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Melvin Johnson

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

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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 […]
Why I believed. Why I was right. - This past October I wrote an article about why I believed in VCU and the direction of this program under new Rams head coach Will Wade, mostly as a response to all the crap our program was catching nationally thanks to last year’s offseason departure of Shaka Smart and the transfers and decommitments that came […]
Game Preview: No.10 VCU v No.2 Oklahoma [INSIDER] - The Rams defeated Oregon State for VCU’s first NCAA tournament win in three seasons and will be rewarded with a matchup against No.2 seed Oklahoma. Make no mistake, VCU will be playing about as true of a road game as you can get in the NCAA tournament, with OU fans making the quick 20 minute […]
The day after: Rams win a part of historic opening round plus videos galore [INSIDER] - VCU’s 75-67 win over Oregon State Friday afternoon helped set the tone of what would prove to be a historic opening round to this year’s tournament. The 10th-seeded Rams defeated No.7 Oregon State and joined 12 other teams to pull off the seed upset in this year’s first round action (although VCU was technically a […]

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