NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Vanderbilt Commodores will be opening the season Nov. 11 against Oregon at Memorial Gym in a non-conference schedule released Wednesday.
Coach Kevin Stallings calls the non-conference schedule the toughest the Commodores have had in his tenure. Vanderbilt also plays Xavier along with Louisville and Marquette from the Big East.
The Commodores also play North Carolina State on Nov. 19 in the Legends Classic in New Jersey and either Texas or Oregon State on Nov. 21. Xavier visits Nov. 28, and Vanderbilt visits Louisville on Dec.
2 with a trip to Marquette on Dec. 29.
The Commodores return all five starters from a team that lost in
the opening round of the NCAA tournament.