Five for February (Kentucky)
Feb. 23, 2012
Welcome back to Five For February, our behind the scenes look at Vanderbilt women's basketball during their five road trips this month. While the Commodores are already on the road in Baton Rouge to face LSU, let's take a look back at the trip to Lexington, Ky., on Monday.
One of the most common questions about travel with the team is what exactly happens on the road. To give a little insight, we're going to give you a look at the itinerary for the trip to UK.
Monday, February 20 - at Kentucky
7:00 a.m. - Depart for Lexington, Ky.
11:45 a.m. - Arrive at hotel
12:15 p.m. - Light Lunch
1:20 p.m. - Depart for shoot around
2:00-3:00 p.m. - Shoot around
For the second half hour, the Commodores work on specific offensive and defensive sets for the game that night, under the direction of Balcomb and the assistant coach which scouted the opponent for that day. Garrick scouted the Wildcats on this day. If you're ever curious who scouts the opponent, its the assistant coach who does the pre-game interview with the voice of the Commodores, Charlie Mattos.
5:00 p.m. - Pre-game meal
7:15 p.m. - Depart for game
9:00 p.m. - Gametime
12:00 a.m. - Depart for Nashville
2:45 a.m. - Arrive in Nashville
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