Three reasons Northwestern will win Thursday – and three for Vanderbilt


The oddsmakers favor Vanderbilt by 1 1/2 points. KenPom.com has Vandy winning 65-64.

So the only upset will be if this clash of brainy ballers goes double digits in either direction.

“Smart team, well-coached,” Joey Meyer said of Vanderbilt.

“Smart team, well-coached,” he said of Northwestern.

Meyer, the former DePaul coach who does color for WGN-AM 720’s NU broadcasts, chuckled and added: “(Vanderbilt) shoots 3s better. Northwestern is a little more athletic. When’s the last time I could say that?”

Here are three reasons to believe in each team:

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