Sophomore guard Melvin Johnson was knocked out of Saturday’s Atlantic 10 semifinal game against George Washington University with a left knee injury, leaving the VCU men’s basketball team without the A-10’s sixth man of the year for the remainder of the tournament and perhaps the NCAA tournament, too.
VCU women’s basketball lost a road match to the George Washington University Colonials 80-62 on Thursday, Feb. 13.
One year after five Atlantic 10 teams advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament, the mid-major conference entered the 2013-14 basketball season with lowered expectations.
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.
For students living in the VCU dorms, crime can hit close to home.