rvaRAMnews podcast episode 9: This is a stressful sport

VCU picks up two important road wins, the first against Dayton and the second an instaclassic against LaSalle.

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Show notes:




  1. This season VCU is 2-0 in overtime games. What’s Coach Smart’s record in overtime games at VCU?
    • 2013-2014: 2-0
    • 2012-2013: 1-1
    • 2011-2012: 2-0
    • 2010-2011: 2-1
    • 2009-2010: 0-2
    • Total: 7-4
  2. Treveon Graham scored 34 points, a career high, against La Salle. What’s the fewest number of points he’s scored this year and against which team?
    • 7 points against Virginia Tech
    • BONUS: In the last two years how many games has Treveon Graham scored in the single digits? VT, Akron (6), UMass (3), GW (9), Stetson (7), Wichita State (3),
  3. There are three teams in the Atlantic 10 with a ram as a mascot, and there’s one other non-A-10 team that are the rams. Name all four. Just a note about question, the data comes from Buzzfeed, so take it with a listicle-sized grain of salt.
    • VCU, Fordham, Rhode Island, Colorado State.
    • VCU currently holds The Rams Horn, a trophy I just made up.
    • BONUS: What’s the most common mascot in the nation? Bulldogs, 15 teams: Alabama A&M, Bryant, Butler, Fresno State, The Citadel, Drake, Gardner-Webb, Georgia, Gonzaga, Louisana Tech, Mississippi State, UNC Asheville, Samford, South Carolina State, Yale


How many blocks will Alonzo Nelson-Ododa have against VCU?

  • 62 blocks his freshman year, 49 so far this year, for 111 total. That’s good for #8 all-time at Richmond. He’s done it in 54 games, everyone above him has done it in more than 101 games. Garrett Darrius is the all-time leader with 231 blocks in 116 games.
  • Aaron’s prognostication: Four blocks
  • Richmond team records (PDF)


Coach Smart’s 2013-2038 contract



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