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
By Logan Whitton
Senior Bradford Burgess started his career as a Ram in 2008. Saturday he will play in his final regular season game at the Siegel Center. Jade Mallard looks back on his last four years with his family and teammates.
Produced by Jade Mallard
Record attendance. Flashy dunks. The 2011-2012 VCU men’s basketball team has packed the Siegel Center during its 10-3 start to the season.
Produced by Tommy Lopez
Music credit to Jorge Quintero – 300 Violin Orchestra
The sights and sounds of the men’s basketball season
Produced by Tommy Lopez
Video credit to:
CBS, TBS, VCU Athletics
Voice credit to:
Tommy Lopez, Rams Review
Robby Robinson, VCU Athletics
Music credit to:
Clint Mansell – Requiem For A Dream
VCU students take to the streets, in a chaotic celebration that ends in a standoff with riot police.
Produced by: Ryan Murphy and Dan Reiner
Update: Check out other coverage and reactions. Compare and contrast last week’s celebration after beating Kansas with this weekend’s events.
See what it was like in Huston after the loss.
It looks like we were one of the first ones with the complete story. The Richmond Times Dispatch has a story and commentary. The Commonwealth Times also has a story and opinion piece.
Ram nation reacts to the Final Four
ESPN’s morning show First Take features this video at 10:15 a.m. March 31.
Produced by: Tommy Lopez, Ryan Murphy, Emily Benfield, Charlie Couch, Dan Reiner