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The 2014-15 Basketball Season

ESPN Ranks Vanderbilt 18th in Early NCAAB Poll

Three years of rebuilding are finally set to pay off in Nashville. ESPN projects that 2016 will be the year that the Vanderbilt Commodores make a triumphant return to the NCAA Tournament.

Could Austin Nichols be a Vandy target?

Baseless speculation! Austin Nichols wants out of Memphis and previously listed Vandy as a finalist, so we're running with it.

Report: Vandy/Baylor Basketball Set for '15, '16

Baylor defeated an ascending Vanderbilt basketball team in 2014. Now the Commodores will have a chance for revenge when they get a home and home series with the Big 12 titans over the next two seasons.

Vandy's 2015 Basketball Recruits Hit Campus

Vanderbilt Basketball signed an all-star class of high school recruits in 2015. Find out all about the newest basketball Commodores who just arrived in Nashville this week.

All About the NCAA Basketball Rules Changes

You might be thinking that making the NCAA more like the NBA is a good thing. You might want to think twice about that.

Big 12/SEC Challenge: Vandy Gets Texas in Austin

Vanderbilt will get the chance to avenge a 2013 loss when they travel to Austin to face the Texas Longhorns in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The trip will allow players like Damian Jones and Jeff Roberson a chance to return to the state where they played AAU ball.

The SEC's Best Returning Players

With the NBA's early entry deadline having come and gone, who are the best players returning to SEC teams next season?

Tennessean: Riley LaChance Earns Team USA Tryout

Riley LaChance was a four-time SEC Freshman of the Week, but he'll have the opportunity to add an even bigger honor to his resume this summer. The Commodore guard will have the chance to try out for Team USA in June.

Vanderbilt Basketball: 2016 Recruiting Targets

With the 2015 recruiting class likely set, here's where we take an early look at recruiting for the 2016 class. What are the Commodores' needs? What direction is Kevin Stallings likely to go?

Shelton Mitchell to Transfer to Clemson

Shelton Mitchell, a former four-star guard who played for Vanderbilt in 2014-15, has chosen to transfer to Clemson. The Tigers went 16-15 last season but haven't played in the NCAA Tournament since 2011.

Vandy Basketball Season in Review: Wade Baldwin IV

Wade Baldwin IV is known to most outside Nashville as "the player Kevin Stallings threatened to kill." A look at his growth as a freshman suggests that basketball fans will know him for much more by the time he graduates.

Vandy MBB Season in Review: Matthew Fisher-Davis

Matthew Fisher-Davis shook off a slow start to emerge as a dangerous three-point threat for the Commodores. Will 2016 be the year that he adds a new dimension to his offensive game?

Vandy Basketball Season in Review: Riley LaChance

Riley LaChance won the SEC Freshman of the Week award approximately 39 times this season. So does he deserve consideration as Vanderbilt Basketball's MVP for 2014-15?

Way-too-early SEC Hoops Predictions

Where we bloviate on the SEC in 2015-16. Hint: we like Vanderbilt.

Shelton Mitchell to Transfer from Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt lost point guard Shelton Mitchell on Thursday. The former four-star recruit and Commodore backup announced that he is transferring from the university due to personal reasons.

Vandy Basketball Season in Review: Luke Kornet

Luke Kornet developed into a floor stretching seven-footer as a sophomore for Vanderbilt. Can the sweet-shooting Commodore max out his potential and become an All-SEC athlete in 2016?

Vandy MBB Player Review: Jeff Roberson

Jeff Roberson was an unheralded recruit who gave Vandy valuable minutes at the three -- but his offensive game is a work in progress.

Vandy Basketball Season in Review: Damian Jones

Vanderbilt center Damian Jones began the season as an All-SEC pick and ended it as a first-round prospect. How did the Commodores' leading scorer play from November to March?

Vandy Basketball Season Review: James Siakam

James Siakam was the only senior in Vanderbilt's rotation and he led this team by example on the court. The Cameroonian forward was one of the SEC's most underrated player en route to averaging 10 points, 7 rebounds, and nearly 2 blocks in conf. play

MBB Season Review: Josh Henderson & Shelby Moats

Welcome to Anchor of Gold's Basketball Review, where we'll break down each player from the 2014-15 NIT quarterfinalists and examine their expectations going into the season, their performance, and predictions for next year.

It's official: DAME'S COMING BACK

The Omen returns in 2015-2016. BE THERE.

NIT Performance Stokes Hopes for Vandy Basketball

Vanderbilt won a postseason game for the first time since 2013 when they advanced to the NIT quarterfinals. With only one rotation player leaving and five highly rated newcomers taking the floor in 2015-16, there's plenty of exciting building in Nashville.

Stanford Grinds Down Vandy in NIT Quarterfinals

A crowd of hundreds trickled in to Maples Pavilion to watch Stanford earn an NIT semifinal bid by dispatching Vanderbilt 78-75. Referee whistles were as frequent as crowd applause as the Cardinal held serve in an ugly quarterfinal matchup.

NIT: Dores @ Cardinal -- GameThread

New York City and Madison Square Garden are calling. Who will answer?


Oops I did it again. Also, VU04 made me.

NIT Stats Comparison: Dores @ Cardinal

What does the KenPom scouting report data tell us? Getting a win in Palo Alto would be Vanderbilt's most impressive of the season. Stanford is currently ranked ahead of Ole Miss according to Pomeroy's system.

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Damian Jones: Calculus Comes Before Scouting Stanford (via @AdamSparks)

NIT Preview: Don't Foul Stanford.

Stanford used 49 free throws to beat Rhode Island in their last game. Will the Cardinal be as successful when it comes to getting to the line when they meet Vanderbilt in the NIT quarterfinals?

Stallings Thanks Vandy Fans for NIT Presence

Memorial Gym got as loud as it has all season when Vanderbilt hosted South Dakota State in the second round of the NIT. That home court advantage wasn't lost on Commodore head coach Kevin Stallings, who thanked the fans on Saturday.

Fisher-Davis Helps Shoot Vandy Past South Dakota

Vanderbilt and South Dakota State were locked in a dogfight before Matthew Fisher-Davis caught fire to lead the Commodores to a win. The freshman made four straight three-pointers to lift Vandy over the Jackrabbits, 92-77

NIT: Dores vs Jackrabbits -- GameThread

This is it for 2014-2015 in Memorial Gym. This is your last chance to support the young pups before they morph into a ravenous pack of foaming-at-the-mouth, flesh-eating wolverines. Metamorphosis is a beautiful, deadly thing. The future is bright.

NIT Prediction Thread: 2nd Round - 3/20-3/23

If you pick against Vanderbilt, you're dead to me.