Scores

Final

McNeese State 71

(0-1, 0-1 away)

(16) Vanderbilt 82

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    1:00 PM ET, November 10, 2012

    1 2 T
    MCNS 36 3571
    #16VAN 41 4182

    Top Performers

    McNeese State: C. Baggett 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Vanderbilt: T. Clarke 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Tiffany Clarke's big second half helps No. 16 Vanderbilt pull away

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tiffany Clarke scored 14 of her 24 points in the second half as No. 16 Vanderbilt beat McNeese State 82-71 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

    Clarke, who grabbed eight rebounds, made 9-of-12 field goals and a team-high six free throws.

    Vanderbilt held a 41-39 lead to begin the second half and used a 23-9 run to push that lead to 64-48 with 11:57 left to play.

    McNeese State cut the deficit to eight, 70-62, with 3:31 remaining. But Clarke scored four straight points for Vanderbilt, putting the Commodores ahead by double-digits, 74-64, and the game out of reach for the Cowgirls.

    Christina Foggie, who knocked down three 3-pointers in the win, finished with 18 points and Jasmine Lister sparked Vanderbilt's offense, dishing out 10 of the Commodores' 20 assists.

    Ashlyn and Caitlyn Baggett each tallied 20 points for McNeese State but the Cowgirls committed 17 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MCNS
    VAN
    Points 71 82
    FG Made-Attempted 24-58 (.414) 29-54 (.537)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-22 (.727) 19-28 (.679)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 18

    Game Leaders

     
    MCNS
    VAN
    PointsC. Baggett 20T. Clarke 24
    ReboundsA. Minor 5T. Clarke 8
    AssistsC. Baggett 5J. Lister 10
    StealsN. Jones 2E. Brown 4
    BlocksC. Robinson 1K. Shaw 4

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