Vanderbilt Rumors & News

  • Did Vanderbilt Try To Kill An Ex-Hoops Player's Tell-All Book?

    Deadspin.com "They were supposed to celebrate that night. It was mid-August, and Kyle Fuller, Eric Schulman, and Jerry Castro were all together in Nashville. The Tennessean had posted an article about their book project, a Kickstarter-funded look at Fuller's life as a Vanderbilt basketball player and student..." December 16

  • Ref OK after strike to face in Vandy-La Salle

    Daily Mail "This is the moment a referee was stretched off the court shortly after being knocked out when he was struck in the face. Referee Rick Crawford was officiating the consolation game between LaSalle and Vanderbilt at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday. Shortly after the..." November 30

  • Vanderbilt’s rebuilding process to rely heavily on five freshman

    Tennessean "Vanderbilt basketball coach Kevin Stallings vows not to make the same mistake twice, so he's pinning his program's hopes to five freshmen. The Commodores opened preseason practice this week with five true freshmen in the backcourt, including three likely starters. The Vanderbilt roster has been..." October 09

  • Report: Prestonwood 7-0 center Djery Baptiste pledges to Vanderbilt

    Dallas Morning News "Another one of the area’s best basketball players is off the market, according to a report by 247Sports basketball expert Jerry Meyer: Plano Prestonwood senior center Djery Baptiste has pledged to Vanderbilt not long after an official visit to Nashville. Since coming to the Dallas/Fort Worth..." September 11

  • Former Vanderbilt point guard Kedren Johnson says he's transferring to Memphis

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Former Vanderbilt point guard Kedren Johnson announced on Twitter on Wednesday that he’s transferring to the University of Memphis. “This isn’t a throwback picture to my Marshall County High School days. This is my future. I’m going to ...,” Johnson tweeted with an Instagram picture of a..." August 20

  • Ex-Vandy player Kyle Fuller's book: Sex, drugs, parties

    Tennessean "Kyle Fuller's video promises his book, "Below the Rim," will deliver information on the "dirty side of college basketball." But don't expect the former Vanderbilt basketball player to name names. "I'm not going to put any of my teammates out there like that," Fuller said. "... I'm not..." August 19

  • Vanderbilt announces that two guards won’t return to the program

    Vanderbilt Commodore "To My Vanderbilt Family, As we get closer to starting the new school year, I feel it is my responsibility to inform everyone of some disappointing news. I have been suspended as a student from Vanderbilt University for one year for a mistake I made, the result of using some very poor judgement...." August 16

  • Kedren Johnson not returning to Vanderbilt after suspension

    CBSSports.com "Former Vanderbilt standout Kedren Johnson is not returning to the SEC school after being suspended all of last season, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Friday. The sources added that Memphis is a possible, if not the probable, destination for Johnson -- a 6-foot-4 guard who led Vandy in..." August 15

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Gonzaga lands Vanderbilt transfer Eric McClellan

    The Slipper Still Fits "It would appear that the Bulldogs roster is finally complete for the upcoming season. Ex-Vanderbilt guard Eric McClellan announced his intention to join the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Sunday, Jon Rothstein with CBS Sports reported. The news trickled in over the weekend, because McClellan must be..." June 30

  • Vanderbilt assistant joins Cuonzo Martin at Cal

    Tennessean "Vanderbilt men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings switched from the driver's seat to the passenger side of his car on Sunday night so he could return calls on the trip home from his daughter's dance competition in Atlanta. The good news is his phone is ringing with people wanting to join his..." May 05

  • Indiana forward Joseph Toye commits to Vanderbilt

    Tennessean "Vanderbilt received its second men’s basketball commitment in the class of 2015 on Tuesday morning from small forward Joseph Toye. Toye, a 6-foot-7, 200-pound rising senior at La Lumiere School (La Porte, Ind.), announced his pledge on Twitter. “Just committed to Vanderbilt University..." April 29

  • Cornell transfer Nolan Cressler commits to Vanderbilt

    College Basketball Talk "Vanderbilt picked up a transfer commitment on Monday night as Cornell sophomore guard Nolan Cressler opted to make the move to the SEC, he announced on Twitter. The 6-foot-4 Cressler was an honorable mention All-Ivy League performer during the 2013-14 season and averaged 16.8 points, 4.2..." April 14

  • Mississippi St. 82, Vanderbilt 68

    ProSportsDaily "Craig Sword recorded 20 points, six assists and four rebounds as the Bulldogs surprised the Commodores in the first round of the SEC tournament in Atlanta. Roquez Johnson added 18 points and five rebounds for Mississippi State (14-18), which will meet No. 6 seed Mississippi in Thursday's second..." March 13

  • Mississippi 65, Vanderbilt 62

    ProSportsDaily "Marshall Henderson scored 18 points in his final home game to propel the Rebels to an SEC win over the visiting Commodores. Henderson, the lone senior for the Rebels (18-13, 9-9), made just 5-of-19 shots, including 2-of-13 from beyond the arc, but buried 6-of-7 from the line. Jarvis Summers..." March 09

  • Louisiana State 57, Vanderbilt 51

    ProSportsDaily "Johnny O'Bryant III tallied 25 points and 10 rebounds as the visiting Tigers were able to shake off an ugly first half and snap their seven-game road losing streak. Andre Stringer scored 11 points off the bench, going 8-of-8 at the foul line, as LSU (18-11, 9-8 SEC) survived despite shooting..." March 07

  • Vanderbilt seniors Rod Odom, Kyle Fuller blossomed both as players, leaders

    Tennessean "They have different personalities. Rod Odom is a fairly subdued guy. Kyle Fuller is outgoing. They come from different backgrounds. Odom hails from New York. Fuller is from California. For three years, their Vanderbilt basketball careers were very much a work in progress. Both struggled to..." March 06

  • Tennessee 76, Vanderbilt 38

    ProSportsDaily "Antonio Barton had a season-high 21 points and a career-best six assists as the Volunteers recorded the largest margin of victory in the Southeastern Conference this season in routing the visiting Commodores. Jarnell Stokes added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Tennessee (18-11, 9-7 SEC), which..." March 02

  • Vandy coach supports Cuonzo Martin

    ESPN.com "Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings spoke up in support of an in-state rival on Thursday, saying Tennessee fans who want the university to fire coach Cuonzo Martin are "idiots." Tennessee (17-11, 8-7 SEC) is at risk of missing the NCAA tournament for the third straight year since Martin started as..." March 01

  • Florida 57, Vanderbilt 54

    ProSportsDaily "Dorian Finney-Smith had 19 points and nine rebounds off the bench and the visiting Gators survived an upset bid to run their winning streak to 20 games. Patric Young added 12 points and seven boards for Florida (26-2, 15-0 SEC), which clinched a share of the conference regular-season title...." February 26

  • Vanderbilt 67, Auburn 59

    ProSportsDaily "Dai-Jon Parker hit five 3-pointers en route to a career-high 21 points as the visiting Commodores rallied to knock off the Tigers. Damian Jones scored 14 points and Luke Kornet added 10 points off the bench for Vanderbilt (15-11, 7-7 SEC), which has won 10 straight in the series dating to the..." February 23

  • Ex-student manager Cross living the dream as Vandy hoops player

    Fox Sports Tennessee "When Vanderbilt basketball calls timeout during a game, Rob Cross instinctively still has a "Pavlov's dog" reaction every now and then. For nearly four full seasons, Cross had been a team manager, including the last two as senior manager. But in January, when the roster was whittled to only..." February 19

  • Report: Texas A&M’s Billy Kennedy talks to SEC about controversial call

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas A&M basketball team has struggled to string together consecutive wins in conference play this season and haven’t done so since the its three-game win streak to begin SEC play in January. The Aggies looked primed for two-straight this weekend on the road against Vanderbilt. With a..." February 18

  • UConn and Minnesota get statement wins

    CBSSports.com "Game of the Day: Connecticut gets a statement-making road win at Memphis. When Connecticut lost at SMU a couple of weeks ago, questions started being raised about the Huskies. They had lost three of five, including defeats to Stanford and Houston, and the early-season shine was wearing off. On..." January 17

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