March 13, 2007

Wazzu Bracketology - Vanderbilt University

Vandy is dandy and there is no two ways about it. The Commodores have an extensive history of success in women's basketball but have recently seen success sprout on the men's side as well. This year, the Commodores punctuated their success with a double digit home victory over top-seeded Florida. Say no more.

Vanderbilt Commodores
Southeastern Conference (20-11, 10-6)
Seed: #6
East Region

RPI: 47

Big Wins: 1/10 Tennessee (82-81), 1/20 at Kentucky (72-67), 2/17 Florida (83-70)

Bad Losses: 11/21 at Wake Forest (78-88), 11/28 Furman (62-70), 1/6 at Auburn (65-68)

Last NCAA Appearance: 2004, Sweet Sixteen loss to Connecticut

Coach: Kevin Stallings (3-3 in 3 NCAA appearances)

Probable Starters:

Alex Gordon, Junior, Guard, 7.7 ppg, 3.4 apg
Dan Cage, Senior, Guard, 11.2 ppg, 2.1 apg, 3.0 rpg
Derrick Byars, Senior, Forward, 16.8 ppg, 3.4 apg, 4.9 rpg
Shan Foster, Junior, Forward, 15.4 ppg, 4.8 rpg
Ross Neltner, Junior, Forward, 9.7 ppg, 5.8 rpg

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