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VCU's Rhoades Named Rice Men's Basketball Coach

HOUSTON (AP) – Mike Rhoades will be the new men’s basketball coach at Rice.

School officials on Wednesday announced that they had hired Rhoades, the associate head coach at… 59 more words


VCU's 'Havoc' defense makes the Rams a tough out in the NCAA tournament

VCU Rams

Conference: Atlantic-10
Coach: Shaka Smart
Record: TBD (12-4)
RPI: 13
Key Players: G Treveon Graham, F Juvonte Reddic, G Briante Webber, G Melvin Johnson, G Rob Brandenburg… 500 more words


Richmond vs. VCU - 3/6/2014

Cedrick Lindsay is out for the season – huge loss

Richmond vs. VCU – 3/6/2014

Richmond 50 – VCU 56

Game played at Richmond

Richmond started out hot and then cooled off… 142 more words

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The Cinderella Hopefuls

Who will capture our hearts this March?

We’ve made it folks. The March to March is complete and the college basketball postseason has already begun in a few of the smaller-name conferences. 1,692 more words


Identifying the best defenses in college basketball by category

With bracket season upon us, and commentators dropping defense-wins-championships clich├ęs at an elevated rate, it helps to know which teams actually have the best defenses. Herewith, my breakdown of the stingiest Ds in five different categories:

Syracuse Orange

VCU over St Louis 67-56

I have really liked St Louis this year and I was kind of feeling that VCU lost some of the Shaka Mojo this year. This game pretty much invalidated those thoughts. 171 more words

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St Louis at VCU PRE GAME article, Giant Killer

VCU is favored by 4.5 in this game.
as of 2/15: VCU again plays pressure defense unlike anyone else, leading the nation by forcing turnovers on an obscene 26.6 percent of possessions. 648 more words

St Louis