Vanderbilt beats Arkansas 75-58
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Jeffery Taylor scored 16 points, had 10 rebounds and a career-high six assists to lead Vanderbilt over Arkansas 75-58 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Brand Tinsley had 15 points and Jermaine Beal added 11 for Vanderbilt (19-11, 8-8 Southeastern Conference), which finished the regular season with three straight victories. A.J. Ogilvy scored 12 points and also added 10 rebounds.
Vanderbilt scored the first five points of the game and never trailed. The Commodores led by as many as 10 in the first half and then built their advantage to 58-47 in the second when they held the Razorbacks scoreless for a 6:08 stretch.
Taylor’s free throws with 3 minutes to play gave the Commodores their largest lead up to that point at 65-53.
Courtney Fortson added 18 points for Arkansas (14-15, 2-14).