Feb. 2, 2002, and got its seventh all-time win in the series.
• Five Vanderbilt players scored in double figures to end Tennessee's five-game winning streak.
• The Commodores outscored the Vols 40-30 in the paint and had a 23-8 advantage off turnovers.
-- ESPN research
Pat Summitt needs five wins to become the first coach in men's and women's Division I history to reach 1,000 wins.
|Bob Knight||Texas Tech||42||902-371|
|Dean Smith||North Carolina||36||879-254|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-61 (.393)||30-65 (.462)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-17 (.235)||4-15 (.267)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-10 (.600)||10-18 (.556)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|