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Scouting Report: Auburn

Frankie Sullivan

The Vanderbilt Commodores continue to play hard in the face of difficulties, which is as much as you can ask from a team that lacks experience, consistent scoring punch, and various other resources. Workmanlike defensive efforts will win a number of SEC games for VU, and this Wednesday night tussle with Auburn is no exception.

Vanderbilt won't light up the night (or the afternoon) on many occasions this season, so defense must become this team's refuge. Such was the case on Saturday in the Palmetto State, as the Commodores closed out South Carolina in an aesthetically ghastly but emotionally satisfying seven-point triumph. Forget about style points for the next two months. Vanderbilt lost to Wisconsin in last year's... Recommended Stories

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