Commodore Tom

  • joined Jan 10, 2013
  • last login Jul 10, 2014
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30 years old, Vanderbilt Law grad, solo practice attorney in Sugar Land, TX.

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SEC Hoops 2014-2015: The Offseason Update

I took a look at the landscape of SEC basketball for the 2014-15 season a month or so ago. Now that we're into the offseason, well, let's just say our outlook is a bit clearer. And still somewhat muddled. But important updates nonetheless.



Oh, and the NCAA's lead investigator on Bruce Pearl's case is, get this, working in the Auburn compliance office.


Basketball snags another commitment

It turns out that Kevin Stallings and company weren't done with the 2014 recruiting class as Vandy got another commitment today from Jeff Roberson out of Houston (TX) Kinkaid School. At 6'6", 210...


SECT Preview: So you're telling me theres a chance

That's right, Vanderbilt has a 0.6 percent chance of winning the SEC Tournament and claiming an automatic bid! Unfortunately, that may actually be overstating things a bit.

SEC Hoops in 2015: A Look Ahead

We were supposed to have everybody back this season. Yeah, that didn't quite happen, but in spite of the depth issues this season has been better than what a lot of Vanderbilt fans were expecting....


The Elephant in the NCAA's Room.

So, this isn't really a Vanderbilt-specific post. But in the hubbub surrounding Johnny Manziel, the Ed O'Bannon case, and really, a whole lot of other stuff, there's been something that's missing from the entire conversation about the NCAA's rules on

Hufnagel already paying dividends?


"One intriguing wrinkle in his recruitment is the move of Harvard assistant Yanni Hufnagel to Vanderbilt. Hufnagel recruited Travis' brother, Jonah, to Harvard, and has kept the Commodores in the running for Reid. "As soon as he went to Vanderbilt, he offered the next day," Travis said. "I'm definitely looking at them, trying to get on campus sometime in the fall."" Reid Travis, a 6'7" power forward from Minneapolis, is the #41 recruit in the nation according to Rivals.

AJ Astroth transferring


Can't say I'm terribly surprised by this news.

Darius Thompson commits to UT


Ugh. I hope this doesn't come back to bite us.

Looking Ahead to 2014

With the 'Dores playing out the string this season -- this clearly isn't going to be an NCAA team, and even the NIT is a longshot -- it's looking like time to look ahead to next season. With...

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