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THREE KEYS: VANDERBILT VS. SOUTHERN CAL

Vanderbilt squeezed past UNC Asheville 79-76 on Friday night to move to 2-1 on the season. In non-conference play these games come thick and fast and the Commodores have basically zero turnaround time before hosting the tenth ranked USC Trojans on Sunday. (more…)

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PHOTOS: VANDERBILT RALLIES PAST SCRAPPY UNC-ASHEVILLE, 79-76

The Vanderbilt Commodores rallied from a 10-point first half deficit to defeat UNC-Asheville 79-76 in Memorial Gym on Friday night. Three players scored 17 points each to lead the Commodores including Riley LaChance, Jeff Roberson, and Matthew Fisher-Davis. Roberson had his third straight double-double for the Commodores with 12 rebounds. Djery Baptiste had somewhat of […]

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THREE KEYS: VANDERBILT VS UNC ASHEVILLE

We said going in that the Commodores game against Belmont was going to be much more difficult than their opening day breeze past Austin Peay. It turned out that way as the ‘Dores dropped to 1-1 on the season with a loss to the Bruins. Hey, at least Vandy received a commitment from five-star point […]

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VANDERBILT THREE KEYS: BELMONT

Vanderbilt started their season in the right way with a 19 point (73-54) win over Austin Peay on Friday night. There is little time to rest and reflect on that victory, however, as the Commodores now travel to face local area Ohio Valley Conference school Belmont on Monday night. (more…)

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THREE KEYS: VANDERBILT VS. AUSTIN PEAY

We may not be done with football just yet, but Vanderbilt opens its 2017-18 men’s basketball campaign on Friday night. The Commodores first test this season is a home date with Austin Peay, with the Governors being one of two local Ohio Valley Conference teams that the Commodores play to open up the season. (more…)

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VANDY BASKETBALL TO FACE VIRGINIA IN NIT TIP-OFF

Nashville, Tenn.-(VUAD)The Commodores will begin the NIT Season Tip-Off on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 with a matchup against ACC power Virginia at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., at 3 p.m. CT in a game that will air on ESPNU. Seton Hall and Rhode Island will play in the other matchup after Vanderbilt’s game with […]

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL RELEASES 2017-18 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Nashville, Tenn. (VUAD)-The 2017-18 Vanderbilt men’s basketball non-conference schedule has been set, and the Commodores, who played the number one strength of schedule in 2016-17, are at it again in 2017-18, with nine of their potential games against teams who played in the postseason a year ago. Six possible opponents, USC, Rhode Island, Seton Hall, […]

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FORMER VANDY GREAT JOE FORD REPORTED MISSING

The Vandy nation received some stunning news late Wednesday night when reports circulated out of Paducah, Ky., that former Vanderbilt basketball great Joe Ford was missing. Ford, who starred for the Commodores on the famous F-Troop squad that won a SEC Championship in the early 1970s, has been missing since Monday night according to a […]

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NORTHWESTERN EDGES VANDERBILT IN NCAA, 68-66

SALT LAKE CITY– No. 9 seed Vanderbilt fell to eighth-seeded Northwestern 68-66 on Thursday afternoon. The Commodores trailed by 15 with just over 13 minutes remaining in the contest but VU went on a 28-12 run to take a 62-61 lead with 1:36 remaining. However, mistakes and missed shots allowed the Wildcats to prevail. (more…)

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VIDEO: VANDYMANIA ON THE ROAD TO SALT LAKE CITY

Join Don Yates and Eddie Sharp as they travel through Kansas on the way to Salt Lake City to watch the Vanderbilt Commodores face the Northwestern Wildcats. Yates and Sharp comment on the upcoming game and make a prediction on the contest’s winner. (more…)

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VANDERBILT ADVANCES TO SEMIFINALS WITH WIN OVER FLORIDA

How sweet it is! Vanderbilt won its 19th game of the 2016-17 season on Friday at the SEC Tournament with a 72-62 victory over the Florida Gators. It was the Commodores’ third victory this season over the Gators and fifth straight win in the series. Luke Kornet had a double-double with 12 points and 10 […]