- Feb 12, 2009
VCU hopes to extend their winning streak to eight games tonight while snapping a losing streak in the process, looking to get over the hump against a Rhode Island squad that blanked the black and gold in their two meetings last season, losing by an average margin of 10.5 points in the series. The Rams of VCU are one of two A-10 teams currently undefeated in conference play, joining the nationally-ranked Saint Louis Billikens who are flawless via having yet to play a game.
VCU (9-2, 2-0)
RHODE ISLAND (5-6, 2-2)
A QUICK LOOK AT RHODY
The Keaney blue Rams have played a brutal schedule all season long — the nation’s 31st toughest, according to kenpom — and have carried that trend into Atlantic 10 action against a four-game slate that has consisted mostly of conference contenders. Rhody fell at home to Davidson to start conference action, 67-58, bounced back with a tough six-point win over a game St. Bonaventure squad, narrowly survived a winless St. Joe’s Hawks squad that I think...