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Men’s Basketball

Storybook Endings: New book by former basketball student-athlete Barry Goheen

Feb. 17, 2020—Barry Goheen, BA’89, JD’94, the Vanderbilt basketball player who became nationally known for his numerous clutch shots that lifted the ’Dores to victory, is author of the new book about his playing days.

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Vanderbilt alumnus makes $5M gift to advance Commodores basketball program

Jan. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt University today announced that Seattle-area businessman and Vanderbilt alumnus George B. Huber, BA’79, and his wife Cathy have made a $5 million gift to support the men’s basketball program. The gift will be used to enhance facilities and support services.

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Powerhouse: Jerry Stackhouse named men’s basketball head coach

May. 23, 2019—After an extensive national search, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner announced April 5 that Jerry Stackhouse is Vanderbilt’s next men’s basketball head coach.

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Stackhouse named men’s basketball head coach

Apr. 5, 2019—Following an extensive national search, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner today announced Jerry Stackhouse as Vanderbilt University's men's basketball head coach.

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Joe Toye: Guard and Leader

Dec. 17, 2018—Men's basketball's Joe Toye, an economics major and the lone senior on the Commodores’ roster, is the embodiment of student-athlete-leader.

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Get discount on men’s basketball tickets for faculty-staff appreciation game

Nov. 12, 2018—All Vanderbilt employees can get a discount on tickets to the Nov. 27 men's basketball game against Savannah State.

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Grade A Talent: Vanderbilt’s successful recruiting model finds student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom

Aug. 28, 2018—As the only private institution in the Southeastern Conference, Vanderbilt is charged with competing at the highest level of collegiate athletics with student-athletes who also can thrive in the classrooms of a top-15 nationally ranked university.

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Trailblazer Tribute: New basketball scholarship honors Perry Wallace

Jun. 8, 2018—Civil rights trailblazer Perry Wallace, BE’70, who became the first-ever African American varsity basketball player in the Southeastern Conference when he suited up for Vanderbilt in 1967, has been honored with a new scholarship at the university.

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Class of 2018: Phillip McGloin wants to promote sports as a cultural unifier

May. 3, 2018—Since he was 13, Phillip McGloin’s world had orbited around basketball. He walked on to the Commodore basketball team as a freshman and played three seasons. But he chose to leave the team during his junior year to begin planning more seriously for his future.

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Vanderbilt senior earns prestigious fellowship from Luce Scholars Program

Mar. 1, 2018—Phillip McGloin, a College of Arts and Science senior from Washington, D.C., has been named to the 2018-19 class of Luce Scholars. McGloin will gain new perspectives through immersive living and working experiences in Asia during the next year.

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In Memoriam: Perry Wallace, BE’70, 1948-2017

Feb. 26, 2018—By Andrew Maraniss, BA’92   For Perry Wallace, it was never about him. Every time the spotlight shone on the sports and civil rights pioneer, he used the platform to advocate for others. A law professor at American University who was the first African American varsity basketball player in the SEC, Wallace died Dec. 1,...

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Enduring Spirit: Red-carpet event held for premiere of Perry Wallace documentary

Feb. 26, 2018—Just three days after Perry Wallace, BE’70, died, hundreds of people—including family, friends, teammates and fans—gathered at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium on Dec. 4 for the premiere of Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace, a documentary about the late Wallace’s courage and struggles as a student-athlete breaking the color barrier in the SEC.

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