Vandy looks to end streak vs Bama
Vanderbilt (9-17, 0-13) vs. Alabama (15-11, 6-7)
Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Alabama looks to extend Vanderbilt’s conference losing streak to 15 games. Vanderbilt’s last SEC win came against the Mississippi Rebels 82-69 on March 3, 2018. Alabama lost 65-56 to Texas A&M in its most recent game.
TEAM LEADERS: Saben Lee and Simi Shittu have led the Commodores. Lee is averaging 12.9 points while Shittu is putting up 11.4 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. The Crimson Tide have been led by Kira Lewis Jr. and Donta Hall, who have combined to score 24.7 points per outing.
LOVE FOR LEE: Lee has connected on 33.3 percent of the 51 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 5 of 12 over his last five games. He’s also made 70.3 percent of his foul shots this season.
WINLESS WHEN: The Crimson Tide are 0-8 when they score 68 points or fewer and 15-3 when they exceed 68 points. The Commodores are 0-16 when they fail to score more than 75 points and 9-1 on the season, otherwise.
STREAK STATS: Vanderbilt has lost its last eight road games, scoring 57.4 points, while allowing 70.4 per game.
DID YOU KNOW: Vanderbilt has attempted the second-most free throws among all SEC teams. The Commodores have averaged 23.9 free throws per game, but that total has slipped to 20.9 over their 14-game losing streak.