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Game Preview: The Black & Gold Game

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Hard to believe we made it seven months without basketball, but we did it, we survived. On Sunday, things get back to normal. VCU will take on VCU in the most stress-free game of the season (::knocks on wood to avoid the injury jinx::) in what will be the Second Annual Black & Gold Game that pits Havoc v Havoc. ... 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 »

Freshman Introduction: Justin Tillman

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VCU will have four completely new faces this season, five if you include redshirt freshman Antravious Simmons who will make his first on-court appearance this year. One of those four comes in the form of a 6’8 power forward from the Motor City, Justin Tillman, of Detroit’s Pershing High School. Tillman was an All-State selection and a finalist for Michigan’s ... Read More »

Prediction: 2014-15 starting lineup

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We’re close to a month away from college hoops officially beginning — 39 days actually, but no games, more midnight madness/official practice stuff. What better time to throw some darts at the wall in an attempt to predict this season’s starting lineup? Disclaimer: “starts” is probably the most overrated stat in all of sports, especially on a VCU team that ... Read More »

A quick thought on the Weber situation

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While sports can bring people of all backgrounds and all opinions from all the cities of all the worlds together in one room to root for one team, it can just as easily give educated people an opportunity to lose themselves in their fandom and provides a setting to openly root against human beings. In theory that ends when both ... Read More »