VANDERBILT COMMODORES NEWS

Vanderbilt junior Luke Kornet out 4-6 weeks with torn MCL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) No. 21 Vanderbilt will be without the Southeastern Conference's top shot blocker for four to six weeks after junior Luke Kornet tore the MCL in his left knee in practice. The Commodores announced the injury just before tipoff Wednesday night against Dayton. Kornet was hurt within the first 15 minutes of practice Monday. The 7-foot-1 forward-center has an...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 25 Baylor tops No. 16 Vandy behind Prince's 30, Medford's big 3

WACO, Texas — Lester Medford stayed sitting on the floor, gritting his teeth and shaking both fists as Baylor teammates gathered around the point guard.Medford's 3-pointer from the left corner while being knocked down with 42 seconds remaining left was the game-winner for No. 25 Baylor in a 69-67 victory over No. 16 Vanderbilt on Sunday night."Ah, man, it was electric," said Taurean...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Prince 30 points and No. 25 Baylor beats No. 16 Vandy 69-67

WACO, Texas (AP) Taurean Prince scored a career-high 30 points and Lester Medford had 15, including the winning 3-pointer, in No. 25 Baylor's 69-67 victory over No. 16 Vanderbilt on Sunday night. Medford hit from the left corner while being knocked down with 42 seconds left. That ended up being the last points of the game as Medford missed the free throw. Rico Gathers, who became...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Baldwin scores 20 as No. 16 Vanderbilt routs Detroit 102-52

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Wade Baldwin IV led seven Commodores in double figures with 20 points, and No. 16 Vanderbilt routed Detroit 102-52 on Wednesday night in a quick stop at home. The Commodores (6-1) played their first game since finishing second to Kansas in the Maui Invitational last week, and they visit No. 25 Baylor on Sunday. This was the first time Vanderbilt has had six...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Preview

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee hasn't forgotten the feeling it had the last time Vanderbilt visited Neyland Stadium. When Vanderbilt came to Knoxville two years ago, the Commodores came from behind to beat Tennessee 14-10 on Patton Robinette's 5-yard touchdown run with 16 seconds left. Tennessee's upperclassmen head into Saturday's game eager to make sure this matchup ends differently...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rivalry gives Tennessee, Vanderbilt plenty of motivation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee hasn't forgotten the feeling it had the last time Vanderbilt visited Neyland Stadium. When Vanderbilt came to Knoxville two years ago, the Commodores came from behind to beat Tennessee 14-10 on Patton Robinette's 5-yard touchdown run with 16 seconds left. Tennessee's upperclassmen head into Saturday's game eager to make sure this matchup ends differently...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Tennessee Volunteers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two unranked SEC schools face off against one another on Saturday when the Tennessee Volunteers host the Vanderbilt Commodores. Tennessee (7-4) seeks their fifth conference win of the season when they host Vanderbilt (4-7) in this one. Coverage of this game starts at 4:00 pm on the SEC Network from Neyland Stadium. The Odds: Tennessee is an 18 point favorite against Vanderbilt....
Via Tireball.com
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Vols welcome Vanderbilt to town on senior night

The 2015 college football regular season finale is this Saturday. The last weekend of college football is dubbed as “Rivalry Week.” All across the land, teams are matched up against bitter rivals. Ohio State will play Michigan, Alabama will play Auburn, Stanford will play Notre Dame, and Southern California will play in state rival UCLA. The Tennessee Volunteers will square off...
Via isportsweb.com
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The key to stopping Vanderbilt's offense is stopping Ralph Webb

Vanderbilt currently sits dead last in scoring offense in the nation with a putrid average of 14 points per game. While that's obviously cause for concern, you can't put much of that blame on sophomore running back Ralph Webb. Webb consistently faces eight-man fronts and yet has found a way to manage 1000 yards on the ground despite his quarterbacks only averaging only 168 yards...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jayhawks plan on utilizing speed to combat Vanderbilt's size

Unbeaten and aiming for its first signature victory, Vanderbilt is about to make things a whole lot tougher for Kansas in paradise.After both teams cruised to lopsided victories, the No. 19 Commodores and fifth-ranked Jayhawks meet for the first time in 18 years Wednesday night in the Maui Invitational.Vanderbilt (4-0) is outscoring opponents by an average of 28.2 points after beating...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jayhawks plan on utilizing speed to combat Vanderbilt's size

Unbeaten and aiming for its first signature victory, Vanderbilt is about to make things a whole lot tougher for Kansas in paradise. After both teams cruised to lopsided victories, the No. 19 Commodores and fifth-ranked Jayhawks meet for the first time in 18 years Wednesday night in the Maui Invitational. Vanderbilt (4-0) is outscoring opponents by an average of 28.2 points after...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jayhawks plan on utilizing speed to combat Vanderbilt's size

Unbeaten and aiming for its first signature victory, Vanderbilt is about to make things a whole lot tougher for Kansas in paradise. After both teams cruised to lopsided victories, the No. 19 Commodores and fifth-ranked Jayhawks meet for the first time in 18 years Wednesday night in the Maui Invitational. Vanderbilt (4-0) is outscoring opponents by an average of 28.2 points after...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt-Kansas Preview

Unbeaten and aiming for its first signature victory, Vanderbilt is about to make things a whole lot tougher for Kansas in paradise. After both teams cruised to lopsided victories, the No. 19 Commodores and fifth-ranked Jayhawks meet for the first time in 18 years Wednesday night in the Maui Invitational. Vanderbilt (4-0) is outscoring opponents by an average of 28.2 points after...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mason making it clear freshman QB must boost Vandy offense

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Vanderbilt Commodores' offense has nearly withered away over the past month, and coach Derek Mason is making it clear freshman quarterback Kyle Shurmur must give them a big boost. ''Playing well, doing whatever it takes to keep this offense on the field,'' Mason said Tuesday. ''Can we manufacture points? That's what we have to do. We have to play well...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: USC fans trying to escape stadium during loss to The Citadel

We've all had a friend want to escape their parents' house -- often doubling as a tyrannical-like abode. As a means to discreetly depart from the home, one can opt to tie together clothing in a makeshift rope -- and slide down from the second-story window to a land of "freedom."While not avoiding one's parents, a few South Carolina fans followed suit with this premise on Saturday...
Via Fox Sports
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M heads to Vanderbilt with uncertain QB situation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Texas A&M looked like a Southeastern Conference contender after winning its first five games then a recent slide dropped the Aggies out of contention. Quarterback issues and run defense have been the biggest problems for Texas A&M (7-3, 3-3 SEC West), which has dropped three of its last five games heading into Saturday night's matchup with Vanderbilt...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M-Vanderbilt Preview

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Texas A&M looked like a Southeastern Conference contender after winning its first five games then a recent slide dropped the Aggies out of contention. Quarterback issues and run defense have been the biggest problems for Texas A&M (7-3, 3-3 SEC West), which has dropped three of its last five games heading into Saturday night's matchup with Vanderbilt...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M heads to Vanderbilt with uncertain QB situation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Texas A&M looked like a Southeastern Conference contender after winning its first five games then a recent slide dropped the Aggies out of contention. Quarterback issues and run defense have been the biggest problems for Texas A&M (7-3, 3-3 SEC West), which has dropped three of its last five games heading into Saturday night's matchup with Vanderbilt...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Vanderbilt Commodores: Betting odds, point spread and tv streaming

Just outside the top 25, the Texas A&M Aggies would love to knock off the Vanderbilt Commodores in this SEC match-up. Texas A&M (7-3) looks for it’s eighth win against Vanderbilt (4-6) in this one. Coverage of this game airs on the SEC Network beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Vanderbilt Stadium. The Odds: Texas A&M is a 7 point favorite against Vanderbilt. The over/under...
Via Tireball.com
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Hate Crime Turns Out To Be Blind Girl's Dog's Poop

Campus racism is so hot right now all the pc bros and social justice warriors are out here denouncing everything. There are anti-racism protests everywhere. Of course most of them are based on fake racism allegations, but that doesn't matter, bro, there are racists and what are you doing to stand up to them right now? They hate racism more than you, bro. You're so racist you don...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt QB Shurmur making strides in freshman season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Kyle Shurmur hasn't been labeled the quarterback of the future for Vanderbilt. Not yet, anyway. But the 6-foot-4, 225-pound freshman took a step in that direction with a good showing in last week's 21-17 win over Kentucky. His next test will be against Texas A&M in the Commodores' home finale on Saturday. Shurmur completed 13 of 26 passes for 166 yards...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt could still make a bowl game

Though the team is 4-6 (2-4 SEC) on the season, the Vanderbilt Commodores only need to win one more game to actually qualify for a bowl game this year. Allow me to explain, with some help from David Ammenheuser of The Tennessean. Because there are two additional bowl games this year, the Autonation Cure Bowl in Orlando and the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl (guess the location), to...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Gardner-Webb-Vanderbilt Preview

Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings is hoping a few tough scrimmages in the preseason can help his team get off to a strong start in 2015-16. After Luke Kornet had a major impact in an outstanding season opener, Jeff Roberson is now expected to get his shot for the No. 18 Commodores. With Roberson slated to return from a concussion, Vanderbilt will be even more formidable defensively...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt makes 2 goal-line stands, beats Kentucky 21-17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt's defense made two goal-line stands and safety Oren Burks intercepted two passes, leading the Commodores to a 21-17 win over the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday. It was the most points scored by the Commodores (4-6, 2-4 SEC) since a 47-7 win over Austin Peay on Sept. 19. Vanderbilt second-year coach Derek Mason recorded his second SEC win. Slumping...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Vanderbilt Preview

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Vanderbilt Commodores can count. With three games left and only three wins this season, Saturday's game against Kentucky is crucial. A loss ends their hopes of getting six wins and becoming bowl eligible. ''We talked about it,'' Vanderbilt linebacker Darreon Herring said. ''We are only guaranteed three more games, but we are trying to make it a guaranteed...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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