Vanderbilt adds Thursday nonconference game to men's basketball schedule
The Vanderbilt Commodores have been playing better basketball lately. They’re still near the bottom of the SEC standings, but they’re fresh off a 75-70 win over Ole Miss on Saturday.
This week, they’ll play at LSU on Tuesday night and at Ole Miss on Saturday, but they’re going to play 1 more game in there, too.
On Monday night, the Commodores announced they’d added Cincinnati, an AAC team, to their schedule for a Thursday game. The Commodores provided some facts about the matchup on Twitter:
⚓️ latest nonconference game since 1965
⚓️ first time with three true road games in 1⃣ week since 1960
⚓️ first time with 3⃣ straight true road games (in any time span) since 2000
⚓️ Vandy is 0-4 all-time at Cincinnati (1-6 overall); first meeting since 2009
— Vanderbilt Men's Basketball (@VandyMBB) March 2, 2021
The game is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. Eastern time and can be seen on ESPN+.
Vanderbilt is currently 7-13 overall and 3-11 in SEC action. Cincinnati is 9-9 overall and 7-6 in the AAC.