Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Sheldon Jeter poured in a career-high 14 points to lead the Vanderbilt Commodores to a 64-50 non-conference win over the William & Mary Tribe at Memorial Gym.
Jeter, whose previous career-high was just six points, shot 6-of-7 from the field in 21 minutes off the bench for Vanderbilt (6-6), outscoring the Tribe's bench by himself. Rod Odom and Kedren Johnson each scored 12 points.
William & Mary (7-4) was led by Marcus Thornton, who scored 14 points, although he shot just 5-of-16 from the field and committed five turnovers. Tim Rusthoven netted 11 points while Matt Rum added 10. Kyle Gaillard had a game- high 10 boards.
Vanderbilt led 26-21 at intermission despite hitting just 2-of-11 from behind the arc. The home team used a 7-0 run late in the half to build its lead.
The Tribe battled back and tied the score, 31-31, with 15:23 remaining before Jeter re-entered the game and fueled a 16-6 Vanderbilt spurt as it pulled away.
The Commodores snapped a two-game losing skid with the win and they improve to 5-0 all-time versus the Tribe.