PODCAST: Men’s basketball catches stride, women’s basketball struggles

In Episode 17 of Live from West End, Brandon Karp joins Aiden and Bryce to discuss men’s and women’s hoops.



Vanderbilt fed off a noisy home crowd on Jan. 14, 2023, at Memorial Gymnasium. (Nikita Rohila/Hustler Multimedia)

Aiden Rutman, Bryce Smith and Brandon Karp

On this week’s edition of Live from West End, Lead Sports Analyst Brandon Karp joins Sports Editor Bryce Smith and Deputy Sports Editor Aiden Rutman for a check-in for both men’s and women’s Basketball. The trio recaps the men’s huge road victory against Georgia, as well as their loss against No. 4 Alabama. They debrief what the team will look like without Liam Robbins and Lee Dort to man the center position. The crew also discusses the women’s heartbreaking loss to Arkansas and not-so-heartbreaking loss to No. 1 South Carolina. They finish with a look ahead to this week’s upcoming matchups, with the men taking on Kentucky at home, and the women taking on Texas A&M at home.

Further Reading

Memorial Minutes: Finally Taking Shape: The Commodores are off to a solid .500 start in the SEC despite a brutal schedule and an injury to star forward Liam Robbins.