- Feb 12, 2009
Continue reading...What a difference a year can make. Last season VCU had just competed a season sweep of Anthony Grant’s Dayton Flyers and sat atop the A-10 conference standings at No.1. This season the Rams welcome the No.5 NATIONALLY RANKED Flyers to the Siegel Center, looking to avoid a revenge sweep of their own.
A win and the Rams pick up a massive resume-booster, stay within the top-4 race for the coveted A-10 tourney double-bye. A loss and VCU falls to a game over .500 in conference play and likely grabs sole possession of eighth place after picking picked to win the league.
NCAA tourney worth or bottom half of the A-10. That is what is at stake tonight for the VCU Rams.
VCU (17-8, 7-5)
No.5 Dayton (23-2, 12-0)
A QUICK LOOK AT DAYTON
The Flyers fly into RIC on a 14-game winning streak as one of the country’s deadliest offenses, leading all 353 teams in DI hoops in effective field goal percentage offense at 59.6%. The Flyers perhaps not surprisingly have the A-10’s No.1 offense in conference...