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Taking A Shot At 2017-18. Or Preventing One…

When was the last time we approached Labor Day, and your assessment of the upcoming VCU basketball season was so chock full of hmmmm? It’s like that ATM game where you are locked in a booth and a fan blows around twenties. There’s twenties EVERYWHERE and you’re flailing, grabbing, stabbing, and stuffing what you can …
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Bobby Wright set an example

Somewhere around the turn of the century, a thirty-something know-it-all moved back to Richmond and met Bobby Wright. The thirty-something was rather acidic towards VCU basketball. He loved it, but the combination of distance, dissatisfaction with Mack McCarthy, and cognitive dissonance that his basketball team could not possibly lose to Wagner and William & Mary, …
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VCU 73, Dayton 68: Or, A DJ Kool Friday…

Man, that was fun. VCU played to its identity–The Velvet Steamroller, more on that later–better than anytime this season against a high quality opponent. The Rams pounded the paint for 46 points and snared 18 offensive rebounds, scoring 29 points in the final 10 minutes against the nation’s 10th-best defensive team, and burned the midnight …