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.
Since game one of the regular season, when the VCU men’s basketball team made 15 of 26 free throw attempts in a 38-point blowout of Illinois State University, we knew the Rams’ shooting woes might affect their chances at making another tournament run in March.
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.
Pink blanketed the Siegel Center on Saturday, Feb. 8 as the VCU women’s basketball team joined forces with the Massey Cancer Center to raise breast cancer awareness.
Students met with author Dale Brumfield in Cabell Library yesterday to discuss the history of independent and student-operated print publications in the city of Richmond.