Last week, two of VCU’s most prominent basketball players received honorable distinctions. Junior guard Briante Weber was nominated for the 2014 Lefty Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year award, while Senior forward Juvonte Reddic was named to participate in the Reese’s National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star game.
Paul Woody of the Richmond Times-Dispatch recently wrote a column claiming VCU’s investment in head coach Shaka Smart has not seen a sufficient return to date.
Red Eye Cookie Company opened last week on VCU’s campus, fulfilling the dreams of starving students and foodies across Richmond.
Since game one of the regular season, when the VCU men’s basketball team made 15 of 26 free throw attempts in a 38-point blowout of Illinois State University, we knew the Rams’ shooting woes might affect their chances at making another tournament run in March.
It’s known across the sport of basketball as the cardinal sin: You don’t foul a shooter when your team is leading by four points at the end of a close game, especially on a three-point attempt.