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.
After two comeback wins each in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals, VCU and Davidson College meet in the semifinal, Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
Barclays Center will host round three of VCU and University of Richmond storied rivalry.
Senior Treveon Grahams’ 22 points helped VCU defeat Fordham University, 63-57, to advance to the quarterfinal round in the Atlantic 10 tournament.
To soften the blow on the students of Sweet Briar College who found out earlier this week about the school’s closing, VCU has urged displaced Sweet Briar students to apply as transfer students to VCU.