No. 18 Vanderbilt beats Oregon State 64-62
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Brad Tinsley hit a 15-foot jumper with 4.5 seconds to play and No. 18 Vanderbilt beat Oregon State 64-62 on Monday night in the championship game of the TicketCity Legends Classic at Izod Center.
John Jenkins, the tournament MVP, finished with 14 points for the Commodores (4-1), who led by eight points with 10:10 to play. Jeffrey Taylor added 13 points and Tinsley had nine.
Devon Collier had 19 points for the Beavers (4-1), while Ahmad Starks added 16.
Vanderbilt, especially Taylor, did an outstanding defensive job on Jared Cunningham, who finished with nine points - two in the second half. The junior guard had scored 35 points against Hofstra and 37 in a semifinal win over Texas, but he just couldn't get open looks against Vanderbilt.
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