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Scouting Report: LSU

Anthony Hickey

Effort. Passion. Desire. The Vanderbilt Commodores, in ownership of those precious gems, are continuing to play hard in the midst of a Murphy's Law season. However, this intense team – one that plays with fire – is also playing with fire in the other sense of the expression… and is getting burned. Late-game carelessness is the main reason why VU is 2-6 in the SEC instead of 5-3.

It's not a fun task, but one must briefly recap those grisly five minutes and 35 seconds which concluded Saturday's game against Alabama. From the 5:15 mark to the 1:14 mark of regulation, Vanderbilt attempted a total of four field goals. The Commodores allowed Alabama to accumulate four steals in the final 5:35. Vandy allowed Alabama – a team that hit only 38 percent of its field goals on... Recommended Stories

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