To say this is a rebuilding year for Vandy is like saying that Kevin Stallings love tacos. The ‘Dores are way down from previous years, and were dealt another blow of bad news yesterday when it was announced that starting point guard and leading scorer Eric McClellan is suspended for the rest of the season due to an academic violation. (Maybe he’s the one who needs the Barnes & Noble gift card or test prep course.)
McClellan is a sophomore that transferred from Tulsa, and started all 12 games this season, averaging 14.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 3.2 assists. Without him, the ‘Dores are down to only seven scholarship players. Four players left the team for various reasons in the offseason, and center Josh Henderson is out for the season with a knee injury.
What will McClellan do with his free time? A lot of this, probably: