Vanderbilt’s Matthe Fisher-Davis is wishing he could get a one-way ticket to a new planet right about now.
During today’s Vanderbilt-Northwestern game, Fisher-Davis for some unknown reason decided to foul the Northwestern player with 15 secs left in the game when his team was actually up in the score. And as the basketball gods would have it, Vanderbilt ends up losing the game.
Now look I could rip this kid from here to kingdom come but the truth is we forget these kids are just 18 or 19 years old and god knows how many stupid ass mistakes I made during those years. However, I never went absolutely fucking brain dead at a crucial part of any game in my life. Committing an intentional foul in the closing seconds of a game when your team is up would be like me intentionally hitting a batter with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning with my team up a run. WTF are you thinking son? I don't blame poor Matthe though.
Somebody please explain to me what the coach of Vandy was doing while this kid was casually putting hands on the Northwestern player? Why wasn't he screaming and yelling to just get back like most basketball coaches do during a game? I don't blame Matthe...Nope. I blame the lame ass coach and rest of his teammates for allowing him to do it. Did you see how nonchalant he was committing the foul as well? Just kind of went over as if to say, "Slow down, you're running to fast".
Crazy part is he goes to Vanderbilt. I'm going to assume that his book smarts are off the charts. I'm also going to assume that with Vanderbilt being a -2 pt favorite in the game that good old Matthe didn't have any money riding on the game. But you know what they say when you ASS UME......