The Atlantic 10 officially announced it will move it’s conference tournament to Pittsburgh’s CONSOL Energy Center in March of 2017 then DC’s Verizon Center the following season. The league gave up rights to host their tournament in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center those two seasons, allowing the ACC a two-year run in the Big Apple in exchange for neutral court competitions with ... Read More »
The mothership (VCUAthletics.com) released VCU’s entire 2014-15 schedule today, a slate that includes a record 23 nationally-televised games. “Our fans have always done a terrific job of creating a frenzied atmosphere at the Siegel Center,” Head Coach Shaka Smart said in the official release. “This type of exposure allows people across the country to see what VCU and Havoc are ... Read More »
After purchasing the old Commonwealth Cancer Institute building next to the Siegel Center in May, VCU is in the process of renovating and converting it into a workspace for student athletes. The building is located behind Ackell Residence Hall (which houses student athletics), and is directly across the street from the Siegel Center, at the corner of Marshall St. and Harrison ... Read More »
ESPN100 SG Kenny Williams commits to VCU, spurns offers from North Carolina, Indiana, Georgetown etc.
Shaka Smart and the VCU coaching staff received tremendous news in the form of a commitment from ESPN100 (#82 overall), Scout 4-star (#32 SG), and Rivals150 (#124) 6’4″ SG Kenny Williams. The local Richmonder from L.C. Bird H.S. and Boo Williams AAU picked the Rams over offers from Roy Williams and North Carolina, Indiana, and Georgetown among others. Williams cut ... Read More »
Rob Brandenberg became one of the first Rams in history to reach four consecutive NCAA tournaments, so it makes sense that the Gahanna, Ohio native will be joining yet another winning team for his professional career. Brandenberg recently reached a deal with the Gussing Knights, Champions of Austria’s top professional league last season, to start his pro career overseas. The speedy ... Read More »
Malik Beasley, a 6’4 shooting guard from Atlanta, GA, narrowed his list to eight schools today, a list that included your VCU Rams. The 51st-ranked recruit according to ESPN took to Twitter to announce his list, choosing the Rams alongside a group of heavy hitters than include UConn, UCLA, Oregon, Florida State, Wake Forest, Saint John’s and Georgia. ESPN describes ... Read More »