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Conference play gets underway today, or with at least one game canceled already today…attempts to get underway, with the Rams taking a trip the the city of brotherly love for a conference-opening matchup against the struggling Hawks of Saint Joseph’s. VCU enters the game as a fairly comfortable favorite, but after a brutal non-conference schedule that ranked No.1 in the nation, could Saint Joseph’s have a final batch of bad news in them for the VCU in 2020?

VCU (7-2)
SAINT JOSEPH’S (0-5)
A QUICK LOOK AT SAINT JOSEPH’S
Second-year head coach, Billy Lange, is looking for some sign of turnaround this year after his first edition Hawks struggled to an abysmal 6-26 record last year with just two victories in Atlantic 10 play. While SJU has yet to notch a win so far this season, they have certainly challenged themselves. Three of the Hawks’ five opponents currently rank top-8 or better on kenpom (No.3 Villanova, No.7 Kansas and No.8 Tennessee) with No.65 Auburn very much resembling a...

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