VCU sweeps Capital City Rivalry and advances to A-10 Title game

Posted at 12:42 AM, Mar 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-12 00:42:52-05

In Saturday night's sportscast, the VCU Rams will play in an unprecedented seventh straight conference title game and fifth in a row in the A-10 after they beat Richmond in overtime 87-77.  The Rams outscored the Spiders 17-7 in overtime to sweep the season series from their city rivals.  Lane Casadonte has a recap from Pittsburgh.

Virginia Union was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional by Shippensburg 79-59.  The Panthers finished their season at 22-8.

Meanwhile the Lady Panthers of VUU are in the Atlantic Region Final for the 2nd straight year (Sweet 16) after they beat Indiana Univ. of PA 62-58.