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Friday night stats

86 days until college basketball season...

Before you head out tonight for some libations, do a quick study of these stats to impress your VCU friends at that event you plan to attend tonight. LIKE BRADFORD, LIKE JORDAN Bradford Burgess sophomore stats: 28.6 min, 10.4 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1 spg, 48% fg%, 37.3% 3p% Jordan Burgess sophomore stats:  21.3 min, 10 ppg, 4 rpg, 1.7 ... Read More »

Video: VCU makes easy work of UMES


The Rams essentially dominated a warmup contest prior to shipping off to Brooklyn for next week’s Legend Classic championship rounds, crushing Maryland Eastern Shore 106-66. VCU’s starters all played less 16 minutes, giving the black and gold a chance to test their bench while seeing what the future may hold. Freshmen Terry Larrier led the Rams with 21 points in 20 minutes off ... Read More »

Game Preview: VCU v UMES


VCU makes their Siegel Center appearance for the second time in three days against a Maryland Eastern Shore team who’s coming off 40 minutes of basketball just last night. The black and gold have two impressive wins already this season, the first coming in dominating fashion against a rebuilt but talented Tennessee Vols squad, the second a Tuesday night battle ... Read More »

Video: VCU outlasts Toledo


VCU knew they were in for a battle when the Toledo Rockets flew into town and it was a battle they got. The black and gold traded baskets with the Rockets in the first half but headed to the lockers trailing 45-42, in danger of seeing their 20-game home winning streak snapped. But Briante Weber in his return simply wouldn’t ... Read More »

Game Preview: VCU v Toledo

Could Briante Weber cut it as an NFL cornerback?

VCU takes on a very underrated Toledo Rockets team in the Rams’ home opener Tuesday night at the Siegel Center. The black and gold are coming off a relatively easy neutral court win over a rebuilt Tennessee Vols squad while Toledo hits the road for the first time this season after a 13-point home W over Northern Arizona. ESPNU will ... Read More »

Graham named to Wooden Award watch list


Treveon Graham has had one heck of a career at VCU, a resume that earned him a selection to the Wooden Award’s preseason watch list today.  Graham is one of 50 players nationally to earn the honor as the Wooden Award is handed out to the nation’s top player at the end of the season. Graham earned Atlantic 10 First ... Read More »