Game Preview: VCU at UMass

As hard as it may be to believe, VCU got a solid from their crosstown rival last night, when the Richmond Spiders handled their business against the Saint Louis Billikens. Why that is helpful to the Rams is because with a win today against kenpom No.198 UMass, the black and gold would lock up a top-4 finish in this year’s A-10 standings and the helpful A-10 tourney double-bye that comes with it. A win would also give Mike Rhoades and Co. 20 wins on the season and would be Rhoades’ 100th win as Head Coach of the VCU Rams.

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 ...