News 12 @ 6 Saturday Feb. 23, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Shan Foster scored 29 points Alex Gordon
added 23 to lead Number 20 Vanderbilt to an 86-74 victory over
The Commodores (23-4, 8-4) extended their winning streak to six
games and remained one game behind Kentucky for second place in the
Southeastern Conference East Division.
Sundiata Gaines had 24 points for Georgia (12-13, 3-9), which
led 38-37 at halftime. But Vanderbilt stepped it offensively behind
Foster, who scored 21 points after halftime including opening the
final 20 minutes with his first three-pointer of the game.
The Commodores made 17 of their first 24 shots in the second
half to take an 86-68 lead on a three-pointer by Foster with 4:38
Vanderbilt completed a season sweep of Georgia for the first
time since the 1999-2000 season.
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