Scotty Pippen Jr: “Run It Back”

Will he or won’t he?  Scotty Pippen Jr. certainly kept fans in suspense since declaring for the NBA draft in April but keeping open the possibility of a return to school as he declined to hire an agent.  With the draft withdrawal fast approaching at midnight ET on July 7, at the 11th hour, literally,... Continue Reading →

Vanderbilt Basketball’s Roster Overhaul Continues

Vanderbilt basketball continued its offseason roster overhaul Wednesday with the addition of Gardner-Webb transfer Jamaine Mann.   Mann, a 6’6” 225 lb. forward, averaged 6.8 points, 5,3 rebounds, and 0.7 assists as a freshman this past season with the Runnin’ Bulldogs.  He started 10 of 26 games, shooting 51.6% from the field, 30.8% from three, and... 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 →

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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