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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 since 2007. Like what you're reading and want to know how you can keep 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 FOLLOW THIS LINK to make a secure donation through PayPal.

Video: VCU outlasts Fordham to advance to A-10 quarterfinal


Survive and advance. The Rams did just that in a second round A-10 tourney scare Thursday afternoon, outlasting the Fordham Rams, 63-57. VCU struggled to hit shots but were able to hang on against a Fordham team that was hot from deep by forcing 16 turnovers and winning the battle of the glass, 43-35. The black and gold Rams hit ...

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Atlantic 10 Tournament Preview

Crowds arrive outside Barclays Center before Brooklyn Nets  played Toronto Raptors in NBA game in New York

First thing tomorrow morning I depart for Brooklyn, NY in a packed car full of some of my best friends en route to my favorite trip of the year. Our annual pilgrimage to the Big Apple combines my love of college basketball, good times with friends and tons of free food via the wonderful folks at the Atlantic 10 conference and ...

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Weber, Graham, Alie-Cox earn A-10 honors


That Atlantic 10 announced their official awards selections today and three of VCU’s own took home some hardware. Briante Weber defended his Defensive Player of the Year crown, winning his third consecutive A-10 DPOY title despite missing his final 10 games of the regular season due to a career-ending knee injury. Weber finished the season with 78 steals, 10 more ...

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Video: VCU downs Mason on Senior Night


The Rams wrapped up their 2014-15 regular season with a 71-60 win over George Mason on an emotional senior night. The black and gold honored seniors Jarred Guest, Briante Weber and Treveon Graham before the game, then celebrated some more on the court in VCU’s 22nd win of the season. VCU started the evening by jumping out to an early ...

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Game Preview: VCU v George Mason

VCU will honor three amazing seniors tonight when the Rams host George Mason for Senior Night.

VCU looks to get back on track in a senior night season finale against in-state rival George Mason. The Rams have lost their last three games, the longest losing streak since 2004 and the first three-gamer under head coach Shaka Smart. George Mason is coming off a blowout loss of their own, having dropped a 16-point home decision to George Washington. ...

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Rams drop third straight, lose big at Davidson


VCU’s struggles continued tonight at Davidson as the Rams got down big early before losing 82-55. The Rams dug themselves a 19-point hole at the half due to another game of ice-cold shooting against a Davidson team that simply couldn’t miss. The Cats finished the night 50% from the field while VCU managed just 39.6% shooting including a season low ...

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