Tag Archives: Final Four

Rowdy Rams memberships roll out for third year

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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A-10 women’s basketball tournament moves to Richmond

Lady Rams fans will not have to go far to watch the women’s basketball team compete in postseason play this season.

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Past Rams pursue plans to play pro

Three former VCU Rams made headlines this summer by signing contracts to continue their dreams of playing basketball professionally.

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Smart’s choices: Pride over payday

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 thanks in late March, the Bruins became the fourth BCS conference school in the last three seasons to vie for [...]

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Rao reflects on Rams’ Final Four foray

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.

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