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Vanderbilt will play the #1 team in the AP poll on Wednesday

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The Commodores are 8-18 all time against top-ranked opponents.

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With the release of the latest AP poll on Monday, it is now official. On Wednesday night, Vanderbilt will play the #1 team in the country for the 27th time in school history.

Amazingly, Tennessee has now been ranked #1 twice in its history, and both times the Vols’ first game as #1 came at Memorial Gym. Shan Foster and Vanderbilt notched a 72-69 win over the Vols in 2008, one of eight wins over #1 in school history. Vanderbilt has played #1 at Memorial Gym on 12 occasions and is 6-6 in those games. (A 1951 home game against Kentucky predated Memorial Gym.) The other two wins both came in the SEC Tournament in 1951 and 2012.

That 2012 game is Vanderbilt’s most recent win over the #1 team; the last game came four years ago in Rupp Arena.

Full list of games against top-ranked opponents:

-February 26, 1949: #1 Kentucky 70, Vanderbilt 37 (Lexington, KY)

-January 27, 1951: #1 Kentucky 74, Vanderbilt 49 (Nashville)

-February 24, 1951: #1 Kentucky 89, Vanderbilt 57 (Lexington, KY)

-March 3, 1951: Vanderbilt 61, #1 Kentucky 57 (SEC Tournament/Louisville, KY)

-February 21, 1952: #1 Kentucky 75, Vanderbilt 45 (Lexington, KY)

-January 30, 1954: #1 Kentucky 85, Vanderbilt 63 (Nashville)

-January 29, 1955: #1 Kentucky 75, Vanderbilt 71 (Nashville)

-January 6, 1959: Vanderbilt 75, #1 Kentucky 66 (Nashville)

-January 6, 1964: #6 Vanderbilt 85, #1 Kentucky 83 (Nashville)

-March 13, 1965: #1 Michigan 87, #5 Vanderbilt 85 (NCAA Tournament/Lexington, KY)

-February 28, 1970: #1 Kentucky 90, Vanderbilt 86 (Lexington, KY)

-December 6, 1976: #1 Michigan 97, Vanderbilt 76 (Nashville)

-January 2, 1978: #1 Kentucky 72, Vanderbilt 59 (Lexington, KY)

-March 6, 1978: #1 Kentucky 78, Vanderbilt 68 (Nashville)

-December 5, 1987: Vanderbilt 78, #1 North Carolina 76 (Nashville)

-January 13, 1993: Vanderbilt 101, #1 Kentucky 86 (Nashville)

-March 2, 1996: #1 Kentucky 101, Vanderbilt 63 (Lexington, KY)

-January 31, 2007: #1 Florida 74, #24 Vanderbilt 64 (Gainesville, FL)

-February 17, 2007: Vanderbilt 83, #1 Florida 70 (Nashville)

-February 26, 2008: #18 Vanderbilt 72, #1 Tennessee 69 (Nashville)

-January 30, 2010: #1 Kentucky 85, #21 Vanderbilt 72 (Lexington, KY)

-February 11, 2012: #1 Kentucky 69, Vanderbilt 63 (Nashville)

-February 25, 2012: #1 Kentucky 83, Vanderbilt 74 (Lexington, KY)

-March 11, 2012: Vanderbilt 71, #1 Kentucky 64 (SEC Tournament/New Orleans, LA)

-February 25, 2014: #1 Florida 57, Vanderbilt 54 (Nashville)

-January 20, 2015: #1 Kentucky 65, Vanderbilt 57 (Lexington, KY)