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 »
LC Bird standout, Kenny Williams, took to Twitter to announce his final 7 schools and once again, VCU made the list of yet another elite top-100 product. Top 7 , no order pic.twitter.com/sVxxNRFtpZ — Kenny Williams III (@KWill_24) August 7, 2014 The Chesterfield native has seen his stock skyrocket through his junior season and into his final year of AAU ... Read More »
Since becoming a high profile basketball program, Shaka Smart and the Rams have struggled in years past with building a strong out-of-conference schedule. The truth is, very few other high profile teams wanted to play in the Siegel Center. Last year in an AP interview, Shaka Smart said that Gonzaga head coach Mark Few told him “scheduling is the last thing ... Read More »