Author Archives: Mat Shelton

Reddic lands Portsmouth Invitational invite

Official release via VCUAthletics.com RICHMOND, Va. – Senior Juvonte Reddic of the VCU men’s basketball program has seen his name on several NBA mock drafts. This upcoming weekend, he’ll have a chance to move his name up that draft board. Reddic will join a host of other NBA hopefuls at this weekend’s 2014 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. He will be the third Ram ... Read More »

A look ahead: The 2014-15 Atlantic 10

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We’re just a week past the official end to the 2013-14 college basketball season, some seven months until next year’s action, but that hasn’t stopped national pundits from looking ahead to next year’s early rankings and bracketology. On paper, things are looking good for the Rams, once again. ESPN ranked VCU No.14 in their “Way-Too-Early Top 25″, as well as ... Read More »

Ram Nation supporter, HDL, Inc., to open new patient centers in Virginia

HDL, Inc. President & CEO, Tanya Mallory, is a VCU grad and a huge fan of VCU basketball.

So you’ve seen the “HDL, Inc.” logo all around campus, and know HDL is a VCU and VCURamNation.com supporter, but what is it that they actually do? Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. offers heart testing that digs deeper than cholesterol, looking at all sorts of additional biomarkers for heart disease, diabetes, and other related conditions (the company recently started moving into blood ... Read More »

Reddic selected to NABC All-Star Game

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Juvonte Reddic will have one more game as a Ram, this time as a member of the East squad in this year’s NABC All-Star game. The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the rosters today for the 2014 Reese’s Division I College All-Star game, which will be played as part of Final Four Friday at the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball ... Read More »

Rhoades accepts head coaching position at Rice

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CBSSports.com’s Jon Rothstein is reporting VCU assistant, Mike Rhoades, will accept the head coaching position at Rice. Rhoades was the Associate Head Coach under Shaka Smart and has been with the Rams since Smart took over at VCU. A national champ at DIII Lebanon Valley, Rhoades got his coaching start at nearby Randolph Macon where he coached for three seasons under ... Read More »

Increased recruiting power could propel Rams to next level

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VCU has hit warp speed in it’s growth as a program since Coach Smart led the Rams to the 2011 Final 4. The school has sold out 50 consecutive games that actually predates the run, have expanded the Siegel Center, are one of just a handful of teams to reach the NCAA tournament each of the past four seasons and ... Read More »