Vanderbilt WBB Hires UConn Assistant Shea Ralph as New Head Coach

Vanderbilt Athletics Director Candice Lee has done it again.  In hiring UConn assistant coach Shea Ralph to replace Stephanie White in leading the Vanderbilt women’s basketball team, she appears to have hit yet another home run while pulling off a major coup.  Ralph, 43, has long been presumed to be UConn’s coach-in-waiting when legendary Coach... Continue Reading →

Vanderbilt Lands Talented Class of 2022 Duo

At approximately 7:45pm Central Standard Time, Vanderbilt sent shockwaves through college basketball and moved back toward national relevance with the commitments of teammates Lee Dort and Noah Shelby. Growing concerns about Jerry Stackhouse and his ability to recruit at a high level were creeping into the back of the minds of even the most optimistic... Continue Reading →

Vanderbilt Fires WBB Head Coach Stephanie White

On March 5, Adam Sparks, Vanderbilt’s beat writer for the Tennessean, reported Stephanie White would be returning to coach her sixth season for the Commodores. Not so fast.  On Tuesday, Vandy Athletic Director Candice Lee announced White will not be returning after all. “I want to thank Stephanie for her efforts over these past five... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Coach Jerry Stackhouse

Coach Stackhouse, First off congratulations on your impressive victory over Mississippi State.  In what has been a challenging season, it was great to see you and your team enjoy some well-earned success. You have forgotten more basketball than I’ll ever know, so I certainly would never presume to tell you how to coach.  However, as... Continue Reading →

Aaron Nesmith and Saben Lee Drafted

The 2020 NBA Draft saw two Commodores drafted to basketball’s biggest stage. Aaron Nesmith, the former South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year, was drafted 14th overall to the Boston Celtics after a two year Commodore career that included prolific shooting and scoring under coaches Bryce Drew and Jerry Stackhouse. Saben Lee, the former Commodore... Continue Reading →

Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier: “We’re Fully Committed to Athletics”

There’s an African proverb that’s quoted in an old Vanderbilt football hype video that says: “If there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do us no harm.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY5rl9A_uWM If we’re being completely honest, for Vanderbilt fans, there have been many times when it’s felt like the university and administration’s commitment to winning in... Continue Reading →

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