It's late March, which means it's Rob Brandenberg's last ride at VCU.
"And it's not over yet," the Ohio native said in a phone interview earlier this month, "but it's been incredible, man. It's been great. I've been able to accomplish a lot individually, play on great teams, play in (four) NCAA tournaments.
"I'll look back later, and it will be great. We're trying to keep it going right now."
The No. 5 seed Rams play in the NCAA tournament Friday night in San Diego against Stephen F. Austin. When Brandenberg was a freshman, VCU went from the First Four in Dayton all the way to the Final Four. VCU has won one tournament game in each of the last two years.
The 6'2 Brandenberg averaged 14 minutes a game as a freshman backup for VCU's final four team in 2011. He's been a starter since midway through his sophomore season and averaged a career-best 10.4 points per game last season; this season, he's averaging 9.8.
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