2010–11 Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball team

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2010–11 Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball
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NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #21
AP #25
2010–11 record 23–11 (9–7 SEC)
Head coach Kevin Stallings
Assistant coach Brad Frederick
Assistant coach Dan Muller
Assistant coach King Rice
Home arena Memorial Gymnasium
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »
2010–11 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
#15 Florida 13 3   .813     29 8   .784
#11 Kentucky 10 6   .625     29 9   .763
#25 Vanderbilt 9 7   .563     23 11   .676
Georgia 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Tennessee 8 8   .500     19 15   .559
South Carolina 5 11   .313     14 16   .467
West
Alabama 12 4   .750     25 12   .676
Mississippi State 9 7   .563     17 14   .548
Ole Miss 7 9   .438     20 14   .588
Arkansas 7 9   .438     18 13   .581
Auburn 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
LSU 3 13   .188     11 21   .344
SEC Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010–2011 Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball team represented Vanderbilt University during the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Commodores, led by twelfth year head coach Kevin Stallings, played their home games at the Memorial Gymnasium and are members of the Southeastern Conference. They finished the season 23–11, 9–7 in SEC play and lost in the semifinals of the 2011 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament to Florida. They received an at-large bid in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. With a second round upset to Richmond, they have lost in their first tournament game in their last three tournament appearances.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Brad Tinsley Guard 6'3" 210 Junior Oregon City, Oregon
3 Festus Ezeli Center 6'11" 255 Junior Benin City, Nigeria
5 Lance Goulbourne Guard/Forward 6'8" 230 Junior Brooklyn, New York
10 Chris Meriwether Guard 6'0" 180 Senior Nashville, Tennessee
11 Kyle Fuller Guard 6'1" 200 Freshman Moreno Valley, California
12 Jordan Smart Guard/Forward 6'6" 200 Sophomore Lexington, Kentucky
14 Aaron Noll Forward 6'7" 220 Junior Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
21 Darshawn McClellan Forward 6'7" 229 Senior Fresno, California
23 John Jenkins Guard 6'4" 220 Sophomore Hendersonville, Tennessee
33 Steve Tchiengang Forward 6'9" 245 Junior Douala, Cameroon
35 James Siakam Forward 6'6" 210 Freshman Douala, Cameroon
40 Josh Henderson Center 6'11" 230 Freshman Roanoke, Virginia
44 Jeffery Taylor Forward 6'7" 215 Junior Norrköping, Sweden
45 Rod Odom Forward 6'8" 215 Freshman Central Islip, New York
50 Joe Duffy Forward 6'8" 225 Senior Charlotte, North Carolina
54 Andre Walker Forward 6'7" 220 Junior Flossmoor, Illinois

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/03/2010* 7:00 PM Alabama–Huntsville Memorial GymnasiumNashville, TN W 69–53  11,439
11/08/2010* 7:00 PM Southern Indiana Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN W 77–40  11,497
Regular Season
11/12/2010* 6:00 PM Presbyterian Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN ESPN2 W 88–47  13,481 1–0
11/18/2010* 1:25 PM vs. Nebraska José Miguel Agrelot ColiseumSan Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off first round)
ESPNU W 59–49  4,018 2–0
11/19/2010* 11:30 AM vs. West Virginia José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum • San Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off semi-finals)
ESPNU L 71–74  NA 2–1
11/21/2010* 4:30 PM vs. #8 North Carolina José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum • San Juan, PR
(Puerto Rico Tip-Off 3rd place game)
ESPN2 W 72–65  NA 3–1
11/24/2010* 7:00 PM Grambling State Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN W 92–59  12,270 4–1
11/27/2010* 1:00 PM Appalachian State Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN W 86–73  13,398 5–1
12/01/2010* 8:00 PM Western Kentucky Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN CSS W 82–62  13,577 6–1
12/04/2010* 1:00 PM Belmont Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN CSS W 85–76  13,902 7–1
12/08/2010* 8:00 PM at #15 Missouri Mizzou ArenaColumbia, MO ESPNU L 82–85 OT 11,168 7–2
12/18/2010* 6:00 PM Southeastern Louisiana Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN W 85–52  12,632 8–2
12/21/2010* 8:00 PM at Middle Tennessee State Murphy CenterMurfreesboro, TN CSS W 72–53  6,820 9–2
12/29/2010* 8:00 PM Marquette #24 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN ESPN2 W 77–76  13,604 10–2
01/02/2011* 4:00 PM Davidson #24 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN W 80–52  13,106 11–2
01/08/2010 4:00 PM at South Carolina #22 Colonial Life ArenaColumbia, SC L 75–83 OT 10,439 11–3 (0–1)
01/12/2010 7:00 PM Georgia Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN SEC Network W 73–66  14,316 12–3 (1–1)
01/15/2011 11:00 AM at Tennessee Thompson–Boling ArenaKnoxville, TN ESPN L 64–67  21,198 12–4 (1–2)
01/19/2011 8:15 PM Mississippi Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN CSS W 84–74  14,134 13–4 (2–2)
01/22/2011* 1:00 PM #22 Saint Mary's Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN W 89–70  14,316 14–4 (2–2)
01/27/2011 6:00 PM at Mississippi State #19 Humphrey ColiseumStarkville, MS ESPN2 W 81–74  8,870 15–4 (3–2)
01/29/2011 5:00 PM Arkansas #19 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN FSN L 78–89  14,316 15–5 (3–3)
02/01/2011 8:00 PM at Florida #23 O'Connell CenterGainesville, FL ESPN L 61–65 OT 10,115 15–6 (3–4)
02/05/2011 12:30 PM South Carolina #23 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN SEC Network W 78–60  14,316 16–6 (4–4)
02/10/2011 8:00 PM Alabama #23 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN ESPN2 W 81–77  14,316 17–6 (5–4)
02/12/2011 12:00 PM #18 Kentucky #23 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN CBS W 81⁓77  14,316 18–6 (6–4)
02/16/2011 6:00 PM at Georgia #18 Stegeman ColiseumAthens, GA ESPNU W 64–56  8,942 19–6 (7–4)
02/19/2011 3:00 PM at Auburn #18 Auburn ArenaAuburn, AL SEC Network W 77⁓60  7,442 20–6 (8–4)
02/22/2011 8:00 PM Tennessee #18 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN ESPN L 51–60  14,316 20–7 (8–5)
02/26/2011 12:30 PM at LSU #18 Pete Maravich Assembly CenterBaton Rouge, LA SEC Network W 90–69  7,703 21–7 (9–5)
03/01/2011 8:00 PM at #20 Kentucky #21 Rupp ArenaLexington, KY ESPN L 66–68  24,275 21–8 (9–6)
03/05/2011 5:00 PM #14 Florida #21 Memorial Gymnasium • Nashville, TN ESPN L 76–86  14,316 21–9 (9–7)
SEC Tournament
03/10/2011 10:00 PM vs. LSU #23 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA
(First Round)
SEC Network W 62–50  15,145 22–9
03/11/2011 10:10 PM vs. Mississippi State #23 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA
(Quarterfinals)
SEC Network W 87–81  17,096 23–9
03/12/2011 3:30 PM vs. #12 Florida #23 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA
(Semifinals)
ABC L 66–77  21,728 23–10
NCAA Tournament
03/17/2011* 3:10 PM vs. Richmond #25 Pepsi CenterDenver, CO
(Second Round)
TBS L 66–69  18,499 23–11
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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