Melvin Johnson

Melvin JohnsonPosition: Guard
Year: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Hometown: Bronx, NY

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Replacing the production of Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury [INSIDER] - VCU will graduate two key pieces from this year’s offense with the departures of seniors Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury this offseason. The duo averaged over 28 minutes each and accounted for over 40% of VCU’s shot attempts this season, leaving a production hole that will need to be filled by some combination of returning
Weber, Daniels get set for NBA playoffs, Johnson prepares for this week’s P.I.T. - It’s the middle of April and we’ve got VCU basketball, people. Briante Weber joins Troy Daniels in “The League”, Weber getting the call-up from Sioux Falls to the Miami Heat, a team in the thick of this year’s Eastern Conference NBA playoff race with Daniels’ Charlotte Hornets. Webers’ Heat sit at fourth while the Hornets are
Why I believed. Why I was right. - This past October I wrote an article about why I believed in VCU and the direction of this program under new Rams head coach Will Wade, mostly as a response to all the crap our program was catching nationally thanks to last year’s offseason departure of Shaka Smart and the transfers and decommitments that came
Game Preview: No.10 VCU v No.2 Oklahoma [INSIDER] - The Rams defeated Oregon State for VCU’s first NCAA tournament win in three seasons and will be rewarded with a matchup against No.2 seed Oklahoma. Make no mistake, VCU will be playing about as true of a road game as you can get in the NCAA tournament, with OU fans making the quick 20 minute
The day after: Rams win a part of historic opening round plus videos galore [INSIDER] - VCU’s 75-67 win over Oregon State Friday afternoon helped set the tone of what would prove to be a historic opening round to this year’s tournament. The 10th-seeded Rams defeated No.7 Oregon State and joined 12 other teams to pull off the seed upset in this year’s first round action (although VCU was technically a
Game Preview: No.10 VCU v No.7 Oregon State [INSIDER] - The Rams head back to their sixth consecutive NCAA tournament, this time taking on an Oregon State Beavers team returning to the dance for their first time in 26 years. VCU earned a No.10 seed as A-10 regular season co-champ and conference tournament runner-up while OSU backed in after a 9-9 Pac-12 record and a
Johnson, Alie-Cox earn all-conference honors, Tillman snubbed - The Atlantic 10 preps for this week’s conference championship in Brooklyn but before tipping it up Wednesday night, released this year’s winners for the all-conference awards. As anticipated, VCU leading scorer Melvin Johnson earned A-10 first-team honors. The senior guard set a VCU record for career three-pointers this season and leads the Rams with 18
Video: Post-game Davidson with Melvin Johnson, Korey Billbury and Mo Alie-Cox [INSIDER] - The Rams won their last home game of the season, defeating Davidson and moving to 14-3 in conference play, good for sole-possession of first place. Here what seniors Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury, as well as junior Mo Alie-Cox had to say after the win.
Game Preview: VCU v Davidson on Senior Night [INSIDER] - VCU welcomes Jack Gibbs and the Davidson Wildcats to the Siegel Center in a Senior Night game day with major A-10 implications. The Rams are currently tied atop the conference at 12-4 with the Hawks of Saint Joseph’s but own first place thanks to a head-to-head tie-breaking road win in Philly earlier this season. The
Monday nuggets: Will Wade addresses A-10 media, VCU bracketology update [INSIDER] - The Rams had an up-and-down week but one that ultimately ended on a high note, bouncing back from a tough road loss at George Mason with an important road win at George Washington. VCU head coach Will Wade took time to address national media in today’s Atlantic 10 conference call, the entirety of which can

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