Calvin Hewett, Vanderbilt (Eddie Kelly photo)


Hoover Notebook: Vandy joins the 13-17 club winner’s bracket

SEC Extra

HOOVER, Ala – Vanderbilt entered the SEC Tournament with something to prove.

Two games into it, those in attendance have received the message. At its best, Vanderbilt can beat anyone. The Commodores proved that Wednesday with a 13-4 victory over top-seeded Tennessee to advance to the winner’s bracket Thursday against Mississippi State.

Facing a Tennessee squad that defeated them two of three in Nashville two weeks ago, for Vanderbilt, it was a tall task. When Vanderbilt lost two of three at Kentucky to close the regular season, there was talk the Commodores had dropped to the NCAA bubble. A win[…]