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Wake Forest hires Danny Manning as Head Coach

With Jeff Bzdelik finally kicked to the curb, there’s a new Mann-ing town. On Friday, it became official that Former Kansas star and number one overall pick in the 1988 draft Danny Manning, 47, will be the 22nd head basketball coach in Wake Forest’s history. At Tulsa, Manning faced adversity almost immediately when his top two talents, Jordan Clarkson and Eric McClellan transferred...
Via Total Sports Live
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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 seven scholarship players -- plus two walk-ins -- Cross was called into duty...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt tops Texas A&M 66-55

James Siakam scored 22 points and Kyle Fuller added 19 as Vanderbilt toppled Texas A&M 66-55 on Saturday. The Aggies led 34-33 just 5 minutes into the second half before the Commodores ripped off 13 consecutive points to build a lead they wouldn't relinquish. A&M cut Vanderbilt's lead to 52-48 with 4:49 remaining, but the Commodores (10-8, 2-4 SEC) used a 14-7 run...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Mizzou falls to Vanderbilt 78-75 as road woes continue

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Rod Odom scored a career-high 24 points, hitting six 3-pointers, and the short-handed Vanderbilt Commodores beat Missouri 78-75 Thursday night in the Tigers' first visit to Memorial Gym as a member of the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt (9-6, 1-2) snapped a two-game skid by avoiding foul trouble and hitting a season-high 12 3-pointers. The Commodores are...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Mizzou falls to Vanderbilt 78-75 as road woes continue

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Rod Odom scored a career-high 24 points, hitting six 3-pointers, and the short-handed Vanderbilt Commodores beat Missouri 78-75 Thursday night in the Tigers' first visit to Memorial Gym as a member of the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt (9-6, 1-2) snapped a two-game skid by avoiding foul trouble and hitting a season-high 12 3-pointers. The Commodores are...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Vanderbilt Preview

Though Kentucky overcame a sluggish first half to win its SEC opener, coach John Calipari needs his team to be focused for an entire game in order to have success in the league - especially on the road. The No. 14 Wildcats will attempt to snap a six-game road skid Saturday when they face a Vanderbilt team hoping to get by without its leading scorer for the rest of the season. Playing...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt coach dismisses team's leading scorer McClellan from team

Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings has dismissed guard Eric McClellan from the team based on new information. University officials announced Wednesday that McClellan was suspended for the spring semester for violating academic policy with the sophomore point guard apologizing and promising to return this summer. But Stallings announced Friday that he has dismissed his leading scorer...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt leading scorer out for season because of academics

Vanderbilt will be without leading scorer Eric McClellan the rest of the season after the point guard was suspended for the spring semester for violating academic policy. The school announced Wednesday McClellan is expected to be reinstated this summer. McClellan had been averaging a team-high 14.3 points for Vanderbilt, but the sophomore guard did not travel with the Commodores...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric McClellan suspended by Vanderbilt for academic violation

Vanderbilt sophomore guard Eric McClellan has been suspended for the rest of the season because of an academic violation, the school announced Wednesday. “Vanderbilt sophomore Eric McClellan, a member of the men’s basketball team, will not be enrolled in school spring semester due to a violation of university academic policy. He is expected to be […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting Vanderbilt downs Northeastern, 79-49

Rod Odom had 21 points, Damian Jones scored 16 and Eric McClellan added 14 to lead Vanderbilt's torrid shooting performance in a 79-49 blowout of Northeastern on Saturday. Odom, with four 3-pointers, and McClellan, with a pair of treys, were perfect from beyond the arc as VU (8-4) warmed up for its Southeastern Conference opener next week. McClellan only missed one shot on...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas hold back late charge from Vanderbilt 70-64

Isaiah Taylor had 14 points and eight assists and Texas won its first game against a power conference team this season in a 70-64 victory over Vanderbilt on Monday. Demarcus Holland and Javan Felix each scored 12 points for Texas (7-1). Felix went 2 of 3 from beyond the arc and Kendal Yancy contributed 11 points and six rebounds. The Longhorns led by as many as 13 points in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandy finishes tournament with win over LMU 77-68

Kyle Fuller scored 19 points, all but five coming in the second half, as Vanderbilt beat Loyola Marymount 77-68 to secure fourth place in the Paradise Jam on Monday Fuller's basket with 1:44 left pushed Vanderbilt's lead to 66-62. He made all four of his free throws on Vanderbilt's next two possessions to make it 70-62 with 48 seconds remaining. Eric McClellan added...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

OT extends Marshall's hot hand as Butler survives vs. Vanderbilt

Khyle Marshall scored 16 of his career-high 26 points in the final seven minutes Tuesday night, leading Butler past Vanderbilt 85-77 in overtime. Kellen Dunham added 16 points for the Bulldogs, who won for the 22nd time in 25 games at Hinkle Fieldhouse, though few have been this challenging. Butler led 61-47 with 7:43 left in regulation and appeared bound for an easy win. But...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall plan sends Butler past Vandy 85-77

Khyle Marshall scored 16 of his career-high 26 points in the final seven minutes Tuesday night, leading Butler past Vanderbilt 85-77 in overtime. Kellen Dunham added 16 points for the Bulldogs, who won for the 22nd time in 25 games at Hinkle Fieldhouse - though few have been this challenging. Butler led 61-47 with 7:43 left in regulation and appeared bound for an easy win. But...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

College Basketball Season Tips Off This Week

The 2013-14 college basketball season tips off on FOX Sports this week as the Southeast Conference's Vanderbilt Commodores head to Indianapolis to take on the Big East's Butler Bulldogs. Vandy's prospects looked exceptional this season until mid summer when one of its starting guards was suspended for the upcoming season and another returned home to Germany to play professional...
Via Fox Sports
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

#96 Vanderbilt Commodores: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers...
Via The Sports Bank
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Five non-NCAA Tournament teams likely to dance next year

Typical NCAA Tournament teams like Kentucky, Purdue, and Texas should have bounce back seasons next year and vie for a spot in the Big Dance.  Here are five teams that missed out on the NCAA Tournament but should make a splash next season. Here are five NCAA Tournament teams likely to regress next season. Kentucky After an extremely disappointing the 2012-13 season in which Kentucky...
Via The Sports Bank
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt Commodores :#11 SEC college basketball power rankings

Vanderbilt Coach: Kevin Stallings (13 seasons at Vanderbilt 261-159) Overall 384-159, 19 years 2011-12: Record 25-11 overall, 10-6 in SEC ( Tie 2th) Starters Returning (0) Preseason Tournament: Old Spice Classic Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Villanova, vs. Butler, at Oregon Transfer In: Eric McClellan (Tulsa) Early departure: John Jenkins No team in the country probably loses what...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

#83 Vanderbilt: College Basketball Countdown

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
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October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Tulsa 73, Tulane 69

Jordan Clarkson and Eric McClellan each scored 15 points in Tulsa's 73-69 victory over Tulane on Saturday night. The Golden Hurricane (17-11, 10-4 Conference USA) led 37-30 at halftime and outplayed Tulane (15-13, 3-11) in the final minute to win. Ricky Tarrant and Jordan Callahan scored 21 and 16 points respectively for the Green Wave. Tulsa, which got 12 points and 12 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Tulsa 66, SMU 60

Jordan Clarkson had 22 points, six assists and four blocked shots as Tulsa defeated Southern Methodist 66-60 Saturday. Clarkson hit 9 of 14 fields goals, including 3 of 4 3-point attempts, for the Golden Hurricane (13-9, 6-2 Conference USA), who won their sixth straight game. Scottie Haralson added 17 points, and Eric McClellan had 10. Robert Nyakundi had 18 points and Leslee Smith...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Tulsa 66, UCF 61

Scottie Haralson scored 18 points and Tulsa edged UCF 66-61 Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory. Jordan Clarkson added 15 points for the Golden Hurricane (12-9, 5-2 Conference USA). Eric McClellan added 11 points and Kodi Maduka scored 10. Keith Clanton led the Knights (15-5, 5-2) with 15 points and 11 rebounds. A.J. Rompza contributed 11 points and Tristan Spurlock...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Tulsa Fends Off UTEP, 59-48

Led by Kodi Maduka and Eric McClellan, the Golden Hurricane put the game away with an 11-3 run in the last 10 minutes of the second half.
Via utepathletics.com
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Last-second free throw gives UH win over Tulsa

HOUSTON (AP) -- Jonathon Simmons scored 19 points, including the winning free throw in the final second of overtime, and Houston held off Tulsa 70-69 Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both schools. J.J. Thompson had 15 points for the Cougars (9-5) while TaShawn Thomas had 12 points and Alandise Harris added 10 for Houston. Steven Idlet led the Golden Hurricane (7...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Tulsa 68, Mercer 62

Kodi Maduka scored 17 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, and Tulsa used a late run to beat Mercer 68-62 on Wednesday in the first-ever meeting between the schools. Eric McClellan added 14 points off the bench for the Golden Hurricane (6-7), and Jordan Clarkson had 12. Jakob Gollon led the Bears (8-6) with 12 points. Daniel Coursey had 10 points, five rebounds and six blocked shots...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

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