Melvin Johnson

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

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Video: Rams make easy work of American [INSIDER] - Ram fans welcomed VCU back to the Stu with the Rams’ 69th consecutive sellout and the black and gold rewarded the Siegel Center faithful with a blowout win of American. Justin Tillman’s double-double and strong performances from Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury helped VCU cruise to victory in a havoc-filled 22 turnover night for the
Rams cruise past American, 72-44 - VCU made easy work of a struggling American team, downing the Eagles 72-44. The black and gold jumped out to a 16-point halftime lead and never looked back, wreaking havoc on the Patriot League squad to the tune of 22 Eagles turnovers on the game, 16 of which game in the first half alone. The Rams didn’t
Video: Game highlights – VCU v Wisconsin [INSIDER] - VCU dropped their final game of this year’s 2K Classic to last season’s national runner-up, Wisconsin, seeing a one-point lead with under 30 seconds to play turn into the Rams second loss of the season thanks to a game-winning shot by the Badgers’ Bronson Keonig. It was the second consecutive game VCU led one of
Game Preview: VCU v Wisconsin [INSIDER] - VCU dropped their first 2K Classic contest this Friday after leading Duke most of the evening. The Rams will hope to bounce back with a win over last year’s national runner-up, Wisconsin. The Badgers are coming off a 10-point loss to Georgetown and opened there season with a disappointing close loss to a Western Illinois
Video: VCU v Duke highlights and post-game press conference [INSIDER] - The Rams controlled most of Friday night’s contest against No.5 Duke but let one get away from them thanks to a big 17-3 second half Blue Devils run, resulting in the Rams first loss of the season, a 79-71 defeat at the hands of the defending national champ. The black and gold took a one-point
Game Preview: VCU v No.5 Duke [INSIDER] - VCU heads to the Big Apple this Friday for the first of two weekend games for the Rams as a part of this year’s 2K Classic. Their first matchup comes with a ton of sizzle as Will Wade will look to pick up the biggest win of his head coaching career against the defending National
Video: VCU cruises past Radford, 92-74 [INSIDER] - The Rams welcomed former Final 4 assistant Mike Jones back to the Siegel Center before hanging 92 on the Highlanders in tonight’s blowout at the Stu. Coming off a Saturday upset at Georgetown, Radford proved tough early, tying the game at 30 with five minutes remaining in the first half. The Rams answered with eight quick
Rams rout Highlanders - VCU battled a pesky Radford Highlanders squad led by former Rams assistant Mike Jones, proving too much for the Big South opponent and turned an early close game into a 92-74 rout. Melvin Johnson paced the Rams throughout the night, leading all players with 24 points on 9-16 shooting in front of VCU’s 68th consecutive sellout game.
Game Preview: VCU v Radford [INSIDER] - VCU’s 2011 Final 4 team may go down as the greatest to ever wear the black and gold, but for the purpose of this preview intro, let’s take a second to appreciate the coaching talent on that team: Shaka Smart, Mike Jones, Mike Rhoades and a guy named Will Wade. All four are now head coaches,
Video: VCU downs Prairie View A&M, 75-50 [INSIDER] - The Rams opened the Will Wade era with a blowout win, using a first half destruction of the Prairie View A&M Panthers to cruise to the 75-50 win as a part of this year’s 2K Classic. VCU will have the weekend off to rest up for the next team in that tournament, a Radford Highlanders

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