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Video: VCU makes easy work of UMES


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


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


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)


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 »

Video: VCU Peppas perform New Zealand style Haka war dance


There were a ton of welcome new additions to the Siegel Center atmosphere yesterday (scoreboard, sound system, luxury suites) but the most unexpected and easily one of my favorites was the New Zealand style “Haka” war dance the Peppas pull out of their bag of tricks prior to yesterday’s Black & Gold intrasquad scrimmage. Check out this video courtesy of ... Read More »

Video: VCU Black & Gold Game


Ram fans got their first taste of the latest edition of havoc tonight and they certainly had to like what they saw. Assistant coach, Mike Morrell, led his Gold Team behind a balanced attack to take down team Black, 73-63. Gold saw four players in double-digits including a team-high 19 from sophomore JeQuan Lewis. Lewis had one of a number ... Read More »