RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)—The VCU Rams aren’t yet wreaking Havoc on the court, but certainly are scoring in the new ESPN/USA Today preseason poll.
The newly released poll listed the Rams at No. 15, and marks the first time in school history that the team opens the years holding a nationwide ranking.
It’s one of many firsts under head coach Shaka Smart.
The team finished 27-9 last season, and will returns a majority of its team, including top scorers Treveon Graham and Juvonte Reddic. Jordan Burgess, younger brother of “Iron Man” Bradford Burgess who was listed as an ESPN top-100 recruits.
The Rams ended last season ranked 23rd in the country and were ranked as high as No.19 in last season’s Coaches Poll.
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