Instant Analysis: Alabama vs. Vandy 

January, 19, 2012
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Crimson Tide lost its rhythm, lost its focus and, in the end, lost its second straight SEC game Thursday night, falling to Vanderbilt 69-59.

To make matters worse, Alabama (13-5, 2-2) had a handful of players go down to injury. Andrew Steele and Nick Jacobs went to the bench early with injuries, not to return. Power forward JaMychal Green missed time as well, marking the second game in a row that the senior had to visit with the training staff.

Player of the game: Trevor Lacey put in a solid all-around performance for the Tide, leading the team with 14 points and six steals while putting in a team-high 33 minutes.
Bold predictions: Alabama at Tennessee
Lane Kiffin makes his return to Knoxville Saturday night (7:30 ET/ESPN) to face Tennessee.
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