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McElroy: VCU's season ends on cold shooting night

Rams year ends with back-to-back losses in post season

Wes McElroy
March 23, 2019 - 8:31 am

It was incredibly hot and humid Friday night inside the Colonial Life Arena.

Unfortunately, the Rams shooting wasn't the same as VCU suffered a 19-61 performance from the field and only 6-26 from 3pt in a season ending loss. 

Making outside shots was an obviously needed factor coming into this game considering the size and length of Tacko Fall. 

The 7'6 footer was a presence not just with 13pts,18 rebounds,and 5 blocks but also redirecting multiple shots and altering players path to the basket. 

Gutting it out

Despite trying to give it a go, the Rams were impacted by Marcus Evans not "having it" as he told Mike Rhoades going 1-7 from the field and 0-3 from 3pt with 6 turnovers.

Changing the Culture

Despite the loss, Isaac Vann hit the nail on the head afterwards about this team realized something about itself: hard work and dedication can pay off.

The Rams showed that by proving the doubters wrong.

 

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