Vanderbilt vs Texas-El Paso

Vanderbilt 73, UTEP 49

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Kedren Johnson scored 17 points and Rod Odom added 16 as Vanderbilt beat Texas El-Paso 73-49 in the consolation round Sunday at the Old Spice Classic.

Kyle Fuller added 14 points for Vanderbilt (2-3). The Commodores, looking to replace their top six scorers from last season's 25-win team, entered averaging 55.8 points a game.

John Bohannon had 11 points for the Miners (1-4), who have lost four in a row. The streak matches their longest skid under coach Tim Floyd.

Both teams lost their previous two games at the classic.

Vanderbilt was coming off a 50-33 loss Friday to Marist. The Commodores were also defeated 75-62 by Davidson. UTEP's losses came against Clemson (69-48) and Oklahoma (68-61).

Johnson's 3-pointer made it 57-36 with 7:30 to play. The guard, who had a career-high 28 points in Thursday's loss to Davidson, was held to four points one day later by Marist.

Vanderbilt opened the second half with a 9-2 run to grab a 42-19 lead. Shelby Moats had a 3 during the stretch.

UTEP narrowed the gap to 49-34 midway through the second on C.J. Cooper's basket.

Odom had eight points in helping Vanderbilt go ahead 33-17 at halftime.

Kevin Bright had two 3-pointers, and Odom and Fuller also hit long-range jumpers during a 19-0 stretch as Vanderbilt took a 28-12 advantage 14 minutes into the game.

UTEP went scoreless for more than eight minutes before Cedrick Lang's basket cut the deficit to 28-14 four minutes before intermission.

Lang finished with 10 points.

Bohannon's 3-point play gave UTEP an early 7-1 lead. Odom made a jumper to conclude an 8-0 run for Vanderbilt that put the Commodores up 9-7.

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Vanderbilt (2-3) «334073
Texas-El Paso (1-4)173249

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Vanderbilt Commodores
R. Odom, F335-114-670116
J. Henderson, C172-41-21035
K. Johnson, G367-111-220117
K. Fuller, G344-85-625114
K. Bright, G272-40-03136
S. Moats233-61-15328
S. Jeter172-30-01145
J. Siakam110-22-24032
C. Josephs10-00-00000
N. Watkins10-00-00000
A. Gendelman00-00-00000
Totals 25-4914-1925101873
 51%73.7% 
Texas-El Paso Miners
C. Lang, F203-64-670410
J. Bohannon, C284-43-562211
J. Streeter, G321-50-02513
J. Washburn, G282-60-01214
J. Ragland, G262-50-00116
C. Cooper262-50-02115
C. Washburn200-20-00010
T. Howard112-52-23016
M. Moore91-12-21034
Totals 17-3911-1524111549
 43.6%73.3% 
Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas A&M0-09-16
Auburn0-08-155
Kentucky0-08-136
Miss. State0-08-152
Georgia0-07-164
Tennessee0-07-18
Missouri0-08-23
S. Carolina0-08-241
Arkansas0-07-29
LSU0-06-2166
Alabama0-07-326
Florida0-06-363
Ole Miss0-05-4133
Vanderbilt0-03-6168

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-114
La. Tech0-07-394
Marshall0-07-3178
Old Dominion0-07-365
FAU0-06-3107
So. Miss0-06-4269
UAB0-06-4189
Western Ky.0-06-451
North Texas0-06-5247
UT-San Antonio0-06-5248
FIU0-05-5249
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6214
Rice0-02-7305
 
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MIST 63
COLG 51 Final
SYR 87
POST 58 Final
OKST 81
STONY 62 Final
UCONN 73
BALL 53 Final
IND 101
DAVID 67 Final
GONZ 81
AF 74 Final
COLO 89
CP 70 Final
UCLA 68
SDSU 66 Final
USC 60