Feb. 25, 2014
It is a big week of basketball at Memorial Gymnasium. Tonight, Vanderbilt's men's basketball team hosts No. 1 Florida at 6 p.m. on ESPN. On Thursday, the women's team is celebrating Senior Day before playing Florida at 7 p.m. Tickets remain available for both contests. Ticket Information
Vanderbilt enters the contest 15-11 overall and 7-7 in the SEC. The Gators are 25-2 overall and 14-0 in the league. A win Tuesday will clinch at least a share of the SEC title for the Gators.
Playing the nation's No. 1 team is nothing new to the Commodores. Vanderbilt is 8-16 al-time against teams ranked No. 1. In their last game against the No. 1 team, Vanderbilt defeated Kentucky, 71-64, to claim the 2012 SEC Tournament.
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The women's team will have Senior Day festivities before its 7 p.m. matchup against Florida on Thursday. Vanderbilt will recognize senior Christina Foggie and Jasmine Lister before the game.
The game itself will be pivotal for both teams jostling for position in the SEC standings with just two games remaining in the regular season.
Vanderbilt and Florida are 7-7 overall and are tied with LSU for fifth in the conference. The pack is one game behind Kentucky and one game ahead of Auburn, Alabama and Georgia. The Commodores close the regular season at Kentucky Sunday.