Texas State-San Marcos @ Vanderbilt
Current Records: Texas State-San Marcos 1-1; Vanderbilt 1-0
What to Know
The Vanderbilt Commodores have the luxury of staying home another game and will welcome the Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats at 8 p.m. ET Nov. 14 at Memorial Gym. Vanderbilt has the odds in their favor, so they’ll need to guard against complacency.
The Commodores strolled past the Alabama State Hornets with points to spare last week, taking the game 91-72. Jamaine Mann was the offensive standout of the matchup for Vanderbilt, posting a double-double on 15 points and ten boards.
Meanwhile, Texas State-San Marcos was expected to have a tough go of it this past Friday, and that’s exactly how things played out. They have to be aching after a bruising 84-59 defeat to the LSU Tigers. The losing side was boosted by Isiah Small, who had 13 points along with nine rebounds.
Vanderbilt’s victory brought them up to 1-0 while Texas State-San Marcos’ loss pulled them down to 1-1. A couple last-season defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Commodores have allowed their opponents to shoot 50% from the floor on average, which is the 21st highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The Bobcats have allowed their opponents to shoot 49.50% from the floor on average, which is the 27th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The good news? The teams might be seeing more of their shots fall.
How To Watch
When: Sunday at 8 p.m. ETWhere: Memorial Gym — Nashville, TennesseeFollow: CBS Sports AppTicket Cost: $6.00
The Commodores are a solid 7-point favorite against the Bobcats, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Commodores as an 8-point favorite.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for Vanderbilt
Liam Robbins: Out (Foot)Rodney Chatman: Out (Knee)
Injury Report for Texas State-San Marcos
No Injury Information