Vanderbilt 71, Alabama A&M 46

Kedren Johnson scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half to

lead Vanderbilt to a 71-46 victory over Alabama A&M on

Saturday.

Rod Odom added a career-high 17 points, and the Commodores (4-4)

won consecutive games for the first time this season. Alabama

A&M (2-6) went scoreless for the opening 4 minutes and played

from behind the whole game.

Odom made a career-high four 3-pointers as Vanderbilt shot a

season-high 47.6 percent (10 for 21) from beyond the arc. Odom sunk

a 3-pointer with 7 seconds left for a 31-22 halftime lead.

Johnson’s third and final 3-pointer capped a stretch in the second

half in which he accounted for 10 of 13 points. Josh Henderson

added a career-high 13 points.

Alabama A&M made just six shots in the second half. Brandon

Ellis and Demarquelle Tabb each scored 10 points for the Bulldogs,

who lost their fourth straight.