The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Vine: Melvin Johnson Missed An Extremely Easy Dunk And It Cost VCU Dearly

No. 22 VCU lost its second-straight game today, 59-55 to Dayton. Rams guard Melvin Johnson missed a wide-open dunk late in the game, and it ended up costing his team dearly in the end. Johnson was off to the races to put VCU ahead with a little less  than four minutes to play, when this happened: Johnson’s miscue didn’t lose the game for VCU, but it certainly didn’t help...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

VCU Basketball:  15th ranked VCU Rams survive tough battle against Toledo

RICHMOND, Va.— It was very apparent Tuesday night, Nov. 20, that the VCU Rams underestimated the skill of the Toledo Rockets.  VCU was down early in the game and would end the first half with a three point deficit.  It would not be until there was less than four minutes in the first half when the VCU Rams would start to pull away from Toledo.  The Rams would finish the game...
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU Basketball:  Top 5 VCU Rams going into the 2014-15 season

RICHMOND, Va.–  The VCU Rams has been a shocker as far a pre-season standards this season.  Led by Coach Shaka Smart, VCU basketball is finally beginning to become a household name in the NCAA.  Ranked 15th on ESPNs preseason power rankings, the VCU Rams will come into this season with a lot to prove.  There should be ample opportunity for VCU to prove its worthy of a top-25...
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU Basketball: A Ram fan’s backup NCAA bracket

With all trust in Havoc aside, putting together a Ram fan’s backup NCAA bracket was exciting as well. March Madness, as always, has some great teams and players this year. After careful consideration, with VCU losing in the Elite Eight, it’s looking like Kansas and Michigan are two strong contenders to battle it out in the championship. VCU’s first round game against SF Austin...
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson, Weber lead VCU past Richmond, 81-70

Melvin Johnson and Briante Weber each scored 14 points to lead six players in double figures and Virginia Commonwealth beat city and Atlantic 10 Conference rival Richmond 81-70 Saturday, the Rams' 16th consecutive home victory. Weber added five steals to become the school's career leader, and Treveon Graham scored 13 points for the Rams (18-4, 6-1). They led 34-22 at halftime and...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson's 13 lead VCU past Fordham, 76-60

Melvin Johnson scored 13 points and Juvonte Reddic had 10 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday night as Virginia Commonwealth took control by halftime and beat Fordham 76-60 for its 15th consecutive home victory. JeQuan Lewis added 11 points for VCU (17-4, 5-1 Atlantic 10), which is off to its best start in five years under coach Shaka Smart and its best overall start since the 2006...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) Melvin Johnson leads Rams To Victory over Virginia Tech in Governors Holiday Hoops Classic

Send to KindleOn Saturday night, the VCU Rams imposed HAVOC upon the Virginia Tech Hokies. VCU controlled the tempo of the game and the Hokies could not keep up with the intensity and fast pace as VCU was able to generate 42 points off of Hokie turnovers. After the game, Kate Lee had a chance to talk with VCU guard, Melvin Johnson. The sophomore contributed a career high 27 points...
Via College Chalktalk
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

VCU swarms Virginia Tech 82-52

Melvin Johnson scored 16 of his career-high 27 points during a 31-0 first-half run Saturday and VCU won the featured matchup of the Governor's Holiday Hoops Classic 82-52 against Virginia Tech. Johnson, whose previous career high was 16 points, made eight 3-pointers as the Rams (10-3) won the first meeting between the programs since they were rivals in the Metro Conference in 1995...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandenburg left VCU past E. Kentucky, 71-68 in OT

Rob Brandenburg hit an early 3-pointer and Melvin Johnson had a critical free throw with 14.2 seconds to go, and Virginia Commonwealth held off Eastern Kentucky 71-68 on Thursday night. Treveon Graham led the Rams (7-2) with 15 points, freshman JeQuan Lewis had 13 and Johnson and Brandenburg scored 12 each as VCU battled back after falling behind for much of the second half. Corey...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Joey Gallo arrives in Texas

NBA Finals preview: Cavs offense vs. Warriors defense

USA Women’s World Cup: No excuse not to win

Projecting rosters for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game

What Peterson's return means

The Bulls and the culture of fitting in

X-factors for Cavs and Warriors

Pujols: Angels not 'Mike Trout show'

Adrian Peterson returns to Vikings

Chicago Bulls agree to deal with Fred Hoiberg

NBA should have 'legacy contracts' for long-time players

Atlanta Hawks unveil new logo

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.