Recap - Alabama Defeats Vanderbilt 68-63
|Recap - Alabama Defeats Vanderbilt 68-63|
Alabama got 16 points from Trevor Releford en route to a 68-63 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday at Coleman Coliseum.
Alabama won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread.
Alabama got 15 points from Retin Obasohan and another 15 points from Shannon Hale. Trevor Releford contributed 6 assists, while Carl Engstrom cleaned the glass with 4 rebounds.
Vanderbilt got 20 points from Rod Odom in a losing cause and another 16 points from Damian Jones. Dai-Jon Parker contributed 4 assists for them, while Rod Odom had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Alabama were victorious, as the score was 36-26 at the break.
Vanderbilt won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-25.