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  1. Game Preview: VCU at South Florida in Sunbelt/Metro throwback NIT battle

    Game Preview: VCU at South Florida in Sunbelt/Metro throwback NIT battle

    The Rams will travel south to Tampa to take on an old conference foe from back in the Sunbelt/Metro conference days when taking on the South Florida Bulls on Sunday. The Rams punched their ticket to the NIT Sweet 16 by defeating Villanova in Philly, while South Florida won on the road against...
  2. Game Preview: VCU opens NIT at Villanova

    Game Preview: VCU opens NIT at Villanova

    The Rams will make the relatively quick trip up 95 North to Philly this weekend to try and start their NIT tournament off with a win at Villanova. The top-seeded Wildcats will take on VCU for the first time since Nov 24, 2014, a 24-point loss for the black and gold in what would eventually end...
  3. Video: VCU's second half performance not enough to get past Duquesne; 57-51

    Video: VCU's second half performance not enough to get past Duquesne; 57-51

    Score: VCU 51 DUQ 57 Recap: After knocking off St. Joseph's in the semi's, VCU faced off against Duquesne in the Atlantic 10 finals Sunday afternoon. The first half was all Duquesne and despite a strong 2nd half by the Rams, the black and gold fell short in the 57-51 loss. Senior Joe Bamisile...
  4. Video: VCU holds off St. Joseph's 66-60; Advance to A10 Finals

    Video: VCU holds off St. Joseph's 66-60; Advance to A10 Finals

    Score: VCU 66 St. Joseph's 60 Recap: After a thrilling win over UMASS on Thursday, VCU's reward? a semi-finals match up with the hot Hawks from St. Joseph's Saturday afternoon. It would be another nail biter for the black and gold but the Rams held off St. Joseph's 66-60 to advance to the A10...
  5. Video: VCU exacts revenge against UMASS, advance to A10 Semis

    Video: VCU exacts revenge against UMASS, advance to A10 Semis

    Score: VCU 73 UMASS 59 Recap: After squeaking past Fordham in the seconds round of the Atlantic 10 tournament, the Rams faced off against UMASS in the quarterfinal on Thursday afternoon. After a strong first half performance, VCU was able to get hold off the MASS Minutemen in the 73-59 win...
  6. Video: Thoughts on VCU's loss to Dayton, featuring Ed Nixon

    Video: Thoughts on VCU's loss to Dayton, featuring Ed Nixon

    VCU's comeback attempt fell short on Friday night, as #25 Dayton rallied from a 17-point deficit to defeat the Rams 91-86 in overtime. The Flyers outscored VCU 22-12 in the final nine minutes to force overtime, and Kobe Elvis sealed the win with clutch free throws and three-pointers in the extra...
  7. Game Preview: Rams finish regular season at Dayton with double-bye on the line

    Game Preview: Rams finish regular season at Dayton with double-bye on the line

    VCU's final attempt at securing a double-bye comes tonight and it may come with an extreme degree of difficulty. After falling at Richmond by three, then dropping a home contest against Duquesne by 10, the black and gold travel to Dayton to attempt an upset to secure the A-10's 4-seed for next...
  8. Video: Thoughts on VCU's loss to Duquesne, featuring Ed Nixon

    Video: Thoughts on VCU's loss to Duquesne, featuring Ed Nixon

    VCU's senior night turned sour on Tuesday as Duquesne pulled off a 69-59 upset at the Siegel Center. The Rams, missing a key contributor in senior Max Shulga, struggled to find their rhythm offensively throughout the game. Despite staying close for most of the night, VCU never truly led...
  9. Video: VCU unable to hold off Duquesne on senior night; 69-59

    Video: VCU unable to hold off Duquesne on senior night; 69-59

    Score: VCU 59 DUQUESNE 69 Recap: VCU welcomed Duquesne to the Stu Tuesday night but would be without the help of senior Max Shulga. Unfortunately, the rams were unable to get the job done in the 59-69 loss. Senior Joe Bamisile led all Rams in scoring with 18 points each. VCU shot 43%...
  10. Game Preview: Rams welcome Dukes in critical A-10 matchup

    Game Preview: Rams welcome Dukes in critical A-10 matchup

    In their final home game of the season, the Rams will hope to hold serve against Keith Dambrot's Duquesne Dukes in an effort to clinch a top-4 Atlantic 10 tournament seed and the coveted double-bye that comes with it. Should VCU slip in front of their home fans, it would put the pressure on the...
  11. Video: Thoughts on VCU's loss to Richmond, featuring Ed Nixon

    Video: Thoughts on VCU's loss to Richmond, featuring Ed Nixon

    VCU fell to their cross-town rivals, the Richmond Spiders, in a close game on Saturday by a score of 79-76. Despite leading by as many as 7 points in the second half, Richmond used a 12-0 run to take control of the game. VCU's Max Shulga led the Rams in scoring with 19 points, but it wasn't...
  12. Video: Thoughts on VCU's win over Rhode Island, featuring Ed Nixon

    Video: Thoughts on VCU's win over Rhode Island, featuring Ed Nixon

    VCU secured a convincing victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday, with a final score of 88-67. Senior guard Max Shulga played a pivotal role, scoring 20 points, including the 1,000th point of his career. Shulga’s impressive performance was complemented by senior guard Joe Bamisile, who led all...
  13. Game Preview: Rams host Rhode Island in hunt for top-4 seed

    Game Preview: Rams host Rhode Island in hunt for top-4 seed

    VCU is a couple games back, but still definitely in the fight for an A-10 regular season championship and are at worst in control of their own destiny on a top-4 seed and the A-10 tourney double-bye (/shortened tournament path) that comes with it. In their way this evening is the Archie...
  14. Video: Thoughts on VCU's win over St. Joe's, featuring Ed Nixon

    Video: Thoughts on VCU's win over St. Joe's, featuring Ed Nixon

    VCU clawed their way back from a sluggish first half to secure a 73-69 victory over Saint Joseph's on Sunday afternoon. Despite struggling offensively early, the Rams found their rhythm in the second half, led by Joe Bamisile and Tobi Lawal, who both put up 16 points. Ed Nixon shares his...
  15. Rams look for bounce-back in race to A-10 double-bye

    Rams look for bounce-back in race to A-10 double-bye

    VCU was one of the hottest teams in Atlantic 10 play in February, having picked up two huge wins over A-10 title contenders, Dayton and Richmond. Hoping to create some distance from the rest of the pack, VCU suffered quite the setback instead, getting absolutely throttled by the Minutemen of...
  16. Video: VCU's second half too much for Saint Joseph's; Rams win 73-69

    Video: VCU's second half too much for Saint Joseph's; Rams win 73-69

    Score: VCU - ST. JOES - Recap: With hopes of forgetting about what happened against UMASS earlier this week, ram nation packed the Siegel Center Sunday afternoon for a special homecoming match up against St. Joseph's. While the first half was reminiscent of Tuesday's game, fortunately, the...
  17. Thoughts on VCU's win over St. Louis, featuring Ed Nixon

    Thoughts on VCU's win over St. Louis, featuring Ed Nixon

    VCU extended their winning streak to four games with a hard-fought 95-85 victory over Saint Louis on Friday night. Despite being favored by 4.5 points, the Rams faced a challenge from the struggling Billikens. Joe Bamisile came off the bench to lead VCU with 27 points, hitting five 3-pointers...
  18. Game Preview: Rams look for sweep at SLU

    Game Preview: Rams look for sweep at SLU

    It's certainly a new phenomenon for VCU to head into SLU's Chaifetz Arena as a solid road favorite, but that's just where we find ourselves today thanks to a downward trajectory that has made for one weird season in the Gateway City. The Billikens have been typically "tough" under Travis Ford...
  19. Thoughts on VCU's win over #18 Dayton, featuring Ed Nixon

    Thoughts on VCU's win over #18 Dayton, featuring Ed Nixon

    VCU secured a hard-fought victory against #18 Dayton, prevailing 49-47 in a closely contested game. Jason Nelson led VCU with 11 points, shooting an impressive 75% from beyond the arc. Despite a scoreless final six minutes, VCU’s strong defense also held Dayton without a point. Ed Nixon shares...
  20. Game Preview: Rams host 18th-ranked Flyers

    Game Preview: Rams host 18th-ranked Flyers

    The last time the VCU Rams and Dayton Flyers tipped it up was for the 2023 Atlantic 10 Championship. VCU got the better of that battle, winning their second A-10 tourney championship -- coincidentally both times against the Flyers -- then lost their coach, the majority of their roster and had to...
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