Vanderbilt squares off against Yale in NIT matchup

Yale Bulldogs (21-8, 10-4 Ivy League) at Vanderbilt Commodores (20-14, 11-7 SEC)

Nashville, Tennessee; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Yale Bulldogs meet in the National Invitation Tournament.

The Commodores’ record in SEC games is 11-7, and their record is 9-7 against non-conference opponents. Vanderbilt ranks sixth in the SEC in rebounding with 33.0 rebounds. Liam Robbins leads the Commodores with 6.8 boards.

The Bulldogs are 10-4 in Ivy League play. Yale is second in the Ivy League scoring 76.2 points per game and is shooting 48.1%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Robbins is averaging 15 points, 6.8 rebounds and three blocks for the Commodores. Tyrin Lawrence is averaging 15.1 points over the last 10 games for Vanderbilt.

Matt Knowling is averaging 14.1 points for the Bulldogs. John Poulakidas is averaging 16 points over the past 10 games for Yale.

LAST 10 GAMES: Commodores: 8-2, averaging 77.2 points, 32.0 rebounds, 11.9 assists, 4.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.1 points per game.

Bulldogs: 8-2, averaging 78.8 points, 33.5 rebounds, 13.8 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 49.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 65.9 points.


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