February 13, 2013
Vols look for sweep vs. Vandy tonight
Tennessee (12-11, 4-6) travels to Nashville tonight, looking to grab a second straight road win after picking up their first one of the season over the weekend at South Carolina. The Vols dispatched Vanderbilt (9-13, 3-7) in Knoxville earlier this year and will be looking for the season sweep over their in-state rival tonight.
Vanderbilt is knee deep in rebuilding mode this season, but the Commodores are always a tough out at home. That's remained true even amid this season's struggles, as evidenced by this weekend's 67-49 thumping of Arkansas in Memorial Gym.
Dealing with the odd configuration of Memorial that places the benches on the ends of the court rather than the sides is always a unique challenge, one that Martin says places a great deal of emphasis on communication between players.
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