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Melvin Johnson

Melvin Johnson

Melvin JohnsonPosition: Shooting Guard
Year: Junior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 175
Hometown: Bronx, NY (St. Benedict’s Prep)

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Rams bounce back, down Ducks - VCU wasted no time in putting Monday night’s loss against No.12 Villanova behind them, jumping out to a 12-0 start against the Oregon Ducks tonight then answering every challenge in the 77-63 win. The black and gold held Oregon scoreless for the first four minutes and to single digits over the first quarter of the game, but ...
Game Preview: #14 VCU v #12 Villanova - VCU heads to what has become a home away from home when they travel to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY to take on the No.12 Villanova Wildcats in the first of two games the Rams will play as a part of the Legends Classic. The Rams are coming off a 40-point throttling of UMES ...
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 ...
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 ...
Prediction: 2014-15 starting lineup - We’re close to a month away from college hoops officially beginning — 39 days actually, but no games, more midnight madness/official practice stuff. What better time to throw some darts at the wall in an attempt to predict this season’s starting lineup? Disclaimer: “starts” is probably the most overrated stat in all of sports, especially ...
Rams Visit Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU - Just one day after defeating #25 UVA with Treveon Graham’s game-ending 3 pointer, the Rams sent several players to Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU to spend some time with kids in the inpatient area. What’s heartwarming about this act of kidness, is this video below which shows Juvonte smiling (not such a rare thing ...
Audio: Melvin Johnson Talks Upcoming Season w/ Wes McElroy - VCU sophomore guard Melvin Johnson joined ESPN 910’s Wes McElroy yesterday to talk about VCU’s upcoming season.
Preview: VCU v VCU (The Black & Gold Game) - Welcome back basketball, we’ve missed you. Rams fans will get their first look at Havoc 5.0 this Sunday in an open to the public free scrimmage pitting Ram against Ram as a warm up to regular season action. The game tips at 6PM with gates opening at 5PM, all seating is general admission (so get ...
2012-13 Best of Ram Nation Awards - I was on the way to “the office” (today’s venue: Harrison St. Cafe) when I picked up a copy of Style Weekly’s “Best of Richmond” Awards. The local weekly mag polls readers on their favorites in a number of categories, including best indoor or outdoor venue for watching a sports event, which, for some odd ...
Video: VCU v Virginia Union - Tonight’s exhibition win against Virginia Union won’t go down in any official record books, but it’s sure to raise a few eyebrows just the same. The Rams used hot shooting and their patented havoc defense to completely out-league their DII rival from just across Lombardy Street, absolutely throttling the Panthers to the tune of a ...

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