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Vanderbilt = Potential Final Four Squad Next Year

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Vanderbilt = Potential Final Four Squad Next Year

They're returning 97% of their scoring.

They have Brad Tinsley at the point who is a decent facilitator and will bring senior leadership (also is 6'3 at the point so he has elite size).

They have Jeff Taylor on the wing who is a premium athlete, very versatile, and brings great size at 6'7 (will also bring senior leadership).

They have John Jenkins on the wing who is probably a top 3 pure shooter in college hoops (POY candidate next year).

They have Lance Goulbourne in the post who will bang and bring senior leadership to the table.

And they also have Festus Ezeli in the post who will bang down low, do some dirty work, while also bringing senior leadership...could be lethal if he's able to put everything together.

So this team is loaded.

It's just a matter of gelling and not turding the bed in the 1st round of the NCAA Tournament.


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They have a very good team

They have a very good team coming in, the problem is so does Kentucky and UNC along with many other good second tier teams like Uconn, Duke, Arizona, Michigan(if Morris withdraws), Cuse, etc. It seems they have a good recruiting class too with two ESPNU100 guards, Daijon Parker and Kedren Johnson and a solid PF Shelby Moats, which gives them more apparent depth. If Ezeli improves and I could definitly see a big year from Vandy.

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Nice sleeper for sure. I

Nice sleeper for sure. I thought they would do some damage this year.

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Let's wait until they can get

Let's wait until they can get out the first round before dubbing them a NCAA threat.

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Before the start of the

Before the start of the season..I thought they were the 2nd most talented team in the SEC right behind Florida..But they failed to play together as a team..And Taylor had a disappointing year...I expect Ezeli to be among the nation's most improved players next season...I'll have Vandy as a preseason top 10 team next year..

Next year the SEC should be very interesting....

with Kentucky reloading again bringing in another group of talented freshmen..

Miss. St. adding Arnett Moultrie to go along with Bost and Sidney who might be the nation's best center next season.

Florida returning a deep team..

And Tennesee,Arkansas and Ole Miss will also be in the mix...

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I'm expecting a break-out

I'm expecting a break-out year from Ezeli and Jenkins. Taylor is going to bring his lockdown D and consistently hit an open 3 but never develop a go to mentality. Defeinitely a sleeper for next year.

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Dont forget about Alabama

Dont forget about Alabama either they return their top two players, JaMychal Green and Tony Mitchell and they are adding some very good recruits like Levi Randolph(96rating), Nick jacobs(92rating), rodney cooper(91rating), and Moussa Gueye(88rating). This group could lead Bama to the Tourney and contention to win the SEC west.

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