November 1, 1987 |
After dropping six consecutive games, Saturday's 27-13 victory over Rutgers at Nashville, Tenn., was a welcome relief for Vanderbilt Coach Watson Brown and his Commodores. "This gets us our confidence back," said Vandy quarterback Eric Jones, who completed 19 of 26 passes for 267 yards and a touchdown and also rushed for 101 yards in 17 carries. "I think this win means we are a good team and shows we could have won some of our other games," Jones said of the Commodores (2-6).
March 24, 1994 |
Kerry Kittles sank two free throws with five seconds remaining as Villanova (18-12) was a 76-74 winner over Xavier (22-8) on Wednesday night in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals at Villanova, Pa. Vanderbilt 89, Clemson 74--Billy McCaffrey scored 27 points for the Commodores (19-11) in their victory over the Tigers (18-16) at Nashville, Tenn.
March 12, 2012 |
We are asking you to predict the winners of each of the NCAA basketball tournament regionals today, and moving on to the East Regional. A quick breakdown before we get to the poll: Top four seeds: Syracuse (31-2), Ohio State (27-7), Florida State (24-9), Wisconsin (24-9). Upset specials: No. 12 Harvard over No. 5 Vanderbilt, No. 10 West Virginia over No. 7 Gonzaga. 2012 NCAA tournament interactive brackets Mike Hiserman's rim shots: --With its upset of Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference title game, Vanderbilt may have become something of a trendy tournament darkhorse.
October 19, 2013 |
Wearing a black leather jacket over black leather trousers, Lionel Richie stood on the stage of the Hollywood Bowl with his arms raised high over his head, as though he were an athlete or a military commander -- someone, at any rate, with a deep feeling of triumph. Last year the veteran pop-soul singer scored his first No. 1 album in over a quarter-century with “Tuskegee,” on which he teamed with a number of country acts for new versions of his old hits: a duet with Willie Nelson on “Easy,” for instance, and “Endless Love” with Shania Twain filling in for Diana Ross.
February 3, 2002
Singer-songwriter Marshall Chapman danced on the sideline with the Vanderbilt cheerleaders. The Commodores hugged near midcourt after the final buzzer, and their fans didn't want to leave. Then again, victories over instate rival Tennessee are few and far between. Chantelle Anderson scored all of her 22 points in the second half as No. 8 Vanderbilt rallied from an 11-point deficit to upset second-ranked Tennessee, 76-59, Saturday night at Nashville.
February 27, 1987 |
Purdue had just taken down Big Ten leader Indiana, but Coach Gene Keady wasn't satisfied. Troy Lewis scored 18 points as the sixth-ranked Boilermakers defeated the third-ranked Hoosiers, 75-64, Thursday night at West Lafayette, Ind. The victory left Purdue (22-3 overall, 13-2 in the Big Ten) a half-game behind the Hoosiers (23-3, 14-2). "We're still climbing the ladder, playing for the (conference) championship," Keady said after his team snapped the Hoosiers' nine-game winning streak.