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COL BKB: Vanderbilt 78, Oregon 64

NASHVILLE, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Jeffery Taylor scored eight of his 21 points over the final 5 minutes Friday, allowing No. 7 Vanderbilt to hold off Oregon 78-64.
British foreign secretary visits Tripoli

British foreign secretary visits Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Libya, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague met Monday with Libya's National Transitional Council in Tripoli.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 87, Mississippi St. 81

ATLANTA, March 12 (UPI) -- John Jenkins scored seven points over two late possessions Friday to bring No. 24 Vanderbilt an 87-71 win over Mississippi State in the SEC quarterfinals.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 90, Louisiana State 69

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Jeffery Taylor scored 20 points and Lance Goulbourne added 16 Saturday to help No. 18 Vanderbilt hand Louisiana State a 90-69 setback.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 77, Auburn 60

AUBURN, Ala., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Vanderbilt's John Jenkins and Jeffrey Taylor teamed up for 44 points Saturday and the 18th-ranked Commodores handled Auburn 77-60.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 64, Georgia 56

ATHENS, Ga., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- John Jenkins fueled a huge second-half rally Wednesday that carried No. 18 Vanderbilt to a 64-56 victory over Georgia.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 81, Kentucky 77

NASHVILLE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- John Jenkins canned six long-range shots en route to 32 points Saturday and No. 24 Vanderbilt sped past 18th-ranked Kentucky 81-77.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 81, Alabama 77

NASHVILLE, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A 3-point play by Brad Tinsley gave Vanderbilt the lead with 16 seconds to play Thursday and the 24th-ranked Commodores fought off Alabama 81-77.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 78, South Carolina 60

NASHVILLE, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- John Jenkins led four Vanderbilt starters in double figures with 18 points Saturday and the No. 24 Commodores dominated South Carolina 78-60.

COL BKB: Florida 65, Vanderbilt 61 (OT)

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Chandler Parsons had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead Florida in the 23rd-ranked Gators' 65-61 overtime victory over co-No. 24 Vanderbilt.

COL BKB: Arkansas 89, Vanderbilt 78

NASHVILLE, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Rotnei Clarke scored 36 points for Arkansas Saturday, including six 3-pointers, in the Razorbacks' 89-78 victory over No. 22 Vanderbilt.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 81, Mississippi St. 74

STARKVILLE, Miss., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Jeffery Taylor ignited a game-closing run Thursday that rallied No. 22 Vanderbilt to an 81-74 victory over Mississippi State.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 89, St. Mary's 70

NASHVILLE, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Jeffery Taylor and John Jenkins each netted 19 points for Vanderbilt Saturday and the Commodores registered an 89-70 win over No. 21 St. Mary's.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 72, North Carolina 65

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- John Jenkins, Festus Ezeli and Jeffery Taylor combined for 46 points Sunday in Vanderbilt's 72-65 upset of No. 8 North Carolina.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 78, Georgia 66

NASHVILLE, March 13 (UPI) -- A 25-point effort by John Jenkins Friday helped No. 23 Vanderbilt pull away for a 78-66 win over Georgia that put the Commodores into the SEC semifinals.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 64, Florida 60

GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 2 (UPI) -- John Jenkins netted six 3-pointers, ending with 18 points, and A.J. Ogilvy added 16 Tuesday as No. 19 Vanderbilt hung on to down Florida 64-60.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 96, Georgia 94 (OT)

NASHVILLE, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Six of Jermaine Beal's game-high 28 points came in overtime Thursday as No. 20 Vanderbilt escaped with a 96-94 triumph over Georgia.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 82, Mississippi 78

OXFORD, Miss., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A.J. Ogilvy scored 27 points and Jeffery Taylor added 19 Thursday to power No. 19 Vanderbilt to an 82-78 win over Mississippi.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 75, Mississippi St. 72

NASHVILLE, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Jermaine Beal scored 17 points Wednesday and No. 20 Vanderbilt withstood a late Mississippi State charge to down the Bulldogs 75-72.

COL BKB: Vanderbilt 68, Chaminade 41

MAUI, Hawaii, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- No. 24 Vanderbilt took off on a 24-0 run early in the second half to blow past Chaminade 68-41 Tuesday at the Maui Invitational.
Notre Dame head stands by Obama invitation

Notre Dame head stands by Obama invitation

SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 24 (UPI) -- The president of the University of Notre Dame is rejecting criticism by Catholics of an invitation to U.S. President Barack Obama to give a commencement speech.

Notre Dame hires new athletic director

SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 16 (UPI) -- John B. Swarbrick Jr. was introduced Wednesday as the new athletic director at Notre Dame.

U.S. supply of blood thinner at risk

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The supplier of half of a critical blood thinner in the United States has suspended production in the wake of potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

Teens burned in curling iron explosion

LLANELLI, Wales, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Four teens in south Wales were critically burned when a butane-powered curling iron heater exploded as they prepped for Christmas parties.

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