Vanderbilt (7-3) vs. Saint Louis (11-2)
Nashville, Tenn. – Memorial Gym – 8:00pm CT
Nashville, TN – After a nine-day break for the Christmas holiday, the Commodores return to the Memorial Gym hardwood for a contest with Atlantic 10 Conference member Saint Louis. The game will tip off at 8:00pm, and air live on ESPNU, with the radio call coming on the Vanderbilt IMG College Radio Network in middle Tennessee and online at vucommodores.com with play-by-play voice Joe Fisher and color analyst Tim Thompson.
Vanderbilt won its third consecutive game on December 21st in their last time out with a 76-63 win over ACC foe Georgia Tech at Memorial Gym. Senior Rod Odom scored 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting, 4-of 5 from three, to lead Vanderbilt. Junior guard Dai-Jon Parker tallied 13 points, and senior guard Kyle Fuller tallied 12 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists in the winning effort. The Commodores trailed by as many as 14 in the first half, but held the Yellow Jackets scoreless for the last six minutes of the first half and outscored Georgia Tech 35-8 at the end of the first half and beginning of second.
Vanderbilt hosts St. Louis at Memorial Gym (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)
The Billikens are riding a five-game win streak heading into Monday night’s game. St. Louis’ two losses this year have come against nationally ranked Wisconsin and Wichita State. Dwayne Evans leads all Billiken players with 15.9 points per game. Jordair Jett also averages double figures with 10.5.
Monday’s meeting will be the ninth overall between the two schools, with Vanderbilt holding a 5-3 advantage in the series. The Commodores lead the series with the Billikens, 3-0, in game played in Nashville.
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