Melvin Johnson

Melvin JohnsonPosition: Guard
Year: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Hometown: Bronx, NY

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Ten games in ten years: Part Four - ** Disclaimer: The games included in these articles are solely my opinion. If yours differs, I’d encourage you to comment below, or join the discussion on our forums. ** Make sure you checked out previous post of this ongoing series!   It was the first year for VCU in the post Shaka Smart era and […]
Melvin Johnson to join Ram Nation TBT team - Team Ram Nation is slowly building this season’s roster for the mostly-VCU alumni team’s third consecutive TBT (www.thetournament.com) run and after signing up Ram three-point legends Jamal Shuler and B.A. Walker, have added another sharpshooter to the roster, this time coming in the form of VCU all-time three-point makes leader, Melvin Johnson. A 2016 VCU […]
Turnovers may decide the ultimate fate of this year’s team [INSIDER] - The black and gold are off to a 7-3 start, on pace for another good season matching starts of successful VCU teams like the 2014-15 A-10 Championship team, the 2011-2012 and 2012-13 teams that both advanced to the round of 32 of the NCAA tournament and have matched the 7-3 start of VCU’s 2011 Final […]
World Beat: Shuler shines for Monaco as Maynor, Johnson unite in Italy [INSIDER] - This year’s VCU Rams will hit the court for exhibition action this week while several former members of the black and gold are several games deep into their European professional seasons. Here’s the first of what will be many updates on some former fan favorites as they keep the dream alive overseas. SHULER, MONACO OFF […]
Johnson signs professional contract with Italy’s Pallacanestro Varese - Melvin Johnson will officially begin his pro career as the new sharpshooter for Pallacanestro Varese in Italy’s top professional league. The team tweeted the official announcement this morning. Johnson finished his career at VCU as the school’s all-time leader in made threes before landing a spot on the Houston Rockets’ NBA Summer League team where he saw […]
A ridiculously early look at the Battle 4 Atlantis field - With just under six months until tip-off, we’re all set to start taking a ridiculously early look at the Battle 4 Atlantis field. In what’s becoming a bit of a trend, VCU has reeled in another fantastic early season tournament bid in 2016 with a return trip to the Atlantis resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas (Calendar note, […]
Thursday nuggets: Current Rams prep for big season while past Rams chase NBA dreams [INSIDER] - The Rams will lose two key pieces with the graduations of seniors Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury, but may not replace that production piece for piece. How they may make up for those losses is with what could end up a historically good duo in Mo Alie-Cox and Justin Tillman. Did you know?: Mo Alie-Cox […]
VCU Basketball Documentary, “Aftershak”, Hits the Big Screen - VCU basketball fans will have a chance to relive Will Wade’s first season as the Ram’s Head Coach this Friday, May 13th as a documentary, “Aftershak”, will be shown as part of the VCU Film Senior Show. “I knew when Shaka left, there was a film in the making,” said Director and graduating senior Teddy Leinbach […]
Replacing the production of Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury [INSIDER] - VCU will graduate two key pieces from this year’s offense with the departures of seniors Melvin Johnson and Korey Billbury this offseason. The duo averaged over 28 minutes each and accounted for over 40% of VCU’s shot attempts this season, leaving a production hole that will need to be filled by some combination of returning […]
Weber, Daniels get set for NBA playoffs, Johnson prepares for this week’s P.I.T. - It’s the middle of April and we’ve got VCU basketball, people. Briante Weber joins Troy Daniels in “The League”, Weber getting the call-up from Sioux Falls to the Miami Heat, a team in the thick of this year’s Eastern Conference NBA playoff race with Daniels’ Charlotte Hornets. Webers’ Heat sit at fourth while the Hornets are […]

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