TWO TECH PRIMERS

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VCU and Georgia Tech face off Wednesday for the second time in as many years, and we have a couple of videos to help you prepare. First up is Will Wade’s weekly press conference from Tuesday, where he discusses, at length, the Rams’ loss to Illinois, as well as this year’s Georgia Tech squad. The second video is Robby Robinson and myself hawking steaks for the good of the program.

RAMSANITY & SCOUTING THE ILLINI

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The “Ramsanity” challenge has become an annual rite of passage for the VCU Baseball team. It’s part team-building, part physical challenge, 100 percent not for the faint of heart.

VCU Men’s Basketball has another tough test on its hands on Saturday, Dec. 3 when it meets Illinois in Miami, and we don’t mean Miami, Ohio. Coach Will Wade checks in with a scouting report.

WILL WADE MEDIA MINUTES: NOV. 28

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WILL WADE MEDIA MINUTES: NOV. 21

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We are Bahamas bound! Coach Will Wade checks in to discuss 20th-ranked Baylor the 2016 Battle 4 Atlantis.

DARIUS THEUS: FULL CIRCLE

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Darius Theus guards Old Dominion’s Kent Bazemore in a 2012 game in Norfolk.

By Brett Bosley

VCU Men’s Basketball welcomed back one of their own to the program this offseason, when the Rams added former standout Darius Theus to the coaching staff as Director of Student-Athlete Development. Although Theus had other career aspirations at the time, the opportunity at VCU convinced him to return to his roots.

“I was excited, just to come back and work with the guys was obviously a little tough because I was still in the process of trying to continue to play, but things didn’t work out the way I wanted to,” said Theus. “So when [Coach Will Wade] offered me the position, I took some time to think about it, but was really excited because I knew could come here and help these guys out.”

Theus spoke on his personal relationship with Coach Wade, which he admits was “shaky” at first when he came in as a freshman in 2009. However, as Theus grew as a player and a person in the program, he finally saw what Wade was all about.

“My junior year is when he really took me under his wing and we became real close and then from there we kind of took off.  I think the start of my junior year we started to build a good relationship and he showed me that he genuinely cared about me and that’s how he treats all those guys. For me it was something special when we took time to connect with each other.”

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WILL WADE MEDIA MINUTES: NOV. 16

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Less than 12 hours after picking up a 64-59 road win over Liberty in Lynchburg, Will Wade was back in front of the microphone to talk about the plight of the albino mountain yak. Nah, just kidding. He was talking about basketball. For an update on Justin Tillman’s status, as well as a little insight into Friday’s opponent, Binghamton, watch:

BEGIN AGAIN

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The VCU Women’s Basketball team had something of a breakthrough 2015-16 campaign, advancing to the A-10 semifinals and the WNIT. A big chunk of that team is back – with some new pieces – and optimism permeates the program. Let’s do this.

MEN’S BASKETBALL PREVIEW SHOW

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Guys, men’s basketball season begins Friday.

Holy crap! Men’s basketball season begins Friday!

Let’s learn more about it.

HAT’S OFF: TREVEON GRAHAM

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Treveon Graham ranks second in VCU history with 1,882 points.

A tip of the cap tonight to Treveon Graham, who scored his first NBA points tonight as a member of the Charlotte Hornets.

I’m not going to blow anybody’s mind here when I say this, but Treveon Graham is simply a winner; a lunchpail grinder who always finds a way. Couldn’t be happier for him.

Graham is the ninth Ram to appear in “The Association” and the fifth since 2009, when Eric Maynor ushered in a new era of VCU fans buying NBA jerseys. Graham joins Bernard Harris, Jessie Dark, Gerald Henderson, Edmund Sherod, Maynor, Larry Sanders, Troy Daniels and Briante Weber as exclusive members of the VCU-to-NBA club.

YOUR MOMENT OF ZEN

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If this video doesn’t pick you up, then you may be dead inside. For the uninitiated, Torey Burston is a senior walk-on with the VCU Men’s Basketball team. On Thursday, Coach Will Wade surprised Burston with a scholarship for 2016-17.
 

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Torey is one of the finest student-athletes I’ve encountered in my time at VCU, and I couldn’t be happier for him.

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