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Recap: VCU, Santos-Silva out muscle Hampton University, 69-57 - In their first game as part of the Legends Classic, VCU (2-0) held on to beat a hot second-half shooting team from in-state, Hampton University, 69-57. Marcus Santos-Silva used 4-4 shooting in the first half—including a steal that translated to a left-handed dunk—to help VCU rattle off a 11-0 run. The sophomore big man would […]
Photos: Michael Gilmore through the years - Michael Gilmore is officially back at VCU to finish off his senior season as a Ram. He played two seasons at VCU, before brief stints at Miami and Florida Gulf Coast. With Mike Rhoades back at VCU, Gilmore has returned as a graduate transfer, eligible to play immediately. Here’s a gallery of his first two […]
Gilmore set to return to VCU as grad transfer - VCU appears to have landed an experienced big man on the transfer market and it’s a name Ram fans will love: Mike Gilmore. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman tweeted tonight that the former VCU forward who left Richmond following his one year of limited play under Will Wade, will make his way back to the capital city […]
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 […]
Game Preview: No.10 VCU v No.7 Oregon State [INSIDER] - The Rams head back to their sixth consecutive NCAA tournament, this time taking on an Oregon State Beavers team returning to the dance for their first time in 26 years. VCU earned a No.10 seed as A-10 regular season co-champ and conference tournament runner-up while OSU backed in after a 9-9 Pac-12 record and a […]
Game preview: VCU v Duquesne [INSIDER] - YOUR VCU Rams are riding an eight-game winning streak, are alone in first place of the Atlantic 10 and are trying to extend their home consecutive sellout streak to 80 games by this weekend. That is my brief State of Ram Nation address. Things are good, but as Will Wade’s former mentor Tommy Amaker used […]
Video: Rams put on a show in domination of Fordham [INSIDER] - VCU thrilled yet another sellout crowd in tonight’s highlight-filled domination of Fordham. The Rams 34-point win against a much-improved Fordham team was perhaps their most complete performance of the season and one that extended their win-streak to seven heading into Saturday’s rivalry matchup at Richmond. Enjoy the highlights.
Game Preview: VCU v North Florida [INSIDER] - VCU ends non-conference play at home tonight with a tricky game against an underrated North Florida squad coming off their first NCAA tournament appearance in the history of their program. The Rams have won two in a row and are looking to avoid becoming the first top-100 squad to drop a game to the Ospreys […]
Video: VCU v Liberty post-game presser Part II: Liberty head coach + VCU players [INSIDER] - VCU starters JeQuan Lewis, Jordan Burgess and Mike Gilmore combined for 33 of VCU’s 85 points in tonight’s win over the Liberty Flames. Here what they had to say about the Rams’ performance as well a quick comment from Liberty head coach Ritchie McKay. VCU v Liberty post-game from VCU Ram Nation on Vimeo.