So here we are. Gameday at the HP Pavilion. Vanderbilt is about a 3 or 4-point favorite against Murray State, a team that hasn't beaten anybody of note. If we're only a possession better than this team, then I guess I don't understand basketball. You'll hear that Murray State has a balanced attack, with five (nearly six) players averaging in double-figures. Easy to do against Eastern Kentucky, not against the SEC East. Look, I'm not trying to be naive. Murray State can beat Vandy;that's not why I'm saying. Media outlets are taking the losses on Senior Day to South Carolina and against Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament like those are the only two games they've played this season. I get why people like Murray. I would be rooting for them if I didn't love the Commodores.

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