All-Time Greats: Clyde Lee, Will Perdue, Bob Warren
Rivals: Tennessee, Kentucky
Vanderbilt Commodores Basketball Tickets
Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball games are held at the Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville on the Vanderbilt University campus. When you watch a game in person, you have the opportunity to see the team take on its rivals Tennessee and Kentucky as well as feel the ambiance that goes with the game. There are several other teams that play at the Commodores' home, including Tulsa, Buffalo and Davidson. The team played its first game in 1900; it went 2-2 that year. The organization has produced professional basketball players such as Clyde Lee and Will Perdue. Jeff Fosnes and Bruce Elder are the team's two Academic All-Americans, and former player Jeff Turner scored a gold medal in men's basketball with Team USA at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. The Commodores became Conference Regular Season Champions in 1920, 1965 and 1974 as well as 1993. When it comes to NCAA tournaments, the team has made it to the Elite Eight once and the Sweet 16 six times. StubHub is your source for Vanderbilt Commodores Basketball tickets.
Where does the Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball team play?
To watch a Vanderbilt Commodores basketball game in-person, head over to the Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville on the western end of the Vanderbilt University campus. The venue has a capacity of 14,326. It has received an expansion three times and was renovated once in 2002. The women's basketball team plays its home games here, too.
Who is the Vanderbilt Commodores basketball team's head coach?
Jerry Stackhouse is the head coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores basketball team. He took the position on April 5, 2019. Stackhouse started his coaching career in 2015. He was an NBA player from 1995-2013 as a shooting guard and small forward. His playing career includes All-Star game appearances and the McDonald's All-American MVP in 1993.
Has the Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball team ever won a national title?
The Vanderbilt Commodores Basketball team finished the 2018-2019 season on a dismal note with a record of 9–23. The organization made a change in April 2019 by hiring former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse as head coach. The organization, otherwise, has experienced success. It made it to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight in 1965 and the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 in 1965, 1974 and 1988 as well as 1993, 2004 and 2007. The Commodores were also Conference Tournament Champions in 1927, 1951 and 2012.
Who are some notable players from the Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball organization?
Clyde Lee, Will Perdue and Bob Warren are among some notable players who played for the Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball team. Lee spent 10 years in the NBA. He is still the highest-scoring alumni with 5,733 points. Perdue also played in the NBA. He is a four-time champion. Three of the championships occurred with the Chicago Bulls; the other was earned with the Spurs.
What is a Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball game like?
There's a student cheering section at the Memorial Gymnasium for Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball games that keeps the environment spirited. Opening Dores is an organization that aims to keep the membership of the Memorial Maniacs steady so that the home team knows its peers are always on its side.
What are the top games this year for the Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball team?
Tennessee and Kentucky are considered to be the Vanderbilt Commodores' basketball team's biggest rivals. Some of the other top games you can watch on their home turf is when the Commodores play against Georgia, LSU and Alabama as well as Texas A&M, SMU and Liberty.Back to Top