PODCAST: South Carolina preview, WBB resurgence and VandyBoys roster outlook mega-episode

This week on Live from West End, Bryce and Aiden discuss men’s and women’s basketball’s recent success. The two also discuss baseball for the first time with Vanderbilt’s season-opener coming up this weekend.


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Trey Thomas contemplates a play, as photographed on Feb. 8, 2023. (Hustler Multimedia/Nikita Rohila)

Aiden Rutman and Bryce Smith

On Episode 20 of Live from West End, Sports Editor Bryce Smith and Deputy Sports Editor Aiden Rutman tackle a busy week of Vanderbilt sports. They recap men’s basketball’s massive three-game win streak and discuss women’s basketball’s important win against Arkansas. They look forward to both team’s upcoming matchups as the men gear up for a road game against South Carolina on Tuesday, Feb. 14 and the women travel to Alabama on Thursday, Feb. 16. Aiden and Bryce also preview the VandyBoys’ projected roster for this season, highlighting high-impact veterans as well as highly-touted freshmen looking to make their marks. The pair ends with a discussion about Vanderbilt University dining and three questions for the week ahead.

Further Reading 

Memorial Minutes: Back on the Bubble?: With a three-game winning streak that seemingly came out of nowhere, the Commodores now have an outside chance at making the NCAA Tournament.