Melvin Johnson

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

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Thursday nuggets: Current Rams prep for big season while past Rams chase NBA dreams [INSIDER] - The Rams will lose two key pieces with the graduations of seniors Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury, but may not replace that production piece for piece. How they may make up for those losses is with what could end up a historically good duo in Mo Alie-Cox and Justin Tillman. Did you know?: Mo Alie-Cox
VCU Basketball Documentary, “Aftershak”, Hits the Big Screen - VCU basketball fans will have a chance to relive Will Wade’s first season as the Ram’s Head Coach this Friday, May 13th as a documentary, “Aftershak”, will be shown as part of the VCU Film Senior Show. “I knew when Shaka left, there was a film in the making,” said Director and graduating senior Teddy Leinbach
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.

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