Just finished watching Vanderbilt "practice" getting ready for their 1st round game against Murray State. It was basically a shoot around with a little free throws mixed in for good measure.

Basically you walk away from it feeling like the team is loose and ready to go. The team also seems to legitimately like each other. I remember hearing about some Kentucky squads that had splintered locker rooms. From the outside, this doesn't seem to be the case at all.

The only real work that seemed to be going on was with John Jenkins. One of the assistant coaches was helping him to protect the ball better when trying to create his own shot. A lot of side-to-side dribbling and quick release. Lets hope Murray State sees a lot of that tomorrow.

Butler is practicing right now. Here's a DorePost preview...

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