The All Underrated Team

One evening a few weeks ago I had a couple easygoing hours and a fresh supply of Stella, and the combination unsurprisingly sent me to twitter to openly wonder who the most underrated VCU players were in program history. I mean, what else…

The Most Important Summer…

Speaking in England, shortly after 9/11, the Dalai Lama shocked the gathering with a direct, yet codifying message. “It happened,” he said, and paused. “It happened.” He paused again. “OK? What now?” I’m obviously not comparing college…

Go Tell (Ask) Aunt Rhody…

Before he retired, my dad was a public school teacher and high school basketball coach. He was always great with life lessons, and basketball lessons. Being Greek, he was direct and didn’t offer much window dressing. Never let your man go…

Of Duality And A Singular Identity…

You can’t think your way out of a prison that’s made of thought. That’s where we are right now. At 5-5, with nothing on the left-hand side of the ledger that impresses the NCAA tournament selection committee, VCU sits in a largely…