1. Baylor's Brittney Griner Throws a Punch: Punish the Action, not the Result

    It seems like the topic of violence in sports gets brought up three of four times a year. In the last 12 months, two events stood out: University of Oregon's LeGarrette Blount punching out a Boise State player after a loss...

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  2. NCAA Tournament Bubble Obsession: Let's Move On

    What do the following teams have in common? * Missouri * Florida * Illinois * Cincinnati If you said they all have played against Vanderbilt this season, you'd only be half right...

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  3. Vanderbilt-Florida: Commodores Ruin Senior Day for the Gators, Win 64-60

    Freshman John Jenkins knocked down six threes to lead Vanderbilt to a 64-60 win over the Florida Gators. The sharpshooter put the Commodores on his back and ruined Senior Day for the folks in Gainesville...

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  4. Kentucky Edges Cold-Shooting Vanderbilt 58-56

    Vanderbilt decided to shoot three's like a middle school girls team. That decided the ballgame. If they hit anything, they win going away. How bad did it get? The Commodores shot a collective 2-for-20 from behind the arc...

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  5. Vanderbilt-Ole Miss: Commodores Close Out Rebels 82-78

    I can't tell you how proud I am of this team. The closing minutes were a clinic on how to put a team away. If that doesn't get you excited for March, I don't know what will. Let me sum up the end of the game...

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  6. Vanderbilt 77, LSU 69: Sometimes a Win is a Win

    As the title says, Coach Stallings had to be trilled to escape with a victory. Vanderbilt struggled throughout, but stilled beat LSU by a score of 77-69. The score isn't indicative of how close the game was...

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  7. Vanderbilt 75, Mississippi State 72: Too Close for Comfort

    You know going into a game that fans don't have much impact on a game. Sure, they can help a team's effort by getting crazy loud. They can disrupt an opponent's rhythm by yelling so they can't hear play calls...

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  8. Kentucky Wildcats: an Ode from a Vanderbilt Fan

    As the Vanderbilt-Kentucky game is fastly approaching, I caught myself flashing back to my childhood in central Kentucky...

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  9. Vanderbilt Channels the Ghost of Lane Kiffin, Defeat the Vols 85-76

    Let's start out with a comment from our friends over at the the Worldwide Leader in Sports: There's still a lot of basketball left to be played, but this is shaping up to be perhaps Stallings' best and most complete team...

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  10. Hold on to Your Butts: Vandy Takes on Tennessee and Kentucky

      I think my favorite movie of all time is Jurassic Park. Maybe its doesn't have the most in-depth, complicated plot. At times, I'll admit its super cheesy. But when I saw it as a 12-year-old, it was simply the most incredible thing I've ever seen...

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  11. Vanderbilt-Auburn: Commodores Wake Up in the Second Half to Beat Tigers 82-74

    Can we all just agree to forget about the first half of Vanderbilt's 82-74 victory of Auburn? I know Kevin Stallings wants to. “It looks like we hadn’t played in a week in the first half...

    Eric Adams Written by Eric Adams about almost 5 years ago 143 reads 2 comments

  12. Vanderbilt: Don't Play to the Level of Your Competition

    A couple quick thoughts before Vanderbilt's game today against Auburn. According to every source imaginable, the Commodores are at least a 12-point favorite against the Tigers. What does that mean? The smart people know Vandy is a better team...

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  13. Can Kentucky go Undefeated in the Regular Season?

    Here is an abbreviated version of this week's SEC Power Rankings. I wanted to focus on the six teams with legitimate chances at making the NCAA Tournament...

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  14. Downey Dominates, but Vanderbilt Beats South Carolina 89-79

    My dad has always loved telling me Pete Maravich stories. As a Kentucky fan, his favorites always included the ridiculous amount of points the Pistol scored against UK in losing efforts...

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  15. Kentucky and Tennessee Sit Atop SEC Power Rankings

    I'll be posting SEC Basketball Power Rankings once a week from now on. I'll try to make it every Tuesday. Please don't yell if you disagree. I'll be sending updates on my Twitter page. Click here to follow...

    Eric Adams Written by Eric Adams about almost 5 years ago 155 reads 0 comments

  16. The Battle of the Boulevard: The Essence of College Basketball

    It's amazing how a rivalry between two small schools can remind you of the good things about college basketball. Last night, I attended my very first "Battle of the Boulevard" at Lipscomb University...

    Eric Adams Written by Eric Adams about almost 5 years ago 329 reads 3 comments

  17. The Battle of the Boulevard: A Brief History

    When you think about sports in Nashville, most people think about teams in the following order:Tennessee TitansNashville PredatorsVanderbilt CommodoresNashville SoundsTonight I am going to go against that trend...

    Eric Adams Written by Eric Adams about almost 5 years ago 455 reads 1 comments

  18. College Basketball Recap: Vanderbilt 95, Florida 87

    It's amazing how much difference an SEC atmosphere brings to Memorial. After sitting through games against Mercer, MTSU, and Southern Miss, you tend to forget how exciting that place can get...

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  19. Preview: Vanderbilt-Florida

    Hope all is going well today. It's way too cold in Nashville, and I'm not looking forward to the early start time tomorrow against Florida. I always park for free near the Parthenon. Free is good, but walking to Memorial at 10:30 a...

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  20. How Do I Convince Vanderbilt to Hire Mike Leach?

    I think it started out with a random comment I read over at Vanderbilt Sports Line . After they posted about the firing of Mike Leach, one reader responded with an impassioned "HIRE THAT MAN!" ...

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  21. Dear Georgia, I'm Sorry

    From the Associated Press game recap: Trey Thompkins scored 20 points, Ricky McPhee hit two key baskets near the end and Georgia pulled off its first big win for new coach Mark Fox, knocking off Georgia Tech (No...

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  22. SEC Basketball Power Rankings: 01/05/10

    I'll be posting SEC Basketball Power Rankings once a week from now on. I'll try to make it every Tuesday. Please don't yell if you disagree. I'll be sending updates on my Twitter page. Click here to follow...

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  23. Vanderbilt-Middle Tennessee: Recapping the Commodores' 73-53 Victory

    Vanderbilt is rolling along, picking up its fifth win a row with a 73-53 defeat of Middle Tennessee. Coach Kevin Stallings has basically settled on his nine-man rotation for the season...

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  24. Vanderbilt-Middle Tennessee: Basketball Preview

    Adam Sparks of the Daily News Journal and editor of BlueRaiders.com sums tonight's game up the best: The Commodores are playing like a top 25 team right now, so it will take MTSU’s best performance ...

    Eric Adams Written by Eric Adams about almost 5 years ago 75 reads 1 comments

  25. Recap: Vanderbilt 82, Southern Miss 46

    After Vanderbilt's win over Manhattan, I joked on my blog's Twitter account about John Jenkins post-game quote: I’m a little disappointed with my three-point effort today,” Jenkins said...

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