2014-2015 Vanderbilt Commodores Men's Basketball Schedule
The Vanderbilt Commodores certainly have their work cut
out for them playing in arguably the toughest conference in college hoops, but they also have too much talent to back down
from a challenge as they look to shoot their way up the standings in the always arduous SEC. Come out for games loaded with
big-time jams, spectacular blocked shots and moments that will have you simply glued to the action, as you never know what
can happen when two great programs tip-off in front of an energetic crowd of onlookers. Put it all together and the Commodores
are sure to give you plenty to cheer about as they look to elevate their game and take another step forward for the program.
course, it doesn't hurt that their home court, Memorial Gymnasium, is just one of those venues that you have to see at some
point if you're a Vanderbilt fan, as it's always loaded with thousands of intense and passionate fans that pour into the stands
to provide the Commodores with a home-court advantage. There are always plenty of great SEC matchups, and Vanderbilt always
seems to be right in the middle of one intense battle or another, giving you plenty of reasons to head out to the stands to
see what everyone is talking about around campus. The schedule is absolutely loaded with exciting home options for the Commodores,
providing more than enough incentive to head out and see a big game up closer and personal.
Don't forget about the away
games either, however, as the Commodores are known to draw quite a few fans when they gear up for a highly anticipated road
matchup. Sure, you could catch the highlights on your smart phone, but you're not even close if you think that there is ever
going to be an app that can conjure up the experience of actually being there alongside all of your fellow fans. And once
you're there watching your favorite team battle it out with another titan of the hardwood, you'll definitely be glad that
you're not still sitting at home, left to wonder what the atmosphere of the big game is like.
Basketball Team Info
The Commodores are also known for their football prowess, but on the hardwood, they always seem
to have some explosive playmakers that can turn the direction of a big game in a real hurry. Against teams like Alabama, Kentucky,
Georgia, Florida LSU and many more in the SEC, the Commodores get to go up against some of the powerhouses, though the Commodores
also have plenty of talented players that know how to make it hard on the other elite teams looking to do the same. The SEC
is known for having some of the very best athletes in the entire country, which is something you'll definitely understand
when the Commodores clash against another talented opponent filled with electrifying playmakers. Over the years, the Commodores
have also had more than a fair share of explosive talent, with guys like Clyde Lee, Perry Wallace, John Jenkins and more dominating
in Nashville for the Commodores to help make Vanderbilt one of the top programs in the nation.
The College Basketball
There are plenty of major college sports out there these days, but few can even hold a candle to the experiment
of big-time NCAA basketball. Come out to the stands and you'll see what all the buzz is about, as you'll be treated to an
unbelievable sporting event filled with thousands of intense fans that know a thing or two about showing their support. This
is one of the best spectator sports in the world for a reason, and it won't take long to figure that out once you're there
in the middle of the chaos and the game is still very much up in the air.
Vanderbilt Commodores Basketball History
Vanderbilt Commodores have been playing basketball in the SEC since the 1930s, though their team goes back more than a century.
The Commodores have had plenty of unbelievable seasons over the years and tend to bring some dynamic playmakers to campus
each and every season, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote and head out to see what all the excitement is
about. With more than a dozen NCAA Tournament appearances, including five seasons between 2007 and 2012, the Commodores always
seem to be shooting their way toward the top of the standings and another trip to the Big Dance, which is exactly what they'll
be looking to do once again in 2014-2015. Put it all together and the Commodores have a nice history of excellence and a very
bright future ahead of them, helping make them one of the staples of the sports scene around Nashville.
Commodores Basketball Trivia
Who was the first Commodore to win the SEC Player of the Year Award?
is Clyde Lee, who was a consensus selection all the way back in 1965. Lee was a terrific forward/center who was instrumental
in leading the Commodores to their very first SEC Championship, which also happened the same year. After dominating for the
Commodores, Lee would take his game to the pro level as well, landing as NBA All-Star in 1968 and playing in the league for
Vanderbilt Commodores Fans
For all the top-tier matchups at Memorial Gymnasium, the Commodores
will be digging in looking to pile up the wins and make a big move up the conference standings. With more than 14,000 strong
for the top games of the season, the Commodores are always in the middle of one amazing game or another, but you shouldn't
just take our word for it. These fans know how to show their passion and excitement from game to game, and you'll understand
what all the excitement is about if you head out to see what the Commodores can do on the hardwood this season. When the game
is still up in the air and Commodores' fans are at the edges of their seats in anticipation of an epic finale, there's nothing
quite like Vanderbilt Commodores basketball.