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Game Preview: VCU at Cincinnati

VCU looks to pick up a big road win Saturday as the Rams head to Fifth Third Arena to take on the Bearcats of Cincinnati. VCU won their only true road game of the season, a four-point victory at Illinois State, but will step up in weight class as they take on a top-50 Cinci squad coming off an overtime home ... Read More »

Daniels traded to Timberwolves

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Former VCU sharpshooter Troy Daniels has been traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Daniels went undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft but worked his way into a Houston Rocket’s roster spot after setting an NBA D-League record for three-pointers made before even completing a full season. Daniels and two second round picks were acquired to the Timberwolves in exchange for eight-year vet Corey ... Read More »

Video: Mo Alie-Cox and Justin Tillman dunking on people

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The dunk is back at VCU. The black and gold have had a number of rim-rockers over the years (Kendrick Warren, Willie Taylor and Larry Sanders to name a few), but so far VCU’s duo of sophomore Mo Alie-Cox and Justin Tillman have been one of the more entertaining duos to patrol the paint, both possessing an ability to fill ... Read More »

Video: Bench shines as VCU blows out Belmont

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You’ve seen some nice highlights from tonight I’m sure already but now you get to see mine as well. The Rams routed Belmont thanks to one of VCU’s best defensive performances of the season coupled with some serious bench scoring, 56 points off the bench to be exact in VCU’s 78-51 win over the always solid Belmont Bruins. Justin Tillman ... Read More »

Game Preview: VCU v Belmont

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VCU takes on Belmont tonight in the third meeting in as many years between the two. The Rams trailed early in Nashville last season before taking over in the second half for the 81-68 win. The previous season the sensational Ian Clark did his best to help the Bruins pick up a road win but didn’t have enough to defeat ... Read More »

Help Richmond’s Christmas Mother Maya Smart raise $5K for charity!

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Ram fans, we need your help! The Richmond Christmas Mother program has made the holiday season brighter for local families for some 80 years now. This year’s Christmas Mother is going to wreak serious havoc on 2014’s fundraising campaign to continue that support as VCU First Lady, Maya Smart, was selected as the youngest Christmas Mother in the history of the ... Read More »