History. The VCU Rams men's basketball program was founded in 1968, at the same time as the merger of the Richmond Professional Institute and the Medical College of Virginia. In the 1968–69 season as an independent team, the program played its first ever season.
History of the VCU Basketball Program Established in 1968, the VCU Basketball Program followed the merger of the Medical College of Virginia and the Richmond Professional Institute. The Rams played their first season in 1968 to 1969 as an independent team and managed to get into the 1978 National Invitation Tournament only to lose against the University of Detroit in the 1st round.
Complete NCAA Tournament history for the Virginia Commonwealth Rams. Includes stats, records, season-by-season results, and more.
VCU Rams basketball history. Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA) Stuart C. Siegel ...
The first season of VCU basketball was 1968, the year that the Medical College of Virginia merged with Richmond Professional Institute to form VCU.
Virginia Commonwealth Rams School History. Location: Richmond, Virginia Seasons: 48 (1973-74 to ...
One other little piece of history- in addition to Calvin Duncan, VCU also signed Steve "quick" Silva from Oak Hill the same year. Silva was from NYC and had a very big reputation as well. Howard Garfinckle who ran the 5-Star camp and was easily the foremost recruiting Guru of that era, went on the record as saying VCU recruited the best backcourt in the entire nation that year.
Anyway, the general idea being that this isn’t necessarily a precise 1-80 ranking, but somewhat of an idea of who some serious VCU basketball fans thought were the 80 greatest to ever play at VCU. Round 1: 1. districtballer – Eric Maynor 2. VRam – Kendrick Warren 3. BaNgMyPrOgRaM – Joey Rodriguez 4. Pavarotti – Jamie Skeen 5.
The 2010–11 VCU Rams men's basketball team finished 6th in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll at the end of the season. This was the highest ranking in VCU's history and the highest ranking of any team from the CAA. Women's basketball. The VCU Rams Women's team enjoyed its most successful season in 2008–2009.