ncaa tournament

Here’s a suggestion.  Let’s refrain from referring to the Richmond Spiders NCAA Tournament wins as upsets.  They have certainly earned that respect.  UR pulled out a hard-fought 69 – 66 victory over SEC power Vanderbilt yesterday in Denver to advance to the next round.  The Spiders will take on Morehead State tomorrow, the Eagles knocked […]

They have won 10 straight games, they have won 17 of their last 19 games, suffice it to say the Spiders are on a major roll going into the NCAA Tournament this afternoon in Denver, Colorado.  Richmond takes on SEC power Vanderbilt at 4:10 this afternoon in the opening round.  Anyone who follows college hoops […]

If you listen to the talking heads on ESPN, VCU fans shouldn’t even wander to the concession stand because the Rams could be blown out by the time you return.  Fortunately Rams Coach Shaka Smart and his team closed their ears to such nonsense.  VCU defeated Southern Cal 59 – 46 to advance to the […]

Coach Shaka Smart and his VCU Rams are headed to the NCAA Tournament, a major accomplishment for any major college basketball program and their fans and alumni have every right to be proud.  The choice was not a popular one on the nation’s premiere sports network ESPN, where if you listen to some of their […]

The University of Richmond defeated Dayton on Saturday in Atlantic City to win the Atlantic-10 Championship and the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, which gets underway this week at various sites.  The Spiders will travel to Denver, Colorado to face SEC member Vanderbilt on Thursday.  Coach Chris Mooney’s team is one of five Virginia […]

You can’t say we’re not “Ballin” in VA.  The NCAA has certified that fact with a record five men’s basketball teams being invited to the NCAA Tournament this week.  Richmond has the highest seed after winning the Atlantic-10 title on Saturday, and will face Vanderbilt on Thursday.  Hampton University also received an automatic bid by […]