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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 …
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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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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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Johnson, Alie-Cox earn all-conference honors, Tillman snubbed

The Atlantic 10 preps for this week’s conference championship in Brooklyn but before tipping it up Wednesday night, released this year’s winners for the all-conference awards. As anticipated, VCU leading scorer Melvin Johnson earned A-10 first-team honors. The senior guard set a VCU record for career three-pointers this season and leads the Rams with 18 …