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Author Archives: Matt Morton

VCU Athletics Announces Academic Workspace

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After purchasing the old Commonwealth Cancer Institute building next to the Siegel Center in May, VCU is in the process of renovating and converting it into a workspace for student athletes. The building is located behind Ackell Residence Hall (which houses student athletics), and is directly across the street from the Siegel Center, at the corner of Marshall St. and Harrison ... Read More »

VCU Releases Out-of-Conference Schedule

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Since becoming a high profile basketball program, Shaka Smart and the Rams have struggled in years past with building a strong out-of-conference schedule. The truth is, very few other high profile teams wanted to play in the Siegel Center. Last year in an AP interview, Shaka Smart said that Gonzaga head coach Mark Few told him “scheduling is the last thing ... Read More »

VCU To Play Tennessee at Inaugural Veterans Classic

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This just in from VCU Athletics: NEW YORK, N.Y. – Havoc is headed to the United States Naval Academy. The VCU men’s basketball team will be one of four teams involved in the inaugural Veterans Classic at the Naval Academy this upcoming November. Head Coach Shaka Smart and the Rams will take on Tennessee in the opening game of the event at 6:30 ... Read More »

Video: Kendrick Warren DunkFest

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One of our great contributors on the Ram Nation forums, AlienAiden, put together this amazing collection of highlights of former VCU legend Kendrick Warren (1990-1994). He compiled this collection from tape archives he found in his attic from years back: Read More »

Shaka Rejects Contract Upgrade, Allocates Money to Team

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When the coaching carousel started spinning this postseason, it didn’t take long for college basketball fanatics to begin speculating on VCU head coach Shaka Smart’s next move. This has come to be an annual headache for VCU fans, as major programs across the country try to position themselves to lure Smart in with money, prestige, and power. Over the past ... Read More »