No. 18 Vanderbilt Beats North Carolina State 86-79

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- John Jenkins scored 28 points and No. 18 Vanderbilt closed the game on a 10-2 run for an 86-79 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday night in the semifinals of the TicketCity Legends Classic.

Jenkins, who missed the Commodores' last game with a sprained right ankle, had 20 points in the first half of a game that was close until Vanderbilt (3-1) took the lead for good with a spurt that started with 2:16 to play.

The Commodores will play the winner of the Texas-Oregon State game for the championship on Monday night at the Izod Center.

Jeffrey Taylor added 17 points for Vanderbilt and Lance Goulbourne had 15, including 10 in the opening 7 minutes of the second half.


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  • by Dan Location: Farmville on Nov 20, 2011 at 07:52 PM
    Wolfpack looked good, they will improve as year goes on and get all their players back. #2 recruiting class in the nation coming in next year, they are goig to be good!
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      by Bill on Nov 21, 2011 at 06:33 AM in reply to Dan
      we'll see....eggs havnt hatched yet!!!!
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        by Joe on Nov 21, 2011 at 05:51 PM in reply to Bill
        Looks like another win for the Pack Mr. Bill, olll nooooo, lol, get you some billy, hurry up and get a job and move out of your mom's house.
  • by Jimmy Location: Winterville on Nov 20, 2011 at 09:45 AM
    Not a bad game pack, winning with 2 minutes to go, and then went dry. Pack going to do well this year, GO PACK!
  • by Bill on Nov 20, 2011 at 04:21 AM
    here goes the first loss of many to come!!!! hahaha
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