Late in the week, Gordon mentioned that the Commodores led for his services. Just two days later, the point guard committed to Vandy.
"They're going to let me come in and play my game. It's good academics and a rising program with good coaches."
Gordon said that initially he did not want to sign early but the total package that Vanderbilt offered from a basketball standpoint – with an emphasis on playing time – and academically made the decision relatively easy for him.