VCU basketball releases 2017-18 non-conference schedule

VCU basketball released this year’s upcoming non-conference schedule and it’s a doozy. Ram fans will be treated to arguably (/easily?) the best non-conference home schedule in VCU history and have a loaded road/neutral schedule to go along with it thanks to a stacked Maui Invitational field.

Fri Nov 10 – v Grambling
Mon Nov 13 – v North Florida
Fri Nov 17 – v UVA
Mon Nov 20 – Marquette*
Tues Nov 21 – Cal/Wichita State*
Wed Nov 22 – TBD, Maui Invitational*
Tues Nov 28 – Appalachian State
Sat Dec 2 – Old Dominion
Tues Dec 5 – Texas
Sat Dec 9 – at Seton Hall
Sat Dec 16 – Bucknell
Tues Dec 19 – Winthrop
Fri Dec 22 – VMI

Home games in bold
* games as part of the Maui Invitational in Maui, HI

The Rams will host three NCAA tournament teams from this past season (UVA, Bucknell, Winthrop), will play their only true road game at Seton Hall — a team coming of an NCAA tourney appearance themselves — and could face as many as three NCAA tournament teams from this past season in the Maui Invitational.

There is also a chance for the Rams to eventually meet up with LSU in Maui, a Tigers team coached by two-year VCU head coach, Will Wade.


A two-time graduate of VCU (School of the Arts '07, Center for Sport Leadership '10), Mat is a co-founder of VCU Ram Nation and a longtime fan as the ...
  • Mark
  • August 10, 2017
There's some good competition on the schedule and I'm glad to see UVA will be an opponent.