Men’s Basketball Archives
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.
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.
Feb. 6, 2018—A public celebration of the life of Vanderbilt alumnus Perry Wallace, who integrated Vanderbilt athletics and SEC varsity basketball, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Feb. 19 at Benton Chapel.
Jan. 31, 2018—The Vanderbilt Cheerleading and Dance Team is hosting its annual Game Day Experience event on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn cheers, dances and a routine to perform at the men's basketball game versus Florida at 3 p.m.
Dec. 4, 2017—Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt University student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball, died Dec. 1. He was 69.
Nov. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt is honoring the legacies of the two players who integrated Vanderbilt athletics, Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard, with a series of activities and events this academic year.
Feb. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt recently celebrated Equality Weekend, a two-day event that honored 21 of Nashville’s civil rights leaders and marked the 50th anniversary of Vanderbilt breaking the SEC’s color barrier with men’s basketball players Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard. The 21 leaders were honored at the Commodores’ men’s basketball game on Feb. 18 and the women’s game on Feb. 19—both Vanderbilt victories.
Feb. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt athletics is set to honor 21 of Nashville's leading civil rights figures at its men's and women's basketball games this weekend, when the players will wear special Nike uniforms.
Dec. 15, 2016—Single-game tickets for Vanderbilt's nine SEC home games at Memorial Gym will go on sale Thursday, Dec. 15, and can be purchased online at vucommodores.com, by calling the Vanderbilt ticket office at 615-322-GOLD, or by visiting the McGugin Center ticket office.
Dec. 2, 2016—Ticket mini plans are now available for some of the Commodores' best home games this season. Purchase yours now to catch the new era of Vanderbilt basketball.
Nov. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt basketball senior Luke Kornet sits down with the 'Commodore Insider Podcast' to discuss Men's Basketball's upcoming season.