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VCU Basketball: Why fans are so excited for Briante Weber’s senior year

This season was all about steals for #2, and is a reason why fans are so excited for Briante Weber’s senior year. Of course it will be devastating to see the contagiously energetic defensive star enter into his final year. The excitement of what more he can/will bring next season, on the other hand, trumps any grief fans may have. Briante Weber runs the court against Illinois State...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandenberg hoping to extend last ride at VCU

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
27 days ago  |  Discuss

What Seed Did VCU Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the VCU Rams were given a 5-seed in the South-region. They are coached by Shaka Smart and hail from the Atlantic 10 conference. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Stephen F. Austin in San Diego on Friday.  Why: VCU finished with a 12-4 record in the...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU’s Melvin Johnson To Miss A-10 Title Game

Virginia Commonwealth’s 40 minutes of havoc will miss a very important cog. The Rams best outside shooter this season,  6-foot-3 sophomore Melvin Johnson, will miss Sunday’s Atlantic-10 title game against St. Joseph’s with a knee injury, Shaka Smart told CBSSports.com on Saturday night. RT @CBSSports VCU's Melvin Johnson will miss A-10 title game with knee injury, will...
Via Thacover2
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Weber’s surprisingly productive scoring night propels VCU into A10 semifinals

He’s known as an elite ball-stopper. He doesn’t score much — just nine points per game — so when his athletic layups and rare 3-pointers fall through the bottom of the net, he yaps, nodding his head emphatically and clapping his deft hands forcefully. He is Briante Weber, and he poured in 18 points to lead VCU past Richmond, 71-53, in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals tonight...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Graham, Weber lead Rams past #10 St. Louis, 67-56

The Basics Score: VCU 67, #10 Saint Louis 56 Records: VCU (22-7, 10-4), Saint Louis (25-4, 12-2) Location: Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center inside the HDL, Inc. Athletic Village The Short Story: Junior Treveon Graham scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the VCU men's basketball team took down 10th-ranked St. Louis, 67-56, in front...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Saint Louis handed second 2nd straight loss

RICHMOND, Va. -- Treveon Graham had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Virginia Commonwealth added a quality win to its NCAA tournament resume by beating No. 10 Saint Louis 67-56 on Saturday night. Briante Weber added 13 points and four steals for the Rams (22-7, 10-4 Atlantic 10), who handed Saint Louis its second consecutive defeat following a school-record, 19-game winning streak...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU rally falls short in 64-62 loss to Saint Louis

Coming close was no consolation for VCU. Now, the Rams are really playing catch-up in the Atlantic 10. Dwayne Evans had 21 points and 10 rebounds and No. 12 Saint Louis broke a late tie with seven straight points, winning 64-62 for its 17th straight victory on Saturday. ''Obviously, they're in the driver's seat,'' VCU coach Shaka Smart said. ''We...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Graham's 25 pushes VCU past GW, 92-75

Treveon Graham scored 25 points and Melvin Johnson had 21 Wednesday night as Virginia Commonwealth beat George Washington 92-75, the Rams' 18th consecutive victory at home. Johnson, who was 5-for-8 from 3-point territory, had 15 in the first half for the Rams (20-5, 8-2 Atlantic 10) as they avenged a 10-point loss on the Colonials' home court a month ago. Isaiah Armwood...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU Basketball: The call that ruined it all

VCU is still mourning the call that ruined it all in Saturday’s game against Saint Joseph’s. No one wants to be “that fan” and blame a lost game on one single call. But VCU fans can’t help putting some blame on a bad call in the final minute of the game. Treveon Graham has been a relentless comeback star this season. Graham hit an amazing 3-point shot to win against UVA...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Reddic leads VCU past Rhode Island, 68-52

Juvonte Reddic is playing his best basketball as Virginia Commonwealth heads into the most difficult part of its schedule. Reddic, who has been prone to getting down on himself when things don't go well, had 14 points and 11 rebounds Thursday night and VCU overcame a lackluster effort and won its 17th consecutive home game, defeating Rhode Island 68-52. It was Reddic's fourth...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU's Briante Weber leading nation in steals

VCU guard Briante Weber is a thief with a smile on his face. The junior with the white headband, quick hands and the big grin reflecting the enjoyment he gets from playing leads the nation in steals. He is averaging 3.8 a game and is on pace to break the Rams' career steals record. He needs three steals to set the record Saturday when VCU hosts city and Atlantic 10 Conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU Basketball: Briante Weber defines HAVOC and steals his way to success

Briante Weber defines HAVOC and steals his way to success with VCU. Junior, #2, Briante Weber has shown relentless energy on the court all three years he has played for the Rams. His playing time and statistics across the board have consistently risen every season. He has grown to be a loud, enthusiastic leader for the Rams. Most importantly, he defines the style of play Coach Shaka...
Via isportsweb.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

College Basketball Countdown: VCU Rams- #24

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
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October 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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