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Video: VCU outlasts No.23 Northern Iowa in double OT thriller

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VCU snapped No.23 Northern Iowa’s nine-game winning streak while avenging a road loss from last season in tonight’s 93-87 double-overtime win. UNI couldn’t miss early, hitting their first four threes of the game to take an early 20-11 lead. The Rams battled back however with five quick Treveon Graham points in 24 seconds followed by a Melvin Johnson bucket and ... Read More »

Video: VCU makes easy work of UMES

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The Rams essentially dominated a warmup contest prior to shipping off to Brooklyn for next week’s Legend Classic championship rounds, crushing Maryland Eastern Shore 106-66. VCU’s starters all played less 16 minutes, giving the black and gold a chance to test their bench while seeing what the future may hold. Freshmen Terry Larrier led the Rams with 21 points in 20 minutes off ... Read More »

Video: VCU outlasts Toledo

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VCU knew they were in for a battle when the Toledo Rockets flew into town and it was a battle they got. The black and gold traded baskets with the Rockets in the first half but headed to the lockers trailing 45-42, in danger of seeing their 20-game home winning streak snapped. But Briante Weber in his return simply wouldn’t ... Read More »

Video: VCU uses strong first half to rout Tennessee

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VCU wasted no time in kicking off the season with a bang, posting 48 first half points and an 18-point halftime lead the Rams would use to comfortably distance themselves from the Vols in tonight’s 85-69 win as a part of the Veterans Classic in Annapolis, MD. Melvin Johnson did most of the first half damage, scoring 20 of his game-high 23 ... Read More »

Video: Weber-less Rams dominate Cal U (PA)

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The black and gold got one more tune up before next Friday’s regular season opener, this time taking on Shaka Smart mentor, Bill Brown, and his Cal U Vulcans. The Rams were without senior point guard Briante Weber but had no problem with Cal U, throttling the Vulcans to the tune of a 92-43 drubbing that saw just one VCU ... Read More »