Rams add Mikeal Brown-Jones to 2020 class

After a Jamir Watkins morning commit that had Ram fans buzzing, the black and gold bookended the day with another 2020 commitment, this time in the form of 6’7 power forward, Mikeal Brown-Jones. The rising high school senior made his announcement Friday evening via his Twitter account. #RamsNation It’s Done. ? pic.twitter.com/vWkyI1B95L — Sadeen (@kealliono) …

A quick look at VCU’s 2019 freshman class

VCU’s 2019 recruiting class ranks 52nd nationally (by 247sports.com) and is one of the top in the Atlantic 10, second to UMass. This is without a doubt VCU head coach Mike Rhoades’ best recruiting class in his 3 years with the Rams. His late signing of Nah’Shon “Bones” Hyland tipped the scales, landed Rhoades one of VCU’s highest-ever ranked recruits (behind Terry Larrier, De’Riante Jenkins). Here’s a look at VCU’s incoming freshmen class.

Heat Check: Armando Bacot could make history at VCU [INSIDER]

One of VCU's most highly desired recruits is a Richmond native, class of 2019 big man Armando Bacot. The 6-foot-9 center from Trinity Episcopal has drawn offers from nearly all of the best college basketball programs in the country. His list of 10 schools includes elite programs like Duke, North Carolina, Kansas, Virginia and Villanova. For Ram fans, the most exciting team on the final list of 10 is VCU. His commitment to the Rams would make waves throughout the basketball community, signaling that elite players can choose to play college basketball at home, around friends and family, before moving on to NBA ambitions.