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Celebration of life for Perry Wallace scheduled for Feb. 19 at Vanderbilt University

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.

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Register students grades K-6 for Vandy Spirit Game Day Experience

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.

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Perry Wallace, pioneer who integrated SEC basketball, has died

Dec. 4, 2017—Perry Wallace, BE’70, the Vanderbilt University student-athlete who integrated Southeastern Conference varsity basketball, died Dec. 1. He was 69.

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Vanderbilt recognizes trailblazers, marks 50th anniversary of SEC basketball integration

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.

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Commodores receive bid to NCAA Tournament

Mar. 13, 2017—After an impressive late-season surge, Vanderbilt received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The Commodores will be a No. 9 seed and will play No. 8 seed Northwestern on Thursday in Salt Lake City in the West Region.

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Vanderbilt athletics honors civil rights leaders during Equality Weekend

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.

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Vanderbilt athletics to honor 21 Nashville civil rights leaders

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.

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Men’s basketball SEC single-game tickets on sale Dec. 15

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.

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Get your ticket mini plans for men’s basketball home games

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.

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‘Commodore Insider Podcast’: Senior Luke Kornet on Men’s Basketball upcoming season

Nov. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt basketball senior Luke Kornet sits down with the 'Commodore Insider Podcast' to discuss Men's Basketball's upcoming season.

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Celebrate Memorial Madness on Oct. 28

Oct. 21, 2016—Celebrate the beginning of a new season—and a new era—for Commodore basketball at Memorial Madness on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Gym.

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Perry Wallace, Godfrey Dillard featured in new ‘Commodore Insider’ podcast

Sep. 30, 2016—Former Vanderbilt hoops players Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard discuss their trailblazing careers in the new Commodore Insider podcast.

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