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Joey Rodriguez: Previewing the 2014-15 Rams


This is definitely the most exciting time for sports fans. This week alone we have the World Series, NCAA football, NFL, and the opening week of the NBA season. But for those of us that bleed black and gold, the only thing we are ALL excited about is the upcoming VCU basketball season. VCU is picked unanimously to take home ... Read More »

Instant-ish reaction from last night’s Black & Gold game


Got home last night, edited a game video, put the kids to bed, walked the dog and watched a great Boardwalk Empire finale, so you’ll have to forgive me for the somewhat late “instant reaction”. Bullet point style, here we go… On each player -JeQuan Lewis: Minus the fouls, Lewis looked like a top-3 player on this team. JeQuan had 9 ... Read More »

Game Preview: The Black & Gold Game


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


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


VCU has entered a new world of recruiting. 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


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 »