Here we go again.
Vanderbilt men's basketball’s Jan. 20 contest vs. Texas A&M has been postponed due to a combination of positive tests, contact tracing and subsequent quarantining within VU’s program.— Simon Gibbs (@SimonGibbs26) January 19, 2021
After a one-game pause last week due to COVID, Vanderbilt took the court on Saturday to play Tennessee in Knoxville. It appears that the recovery was brief, though, as the Commodores get hit with yet another COVID-related postponement for Wednesday night’s game against Texas A&M. And this also comes on the heels of the women’s basketball team announcing yesterday that it was discontinuing the season.
This now means that the basketball team has lost a total of six games to COVID issues: four games in December, plus last week’s home game against Tennessee and now a home game against Texas A&M. No word yet on what will happen to Saturday’s game against Arkansas or any subsequent games, nor have any makeup dates been announced for either of the two postponed conference games.
Interestingly, the Texas A&M game, per Ken Pomeroy, rated as Vanderbilt’s best chance for an SEC win this season, with the Commodores having a 50% chance of winning the game.