VCU wins A-10 championship, heads to NCAA tournament
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The VCU Rams are headed to the NCAA tournament once again.
The men’s basketball team snagged the A-10 championship on Sunday, beating Dayton University 68-56 with a strong second half.
Under head coach Mike Rhoades, the Rams reached their seventh A-10 Championship, making it the most appearances by any program in the league since 2012-13.
Hosted every year since 1977, the Atlantic 10 Conference men’s basketball tournament is a conference championship tournament where colleges compete to participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division I.
As the A-10 championship game-winner, VCU received the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
They earned a No. 12 seed and will face No. 5 seed St. Mary’s at 2 p.m. Friday. The game will air on TBS.
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