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.
Barclays Center will host round three of VCU and University of Richmond storied rivalry.
In his first press conference of the season, men’s basketball head coach Shaka Smart addressed the media, answering questions about the hype surrounding the 2014-15 campaign. Most importantly, Smart spoke about three uncertainties entering the season: senior leadership, player improvement on both sides of the ball and how his freshman fit into the equation early on.
VCU men’s tennis participated in their opening tournament of the fall season on Sept. 14 at the Duke Fab Four Invitational in Cary, North Carolina.
VCU’s men’s and women’s cross country teams collectively started their 2014-15 season on the right track, both placing first overall in the Virginia State XC Invitational, the first meet of the season.