Women's Hoops: Opponents Update

WhitneyD takes a look at opponents, providing their current win/loss record.

PAST OPPONENTS

Eastern Kentucky (6-3)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 91-62 November 9 at home
Notes: Most recently lost 86-75 at #5/#6 Iowa State

Oregon State (4-5)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 81-55 November 11 at home
Notes: Won at "The Pit" against New Mexico


#`13/12 Colorado (9-2)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 72-52 November 15 at home
Notes: Only other loss was a road loss against #18/16 Colorado State. Key matchup at Florida on December 21.

#1/1 Connecticut (10-0)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt lost 69-50 November 18 on road
Notes: Key matchups against #3/4 Oklahoma (home) on December 22 and against #2/2 Tennessee in Knoxville on January 5.


Western Kentucky (5-4)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 102-83 November 21 on road
Notes: Lady Toppers have won 5 of their last 6

Wagner (2-6)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 75-40 November 24 at home

Dartmouth (4-3)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 98-62 November 25 at home
Notes: Nice win at Maine; the Big Green will play their first home game of the season December 28.


Xavier (4-6)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 78-56 November 28 at home
Notes: Best win was in triple-OT against Toledo, who defeated #8/8 Duke earlier in season

Wisconsin-Milwaukee (4-5)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 79-64 November 30 on road

James Madison (5-2)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 90-44 December 2 at Gaylord Entertainment Center
Notes: Tough game against Virginia Tech coming up on December 21

Temple (3-4)
Against Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt won 84-74 December 9 on road
Notes: Lost in the last minute at #23/24 South Carolina; best win was a come from behind victory at Rutgers


FUTURE OPPONENTS:

Vermont (5-2)
Vanderbilt will play on the road December 22
Notes: Vermont beat common opponent Dartmouth 80-60 at home; Lady Cats lost to Ole Miss 74-53 in Oxvord

#12/14 Texas Tech (5-2)
Vanderbilt will play on the road December 29
Notes: Leading scorer and rebounder Plenette Pierson was suspended indefinitely followed the Lady Raiders loss at new Mexico; it is unknown whether she'll be re-instated before the Vanderbilt game

Canisius (5-4)
Vanderbilt will play at home on December 31
Notes: Common opponent Vermont beat Canisius 92-52

#23/24 South Carolina (8-1)
Vanderbilt will play on the road January 3
Notes: Jocelyn Penn, who missed last season for personal reasons, is SC's leading scorer, averaging 16.2 ppg. Best win was an OT victory at #8/8 Duke

NR/#23 Penn State (6-3)
Vanderbilt will play at home on CBS on January 5
Notes: Sophomore guard Kelly Mazzante is third leading scorer in the country.

Louisville (5-3)
Vanderbilt will play at home on January 7
Notes: Point guard Sara Nord is leading the nation in assists with 10.2 per game

Kentucky (4-4)
Vanderbilt will play at home January 10, on road February 21

Ole Miss (6-3)
Vanderbilt will play at home January 13

Alabama (5-3)
Vanderbilt will play on the road January 17

#10/#9 Georgia (7-0)
Vanderbilt will play on the road January 20
Notes: 6'6 freshman Kara Braxton is among SEC leaders in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots

#20/#20 Florida (6-3)
Notes: 6'5 sophomore Vanessa Hayden is leading SEC with 13.7 rebounds and 3.9 blocked shots per game.

#21/#21 LSU (4-3)
Vanderbilt will play on the road January 27 and at home on Feb 15
Notes: Most recent loss was 86-81 OT loss to #14/#15 Michigan at home

Arkansas (6-2)
Vanderbilt will play on the road January 31
Note: Best win so far is a 76-60 road win at Boston College

#2/#2Tennessee (7-0)
Vanderbilt will play at home February 2 on ESPN2 and on road February 16
Notes: Best win so far is 68-62 win at #6/#5 Stanford. Sophomore Ashley Robinson, who tore her ACL in July, has been cleared to play. Key matchup Jan 5 against #1/#1 Connecticut.

Mississippi State (7-2)
Vanderbilt will play at home February 10
Notes: Latoya Thomas is getting help from freshman Tan White, who is averaging 17 ppg, 7 rpb, 4.5 apg, 3 spg, and 1.5 bpg.

#25/NR Auburn (9-0)
Vanderbilt will play at home February 24
Redshirt sophomore Le'Coe Willingham, who missed last season for personal reasons, is average 11.3 ppg, 8.0 rpb.  
December 28 game against #5/#6 Iowa State will be first game against a ranked team.


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