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Broader Than Broadway

Fan article submitted by: Matt McGhan In the wild there is a certain natural observed food chain. The higher species will naturally rule over and devour the ones lower in the cycle, if pitted against one and other. I.e. Wildcats, Rams, Ducks. But that doesn’t mean the lesser can’t adapt, learn, survive & even thrive, with the continually sharpened defense ... Read More »

Rams bounce back, down Ducks

Havoc heads to San Diego as VCU draws SF Austin in their round of 64 game this Friday night.

VCU wasted no time in putting Monday night’s loss against No.12 Villanova behind them, jumping out to a 12-0 start against the Oregon Ducks tonight then answering every challenge in the 77-63 win. The black and gold held Oregon scoreless for the first four minutes and to single digits over the first quarter of the game, but saw Oregon cut the VCU ... Read More »

VCU lost a game

I can think of no better way to start this little blog post than to quote my good friend and VCURamNation.com co-founder, Marcus Shrock, who said after last night’s loss: “I’ve not been alive long enough to see a team finish their NCAA season undefeated. Yet, every year someone wins a National Championship.” Now I know the naysayers will slam the ... Read More »

Rams fall to No.12 Villanova, will take on Oregon today

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Last night’s battle between No.14 VCU and No.12 Oregon appeared to be one of those “last shot wins” contests between two ranked teams. Down just two points at the half, VCU opened the second on a 6-0 run before a Jay Wright timeout changed everything. From that point on, the Wildcats blitzed VCU, using a 16-0 run to begin a ... Read More »

Game Preview: #14 VCU v #12 Villanova

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VCU heads to what has become a home away from home when they travel to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY to take on the No.12 Villanova Wildcats in the first of two games the Rams will play as a part of the Legends Classic. The Rams are coming off a 40-point throttling of UMES in which VCU was able ... Read More »

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 »