Shaka Smart leaving for University of Texas

April 2, 2015

The rumor mill is swirling as “Smart Watch 2015” is in full swing. With no definitive response on Shaka Smart’s coaching future from him or his camp, the end of his coaching career at VCU is becoming a more concrete possibility. Read More

Moving on from Final Four

December 1, 2014

All good things eventually come to an end. For VCU, this season’s end will mark four years since its Cinderella run to the Final Four. Read More

Channel Surfers: All men’s basketball games televised

October 19, 2014

Since the magical run in 2011 that landed Virginia Commonwealth University in the Final Four, exposure for the program has reached all-time highs seemingly every year. The 2014-15 campaign will be no different. For the second consecutive year, every game the Rams are scheduled to play this season will be televised.
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Rowdy Rams memberships roll out for third year

September 14, 2014

In recent years, Rowdy Ram memberships have become a hot commodity, due in part to the increasing popularity of VCU sports. These memberships are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis and as a result can be difficult to obtain. For the 2014-15 school year, the Rowdy Ram memberships have already sold out, although specific figures were not available by press time. Last year, the estimated 1500 membership tally sold out in just under one day. In the 2012-13 school year, the RR memberships sold out in less than 12 hours.
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Smart’s choices: Pride over payday

July 1, 2013

Colin Kennedy Sports Editor For the third consecutive year, VCU men’s basketball head coach Shaka Smart has turned down a potentially career-changing contract offer to remain in Richmond. When Smart told UCLA thanks but no Read More

Rao reflects on Rams’ Final Four foray

October 12, 2011

VCU’s freshman GPA this year spiked to the lofty heights of 3.5. And when posed with the question of, was it because of the basketball team’s Final Four run or some other confluence of reasons, VCU President Michael Rao let off a immediate chuckle. Read More

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