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Alston, Stone include VCU on final lists

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Two more promising 2015 recruits announced trimmed lists that include VCU today. Levan Alston, a 6’4 ESPN top-100 (No.81) shooting guard from Haverford, PA narrowed his list to VCU, Notre Dame, Temple, Penn State, Marquette and Penn. Even without a commitment Alston’s list could be a win for VCU, as he scratched off A-10 rivals Saint Joseph’s and Rhode Island, both ... Read More »

VCU makes final four list of top-100 guard, Trey Lowe

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Highly sought after 6’5 shooting guard, Trey Lowe, took to Twitter last night to announce he’s narrowed his list of schools to four: VCU, SMU, Temple and A-10 rival, Saint Joseph’s. my final four schools in no particular order: SMU, ST. Joes, VCU, Temple — Trey Lowe (@Trey_Lowe1) July 29, 2014 The Ewing, NJ native has seen his stock continue ... Read More »

Instant Reaction: I respond to an article that annoys me

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They say no press is bad press but that doesn’t mean some of the stuff I read  about VCU doesn’t annoy the hell out of me. This morning I read a Campus Insiders piece that did just that: Smart Move: Shaka Smart Right to Stay at VCU For Now. In many ways I’m sure its author, Ken Bikoff, who tweeted ... Read More »

Update: New details on VCU’s new center hung scoreboard and sound system

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Anounced today on DigitalSignageConnection.com: Daktronics announced it will manufacture and install a center hung LED video display system at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Stuart C. Siegel Center in Richmond, Virginia. The center is home to the university’s basketball and volleyball programs. “The experience we have had with Daktronics from day one has been wonderful and seamless,” Tim Lampe, senior associate athletic director ... Read More »

JeQuan Lewis could be next season’s big breakout star

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Most of this year’s offseason attention has been focused on the heralded 2014 recruiting class — and for good reason — but it’s a rising sophomore perhaps more famous for one major mistake than his stellar play this past season that could have the biggest underclassman impact on next year’s VCU squad: JeQuan Lewis. Lewis has no doubt had one ... Read More »