W&M closes out MBB's non-con schedule
Jan. 1, 2013
William and Mary will close out Vanderbilt's non-conference schedule this Wednesday night at Memorial Gym, when the Tribe and Commodores tangle in a 7 p.m. contest that will air on television on CSS. The game can be heard on the Vanderbilt IMG College Radio Network in middle Tennessee and online at vucommodores.com.
Game 12/VANDERBILT (5-6) vs. WILLIAM & MARY (7-4)
About William & Mary
Stallings One Win Away From Becoming Memorial Gym All-Time Wins Leader
Coach Kevin Stallings is one win away from becoming the all-time wins leader at Memorial Gym. Stallings sits at 181 wins and is tied with Vanderbilt legend Roy Skinner for the all-time lead in wins at the legendary facility. The Commodores are 3-2 at Memorial Gym this season, and in the Stallings' era, Vanderbilt is 114-13 in his 14 years at the helm in non-conference action at the facility.
Commodores Rank Low In Experience
Vanderbilt is ranked 320 among the 347 Division I basketball playing schools in terms of experience on the roster by kenpom.com. Vanderbilt has no seniors and only two juniors on this year's roster.
'Dores Three-Point Streak Still Intact
Vanderbilt has made a 3-pointer in 843 consecutive games, a streak which began at the inception of the 3-point line in 1986-87. The Commodores rank second only to UNLV for the longest streak in Division I basketball. Vanderbilt, UNLV and Princeton are the only three schools in college basketball to have made at least one 3-pointer in every game played since the 3-point line was implemented.
Percentage of Threes
41.0% of Vanderbilt's attempts from the floor are threes, which ranks 21st out of 347 Division I teams. 37.3% of the team's total points comes off of threes, which ranks 14th nationally.
Kedren Johnson Ranks In Several SEC Categories
Sophomore point guard Kedren Johnson is in the top 10 in the SEC in several categories, including:
Scoring - 5th (17.0)
Home Sweet Home
Vanderbilt's next two games will be at home at Memorial Gym, and three of the next four. The Commodores' next road trip is a game at Arkansas on January 12.
SEC Play Awaits
After Wednesday's game with William and Mary, SEC play begins in earnest on Thursday, January 10, when Kentucky comes to Memorial Gym for an 8 p.m. tip off on ESPN2. Vanderbilt then travels to Arkansas on Saturday, January 12, and then returns home on Tuesday, January 15, to take on Ole Miss.
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