Head coach Shaka Smart and the men’s basketball team have said all year they focus on going ‘1-0’ every game. One win against the University of Dayton Flyers on Sunday, in the Atlantic 10 title game, will make the Rams conference champions.
With black and gold pom-poms in hand, VCU’s Gold Rush Dancers take the court at halftime of each home game with a burst of energy that further excites the already-rowdy crowd.
On March 25, 2011, Terrance Shannon was on the losing side of a Bradford Burgess game-winning layup in overtime of the Sweet 16 in San Antonio. Two years and 241 days later, the Forsyth City, Ga. native will suit up for the VCU Rams against his former team, Florida State University, at the 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-off.