VCU Basketball makes another off-season addition to its roster

The VCU basketball team added another piece to their 2017 roster. The addition will provide depth and addresses a need left by graduating point guard JeQuan Lewis’ departure. Tyler Maye, a 6-1 point guard from Farmville, North Carolina, committed to the Rams Wednesday. Maye offers another option for point guard with the ability to score the basketball. Maye averaged 36 points per...
May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Reflections on VCU Basketball’s 2016-17 season

After a long weekend to mull over their opening round loss to the Saint Mary’s Gaels, it seems an appropriate time to evaluate the VCU Rams’ 2016-17 season. The Rams entered the 2016-17 season with questions about who would fill the scoring void left by departing seniors Melvin Johnson (17.4 ppg) and Koery Billbury (11.2 ppg). JeQuan Lewis and Mo Alie-Cox both averaged double-figures...
March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Lewis, Williams lead VCU past Richmond, 84-73

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) JeQuan Lewis scored 16 points and VCU used a 15-0 run spanning halftime to take command in an 84-73 victory against Richmond on Friday night. Johnny Williams added 15 points for the Rams (22-5, 12-2 Atlantic 10), who won their eighth in a row and assured themselves at least a share of the league lead heading into next week. They started the night tied with Dayton...
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February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Lewis scores 20, VCU holds off Middle Tennessee 80-77

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) JeQuan Lewis scored 20 points and Virginia Commonwealth snapped Middle Tennessee State's eight-game winning streak 80-77 on Saturday night. Mo Allie-Cox had 15 points for the Rams (8-3) and Samir Doughty added 14 off the bench. VCU shot 65 percent (15 of 23) in the second half to offset going 11 of 18 from the line, which gave the Blue Raiders a chance until...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Lewis leads tourney-tested VCU past Oregon State, 75-67

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) JeQuan Lewis had 21 points, eight assists and seven rebounds as 10th-seeded Virginia Commonwealth won its first NCAA Tournament game since 2013 with a 75-67 first-round victory over No. 7 seed Oregon State on Friday. The tournament appearance is the sixth straight for VCU (25-10), and the experience showed as the Rams led by eight points at halftime and held...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

JeQuan Lewis' growth at PG a key to VCU's winning streak

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) JeQuan Lewis is one of those players that has to be told to shoot the basketball. A pass-first point guard, Lewis was caught up in being a distributor more than a contributor for VCU. But once he understood he could be both at VCU, he has become more productive and the Rams are now riding a 12-game winning streak. First-year coach Will Wade could hardly be...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: VCU fouls on 3-pointer, loses to SF Austin in OT

VCU blew a 10-point lead with 3:38 to go against Stephen F. Austin in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday and ended up going to overtime after a bad foul in a game they eventually lost. The Rams were up 67-63 with 10.5 seconds left and appeared to have the game all […]
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU Basketball: Time for some A-10 championship predictions

VCU Basketball: Time for some A-10 championship predictionsWith just two games left in the regular season it’s about time for some A-10 championship predictions. The Atlantic 10 is one of the most competitive conferences as it’s stacked with teams strong in all different areas. Predicting the top 5 of the conference is difficult enough, but with 2 teams tied for 4th and 2 tied for...
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

VCU Basketball: Will a winning week boost the Rams back into the Top 25?

VCU fans await the AP Top 25 ranking updates and wonder, “Will a winning week boost the Rams back into the Top 25?” VCU players showed their heart on Thursday as they won, 71-68, in overtime against the talented Colonels of Eastern Kentucky University. The Rams won another home game, 69-48, Sunday against their state rival Old Dominion University. As VCU won against two very different...
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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