|Vanderbilt holds off St. Mary's 72-70|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 20 November 2009 20:53|
Andre Walker had 14 points for the Commodores (2-0).
Omar Samhan scored 25 points and grabbed 18 points for St. Mary's (2-1), and freshman guard Matthew Dellavedova had 19 points.
St. Mary's cut Vanderbilt's lead to 71-70 with 9.3 seconds left when Ben Allen grabbed a loose ball and scored from the key.
After Vanderbilt inbounded the ball, Mickey McConnell quickly fouled Vanderbilt's Brad Tinsley. He made one of two free throws, making it 72-70.
Clint Steindl's 3-point try at the buzzer went in and out, and the Commodores escaped with a victory.