Several storylines can describe VCU’s 96-58 season-opening victory over Illinois State University, but arguably the biggest takeaway from Friday night’s win can be found in the Rams’ overwhelming display of depth.
In addition to its recent ranking of 15th in the national coaches poll, the VCU men’s basketball team was predicted to win the Atlantic 10 this upcoming season when official conference projections were released in the midst of A-10 Media Day on Oct. 8.
The men’s basketball season does not open until November, but VCU fans can get an early look at the team on Oct. 13.
VCU power forward Jared Guest dislocated his ankle during practice Tuesday morning. The 6-foot-8 forward injured his ankle during a small group practice session and will be out for the next six to eight weeks.