- Feb 12, 2009
Continue reading...Only two Atlantic 10 teams defeated the VCU last season, one of them doing so twice. VCU will attempt to exact some revenge on that squad today, the Rhode Island Rams, when David Cox and Co. return to the Siegel Center to redeem themselves somewhat as well, having dropped their road contest at VCU this past season in a 34-point rout.
VCU (12-3, 2-0)
RHODE ISLAND (9-5, 1-1)
A QUICK LOOK AT RHODE ISLAND
Every key piece returned from last season’s Ram team that knocked VCU out of the 2019 Atlantic 10 tournament in their only game in it. It’s a group that features four double-digit scorers including leading scorer and former VCU target, Fatts Russell (19.4 ppg, 5.6 ast). Russell came off the bench for the first time this season in Rhody’s recent home win over Davidson, but led his team with 26 points on 10-16 shooting in the victory. He joins longtime Rhody standout, Jeff Dowtin, in one of the A-10’s strongest backcourts. Dowtin averaged 16.7 points against VCU in three games this...