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Jeff Roberson and team

VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: LSU

The ‘Dores fell badly on the road at Mississippi State last time out, losing by 18 in Starkville. It was a lopsided loss in a season of games decided by single digits and the Commodores need to rally back quickly, beginning with the weekend’s matchup in Nashville against LSU. (more…)

Darius Garland and Simisola Shittu

GARLAND AND SHITTU ARE MCDONALD’S ALL AMERICANS

Vanderbilt signees Darius Garland and Simisola Shittu were named to the McDonald’s All-American Team on Tuesday, becoming the first two Commodore selections to be named to the team. Garland, from Brentwood, Tenn., will participate on the East team in Atlanta on March 28 at Phillips Arena, while Shittu, from Burlington, Ontario, Canada, will play for […]

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: MISSISSIPPI STATE

The Commodores dropped another relatively close one on Saturday as they fell 74-67 to No. 20 Kentucky. It was a game that Vandy showed plenty of life in – rallying back from a nine-point half time hole to take the lead briefly – but the Wildcats snuffed out the comeback with a 10-2 run that […]

Kevin Knox

KENTUCKY THREE KEYS: VANDERBILT

Kentucky showed the toughness that John Calipari has been searching for as they snuck past Texas A&M 74-73 at Rupp Arena on Wednesday night. The win dropped the Aggies to 0-3 in conference play, a record that looked unlikely when Texas A&M was ranked No. 5 in the top 25 poll on Christmas Day. Next […]

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: KENTUCKY

Vanderbilt did a lot of things right against Tennessee but still came out on the wrong end of the 92-84 score. Things are not about to get any easier either as John Calipari brings the No. 21 Kentucky Wildcats to Nashville on Saturday afternoon. (more…)

Vanderbilt basketball players

VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: SOUTH CAROLINA

The Commodores improved their record to 1-1 in SEC play with a gutsy 76-75 over a very good Alabama side on Tuesday night. The ‘Dores survived a scare as an Alabama half-court heave at the buzzer would have changed the outcome of the game, but now Vandy can move on to their clash at South […]

Saben Lee

VANDERBILT HOLDS OFF ALABAMA, 76-75

The Vanderbilt Commodores pulled off a thrilling 76-75 win over Alabama on Tuesday night at Memorial Gym. Freshman guard Saben Lee poured in 23 points to pace Vandy. Meanwhile, another freshman guard, Collin Sexton of Alabama, led all scorers with 24 points. Look inside for photos from the game. (more…)

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VANDERBILT BASKETBALL THREE KEYS: ALABAMA

Vanderbilt had a stirring comeback against Florida shut down as the Gators made their free throws down the stretch to escape with an 81-74 win in Gainesville. SEC play comes thick and fast though, and the Commodores will be back out on the court against Alabama on Tuesday night. (more…)