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NIT - Quarterfinal - Memorial Gymnasium (TN) - Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt's tremendous run comes to end vs. UAB in NIT

74 days ago
Vanderbilt Athletics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jordan Walker scored 19 of his game-high 21 points in the second half on Wednesday and Trey Jemison added a double-double as UAB defeated Vanderbilt men's basketball 67-59 in the quarterfinals of the NIT at Memorial Gymnasium.

Jordan was also credited with seven rebounds and seven assists for the Blazers (28-9), while Jemison finished the night with 17 points and 12 rebounds. UAB-which shot 48.5 percent in the second half after trailing by three at the break-also got 14 points and seven rebounds from Eric Gaines.

Jordan Wright posted 15 points and eight rebounds for the Commodores (22-15), with Ezra Manjon supplying 15 points and four assists also. Quentin Millora-Brown and Emmanuel Ansong shared team-high honors with nine rebounds, and Tyrin Lawrence had eight points and seven rebounds as well.

Vandy shot 33.3 percent from the floor in the contest, including going 8 of 31 from 3-point range.