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Jenkins Rallies No. 18 Vandy Past Georgia, 64-56

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - John Jenkins scored all of his 21 points in the final 14 minutes and No. 18 Vanderbilt rallied from a second-half deficit of 14 points to beat Georgia 64-56 on Wednesday night.

Georgia led 40-26 before Jenkins scored his first points on a 3-pointer with 13:15 remaining to start Vanderbilt's comeback. The Bulldogs' last field goal came on a 3 by Travis Leslie for a 53-40 lead with 9:49 to go.

Led by Jenkins, Vanderbilt (19-6, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) closed the game with a 24-3 run as Georgia managed only three free throws.

The Commodores moved past Georgia (17-8, 6-5) for second place in the SEC East. Gerald Robinson led the Bulldogs with 15 points.

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