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Vanderbilt’s NFL Draft prospects boost stock at Senior Bowl

Jared Pinkney caught two touchdowns on Senior Day as Vanderbilt downed ETSU 38-0.

Luke Mukundan, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Following the Senior Bowl this past Saturday, Vanderbilt Football’s star trio of Jared Pinkney, Kalija Lipscomb and Ke’Shawn Vaughn are one step closer to realizing their NFL dreams.

Tennessee escapes Memorial with a 78-69 win over Commodores

Koi Love goes up for three point jump shot against UConn earlier this season.

Justin Hershey, Deputy Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

Despite a strong fight from the Commodores, Tennessee's Rennia Davis exploded in the second half to lead the Volunteers to a win.

The Vanderbilt Hustler 2019-20 Super Bowl Roundtable

The 49ers and Chiefs will square off in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, Feb. 2.

Vanderbilt Hustler Sports Staff

January 30, 2020

Kansas City or San Francisco? With the Super Bowl on the horizon, the Hustler sports staff writers make their picks.

SEC Basketball Power Rankings: A New Top Dog

Vanderbilt has struggled through its first 7 SEC games, including a loss to rival Tennessee early in January

Nitin Prabakaran and Justin Hershey

January 30, 2020

After Auburn’s two consecutive losses, LSU takes over our basketball power rankings and cements itself as the SEC’s dominant sports force.

Facing Goliath: Vanderbilt travels to Rupp Arena for a match-up with Kentucky

Saben Lee (0) dribbles against Alabama on January 22, 2020.

Bryce Smith, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Vanderbilt heads to Lexington, Kentucky for a matchup with the Kentucky Wildcats on Wednesday, Jan. 29, following their sixth straight loss in SEC play this season at the hands of the South Carolina Gamecocks.  On paper, this matchup doesn’t seem very intriguing. Vanderbilt hasn’t won an SEC...

Vanderbilt Women’s Tennis blanks Penn 4-0 to secure first team victory

Vanderbilt rolled through its three singles matches, winning each one in straight sets.

Jack Hollier

January 25, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 24, the Commodores defeated the Penn Quakers 4-0 in their first dual match of the season. The match was part of the ITA Kickoff Weekend hosted by Vanderbilt, which also featured a match between the Arizona State Sun Devils and the Northwestern Wildcats. In front of a larger audience than usual, th...

Three takeaways from Vanderbilt’s heartbreaking loss to Mississippi State

Vanderbilt out-rebounded Mississippi State 42-32 but lost the turnover battle 26-14.

Nitin Prabakaran

January 24, 2020

After Vanderbilt’s consecutive blowout losses against ranked SEC opponents, it seemed likely that the team was about to be handed another one against No. 9 Mississippi State. Yet, the Commodores played gritty all game, and, shockingly enough, Vanderbilt went into the fourth quarter with a four point lead...

Vanderbilt to honor former SEC Regular Season Basketball Champions

Photo courtesy Vanderbilt Athletics.

Justin Hershey, Deputy Sports Editor

January 24, 2020

Despite recent struggles, the Vanderbilt men’s basketball program is rich with success and it’s three historic SEC regular season championship teams will be honored this season.

Vanderbilt’s upset hopes fall short against Mississippi State

Koi Love led the Commodores with 19 points.

Alyssa Muir, Deputy Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Losers of two consecutive games to ranked opponents by a combined 80 points, Vanderbilt’s match-up against the ninth-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs figured to be another daunting challenge for an out-matched Vanderbilt squad.  In contrast to the previous games, however, the Commodores gave ...