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.
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!
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.
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.
Sunday night the VCU Rams visited the preseason CAA favorite Drexel Dragons. Dictating pace with their physical play, Drexel handed VCU its second loss in the CAA 58-64.