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Author Archives: Mat Shelton-Eide

Sanders shines in Bucks preseason opener

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VCU doesn’t hit the court until the Black & Gold Game on the 26th but former Rams are beginning their pro seasons this week. 2010 NBA draftee, Larry Sanders, did just that yesterday with a 10-point, 15-rebound performance in NBA preseason action against the Memphis Grizzlies. Sanders missed a total of 59 games this past season due to injury, illness ... Read More »

Tuesday nuggets: Countdowns, Scoreboards and Expectations

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THE FINAL COUNTDOWN The season is rapidly approaching and if you just so happen to be a player, it has already officially begun. Official practices kicked off this past week despite a summer of workouts, but for fans, our first chance to see what the 2014-15 team is capable of will happen in just 19 days as VCU takes on ... Read More »

Blue Ribbon announces complete All-American teams, includes VCU’s Graham

Treveon Graham connected on a huge four-point play as a part of his 24-point output in the win.

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook has released its list of All-Americans, a list that includes VCU senior star, Treveon Graham. The likely Preseason A-10 Player of the Year, Graham returns for his senior season as the only conference player to return from the league’s First Team and from a conference that sent six teams to this past season’s NCAA tournament. ... Read More »

The 15 best individual performances of the last four seasons

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The 2010-11 seasons ushered in a new era of VCU basketball. Sure, the Rams danced as a No.11 seed, losing by just one point to a Jrue Holiday and Darren Collison led UCLA squad two seasons prior under the guidance of the NBA bound duo of Eric Maynor and Larry Sanders, but it was the Final 4 “swag” team Rams ... Read More »

VCU recruiting heating up with two major weekends

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VCU has entered a new world of recruiting.Β The black and gold picked up ESPN top-100 guard, Melvin Johnson along with fellow top-100 and VCU legacy, Jordan Burgess, back in 2012, went without a top-100 recruit in 2013 but did land fringe top-100 stud, JeQuan Lewis, an ESPN 4-star player that season, then hit a total home run this past year ... Read More »