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Wednesday notes: Wade on extension plus VCU’s returning advantage [INSIDER] - Today’s hump day notes are all about the great things returning to VCU. Starting with Will Wade… WADE ON RETURNING TO VCU Will Wade met with local media a day after the school announced a new eight-year contract extension for the head coach that currently stretches into the 2023-24 season. “I tell guys all the
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
Video: VCU v UMass postgame [INSIDER] - VCU avenged a road loss at UMass by routing the Minutemen in A-10 quarterfinal action tonight. Hear what Coach Wade, Justin Tillman and Mo Alie-Cox had to say about the win.
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 at George Mason [INSIDER] - VCU heads to Fairfax this evening for a road tilt in EagleBank Arena, hoping to avoid an upset against former CAA rival George Mason. The Rams won their previous meeting between the two earlier this season, a 71-47 Siegel Center rout, holding the Patriots to just 32.1% shooting from the field. That one wasn’t a
Video: Postgame VCU v UofR – Will Wade, Mo Alie-Cox, Melvin Johnson, JeQuan Lewis [INSIDER] - The Rams started their weekend in the best way possible, by handling rival Richmond with relative ease, completing the season sweep while staying in first place in the Atlantic 10 standings. Hear what VCU head coach Will Wade had to say following the win as well as interview footage from players Mo Alie-Cox, Melvin Johnson