Archives: 2012 CAA Tournament

VCU slays Dragons and cuts down nets

The week preceding “Selection Sunday” will be far more relaxed for VCU than last year’s, after the Rams locked up an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament by beating #1 Drexel 59-56 Monday night in Richmond, VA.

Instant Recap: VCU vs Drexel

VCU fights and fights and fights to pull out a win over Drexel. What does this mean? It means they are going TO THE BIG DANCE!??! This is your Instant Recap! Go VCU!

What to expect: VCU vs. Drexel (championship edition)

Monday night the #1 Drexel Dragons and the #2 Virginia Commonwealth University Rams will play in the CAA tournament finals on ESPN. Despite being red-hot, both team’s are on the bubble for the NCAA tournament. The winner on Monday night gets a banner, an automatic bid, and bragging rights. The loser could go home as low as a road team in the NIT.

NCAA record-setting Bradford Burgess leads VCU past GMU

Bradford Burgess wasted no time in his NCAA record 143rd consecutive start as he drained his first three 3-pointers to help the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams beat the George Mason Patriots 74-64 in Richmond, Virginia Sunday night. With the victory the Rams advance to their second consecutive CAA tournament final where they will face the red hot #1 Drexel Dragons at 7pm on Monday night.

Scott’s 2012 CAA Bracket

It’s Scott’s CAA Tournament bracket! Keep up to date with the results of the CAA Tournament, this year complete with chalk board paint, chalk, and pretzels. Check back early and often.

What to expect: VCU vs. GMU; CAA Tournament edition

One year ago after being destroyed at home by the Patriots, the VCU Rams beat #25 George Mason 79-63 just one week before going on their historical Final Four run. This year, George Mason will try and get the final word as they seek revenge after being beaten 89-77 on February 25th.

Brandenberg finds his shot and the Rams find a win

Virginia Commonwealth University handled Northeastern, 75-65, with a dominating defense and hot second half offense in the quarterfinals of the 2012 CAA Tournament. VCU will advance to take on George Mason tomorrow in the semifinals.

What to expect: VCU vs. Northeastern; CAA Tournament edition

Here we are, the second day of the CAA Tournament with everything going pretty much as expected. Today, in the tournament’s evening session, VCU is looking to advance to the CAA semifinals with a win over Northeastern–the Rams’ conference Kryptonite.

CAA Tournament: the picks

Here’s our unabashed, #realtalk, totally honest CAA predictions. Ram fans, things may not turn out they way you want them to…

2012 CAA Tournament: the teams

This weekend, 12 very different teams will face off in the Richmond Coliseum. While all 12 teams are chasing the Colonial Athletic Association title and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament that comes with it, each team has a different story.