Exhibition 
Fri
, Nov 7, 2014 Time TBD
Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center (7,617)

v
VCU Rams BLACK
(0-0, 0-0 A-10)
California University of Pennsylvania Vulcans 
(0-0, 0-0 PSAC
Television: None
Radio:
None
Live Stats: StatBroadcast 
Social Media: #LetsGoVCU | @richmondgl/vcu | @richmondgl/CalU
Betting Lines: ESPN | USA Today
Next Game:
Nov. 14 Friday Tennessee
Previous Game: Black Gold Scrimmage
 
Gameday: Coming Soon
 
CalPA Stories: 

-Last Game: Purdue (November 2, 2014)
-2013/2014 Basketball Prospectus
 

Bill Brown and Shaka Smart
-Smart speaks with Cal U Men 
-VCU coach Shaka Smart cut his teeth under Bill Brown at California University (Penn.) 
-Shaka Smart's success no surprise to former coach Brown 
-Cal U’s Brown Talks VCU & Final Four (2011)
-VCU's Smart using exhibition game to thank his mentor (2011)...Smart faces mentor in men’s basketball’s exhibition against California (Pa.)
 
Cal Links
-California University of Pennsylvania Vulcans
 
-Cal Times (Student Newspaper) 
-Greene County Messenger & Herald-Standard
 
-Observer Reporter College Sports


Saturday, Nov. 1

Scrimmage should be better early barometer than polls  
-Gators-VCU to play closed scrimmage...This year's secret scrimmages

National Preseason Polls: 
-AP Poll #15 | VCU Athletics
-USA Today Coach's Poll #16 | Breakdown | PR
-Athlon #19
-Blue Ribbon #14
-CBS #16 | CBS Panel
-ESPN: #17 | 25 college hoops teams to watch | Vitale #15 
-KenPom #17
-NBCSports #13 
-SB Nation #17
-Sporting News #17
-Student Section #13 
-USA Today #21
-Yahoo! Dagger #19  

An Ode To VCU's Havoc Watch 
Student-athlete graduation rates for UR, Va. Tech, U.Va., VCU 

Black & Gold 
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 5 PM 
Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center (7,617)

63
v 73
VCU Rams BLACK
(0-0, 0-0 A-10)
VCU Rams GOLD 
(0-0, 0-0 A-10

Leading GOLD Scorer:
 JeQuan Lewis (19) 
Leading GOLD Assists: 
Briante Weber (7)
Leading GOLD Rebounds:
 Mike Gilmore, Jarred Guest (6)
Leading GOLD Steals: 
Briante Weber (3)


Leading BLACK Scorer: Melvin Johnson (26) 
Leading BLACK Assists: 
Jonathan Williams (7)
Leading BLACK Rebounds:
 Mo-Alie Cox (8)
Leading BLACK Steals: 
Doug Brooks (3)

Full Box (Unavailable) | 3 PT% (5-48 (.729)) | FT% (15-24 (.625))
 
VCU holds black-gold basketball scrimmage | Around the Horns | Commonwealth Times | Mike Litos | NBC12 | RVARamNews | VCU Ram Nation | VCUSports.com
-Videos: VCU Athletics  | Rams Review | VCU Ram Nation | Gold Rush Dancers Half-Time (3rd Quarter "Bangerz") | Melvin Johnson Mic'd up 
-Photos: RVARamNews | Times Dispatch 
-The Haka: Peppas Haka | Around the Horns | CBSSports | NBCSports

 
ROSTERS: All Black (Coach Jeremy Ballard)
-Torey Burston 0 pts
-Mo-Alie Cox 5 pts 8 rbs 1 blk
-
Treveon Graham 14 pts
-Melvin Johnson 26 pts 
-Terry Larrier 8 pts 6 rbs
-Antravious Simmons 7 pts 2 rbs 
-Jonathan Williams 3 pts 7 ast

ROSTERS: All Gold (Coach Mike Morrell)

-Jordan Burgess Unavailable
-
Doug Brooks 3 stl
-Mike Gilmore 10 pts 6 rbs
-Jarred Guest 10 pts 6 rbs
-
JeQuan Lewis 19 pts 3 ast
-Justin Tillman 6 pts 2 rbs
-
Briante Weber 15 pts 7 ast 3 stl

 
Gameday: VCU Athletics | Around the Hornes | SportsRichmond | RVARamNews | VCU Ram Nation (Message Board)  
-Radio Interviews: Treveon Graham | Melvin Johnson

2014 Game: BLACK 56 GOLD 72 (Full Box) 

Joey Rodriguez: Previewing the 2014-15 Rams
 
Putting together the pieces of VCU 
-What to expect: VCU seniors 
-What to Expect: VCU junior and transfers 
-What to Expect: VCU freshmen  
-What to Expect: VCU sophomores

Class of 2015 Recruiting:

RAMS, TEAM IMPACT JOIN FORCES TO SIGN MORGAN VEGA...Morgan Vega’s big day (Video) | NBCSports
-17-year-old provides perspective, inspiration to new teammates...Athletes are role models, whether they want to be or not 
-Facebook Team Photo
-Full Profile
 


Kenny Williams III (LC Bird, Boo Williams) Commits to VCU | NBC12 | RVARamNews | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation | WRIC8 | Busting Brackets | Daily Press | NBC Sports | Rivals | Scout | SI | Vantage Hoops | VCUSports.com | Zags Blog
-Ask Kenny Williams a question. 
-Kenny Williams discusses committing to VCU 
-Full Profile

VCU Hoops State of the Union
-Smart, VCU back and better than ever 
-VCU basketball returns to work ready to win in the clutch...Smart wants VCU to play free of expectations...preaches patience | Commonwealth Times | NBC12 | VCU Ram Nation | VCUSports.com
-College basketball's preseason crunch ends as real season push begins
-Q&A: VCU's Shaka Smart talks life in the A-10, buzz around frosh Larrier...‘Things won are done. Joy’s soul lies in the doing.’
-Coach Shaka Smart, VCU building for the future
-With VCU's 2011 Final Four run leading way, Rams athletics on rise...VCU's Shaka Smart opines on NCAA reform, 'one-and-done'
-Five Years With Shaka Smart...
-ADs fighting to keep good coaches...It pays to have a Smart coach 


VCU Unanimous Pick To Win A-10 Men’s Basketball (Twitter Storify) | Times Dispatch (Notebook) | AP/USA Today | Around the Horns | A10Talk | Campus Insiders | College Hoops Digest | City of Basketball Love (Quotables) | Maddux Sports | NBC12 | NBCSports  (Preview) | NY Daily News | VCU Ram Nation 
-Behind the Scene at A-10 Media Day 
-One-On-One With VCU's Shaka Smart  
-Media Press Room Interview w Smart
-RTD Interview w Smart
-Five observations: Atlantic 10 media day 
-COACHES’ THOUGHTS: ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE
-A-10 Men's Basketball 'A Shining Star'
-A-10 Coaches On Impact Of Barclays Center On Conference 
-Can A-10 repeat success from last year? 
-Atlantic 10 basketball aims to stay on radar screen
  
Pre-season Poll
#1 VCU (392 points, 28 first place)
#2 George Washington (343) | Post 
-Media Presser | 1on1 Tom Lonergan
#3 Dayton (339) | Daily News 
-Media Presser | 1on1 Archie Miller 
#4 UMass (294) | MassLive
-1on1 Derek Kellogg
#5 Richmond (261)
-1on1 Chris Mooney | SpiderTV Interview 
#6 Rhode Island (253) | Journal
-1on1 Dan Hurley 
#7 La Salle (221) | Inquirer 
-Media Presser | 1on1 John Giannini
#8 St Joseph’s (201) | Inquirer 
-Media Presser | 1on1 Phil Martelli
#9 St Louis (181) | Post Dispatch 
-1on1 Jim Crews | Post Dispatch Interview
#10 St Bonaventure (130) | Olean Times 
-1on1 Mark Schmidt
#11 Duquesne (94) | Post Gazette
-Media Presser | 1on1 Jim Ferry 
#12 Davidson (84)
-1on1 Bob McKillop 
#13 George Mason (82)
-Media Presser | 1on1 Paul Hewitt 
#14 Fordham (65) | Post 
-Media Presser | 1on1 Tom Pecora

Preseason First Team All-Conference: Jordan Sibert (Dayton), Patricio Garino (George Washington), Kendall Anthony (Richmond), DeAndre’ Bembry (Saint Joseph’s), Treveon Graham (VCU), Briante Weber (VCU)

*includes six players due to a tie in the voting.

-Preseason Second Team All-Conference: Dyshawn Pierre (Dayton), Kevin Larsen (George Washington), Jarrell Wright (La Salle), Cady Lalanne (UMass), E.C. Matthews (Rhode Island)
-
Preseason Third Team All-Conference: Jon Severe (Fordham), Kethan Savage (GW), Steve Zack (La Salle), Gilvydas Biruta (Rhode Island), Youssou Ndoye (St. Bonaventure)
-Preseason All-Defensive Team: Patricio Garino (George Washington), Steve Zack (La Salle), Hassan Martin (Rhode Island), Alonzo Nelson-Ododa (Richmond), Briante Weber (VCU)

A-10 Media Day: 

Media Day Interviews to Be Streamed on Campus Insiders, Atlantic10.com | Live Stream
-Twitter List: A-10
 
A-10 Pre-season Predictions
-Campus Insiders
-CBSSports | Preview 
-City of Basketball Love
-College Hoops Digest | Podcast
-CSN Washington
-Daily Dose of Hoops | A-10 Writers Panel
-NBC12
-RealGM
-Sports Illustrated
-Yahoo! Dagger 

Exporting Havoc
-Rhoades eager to get Rice on fast track 
-Mitchell wants to attack, attack, attack all the way to a Final Four appearance 

Coach Smart breaks down the 1986 Miracle Mets | NY Daily News  
Tim Floyd's Shaka Smart Story 
Teddy Okereafor continues British influence on Rider 
Style Weekly's 2014 TOP 40 UNDER 40: Shaka Smart, 37, Maya Payne Smart, 34  
RAMS COMPLETE TV SCHEDULE, ALL 31 GAMES TO BE BROADCAST | Commonwealth Times
What makes a coach?
Siena basketball to open 2015-16 in Wounded Warrior event (VCU to participate) | CBSSports | NBCSports | Times Dispatch 

Siegel Center enhancements  

VCU Athletics Announces Academic Workspace 
 
New Logo is a Go...SUITE-NESS; UPGRADES PROGRESS AT SIEGEL CENTER...Additions to Siegel Center almost complete
 
Construction Update
 
VCU selects Barton Malow and VMDO Architects for construction of the VCU Basketball Complex
...Renderings Comparison | CBS6 | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation
-Photo Gallery of Renderings
 
New details on VCU’s new center hung scoreboard and sound system
 
 
VCU to add two new luxury suites for 2014-15 season

Graham Earns Preseason All-American Honor | VCU Ram Nation
-The Process of Graham...
-Chris Paul Elite camp roundup: Graham, Sykes shine | Commonwealth Times

The 15 best individual performances of the last four seasons
Class of 2015 Already Shaping Up for VCU 
VCU MEDICAL CENTER PRESENTS BLACK & GOLD GAME ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 
Rams basketball trains with SEALs | Times Dispatch  
SMART, RAMS SET TO HOST COACHES CLINIC ON OCT. 25th 
VCU recruiting heating up with two major weekends
ASSIST Student-Athletes hosts Top 48 Camp (Kenny Williams, De'Monte Buckingham) 
-Assist Top 48 Camp Photo Gallery
 
Consol to host Atlantic 10 men's basketball tournament in 2017...Verizon Center to host Atlantic 10 tournament in 2018 | Atlantic 10 | CBS Washington | NBC Sports | Times Dispatch | USA Today | VCU Ram Nation
-Non-conference scheduling studs and duds: The Atlantic 10

RECORD NUMBER OF NATIONAL TV APPEARANCES HIGHLIGHT RAMS’ A-10 SLATE | RVARamNews | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation
-THE RISE OF SHAKAVISION 
 
NCAA SQUADS, RIVALRIES HIGHLIGHT 2014-15 VCU NON-CONFERENCE SLATE...VCU schedule features several high-profile games | RVARamNews | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation 
-A Twitter-style look at VCU’s 2014-15 non-conference schedule
-QUICK SCHEDULE METRICS THAT I BORROWED
 
LEGENDS CLASSIC BRACKET REVEALED, RAMS TO FACE VILLANOVA (Full Bracket) | Around the Horns | RVARamNews | VCU Ram Nation 
-Villanova-VCU as close as we'll get to Big East-A/10 Challenge
-Hosts for Legends Classic revealed (VCU, Villanova, Michigan and Oregon) | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation
 
RAMS HOST TOLEDO AS PART OF ESPN’S COLLEGE HOOPS TIP-OFF MARATHON  | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation

RAMS SET TO TAKE ON TENNESSEE IN INAUGRAL VETERANS CLASSIC AT THE NAVAL ACADEMY...Vols to open Donnie Tyndall era vs. VCU | CBS Sports | NBC12 | RVARamNews | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation 
 
Atlantic 10 Announces 2014-15 Home/Away Pairings
(PDF) | Around the Horns | RVARamNews | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation 
-Which Wine Goes Best With That Animal?... 
-Instant Reaction

BACON HIRED AS ASSOCIATE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT | Times Dispatch
-Lionel Bacon: A VCU Ram’s Journey Home 
-VCU alums proud of Rams' run

Prediction: 2014-15 starting lineup
HARRIS PROMOTED TO VIDEO COORDINATOR
Spike Lee with Lil Money | Times Dispatch 
“What do you wish you knew when you were a college freshman?”

Bandit 
VCU's Weber completes community service, misdemeanor charges dismissed  
 
Plan would allow VCU's Briante Weber to be cleared of theft charge | Commonwealth TimesWRIC8  
 

Weber suspended indefinitely | Times Dispatch | CBS 6 | NBC 12 | RVARamNews | WRIC 8 | CBS Sports | ESPN | Fansided | NBC Sports | SI 
-A quick thought on the Weber situation

VCU shows off its summer strength & conditioning regimen
‘Man with Square Feet’ and First Ultimate Ram mixes business with passion
BRANDENBERG SIGNS WITH GUSSING KNIGHTS OF TOP AUSTRIAN LEAGUE | VCU Ram Nation
JOHNSON NAMED TO GOVERNOR MCAULIFFE’S ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO JUVENILE JUSTICE | Governor's Announcement | Times Dispatch
VCU's new uniforms | Around the Horns | NBC Sports | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation
Professional Updates
-Daniels inks two year deal with the Rockets | House of Houston...Former VCU star Daniels achieves dreams...Troy Daniels is a Rocket Man
-REDDIC SIGNS WITH ITALIAN CLUB VICTORIA LIBERTAS |
Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation...Analyzing Juvonte Reddic’s future in Italy
-Skeen secures NBA Summer League roster spot with Charlotte
-2014 NBA Draft: What Happened to VCU's Juvonte Reddic?

GRAHAM EARNS SPOT AT LEBRON JAMES SKILLS ACADEMY  | VCU Ram Nation
 
GRAHAM GETS INVITE TO THIS WEEKEND’S KEVIN DURANT SKILLS ACADEMY
 
-Kevin Durant Skills Academy

Freshmen issued numbers
-#04 Justin Tillman
-#10 Jonathan Williams
-#11 Mike Gilmore
-#22 Terry Larrier 
 
RAMS' INCOMING CLASS RANKED 14TH IN THE COUNTRY BY ESPN.COM
 
VCU freshman Terry Larrier is good enough to play anywhere...LARRIER READY FOR A-10 COMPETITION...So This is Terry Larrier
College hoops summer catchup: Atlantic 10 Conference...Around the A-10, summer edition..VCU, Dayton should lead Atlantic 10 as it seeks to repeat record success 
 
Atlantic 10 Officially Welcomes Davidson College (First Announcement) | Davidson Athletics | Davidson News
-‘This is a big-league leap’ 
-Davidson's move to A-10 can be positive game-changer
  
Atlantic 10 Unveils New Logo | CBS Sports | VCU Ram Nation

ShakaWatch 24/7
-Shaka Smart has passed up other chances to leave VCU
-What would it take: Shaka Smart
-Carolina: Will Roy Williams’ Successor Come From the Carolina Family?
-Cuse: Who takes over for Jim Boeheim?...If Mike Hopkins isn't the next Syracuse basketball coach, ESPN guesses Shaka Smart could be
-Kentucky: Successor Series: Who takes over if John Calipari leaves Kentucky?

Top 50 coaches: No. 13 Shaka Smart...Coaches like Virginia's Tony Bennett and VCU's Shaka Smart are worth watching
Mike Ellis: the networker
VCU recruiting: Targeting 2015 
VCU gives AD McLaughlin extension, new title | VCU Ram Nation 
2013-14, THE YEAR IN PHOTOSHOPS
#TBT: 1988-89 VCU BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHTS 
Ten college athletes that could be great football players: Briante Weber | VCU Ram Nation 

VCU transfer Lyles commits to Robert Morris | NBC Sports 
 
Jairus Lyles transferring from VCU, Shaka Smart says
| NBC Sports | RVARamNews | VCU Ram Nation 
-Updated! Analysis of VCU’s Thirteen Basketball Scholarships
-"reminds me of myself when I was younger"
 
Rewind:
4-star DeMatha guard Jairus Lyles commits to VCU!...“I’ve been talking to my mom, she liked the school as much as me,” Lyles said. “So the decision was easy for us.”
-CBS Sports | Hoopniks | NBC Sports | NBE Basketball | RVANews | Times Dispatch

RAMS REACH SCHOOL RECORD HIGH IN LATEST NCAA APR REPORT | Times Dispatch 
Briante Weber among most disruptive defensive players in college basketball 
Shaka Smart gives talk to Villa 7: Expectations of an assistant coach
Andrew White Transferring From Kansas
Registration for sixth annual Shaka Smart Basketball Camps opens Monday | VCU Athletics
-Shaka Smart Basketball Camps


Troy Daniels'
Coming Out Party... 
Rockets vs Blazers, Troy vs Mo

Game 5 W: Houston 108 Portland 98 (Box
5 pts 3 rbs 1 ast 1 stl 17 min
Rockets push back, force game 6 against Blazers...Trail Blazers drop Game 5 to Houston Rockets, but insist their confidence remains resolute | Rockets | Blazers | AP 
-Trail Blazers' Mo Williams escalates feud with Houston Rockets Game 3 hero Troy Daniels...calls out Rockets rookie, ‘whatever his name is’..."I Think I Got In His Head"...Mo Williams, meet Troy Daniels 
-Scream And Shout
 
Game 4 L:
Houston 120 Portland 123 OT (Box
17 pts 3 rbs 21 min
Rockets go down 3-1 in Trip City...Trail Blazers beat Houston Rockets in Game 4 overtime thriller | Rockets | Blazers
-Rockets' Troy Daniels says he doesn't know what he did to set off Trail Blazers' Mo Williams after Game 4...No beef with Mo Williams...perplexed
  
Game 3 W:
Houston 121 Portland 116 OT (Box)
9 pts 3 rbs 1 stl 20 min  
Troy Daniels hits game winning 3 to lift Houston Rockets over Portland Trail Blazers
...bursts into the spotlight with season-saving OT strike | Rockets |  | Blazers | Roanoke Times
-Daniels' work ethic already pays off for Rockets 
-Troy Daniels, D-League call-up, saves Rockets' season 
-Smart says former VCU player’s success in the NBA is a coach’s dream
-Rockets rookie Troy Daniels’ 3-point impact is historic 
-Daniels becomes unlikely playoff hero for Rockets
-Daniels finding home in Houston
-Troy Daniels is Ridiculous
-Rockets had Troy Daniels on radar for quite some time...had interest from Hawks, Bulls, Cavaliers, Bucks & Magic before signing with Rockets 
-Jeremy Lin talks Troy Daniels’ instant celebrity and the final play 
-Who Is the Rockets' Troy Daniels?


Rams introduce O’Boyle as women’s basketball coach | Official Press Conference | A-10 | NBC12
-Meet Beth O’Boyle
-ESPN 950 AM Interview
-Stony Brook women's basketball coach Beth O'Boyle resigns, will coach VCU | RTD Breaking | The Statesman 
-Stony Brook Biography
| Canisius  
-Beth O’Boyle takes home Met Writers Coach of the Year award 
 

VCU Lady Rams lose Stollings to Minnesota
...Gophers hire VCU's Marlene Stollings to replace Pam Borton | VCU Athletics | Minnesota Athletics | Commonwealth Times | Minnesota Daily | RVARamNews
-Stollings' Introductory Minnesota Press Conference | ESPN | Minnesota Daily
-Short search for Stollings figures to be big upgrade for Gophers women's basketball
-New coach Marlene Stollings will bring a high-energy offense
-Stollings should invigorate Gophers, ya feel me?
-New coach will step into good situation
-New coach's first duty will be getting to know local recruits...gets off to a running start
-New Gophers women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings' annual salary: $425,000 | Full Contract (PDF)
-One-on-One with Coach Stollings
-Leading contender


VCU hires Vanderbilt assistant David Cason
...Vanderbilt assistant leaves for VCU...For fourth straight year, Vanderbilt's Stallings loses a staff member | VCU Athletics Official Press Release | AP | Commonwealth Times | VCU Ram Nation
-David Cason Vanderbilt profile

-Vanderbilt Recruiting: 2013 | 2014 | 2015
-Recruiting anecdote: Taking Nashville by storm: Eric McClellan | Anchor of Gold
-Rewind: Coach wants to bring swag, exciting style of play | Tulsa Players Prefer Cason | TU basketball coach Doug Wojcik loses assistant David Cason to Vanderbilt
-Replaces Mike Rhoades

The replacements: Reloading post Reddic, Brandenberg
(April 18-20, 2014) Southern Hoop Group Jam Fest (Multiple recruited players) | Recap (5 Top Players) | Rivals Recap
Justin Tillman Wins 2014 3CHASG Dunk Contest
Mooney and Smart meet in charity cook-off  
 

2014 Coaches’ Cook-Off featuring VCU’s Shaka Smart & UR’s Chris Mooney
| Richmond.com | Richmond Athletics 
-Mooney Pies? Shaka Smartfood? 
 
Mooney, Smart each make more than $1 million annually

Reddic Headed to Portsmouth Invitational This Weekend...Five A-10 Men's Basketball Players Invited to Portsmouth | VCU Ram Nation 
-Box Score

VCU Basketball Banquet (h/t @VCUPav)
-2013-2014 Video Recap
-Most Valuable Player: Treveon Graham
-Appreciation Award: Antravious Simmons
-Academic Excellence Award: Rob Brandenberg
-Most Improved Award: Melvin Johnson and Mo-Alie Cox

Look back, look ahead: Atlantic 10 | ESPN | ESPN 2
VIDEO: HERE’S 15 MINUTES OF KENDRICK WARREN DUNKING IN PEOPLE’S FACES
Rams primed for A-10 success in 2014-15
 
The Authentic Season in Review...
TOP PLAYS FROM 2013-2014 VCU BASKETBALL SEASON 

Rams reaching new heights nationally
...Reddic, Graham, Weber named among Virginia’s best | RVARamNews 
-REDDIC EARNS SPOT AT REESE’S NABC SENIOR ALL-STAR GAME (Game Recap | Box Score) | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation 
-WEBER NAMED FINALIST FOR NATIONAL DEFENDER OF THE YEAR, EARNS DEFENSIVE ALL-AMERICAN STATUS | Times Dispatch | VCU Ram Nation 
-THREE RAMS EARN ALL-STATE ACCOLADES 

Shaka Rejects Contract Upgrade, Allocates Money to Team...happy, requests no changes to contract
COMMON THREADS; UNIFORM UNITES TWO FAMILIES, EASES ONE’S PAIN 
rvaRAMnews podcast episode 16: The Offseason
Coach K won't stump for ACC anymore...isn’t going anywhere; neither is Duke’s one-and-done model | Full Press Conference Video | Star News | Times News
 
A-10 vs ACC, Shaka vs K
-Shaka Smart: No apologies for A-10 (Washington Post | CBS6)
-DANG! NOW I SEE WHY HIS MOMMA NAMED HIM SHAKA
-Coach Gets a New View of a Notorious Seeding...It comes down to coaching
-Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat
-A-10 fits mold for NCAA tournament field
-Success followed notable losses
-Coach K dismisses smaller conference...ACC deserves more NCAA bids than Atlantic 10

It's official: ACC tournament headed to Brooklyn in 2017, 2018 | A-10 Announcement | ACC Announcement | Times Dispatch
 
ACC tournament to go to Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2017-18...Barclays negotiates with A-10, ACC | AP
-ACC plans Wednesday announcement on basketball tournaments at Barclays Center

2014 Jordan Brand Classic Regional Team Announced: Terry Larrier (Phelps School/Malvern, PA/VCU)

RhoadesWatch Completed!
-Former VCU Assistant Mike Rhoades Already Turning Heads at Rice
-Mike Rhoades fulfills a dream at Rice...Rice is right for Rhoades
-Official: Rice Welcomes Rhoades as Men's Basketball Coach...Rice introduces new basketball coach | ESPN950 Interiview
-Rice to introduce Mike Rhoades as head basketball coach Thursday
-Rhoades' family excited for new Rice head coach
-Scott Pera to join Rice men’s basketball staff...Rice’s Mike Rhoades adds three to basketball coaching staff
-Breaking: Rice to hire VCU's Mike Rhoades...Rice offers head basketball coach job to VCU assistant | AP | CBS6 | CSL Daily | Morning Call | NBC Sports | Republican Herald | Times Dispatch | USA Today | VCU Ram Nation
-Shaka Smart's top assistant leaving means what for VCU?
 
Rice basketball coach Ben Braun out after six seasons...Rice Basketball Hits the Reset Button, Starts Search for New Coach | Rice Athletics | Thresher 

Rhoades' History

-Mike Rhoades

-
Is VCU's Mike Rhoades the Nation's Hottest Coaching Commodity?
-Rhoades poised for new opportunity 
-RETRO RHOADES KEY TO VCU FUTURE...YOU SHOULD SEE THE OTHER GUY
-Rhoades makes The Middle Atlantic Conference All-Century Team
-Assistants face long road to top...Top 10 Assistants 40 and under 

Teams Not Getting the Memo: "VCU is the Place to Be"
-UCLA (2013)
-Minnesota (2013)
-Illinois (2012)
-NC State  (2011)
 

Marquette Rejected!
-AD says coach Shaka Smart "committed to VCU"
-VCU's Smart not going to Marquette | ESPN | KSPR | Marquette Tribune | NBCSports
-Shaka Smart is not coming to Marquette; an apology | DudesonSports
-Shaka Smart assures recruits he’s staying at VCU...Shaka Smart appears to be staying at VCU | NBC12 | TMJ4
-#VCU AD Ed McLaughlin says this a.m. that "Shaka Smart is our men's basketball coach" after erroneous reports about Marquette job on Mon.
-Shaka Smart-To-Marquette Reports Came From Student Journalist...Following bogus news about Marquette coach, TV stations race to nonexistent news conference
-Shaka Smart reports cause social media frenzy
-If no Smart, should Marquette start...from scratch?

Dewey Defeats Truman...
-Smart to be new coach at Marquette (Note: Fox11 took down article without comment. See first tweet)...Marquette: No basketball coach announcement forthcoming
-Shaka Smart Not Actually Marquette's New Coach, Despite TV Reports
-Marquette hasn't landed Shaka Smart...Shaka Smart isn't Marquette's coach...yet
 
And so it begins...
-Schools reach out to Shaka Smart | Journal Sentinel | CBS6 | Times Dispatch
-VCU AD believes Smart here to stay...Weber not worried about Smart leaving

Increased recruiting power could propel Rams to next level
Juvonte and Rob Return to Twitter...
-@Ju_Buckets15
-@wi11iamlamar

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California University of Pennsylvania Vulcans (0-0, 0-0 PSAC) | Full Roster | Team Stats

Number Name Notes
#05
Jacubec, Jake
Jr. G 
6-0 165 | 10.8 ppg 2.3 rpg 
Struthers, Ohio / Struthers
#15
Marks, Arman 
Sr. G 
6-4 200 | 10.3 ppg 4.7 rpg 
Louisville, Ky. / Eastern
#10
Cook, Drew 
So. G 
6-1 185 | 5.4 ppg 1.4 rpg 
Beaver Falls, Pa. / Beaver Falls
#01
Dombrosky, Josh
Jr. F 
6-6 225 | 2.8 ppg 2.2 rpg 
Shenandoah Heights, Pa. / Shenandoah Valley
#24
Smith, Kenny 
Jr. F 
6-5 295 | 1.3 ppg 2.1 rpg 
Sterling, Va. / Parkview
  • Coming Soon 

 

#03 Allmond, Avery
So. F 
6-4 220 | 0.6 ppg 0.6 rpg 
Manassas, Va. / Long Reach (Md.)

 

#04 Obi, Chika  
So. F 
6-7 245 | 0.6 ppg 0.4 rpg 
Owerri, Nigeria / Chapelgate Christian Academy (Md.)
  • Coming Soon 

 

Head Coach: Bill Brown | Coach lost leg, gained perspective  

#15 VCU Basketball Roster 2014-15 (0-0 0-0 A-10) | Scholarship Status

Starters (projected): #02 Weber, Briante | #12 Alie-Cox, Mo | #20 Burgess, Jordan | #21 Graham, Treveon | #32 Johnson, Melvin | Bench:  #01 Lewis, JeQuan | #04 Tillman, Justin | #05 Brooks, Douglas | #10 Williams, Jonathan | #11 Gilmore, Mike#14 Burston, Torey | #22 Larrier, Terry | #23 Guest, Jarred | #25 Simmons, Antravious
Click column below to sort by number, name, or class year.   

Number Name Year/Notes (Source: VCU Athletics)
#21

"Tre"

Graham, Treveon    
Sr
SG/F | DC/St Mary's Ryken
Birthday: October 28, 1993
6-6 220 | 
2013: 15.6 ppg 7.1 rbs 2.0 ast 0.9 stl 
2012: 15.7 pts 6 reb 1.7 ast 0.8 stl
2011:
7.0 ppg 3.2 rbs 0.6 ast 0.8 stl

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#32

Mel

Johnson, Melvin  
Jr SG | St. Benedict’s Prep | Bronx, NY
6-3 195 | 
2013: 10.5 ppg 2.2 rbs 1.2 ast 0.9 stl
2012: 7.1 pts 1.6 reb 1 ast 0.8 stl

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#02

"Bri"


Weber, Briante
Sr
PG | Chesapeake, VA/Great Bridge
Birthday: December 29, 1992
6-2 165 | 
2013: 9.1 ppg 3.8 rbs 3.7 ast 3.6 stl 0.2 blk
2012: 5.2 pts 2.9 reb 2.8 ast 2.8 stl
2011:
4.9 ppg 2.9 rbs 1.6 ast 2.1 stl 0.2 blk

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason

 #01
Lewis, JeQuan
So PG | Dickson County High Dickson, TN
6-1 175 | 
2013: 6.0 ppg 1.3 rbs 1.7 ast 1.2 stl 0.0 blk

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#20

"J-Burge"

Burgess, Jordan
So-RS
SF  | Benedictine | Boo Williams (AAU) | Richmond, VA
6-5 215 | 
2013: 4.8 ppg 2.7 rbs 1.1 ast 0.9 stl 0.2 blk

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

  • '17 Sophomore Redshirt
  • Jordan Burgess 2013-2014 Video Highlights | Official Youtube Profile (2013) 
  • ‘Baby Burgess’ grows up
  • VCU's Burgess, like his brother, doesn't mind taking big shots
  • Smart says VCU’s Burgess ‘doing great’ before injury RTD January 8, 2013 
  • Aggressive, physical guard who attacks the basket
  • Praised for his toughness and ability to score from inside and out
  • Younger brother of Bradford Burgess, who was the only senior on last year’s NCAA Tournament team. Bradford set the all-time NCAA record for consecutive starts with 146.
  • Listed as the No. 4 recruit in Virginia, according to ESPN.com. Late bloomer who cracked ESPN’s Top 100 during his senior year.
  • Scored 17.5 points, pulled down 7.5 rebounds and shot better than 40 percent from beyond the 3-point arc to lead Benedictine to the VISAA State Semifinals as a senior. He earned All-State and All-Metro accolades for his efforts.
  • As a junior, he was a key factor in Benedictine’s Independent School State championship, averaging 13 points and eight rebounds per night. For his outstanding play, he garnered All-State and All-Metro recognition.
  • Recruited heavily by Penn State, Saint Joseph’s, George Mason and Richmond.
  • COACH SMART ON JORDAN: “Jordan has a great opportunity to be an impact player. His body and toughness level are college ready, and he possesses very good understanding of what goes into winning.”
#12

MoSaysNO!

Alie-Cox, Mo
So-RS PF | Middleburg Academy | Lorton, VA
6-6 250 |  
2013: 3.0 ppg 3.3 rbs 0.3 ast 0.3 stl 1.3 blk

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#05

"Bookie"
Brooks, Douglas
So G  | Lake Wales High School | Lake Wales, Fl 
6-3 180

2013: 1.9 ppg 0.7 rbs 0.1 ast 0.2 stl 0.1 blk

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

  • '17 Sophomore
  • Consensus three-star guard who brings a speedy, defensive presence to VCU's Havoc style of play. 
  • Dave Telep, ESPN's Director of Scouting, ranked Brooks' senior campaign 10th on his list of "Top 10 Under the Radar Seasons"
  • During his senior year, Brooks paced a Highlanders squad that finished 22-8 and was ranked No.1 in the state of Florida for much of the season.
  • Drew interest on the recruiting circuit from South Carolina, South Florida, Illinois State, Central Florida, Arkansas and others. 
  • COACH SMART ON BROOKS: "Doug is an extremely hungry, motivated young man who fits our profile on and off the court. Our fans will quickly develop an appreciation for his approach towards the game."
#23

"JG, Sheriff"

Guest, Jarred
Sr F | Charis Prep | Columbia, SC
6-8 225
Birthday: August 13, 1992

2013: 1.6 ppg 2.3 rbs 0.2 ast 0.4 stl 0.3 blk
2012: 2.3 pts 2.3 reb 0.3 ast 0.6 stl
2011: 0.9 ppg 0.6 rbs 0 ast 0.2 stl 0.2 blk

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#14
Burston, Torey
So PG | Trinity Episcopal | Richmond, VA 
5-8 165

2013: 0.1 ppg 0.1 rbs 0.1 ast 0.0 stl 0.0 blk

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

  • '17 Sophomore
  • Titan becomes Ram Midlothian Exchange January 10, 2013
  • Walk on dressed for La Salle game (Jan 26, 2013) 
  • Richmond Prep League co-Player of Year 2012
  • Burston Mixtape
  • Profiles: MaxPreps
#25

"Ant"
Simmons, Antravious
Fr-RS C/PF
| South Miami High School | Miami, FL
6-9 250

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

  • '18 Freshman Redshirt
  • What to Expect: VCU freshmen
  • The 6-9 three-star big man out of South Miami was recently rated as the 25th overall center in the class of 2013 by ESPN.com and gives the Rams valuable depth on the interior. 
  • As a junior, Simmons averaged 26 ppg and 15 rpg and is praised for his ability to run the floor and score with his back to the basket. 
  • He chose VCU after gaining interest from Alabama, Georgia, Kansas State, Miami and Memphis. 
  • COACH SMART ON SIMMONS: "Tre possesses a great body and doesn't mind using it. He carves out space and seals extremely well around the basket. He also possesses very good skill and touch for a big man. His ability to finish around the basket makes him a great addition to our frontcourt."
#11
Gilmore, Mike 
Fr PF  | Rickards | Jacksonville, FL 
6-9 205

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#22
Larrier, Terry
Fr SF Phelps | Bronx, New York
6-8 175

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#04
Tillman, Justin
Fr PF
| Detroit Pershing | Detroit, MI
6-7 190

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

#10
 
Williams, Jonathan
Fr PG
| St. Benedict's Preparatory School | Richmond, VA
6-0 175

2014/15 REGULAR SEASON
Game 1 Tennessee 
Game 2 Toledo 
Game 3 Md-East Shore 
Game 4 Villanova 
Game 5 Michigan/Oregon 
Game 6 Old Dominion 
Game 7 Illinois State 
Game 8 Virginia 
Game 9 Northern Iowa 
Game 10 Belmont 
Game 11 Cincinnati 
Game 12 East Tennessee State 
Game 13 Cleveland St 

2015 CONFERENCE PLAY
Game 14 Fordham 
Game 15 Davidson 
Game 16 Saint Joseph's 
Game 17 Rhode Island 
Game 18 Duquesne 
Game 19 Saint Louis 
Game 20 George Washington 
Game 21 Richmond 
Game 22 George Mason 
Game 23 St Bonaventure 
Game 24 La Salle 
Game 25 George Washington 
Game 26 Saint Louis 
Game 27 Massachusetts 
Game 28 Richmond 
Game 29 Dayton 
Game 30 Davidson 
Game 31 George Mason 

Associate Athletic Director for Academic Support: Sofia Hiort-Wright (VCU, '06)
Head Coach: Shaka Smart (Kenyon College, '99)
Associate Head Coach: David Cason (Illinois State)  
Assistant Coaches: Jeremy Ballard
(Colgate, '03 ), Mike Morrell (Milligan College, '05)
Direct of Basketball Operations: Jesse Bopp
(Plymouth State, ‘07)
Video Coordinator: Dwight Perry
(Kentucky, ‘09)
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Daniel Roose (Appalachian State, '01) |
Roose the man who helps make VCU go and go RTD January 2, 2012
Athletic Trainer: Eddie Benion
Senior Secretary for Men's Basketball: Dianne Long

Commitments...

Also see (ESPN  Class of 2013 | Class of 2014 | Class of 2015) | Verbal Commits 

Number Name Notes
#25
Williams, Kenny (2015)
Shooting Guard | Lloyd C Bird (Coach Troy Manns ) | Boo Williams (AAU) | Chesterfield, Virginia
6-2 165
#35
Vega, Morgan (2015) 
Guard | Varina High School | Team Impact (AAU) | Henrico, Virginia

Recruiting Targets...DOES NOT DENOTE OFFERS! (just interest)

Also see (ESPN Class of 2014 (Top 100) | Class of 2015 (Top 60) | Class of 2016 (Top 25)) | 247 VCU Offers (Timeline | Targets) | Verbal Commits  | NBE VCU  | VirginiaPreps 2015 Top Prospects (2014) | Capitol Hoops | VCU Recruit Central

Number Name Notes
#41 Carter, Myles (2015) 
Power Forward | St. Rita High School (Coach Gary Decesare) | Illinois Celtics | Chicago, IL
6-7 225 
#32
Holman, Aric (2015)
Power Forward | Owensboro High (Coach Roderick Drake) | Lexington Hoop Dreams (AAU) (Coach Steve Quattrocchi ) | Owensboro, KY
6-9 200
#13 Ingram, Brandon (2015) 
Small Forward | Kinston High (Coach Perry Tyndall) | Stackhouse Elite
(AAU) (Coach Jerry Stackhouse )  | Kinston, NC
6-7 170   
#22
Mack, Tevin (2015)
Shooting Guard | Dreher High
(Coach Jeff DiBattisto) | Carolina Wolves (AAU) (Coach Major Williamson) | Columbia, SC
6-7 200

Final Five:
-
Clemson (Brad Brownell)
-Connecticut (Kevin Ollie)
-Georgia (Mark Fox)
-South Carolina (Frank Martin)
-VCU (Shaka Smart)
#14
Murphy, Jordan (2015)
Small Forward | William J. Brennan High (Coach Tommy Hines) | Texas D1 Ambassadors (AAU)
(Coach Paul Josephs ) | San Antonio, TX
6-7 200 
#05 Touray, Mohamed (2015)
Point Guard
| Wings Academy | NY Lightning (AAU)  | Bronx, NY
6-1
# Wilson-Frame, Jared (2015)
Shooting Guard | Believe Prep Academy | Expressions (AAU) | Fort Mill, SC
6-4 190
#04
Aflakpui, Ernest (2015)  
Center | Archbishop John Carroll (Coach Paul Romanczuk) | We-R-1 (AAU) (Coach Terrell Myers) | Accra, Ghana
6-10 220  
# Ali, Prince (2015) 
Shooting Guard | The Sagemont School (Coach Adam Ross
) | Team Nike Florida (AAU)   | Miami, FL
6-4 190
#10
Alston, Levan Shawn (2015)
Point Guard | Haverford School
(Coach Henry Fairfax) | Team Final (AAU) (Coach Rob Brown) | Haverford, PA
6-3 170
#05
Beasley, Malik (2015)
Shooting Guard | St. Francis (Coach Cabral Huff
) | Georgia Stars (AAU) (Coach Norman Parker )  | Atlanta, GA 
6-3 | 170
# Brown, Chad (2015) 
Power Forward | Deltona | Deltona, FL

6-7 210 
#11 Burns, Elijah (2015)
Forward | Blair Academy (Coach Joe Mantegna ) | Albany City Rocks (AAU) (Coach Jimmy Ray )  | Troy, NY
6-8 215 
#22
Cheatham, Haanif (2015)
Guard | Pembroke Pines Charter (Coach Dave Roca ) | Nike Team Florida (AAU) (Coach Ed Hall) | Pembroke Pines, Florida

6-5 180
#45 Cook, Levi (2015)
Center | Liberty | Clarksburg, WV
6-9
#32
Crosby, John (2015)
Point Guard | Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (Coach Sam Brand ) |
We R1 (AAU) (Coach Matt Pauls) | Baltimore, MD
6-3 | 190
#05 Dorsey, Kevin (2015) 
Point Guard | Paul VI High (Coach Glenn Farello) | Team Takeover (AAU) (Coach Kevin Stevens ) | Fairfax, VA
5-10 150
#15
Enoch, Steven (2015)
Power Forward | Norwalk High (Coach Thomas Keyes ) | High Rise Team Up (AAU) (Coach Drew Gladstone) | Norwalk, CT

6-10 225 
# Evans, Jawun (2015) 
Point Guard | Kimball | Team Texas Elite (AAU) | Dallas, Texas
6-1 165 
#01
Hudson, Ty (2015)
Pebblebrook (Coach George Washington) | Southern Stampede (Coach Aljami Durham ) | Mableton, GA
6-1 185
#07
Letcher-Ellis, Marquez  (2015) 
Small Forward | Montverde Academy (Coach Kevin Boyle
) | DC Premier (AAU) (Coach Corey McCrae ) | Houston, Texas
6-7 195
#01
Lowe, Trey (2015)
Ewing High (Coach Shelly Dearden) |  Team Final (AAU) (Coach Rob Brown) | Ewing, NJ
6-6 165
#11 Mann, Terance (2015)
Shooting Guard | Tilton (Coach Marcus O'Neil) | BABC (AAU) 
  (Coach Jay Demings ) | Lowell, MA 
6-5 175
#
McDuffie, Markis (2015)
Small Forward | St Anthony's (Coach Bob Hurley) | Sports U/Team Izod (AAU) (Coach Ed Bright) | Patterson, NJ

6-8 185  
# Polite, Edward (2015) 
Shooting Guard | DuVal High | Lanham, MD
6-4 185
#23 Reaves, Josh (2015) 
Shooting Guard | Oak Hill | Team Takeover (AAU) (Coach Kevin Stevens
) | Fairfax, VA
6-3 175
# Sheffield, Marcus (2015) 
Small Forward | Chattahoochee High (Coach Kacey Martin
) |  Game Elite (AAU) (Coach Ryan Falker ) | Alpharetta, GA
6-5 | 180
#25
Stone, Keith (2015)
Small Forward | Zion Lutheran Christian (Coach John Guion ) | Florida Vipers (AAU) (Coach Brandon Mcthay) | Deerfield Beach, FL
6-8 | 240
#24
Tucker, Rayjon (2015)
Small Forward | Northside Christian Academy (Coach Byron Dinkins) | Team Charlotte (AAU) (Coach Jeff McInnis ) | Charlotte, NC

6-5 185
#3 Williamson Jr., C.J. (2015) 
Shooting Guard | Evans High | Each 1 Teach 1 (AAU)
(Coach Edward "Boobie" Francis) | Orlando, FL 
6-6 185
#11
Brown, Bruce (2016)
Guard | Vermont Academy  (Coach Cody Hatt ) | BABC (AAU)   (Coach Jay Demings ) | Wakefield, MA
6-3 185
#10
Buckingham, De'Monte (2016)
Guard Henrico High School (Coach Vance Harmon) | Team Richmond (AAU) (Dallas Simmons
) | Richmond, VA
6-3 185
#
Jones, Curtis (2016)
Point Guard
| Huntington Prep (Coach Coach Arkell Bruce ) | Team Loaded (AAU) (Coach Rodney Gore) | Richmond, VA
6-2 170
# Keita, Sedee (2016) 
Power Forward
| Vermont Academy (Coach Cody Hatt ) | We R1 (AAU) (Coach Matt Pauls) | Middleton, DE
6-9 200
#11
Killeya-Jones, Sacha (2016)
Power Forward | Virginia Episcopal (Coach Curtis Staples) | Team Felton (AAU) (Coach Fredrick Cannon ) | Chapel Hill, NC
6-10 190  
# Kirk, Shaun (2016)
Small Forward | Flora Macdonald Academy | TeamCarolina Raptors (AAU) | Red Springs, NC
6-7 185
#11
Manigault, Corey (2016)
Power Forward |
Paul VI High (Coach Glenn Farello) | Team Takeover (AAU) (Coach Kevin Stevens ) | Fairfax, VA
6-8 230
# Mason, Treante (2016)
Shooting Guard
| Rufus King High School Milwaukee, WI
6-1
 
# Mclean, Unique (2016) 
Shooting Guard | Hoosac School (Coach Michael Foster) |
Team SCAN (AAU) (Terrence (Munch) Williams) | Brooklyn, New York
#22 Montgomery-DeLaurier, Javin (2016)
Power Forward | St. Anne's-Belfield School (Coach Brian Kent) |
Team Loaded (AAU) (Coach Coach E.J. Sherod) |  Charlottesville, VA
6-9 205 
# Santos, K.J. (2016)
Shooting Guard
| Vermont Academy (Coach Cody Hatt ) | Illinois Stars (AAU) | Geneva, IL
6-7 180 
#11 Stevens, Lamar (2016)
Small Forward | Haverford School | Jenkintown, PA

6-6 | 190
  • Coming Soon

 

# Smith Jr., Dennis (2016) 
Point Guard | Trinity Christian (Coach Heath Vandevender) | Karolina Diamonds (AAU) (Coach Kevin Graves) | Fayetteville, NC
6-2 160
# Turner, Matthew (2016)
Guard | Trumbull | NY Lightning (AAU)
6'3
  • Coming Soon

 

# Vital, Christian (2016)
Point Guard | Vermont Academy (Coach Cody Hatt ) | Team SCAN (AAU) (Terrence (Munch) Williams) | Hollis, NY
6-0 175
#3 Williams, Greg (2016)
Shooting Guard | Genesis Academy (James Simpkins ) | DC Assault | Houston, TX
6-5 175
 
#12
Wilson, AJ (2016)
Small Forward | Clinton Christian Academy (Coach Chris Cole) | DC Premier (AAU)
(Coach Butch Cherry) | Lanham, MD
6-7 | 180  
#02
Coleman, Matt (2017)
Point Guard | Maury High (Coach Jack Baker) | Boo Williams (AAU) (Coach Boo Williams) | Norfolk, Virginia
6-1 165
#11
Simmons, Jarrod (2017)
Power Forward | Cushing Academy (Coach Barry Connors) | Expressions EYBL (AAU) (Coach Todd Quarles
) | Pittsburgh, PA
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Final A-10 Standings
1 Saint Louis 13-3 (26-5) 
2 VCU 12-4 (24-7) 
3 GW 11-5 (23-7)
4 Saint Joseph's 11-5 (21-9)
5 Dayton 10-6 (22-9)
6 UMass 10-6 (23-7)
7 Richmond 8–8 (18-13) 
8 La Salle 7-9 (15-15) 
9 St Bonaventure 6-10 (16-14) 
10 Duquesne 5–11 (13–16)
11 Rhode Island 5–11 (14–17)
12 George Mason 4–12 (11-19) 
13 Fordham 2–14 (9-20)


SMART Schedule  
(Home in Gold)
Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center
-Map of 1200 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23284‎

2014/2015 
Out of Conference

Oct. 13 Sunday
Black and Gold Scrimmage Verizon Wireless Arena 6 p.m.

Nov. 7 Friday
California (Pa.) 
Exhibition
Verizon Wireless Arena

Nov. 14 Friday
Tennessee (Veterans Classic) United States Naval Academy (CBS-SN) 6:30 pm 

Nov. 18 Tuesday
Toledo Legends Classic Regional Round Robin
Verizon Wireless Arena (ESPNU) 6:00 PM

Nov. 20 Thursday
Md.-East. Shore  Legends Classic Regional Round Robin
Verizon Wireless Arena CBS 6.3 7 pm

Nov. 24 Monday Villanova Legends Classic Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY (ESPN2) 7:00 PM 

Nov. 25 Tuesday
Michigan/Oregon Legends Classic  Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY ESPN2/U

Nov. 29 Saturday
@ ODU CSN+/SNY Norfolk, Va. 7 pm

Dec. 2 Tuesday
@ Illinois St. CSN+/SNY Normal, Ill. 8 pm

Dec. 6 Saturday
UVA
Verizon Wireless Arena ESPNU 2 pm

Dec. 13 Saturday
Northern Iowa Verizon Wireless Arena NBCSN 7 pm

Dec. 16 Tuesday
Belmont Verizon Wireless Arena MASN 7 pm

Dec. 20 Saturday
@ Cincinnati ESPNU 12 pm

Dec. 22 Monday
East Tennessee State Verizon Wireless Arena CSN+ 7 pm

Dec. 29 Monday
Cleveland St. Verizon Wireless Arena CBS 6 7 pm

2014/2015 
In Conference 

Jan 4 Sunday 
@
Fordham Rams  CBSSN 1 pm

Jan 7 Wednesday
Davidson Wildcats Verizon Wireless Arena MASN 7 pm

Jan 10 Saturday 
Saint Joseph's Hawks Verizon Wireless Arena CBSSN 2 pm

Jan 13 Tuesday 
@
Rhode Island Rams CBSSN 7:30 pm

Jan 17 Saturday 
@
Duquesne Dukes  CBSSN 2 pm

Jan 23 Friday 
Saint Louis Billikens  ESPN2 7 pm

Jan 27 Tuesday 
George Washington Colonials Verizon Wireless Arena CBSSN 7 pm

Jan 31 Saturday
Richmond Spiders Verizon Wireless Arena ESPN2 2 pm

Feb 4 Wednesday 
@ George Mason Patriots  CBSSN 7 pm

Feb 7 Saturday 
@ St. Bonaventure Bonnies NBCSN 2 pm 

Feb 11 Wednesday 
La Salle Explorers Verizon Wireless Arena CBSSN 7 pm

Feb 14 Saturday 
@ George Washington Colonials  ESPN2 2 pm

Feb 17 Tuesday 
Saint Louis Billikens Verizon Wireless Arena CBSSN 7:30 pm

Feb 21 Saturday
Massachusetts Minutemen Verizon Wireless Arena ESPN2 12 pm

Feb 25 Wednesday 
@ Richmond Spiders  ESPN2/U 7 pm

Feb 28 Saturday
Dayton Flyers Verizon Wireless Arena ESPN2 TBA

Mar 5 Thursday 
@ Davidson Wildcats  ESPNU 9 pm

Mar 7 Saturday
George Mason Patriots Verizon Wireless Arena NBCSN 5:30 p.m


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