- Updated: March 5, 2012
Rams down Drexel, capture title, advance to the Dance
Rams fans storm the Coliseum court to celebrate with the team after the 59-56 win
Highlight of the Night: Haley’s block leads to Theus layup
Full Recap: Rams lead by 16 at half, hold on for title
VCU wins its fifth CAA Championship and secures a spot in next week’s NCAA Tournament with a 59-56 win over top-seeded Drexel Monday night. Jr. guard Darius Theus scores a career high 16 points and has 5 assists and 5 steals as VCU forces 18 turnovers. The Rams tie a school-record with 28 wins on the season and will learn their NCAA Tournament first round location and opponent Sunday.
Post-game comments from the VCU locker room
Student Media discusses the championship
From left: Doug Wyatt and Phil Marcello from WVCW, Quinn Casteel and Adam Stern with the Commonwealth Times, and Rams Review’s Tommy Lopez.
Videography: Rachael Lewis
Play-by-play commentary: Tommy Lopez
Color commentary: James Snow
Photography: Logan Whitton