Quick Slant is an array of brief insights and occasionally opinionated overviews of collegiate athletics in general and the Vanderbilt Commodores in particular.
Today's Question and Quiz: How competitive within the Southeastern Conference is Vanderbilt in the major sports of football, men's and women's basketball and baseball over the last two years (08-09 and 09-10)?
Taking each of those four sports, give one point for each program that qualified for the NCAA Tournament during that year or appeared in a football bowl game. It would thus be possible for each school to earn four points per year, eight over the two years. Where would Vanderbilt rank? (answer at bottom)
Southeastern Conference Player of the Year Marina Alex of our women's golf team will be introduced during the first quarter of Saturday's Northwestern game.
How important is the Hall of Fame Weekend? One new inductee, Shan Foster, is flying in from Belgium to attend in person!
Answer to Quiz: You will surprise some people with this. LSU - 7 points Vanderbilt - 6 points Florida - 6 points Kentucky - 6 points Georgia - 5 points Tennessee - 5 points Alabama - 4 points Miss. State - 4 points Auburn - 3 points Arkansas - 3 points Ole Miss - 3 points South Carolina - 3 points