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Author Archives: Mat Shelton-Eide

Instant Reaction: Cold Rams fall to Spiders


The Richmond Spiders were a winless 0-7 in road contests this season, six of which came at the hands of kenpom top-100 teams. It was perhaps a sign of hope for Spider fans then to see their team in their home whites, as the Rams came onto the court in their road black uniforms to complete VCU’s “Black-Out” of the ... Read More »

Game Preview: No.14 VCU v Richmond


VCU will look to keep a number of streaks intact as they host crosstown rival Richmond this Saturday at the Stuart C. Siegel Center. The Rams are riding a seven-game home winning streak, a 12-game streak overall and have won their last four games against the Spiders. VCU hasn’t lost a home contest to Richmond since 2001, Richmond’s only win ... Read More »

Game Preview: No.14 VCU v GW


VCU will look to extend their 11-game winning streak tonight while also hoping to pick up their third consecutive dub against the Colonials of George Washington. The teams split last season’s regular season series, first with VCU losing by 10 in DC before getting revenge in the form of a 92-75 beatdown at the Stu. The Rams followed that with ... Read More »

Last night’s unsung hero: Jordan Burgess


Treveon Graham didn’t have his best shooting night during VCU’s gutsy win over Saint Louis, but when the final buzzer sounded the senior had totaled 21 points that included the game-winner with 0.9 seconds to play. It was Graham’s second heroic performance in as many games as he had tallied 26 points on one leg as VCU rallied to beat Rhode ... Read More »

Graham’s heroics lifts VCU past Saint Louis

Treveon Graham hit the go-ahead basket with 0.9 seconds to play to give VCU a tough 63-61 win at Saint Louis.

Treveon Graham drove the length of the court and connected on a tough bucket in the lane with 0.9 seconds to play to lift VCU past Saint Louis, 63-61 tonight. The Rams led most of the second half before Saint Louis guard, Austin McBroom, connected on a foul line jumper to give SLU a 60-58 lead with under a minute to play. ... Read More »

Game Preview: No.16 VCU at Saint Louis


VCU heads to the Gateway City Friday in hopes of picking up their first-ever conference road win at Saint Louis. The Rams haven’t won a game in SLU’s Chaifetz Arena since defeating the Billikens there in the 2010 CBI Championship. As A-10 foes however, SLU leads the series 3-1 including a perfect 2-0 home record. The Rams nearly clipped SLU’s senior-led ... Read More »