VCU Rams Could Be Even Better In the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

By Trevor Lowry
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The VCU Rams earned a No. 5 seed in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, and although the team lost to the Michigan Wolverines in the third round, VCU could be even better in the 2013-14 college basketball season.

Troy Daniels was a senior, and his three-point shooting ability will definitely be missed, but there are plenty of great players that are returning to this team. Not to mention, Shaka Smart will still be the head coach and he is kind of good, but just kind of.

Leading scorer Treveon Graham will be back, since he was only a sophomore. Graham put up 15.1 points per game and 5.8 rebounds per game. Juvonte Reddic will also be back and he led the team in rebounds per game with 8.1. His 14.6 points per game was also great for this team.

VCU was the 11th ranked team in the nation when it came to points per game and the Rams will likely continue their high scoring next season.

If it weren’t for Saint Louis this year, VCU would have likely won both the Atlantic 10 regular season title and conference tournament, since the Billikens did beat the Rams twice, which included a victory in the conference tournament championship game.

Although VCU only won one game in the dance this year, it did play a Wolverines team that made it all of the way to the national championship game.

This is a team that finished 27-9 on the season and 12-4 in the A 10. The Rams will enter next season with a lot of hype, as they should. Watch out for the high-scoring Rams next year because they could be even better with so much talent returning to the team.


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