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Mat Shelton-Eide

VCU School of the Arts (BFA '07) and Center for Sport Leadership (M.Ed. '10) alumnus, Mat has followed VCU basketball since the Sunbelt days when he'd attend games with his father. Worked as a graduate assistant in the VCU Sports Information Department for the '09-'10 season, but has covered VCU basketball for VCURamNation.com since 2007. Like what you're reading and want to know how you can keep VCURamNation.com alive? Make a donation! While we sell advertising on our site, we aren't the best at it, so your donation helps us take time away from things like "work" to work on VCURamNation.com. FOLLOW THIS LINK to make a secure donation through PayPal.

Game Preview: No.25 VCU v Saint Louis

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VCU sits atop the Atlantic 10 standings, tied with Dayton, Rhode Island and UMass at 9-3 in conference play. With just six games remaining there is no margin for error in the Rams’ quest for their first-ever A-10 regular season title. That quest continues tonight when VCU hosts Saint Louis in a rematch of the Rams’ 63-61 road win earlier ...

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VCU bounces back with big road win at GW

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VCU had a different look in tonight’s 79-66 win at George Washington. For starters, VCU’s Freight Train, Treveon Graham, was back in the lineup. But more importantly, the Rams had the look of a confident offensive unit from the opening whistle. VCU’s Melvin Johnson filled up the stat sheet quickly, connecting on his first three pointers and scoring 11 points for the ...

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Game Preview: No.20 VCU at George Washington

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VCU looks to snap their only two-game losing streak of the season by picking up their second consecutive win over George Washington in conference play this year. The Rams have won their last three in the series, routing GW 72-48 on January 27 but have two other double-digit blowouts of Mike Lonergan’s squad dating back to last season including a 74-55 ...

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Rams fall to La Salle in double-OT

VCU's 24-point loss to Villanova was the worst Rams loss since the Ram's 25-point loss to Michigan in the 2013 NCAA tournament.

Philly teams man. I don’t know what it is, but there is just something about VCU and Philly teams. In a rematch of last year’s double-overtime win in Philly, the La Salle Explorers exacted revenge tonight, downing VCU, 74-69, in a double-OT road win of their own. Playing without the services of leading scorer Treveon Graham, the Rams were ice ...

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Game Preview: No.20 VCU v La Salle

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I don’t know what it is about VCU and teams from Philly but for some reason they have consistently provided some classic battles. VCU won one such battle last season when they escaped the City of Brotherly Love with a double-overtime marathon victory over La Salle, avenging a rare home loss from the previous season. The Rams lead the all-time ...

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Troy Daniels traded to Charlotte

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It hasn’t even been a full year since Troy Daniels was called up from the NBA D-League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers to the NBA’s Houston Rockets, yet the former VCU sharpshooter has already collected his third NBA jersey. Daniels was called up last February where he immediately hit a game-winning shot for the Rockets in a playoff road contest, his ...

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