Vanderbilt Rumors & News

  • Northwestern edges Vandy to win NCAA debut

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- One scenario played out in Bryant McIntosh's head during the hours he spent alone in the gym, honing his basketball skills. The Northwestern guard's thoughts turned to March. He often envisioned racing down the court as the final seconds ticked away and hoisting up a..." March 16

  • Arkansas routs Vandy to advance to SEC title game

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas held Vanderbilt to 30.4 percent shooting and ran away from the seventh-seeded Commodores early in a 76-62 victory in the semifinal round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. Jaylen Barford (18 points), Dusty Hannahs..." March 11

  • Vanderbilt stifles Florida for SEC tourney upset

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For the season's first three months, to say that Vanderbilt's defense was substandard might have been kind. Now it's carrying the Commodores to victories in the Southeastern Conference tournament. A night after holding Texas A&M to 41 points, Vanderbilt held No. 17..." March 10

  • Commodores conquer Aggies, earn date with Gators

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A barrage of 3-pointers from Vanderbilt forward Joe Toye helped the Commodores break open a close game and blow out Texas A&M 66-41 in the Southeastern Conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night. Toye scored a career-high 18 points, and guards Riley..." March 09

  • Vandy stuns No. 12 Florida again

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Before the season, Vanderbilt pinned its NCAA Tournament hopes on center Luke Kornet. Nearly four months later, the senior center might have led the Commodores there with a 24-point, 10-rebound, two-block performance as Vanderbilt upset No. 12 Florida 73-71 at Memorial..." March 04

  • Kentucky comes back from 19 down to beat Vandy

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Thanks to the biggest comeback of the John Calipari era, No. 9 Kentucky clinched at least tie for its 48th Southeastern Conference championship. Freshman guard Malik Monk scored a game-high 27 points, and the Wildcats rallied from 19 points down to beat Vanderbilt 73-67 on..." March 01

  • Commodores make tournament case with win over Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt has spent the last month fighting long odds to make the NCAA Tournament, and the Commodores certainly passed the eye test in a 77-48 demolition of Mississippi State at Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon. Forward Jeff Roberson scored 17 points in the first 6:52 of the second..." February 25

  • Vandy earns commanding win vs. Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Jeff Roberson scored 15 points, and Vanderbilt never trailed in a commanding 67-56 win over Tennessee on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. Junior Matthew Fisher-Davis added 13 points, and senior guard Nolan Cressler hit three of the Commodores' eight..." February 22

  • Guards spark Vanderbilt to upset of No. 21 South Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Guards Matthew Fisher-Davis, Nolan Cressler and Riley LaChance combined for 44 points to lead Vanderbilt to a 71-62 upset over No. 21 South Carolina on Saturday night at Memorial Gymnasium. The trio had 17, 13 and 14 points, respectively, as another great performance from..." February 18

  • Vandy shoots past Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt's outside game outlasted Texas A&M's inside game, as the Commodores scored a 72-67 victory over the Aggies on Thursday night at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn. The Aggies' trio of center Tyler Davis (25 points) and forwards Robert Williams (13) and Tonny Trocha-Morelos (10)..." February 16

  • Missouri delivers rout of Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt entered the weekend with hopes of moving closer to the NCAA Tournament bubble, but Missouri delivered a devastating blow to the Commodores' chances with a 72-52 win in SEC play at Columbia, Mo. on Saturday. Missouri forward Jordan Barnett fueled the Tigers' late surge, as he..." February 11

  • Vanderbilt overcomes leading scorer's absence

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt played without guard Matthew Fisher-Davis and his teammates more than picked up the slack in a 72-59 win over Arkansas on Tuesday night in Fayetteville, Ark. All five Commodore starters scored double figures, with guard Nolan Cressler (13 points) leading the way. Arkansas..." February 07

  • Ole Miss shoots down Vandy

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt wins games with free throws and 3-point shooting, but Ole Miss came into the Commodores' house and beat turned the tables in an 81-74 win at Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday. The Rebels were 24-of-33 from the foul line (72.7 percent) and 9-of-22 from 3-point..." February 04

  • Vanderbilt rolls to win at Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt got balanced scoring and led from start to finish in a 68-54 win over Texas A&M on Tuesday night at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. Center Luke Kornet and guard Matthew Fisher-Davis scored 12 points apiece, forwards Jeff Roberson and Joe Toye each had 11, and guard Nolan..." February 01

  • Vanderbilt holds off Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt generally beats teams with outstanding 3-point and free-throw shooting, and that was the case in its 84-78 victory over Iowa State in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday afternoon. Guards Nolan Cressler (20) and Matthew Fisher-Davis (14..." January 28

  • Arkansas scores comeback victory at Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas is making a habit of double-digit road comebacks and stunned Vanderbilt with one Tuesday night in a 71-70 victory at Memorial Gym in Nashville, Tenn. Commodores forward Joe Toye fouled Razorbacks guard Darryl Macon with 1.6 seconds left, and the junior calmly stepped to the line and..." January 25

  • Fisher-Davis, Vanderbilt derail No. 19 Florida

    The Sports Xchange "Matthew Fisher-Davis was in coach Bryce Drew's doghouse earlier this week for the second time this season. He temporarily escaped after helping Vanderbilt deliver its most impressive win of the season. The junior guard scored 19 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:22 remaining, as..." January 21

  • Maten helps Georgia defeat struggling Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Yante Maten scored 21 points and Georgia handled struggling Vanderbilt in a 76-68 victorty Tuesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Maten led four Bulldog starters in double figures, with senior point guard J.J. Frazier finishing with 15 points, six rebounds and five..." January 18

  • Bone, sharp-shooting Tennessee topples Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Nashville native Jordan Bone scored 23 points and had five assists as Tennessee shot 58.6 percent from the field in a road win against in-state rival Vanderbilt, 87-75, at Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday night. Guards Admiral Schofield (15), Robert Hubbs III (12) and..." January 14

  • Guards guide No. 6 Kentucky past Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Plagued by foul trouble, Vanderbilt tried its best to keep up with Kentucky's high-powered offense but fell short in an 87-81 loss to the No. 6 Wildcats on Tuesday evening at Memorial Gym. Kentucky's three guards -- Isaiah Briscoe (23 points), De'Aaron Fox (22) and Malik..." January 10

  • Alabama runs past Vanderbilt 59-56

    The Sports Xchange "In a game of big runs, Alabama had the biggest, and that was the difference in the Crimson Tide's 59-56 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala.. The Crimson Tide (9-5, 2-0 SEC) came from 14 down in the second half to lead by seven, and held on down the..." January 07

  • Fisher-Davis powers Vanderbilt past Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt guard Matthew Fisher-Davis set a career high with 33 points as the Commodores cruised by Auburn 80-61 at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday night for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. The game was never close as Fisher-Davis put Auburn away early,..." January 04

  • Vanderbilt defeats LSU to end series skid

    The Sports Xchange "Riley LaChance scored 24 points and led a 3-point barrage as Vanderbilt defeated LSU, 96-89, in the SEC opener for both teams Thursday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. LaChance made 4-of-7 3-pointers and the Commodores made 16-of-32. The Tigers made 17-of-28..." December 30

  • Dayton downs Vanderbilt 68-63

    The Sports Xchange "Dayton survived a late offensive onslaught by Vanderbilt guard Matthew Fisher-Davis with clutch foul shooting from guard Charles Cooke III and upended the Commodores 68-63 on Wednesday night at University of Dayton Arena. Fisher-Davis scored 14 of his 25 points in the final 5:08 as..." December 21

  • Vanderbilt holds off Chattanooga

    The Sports Xchange "Visiting Chattanooga led nearly the entire way, but Vanderbilt center Luke Kornet canned a pair of 3-pointers, the last from the left side with 2.9 seconds left, as the Commodores eked out a 76-74 win at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn. Five Mocs, led by small forward Casey Jones (16..." December 17

  • Middle Tennessee pounds Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee guard Giddy Potts and forward Reggie Upshaw put on a show, and the Murphy Athletic Center crowd loved it. Potts scored 27 points, and Upshaw added 14, and the Blue Raiders blew out Vanderbilt 71-48 in a matchup of Nashville-area rivals on Thursday..." December 08

  • Vanderbilt sets school record with 19 3-pointers in victory

    The Sports Xchange "High Point found out that you don't want to get into a shooting match with Vanderbilt. The Commodores hit a school-record 19 3-pointers, breaking the previous mark of 18, in a 90-63 rout of High Point in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday night. Forward Joe Toye accounted for the..." December 06

  • Minnesota slips past Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Jordan Murphy had a double-double and freshman Amir Coffey hit two huge shots in the final minutes as Minnesota beat Vanderbilt 56-52 on Saturday night at the Samford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. With the Gophers trailing by two, Coffey hit a short jumper over Vanderbilt 7-foot-1 center..." December 03