Vanderbilt, a Southeastern Conference power that was tournament-tested, vowed not to overlook its first-round opponent, Siena. Unfortunately for the Commodores, they didn't follow through on that as the 13th-seeded Saints dominated play throughout and added another major upset to their NCAA tournament history - the last coming in 1989 as a No. 14 seed against Stanford, reports AP.
Kenny Hasbrouck and Tay Fisher led Siena with 30 and 19 points respectively, including 6-for-6 on three-pointers by Fisher. Vanderbilt never got its perimeter game going, shooting 4-for-20 from three-point range, and didn't exploit its size advantage on the inside. It was one of four major upsets on the day in Tampa, as double-digit seeds Western Kentucky and San Diego were winners earlier, while Villanova downed Clemson late.