- Feb 12, 2009
VCU returns to the Siegel Center as winners of three consecutive contests, including two big road Ws this past week. Coming off the high of what is arguably the best A-10 game so far this season, a 63-62 comeback win at Dayton, VCU will need to avoid a potential trap game against a UMass team that has one top-100 P5 win already as well as a victory over preseason No.2, Saint Louis.
VCU RAMS (13-5, 4-1)
UMASS MINUTEMEN (11-6, 2-3)
A QUICK LOOK AT UMASS
The Minutemen made a huge splash this offseason with the hiring of former Kansas State and South Carolina Head Coach, Frank Martin. Martin takes over after five disappointing seasons under former coach, Matt McCall, and in year-one seems to be off to a solid start.
The Minutemen opened the year at 7-1 with three wins over kenpom top-150 squads including a Myrtle Beach Invitational championship run that started off with a victory over top-50 Colorado. From that point on however, it’s been a bit of a rollercoaster for Martin’s squad...