On Episode 11 of the Hustler Sports 30 podcast, sports editor Justin Hershey and deputy sports editor Bryce Smith are joined by assistant sports editor Andrew Wilf to recap a pair of basketball games on West End. First, the hosts discuss reports indicating point guard Peyton Daniels has entered the transfer portal. They break down where his minutes will go before diving into Vanderbilt’s ugly loss to VCU on Wednesday. Next, Andrew and Bryce provide their first-hand perspectives on Shea Ralph’s second victory on West End. The Commodores bested Tennessee Tech 75-55 on Thursday and the hosts analyze the win before looking at what’s up next for the women’s squad. Finally, they conclude the show by previewing Vanderbilt football’s upcoming game against Ole Miss and discuss why Mike Wright should start at quarterback on Saturday.
“Memorial Minutes: Just one game?”: After consecutive 19-point victories in their first two games of the 2021-22 season, Vanderbilt men’s basketball laid an egg against VCU on Wednesday. Was that performance an anomaly or indicative of bigger issues?
“Men’s basketball tarnishes undefeated record, loses to VCU 48-37”: After a lackluster offensive performance, Vanderbilt lost for the first time this year, falling to the VCU Rams 48-37.
“Vanderbilt secures second win, silences Tennessee Tech 75-55”: The Commodores re-entered the win-column thanks to strong performances from Brinae Alexander and Iyana Moore.
“Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss”: After losing their last home game of the season, Vanderbilt will look for its first SEC win since 2019 this Saturday at Ole Miss.