Vandy Visits Vols

Dores travel to Knoxville for showdown with No. 8/9 Tennessee

Vanderbilt (7-17, 2-9 SEC) at No. 8 /9 Tennessee (18-6, 8-3 SEC)
Saturday, Feb. 17 • 5:00 p.m. CT

Food City Center • Knoxville, Tenn. SEC Network

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Game NotesProgram
  • Vanderbilt heads to Knoxville to face No. 8/9 Tennessee for the second time this season. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT on SEC Network with Roy Philpott and Pat Bradley on the call.
  • The Commodores enter Saturday’s matchup off the latest installment of Memorial Magic as Ezra Manjon hit the game-winning floater as time expired for a 74-73 victory over Texas A&M.
  • Manjon scored 19 points in the win, marking the 95th time the veteran guard has scored in double figures in his career.
  • Sophomore Ven-Allen Lubin produced a career day against the Aggies, scoring 25 points to lead the Commodores. Lubin has scored in double digits in four of the last five games and is averaging 15 points per game in that stretch.
  • Graduate Evan Taylor has found his stroke from beyond the arc, knocking down 45 percent (18-of-40) of his three-point attempts in the past seven games.
  • In the season’s previous meeting, Vanderbilt held a 35-30 halftime lead before the Volunteers rallied in the second for a 75-62 win. Tyrin Lawrence scored 21 and Manjon added 14 to lead the Dores.