Vanderbilt Downs Mississippi State 55-49 - Match Report

Vanderbilt Downs Mississippi State 55-49 - Match Report

Vanderbilt got 18 points from Rod Odom en route to a 55-49 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday at Memorial Gymnasium.

The match was decisive in favor of Vanderbilt, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.

Kyle Fuller had 14 points for Vanderbilt and Damian Jones chipped in with 13 points. Kyle Fuller had 5 assists for them, while James Siakam was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Mississippi State got a 16-point performance from Fred Thomas, who was supported by 9 points from Gavin Ware. I.J. Ready had 5 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi State, while Gavin Ware grabbed 8 rebounds.

Vanderbilt hit the break leading 25-21 before taking care of business in the second half.

Mississippi State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-28.