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Scouting Report: Davidson

Bob McKillop

After getting shellacked by Oregon this past Friday, the Vanderbilt men's basketball team knows that this season will be a hard, bumpy road littered with potholes and cracked asphalt. For a reconstituted roster that needs nothing more than playing time at the present moment, the arrival of the three-games-in-four-days Old Spice Classic is right on schedule.

William Shakespeare reminded all of us that "The play's the thing." This is especially true for college basketball starting fives in November, especially those with very little experience. Vanderbilt intellectually knew that this season was going to be a challenging one, but Nicholls State didn't allow that sense of impending difficulty to be felt in a profound way. Oregon, on the other hand... Recommended Stories

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