- Feb 12, 2009
After rallying from down one at the half to survive a home upset scare against a struggling Duquesne Dukes team, VCU welcomes David Cox’s Rhode Island Rams team to the Stu tonight, a program struggling on the season themselves, but one that has given the black and gold fits as of late. Mike Rhoades is just 2-7 against the Keaney blue Rams since taking over on Broad St., a record that includes two conference tournament exits. Cox and Co. have had this current VCU staff’s number, but riding a five-game losing streak into the Siegel Center tonight, is it time VCU seizes control of the rivalry and extends Rhody’s suffering to six games?
VCU (14-7, 7-3)
RHODE ISLAND (12-9, 3-6)
A QUICK LOOK AT RHODE ISLAND
URI handed VCU a 15-point Siegel Center loss the last time they played VCU in the regular season (Jan 9 of last year) and look MOSTLY like that same team. The huge difference is the departure of A-10 staple, Fatts Russell. Russell, a former VCU target, took his talents to the Big 10...