VCU and Dayton are both good enough to deserve bids right now but nowhere near earning locks. Rhode Island has some work to do.
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VCU climbs one notch while Minnesota and Northwestern each slip one spot to join Dayton.
JeQuan Lewis scored 16 points and VCU used a 15-0 run spanning halftime to take command in an 84-73 victory against Richmond on Friday night.
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VCU (21-5, 11-2 in league play) has won seven straight. The Rams will head across town on Friday night to a sold-out Robins Center, where the Spiders have beaten them on three of their last five visits. (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2/WatchESPN)
JeQuan Lewis scored a career-high 34 points with nine 3-pointers, Justin Tillman added 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double, and VCU beat Saint Joseph's 91-81 o
The Atlantic 10 is in the same state as it was last week: VCU, Dayton and Rhode Island still have work left to do to get into the the NCAA tournament.
VCU and Wichita State both have a history of NCAA tournament success. They're joined by Virginia Tech and Miami on the latest No. 9 line.
JeQuan Lewis scored 27 points and VCU pulled away from a tie with a 19-8 run in the second half and beat Davidson 74-60 on Saturday night.
The Rams did the unthinkable -- not once, but twice -- in back-to-back wins. Coach Will Wade is hoping luck doesn't run out and turn the other way.
JeQuan Lewis drilled two free throws with 0.4 seconds left and VCU needed a crazy finish to earn its fifth-straight win 54-53 over George Washington on Wednesday night.
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VCU allowed a go-ahead 3-point FG with 0.4 seconds left in each of its last two games. It won both games.
VCU and Dayton are the favorites to win the A-10, but there isn't a lock for the NCAA tournament just yet for any team in the league.
Arkansas and VCU remain as No. 9 seeds in Joe Lunardi's latest projection. The Razorbacks and Rams are joined this week by Marquette (rising) and Dayton (falling).
The Atlantic 10 Conference said Sunday that the technical foul that extended the VCU-St. Bonaventure game on Saturday night wasn't due to the Bonnies fans' court-storming, but several violations.
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A-10 official statement on the ending of the VCU-St. Bonaventure game where fans stormed the court before the buzzer, ultimately forcing a free throw. VCU made it to force OT where the Rams won: "The decision to assess a one-shot technical foul for the delay of game at the end of the VCU-St. Bonaventure game was a correct call. The conference office has reviewed the end of the game, and spoken to the Atlantic 10 Coordinator of Officiating, who verified that it was in fact the correct call."
Mo Alie-Cox scored 20 points, JeQuan Lewis sank a clutch free throw to force overtime and VCU slipped past St. Bonaventure in the extra period for an 83-77 win Saturday.
Dayton and VCU are both trending up in the latest bracket. Rhode Island, however, is among Joe Lunardi's "next four out."
Justin Tillman scored 18 points, Samir Doughty had 16 and VCU edged city rival Richmond 81-74 on Wednesday night.