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JeQuan Lewis could be next season’s big breakout star

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Most of this year’s offseason attention has been focused on the heralded 2014 recruiting class — and for good reason — but it’s a rising sophomore perhaps more famous for one major mistake than his stellar play this past season that could have the biggest underclassman impact on next year’s VCU squad: JeQuan Lewis. Lewis has no doubt had one ... Read More »

Next year’s hottest ticket games

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Riding a 50-game home sellout streak and boasting a season ticket waiting list, VCU games have become one of the hottest tickets in college basketball under head coach Shaka Smart. Below is a list of what I think will be the top five hottest ($$$$) ticket home games on next season’s schedule. 1. VCU v UVA ($$$$$) – This is a no-brainer and ... Read More »

Instant Reaction (…a day later): VCU’s 2014 A-10 schedule pairings

In the end, VCU and Space Kitty proved too much for George Mason in tonight's A-10 opener.

The Atlantic 10 released the 2014-15 schedule pairings for the newly expanded 18-game schedule on Thursday and fans around the league have begun their analysis of their path to glory for this upcoming season. Let us do the same. HOME GAMES Dayton La Salle UMass Saint Joseph’s Davidson George Mason George Washington Richmond Saint Louis This home schedule should look ... Read More »

Daniels makes big impression in first NBA playoff appearance

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Troy Daniels first NBA playoffs ended in a very familiar way, on a heart-breaking shot at the end of regulation in Portland’s Rose Hill Arena. Just over two years ago Daniels was finishing his breakout season as a VCU junior, posting 10 points in the Rams third-round NCAA tournament loss to Indiana before watching a Rams lead disappear late. After leading ... Read More »

The replacements: Reloading post Reddic, Brandenberg

VCU will play in their second A-10 Championship game since joining the conference last season.

One of the beauties (or headaches) of college basketball is the four-year cycle of attrition that almost always results in your best players moving on to bigger and better things, via graduation or in the rare case at VCU, early NBA draft entry — only one player up to this point has been in that position at VCU, Larry Sanders ... Read More »