Vanderbilt will be the No. 3. seed for the Southeastern Conference Tournament, which opens Thursday in New Orleans.
The Commodores (21-10) received one of four first-round byes and will play either No. 6 seed Mississippi State or No. 11 Georgia at 9 p.m. Friday (SEC Network).
Vanderbilt, which dropped its final regular-season game to Tennessee on Saturday, lost to Mississippi State (21-10) at home in January and swept the season series against Georgia (14-16).
The Volunteers, who were picked to finish 11th in the SEC, finished with a 10-6 league record and tied Vanderbilt and Florida for second place.
Tennessee won three of four against the Commodores and Gators and earned the No. 2 seed. The Volunteers (18-13), who have won eight of nine, will play No. 7 Ole Miss or No. 10 Auburn at 6:30 p.m. Friday.