2010–11 Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball team

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2010–11 Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball
Vanderbilt Commodores logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Round of 64
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 21
AP No. 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
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, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/03/2010*
7:00 PM
Alabama–Huntsville W 69–53 
Memorial Gymnasium (11,439)
Nashville, TN
11/08/2010*
7:00 PM
Southern Indiana W 77–40 
Memorial Gymnasium (11,497)
Nashville, TN
Regular Season
11/12/2010*
6:00 PM, ESPN2
Presbyterian W 88–47  1–0
Memorial Gymnasium (13,481)
Nashville, TN
11/18/2010*
1:25 PM, ESPNU
vs. Nebraska
Puerto Rico Tip-Off first round
W 59–49  2–0
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum (4,018)
San Juan, PR
11/19/2010*
11:30 AM, ESPNU
vs. West Virginia
Puerto Rico Tip-Off semi-finals
L 71–74  2–1
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum (NA)
San Juan, PR
11/21/2010*
4:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 8 North Carolina
Puerto Rico Tip-Off 3rd place game
W 72–65  3–1
José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum (NA)
San Juan, PR
11/24/2010*
7:00 PM
Grambling State W 92–59  4–1
Memorial Gymnasium (12,270)
Nashville, TN
11/27/2010*
1:00 PM
Appalachian State W 86–73  5–1
Memorial Gymnasium (13,398)
Nashville, TN
12/01/2010*
8:00 PM, CSS
Western Kentucky W 82–62  6–1
Memorial Gymnasium (13,577)
Nashville, TN
12/04/2010*
1:00 PM, CSS
Belmont W 85–76  7–1
Memorial Gymnasium (13,902)
Nashville, TN
12/08/2010*
8:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 15 Missouri L 82–85 OT 7–2
Mizzou Arena (11,168)
Columbia, MO
12/18/2010*
6:00 PM
Southeastern Louisiana W 85–52  8–2
Memorial Gymnasium (12,632)
Nashville, TN
12/21/2010*
8:00 PM, CSS
at Middle Tennessee State W 72–53  9–2
Murphy Center (6,820)
Murfreesboro, TN
12/29/2010*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 24 Marquette W 77–76  10–2
Memorial Gymnasium (13,604)
Nashville, TN
01/02/2011*
4:00 PM
No. 24 Davidson W 80–52  11–2
Memorial Gymnasium (13,106)
Nashville, TN
01/08/2010
4:00 PM
No. 22 at South Carolina L 75–83 OT 11–3
(0–1)
Colonial Life Arena (10,439)
Columbia, SC
01/12/2010
7:00 PM, SEC Network
Georgia W 73–66  12–3
(1–1)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
01/15/2011
11:00 AM, ESPN
at Tennessee L 64–67  12–4
(1–2)
Thompson–Boling Arena (21,198)
Knoxville, TN
01/19/2011
8:15 PM, CSS
Mississippi W 84–74  13–4
(2–2)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,134)
Nashville, TN
01/22/2011*
1:00 PM
No. 22 Saint Mary's W 89–70  14–4
(2–2)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
01/27/2011
6:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 19 at Mississippi State W 81–74  15–4
(3–2)
Humphrey Coliseum (8,870)
Starkville, MS
01/29/2011
5:00 PM, FSN
No. 19 Arkansas L 78–89  15–5
(3–3)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
02/01/2011
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 23 at Florida L 61–65 OT 15–6
(3–4)
O'Connell Center (10,115)
Gainesville, FL
02/05/2011
12:30 PM, SEC Network
No. 23 South Carolina W 78–60  16–6
(4–4)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
02/10/2011
8:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 23 Alabama W 81–77  17–6
(5–4)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
02/12/2011
12:00 PM, CBS
No. 23 No. 18 Kentucky W 81⁓77  18–6
(6–4)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
02/16/2011
6:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 18 at Georgia W 64–56  19–6
(7–4)
Stegeman Coliseum (8,942)
Athens, GA
02/19/2011
3:00 PM, SEC Network
No. 18 at Auburn W 77⁓60  20–6
(8–4)
Auburn Arena (7,442)
Auburn, AL
02/22/2011
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 18 Tennessee L 51–60  20–7
(8–5)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
02/26/2011
12:30 PM, SEC Network
No. 18 at LSU W 90–69  21–7
(9–5)
Pete Maravich Assembly Center (7,703)
Baton Rouge, LA
03/01/2011
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 21 at No. 20 Kentucky L 66–68  21–8
(9–6)
Rupp Arena (24,275)
Lexington, KY
03/05/2011
5:00 PM, ESPN
No. 21 No. 14 Florida L 76–86  21–9
(9–7)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
SEC Tournament
03/10/2011
10:00 PM, SEC Network
No. 23 vs. LSU
First Round
W 62–50  22–9
Georgia Dome (15,145)
Atlanta, GA
03/11/2011
10:10 PM, SEC Network
No. 23 vs. Mississippi State
Quarterfinals
W 87–81  23–9
Georgia Dome (17,096)
Atlanta, GA
03/12/2011
3:30 PM, ABC
No. 23 vs. No. 12 Florida
Semifinals
L 66–77  23–10
Georgia Dome (21,728)
Atlanta, GA
NCAA Tournament
03/17/2011*
3:10 PM, TBS
No. 25 vs. Richmond
Second Round
L 66–69  23–11
Pepsi Center (18,499)
Denver, CO
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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