Vanderbilt vs Boston Univ.
68 - 51
November 23, 2002
Boston, Mass.


The Vanderbilt women's basketball team opened the Melanie Balcomb era Saturday afternoon with a 68-51 victory at Boston University. The Commodores improve to 1-0 while the Terriers fall to 0-1.

Despite taking on an unranked team, the No. 8 Commodores trailed 23-22 at halftime. Showing the poise that has led Vanderbilt to consecutive Elite Eight appearances, the Commodores outscored Boston 46-28 in the second half to claim the 17-point victory.

Leading the way for the 'Dores was junior Jenni Benningfield who tallied a team high 16 points and a game high 13 rebounds. Earning top honors for the Terriers was Katie Terhune, who finished with a game high 20 points.

Vanderbilt continues its two-game road trip Tuesday night at 6 pm against Syracuse.



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