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Anchor Drop, December 14, 2019: Saturday Open Thread

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Hey, finals week is over and basketball is back.

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Good morning.

Finals week is over, and Vanderbilt basketball is back in action tonight when Liberty comes to Memorial Gym for a 7:00 PM tip on the SEC Network+. Liberty is actually 11-0 this season — but, at least according to KenPom, all eleven wins have come against teams worse than Vanderbilt and only one of the eleven has come in a true road game, and none of the eleven have come in a gym where the benches are on the baselines.

And for your open thread on your Saturday, here’s your college football schedule (with bonus SEC basketball schedule below in the “Bad Gambling Advice” section):

The One FBS Game

Army vs. Navy (2:00 PM CT, CBS)

FCS Playoffs

Illinois State at North Dakota State (11:00 AM CT, ESPN)

Division II Playoffs

Minnesota State at Slippery Rock (11:30 AM CT, ESPN3)

West Florida at Ferris State (2:30 PM CT, ESPN3)

Division III Playoffs

North Central at Muhlenberg (11:00 AM CT, ESPN3)

St. John’s (MN) vs. Wisconsin-Whitewater (2:00 PM CT, ESPN3)

Bad Gambling Advice

Mississippi State vs. Kansas State (10:30 AM CT, ESPNU): Kansas State +3, Under 126.5

Tulsa at Arkansas (12:30 PM CT, ESPNU): Tulsa +12, Under 126

Alabama at Penn State (1:00 PM CT, Big Ten Network): Penn State -10, Over 155

Memphis at Tennessee (2:00 PM CT, ESPN): Tennessee -6, Over 139

Middle Tennessee at Ole Miss (2:00 PM CT, SEC Network): Ole Miss -17, Under 142.5

Saint Louis vs. Auburn (3:00 PM CT, ESPN2): Saint Louis +11, Under 137

Georgia Tech at Kentucky (4:00 PM CT, ESPN): Kentucky -15, Under 137

Georgia at Arizona State (7;00 PM CT, Pac-12 Network): Arizona State -4.5, Over 156.5

Liberty at Vanderbilt (7:00 PM CT, SEC Network+): Vanderbilt +1.5, Over 131.5