It’s a term head coach Shaka Smart uses frequently to describe the hierarchy of shot taking on the VCU men’s basketball team. An intangible, nonexistent totem pole of sorts, “the pecking order” helps determine an offensive game plan for arguably the deepest team in the Atlantic 10.
VCU defeated Fordham University 76-60 Jan. 29 at the Siegel Center to improve to 17-4, the best start during head coach Shaka Smart’s five-year tenure.
Now, as fans return to campus, they’ll be happy to learn their Rams took care of business during winter break and enter the second half of their schedule on a five-game winning streak with a 13-3 record overall.
VCU lost to Florida State University 85-67 in the quarterfinal of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
The VCU men’s basketball team (2-0) won a close contest at John Paul Jones arena Tuesday night against the University of Virginia Cavaliers by a score of 59-56.