VCU Rams basketball

VCU Rams basketball history

Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
Stuart C. Siegel Center
Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)

Current head coach: Mike Rhoades (2017-)

  • Assoc. HC: Jamal Brunt (2018-)
  • Asst: J.D. Byers (2017-)
  • Asst: Brent Scott (2017-)
  • DBO: Jimmy Martelli (2017-)
  • DSAD: Brandon Rozzell (2021-)
  • DPD: Clay Conner (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (2011)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  1  (2011)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  18 (1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  13-17
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  6  (1978, 1988, 1993, 2005, 2008, 2022)
  • NIT Overall Record:  3-6
  • CBI Championships:  1  (2010)
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2010)
  • CBI Overall Record:  5-0

Conference Titles (Sun Belt, ECAC, Metro, CAA, Atlantic 10):

Award Winners:




VCU head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Mike Rhoades 2017-Pres 102-53 1 2 0
Will Wade 2015-17 51-20 1 2 0
Shaka Smart 2009-15 163-56 0 5 0
Anthony Grant 2006-09 76-25 3 2 0
Jeff Capel III 2002-06 79-41 1 1 0
Mack McCarthy 1998-2002 66-55 0 0 0
Sonny Smith 1989-98 136-127 1 1 0
Mike Pollio 1985-89 65-57 0 0 0
J. D. Barnett 1979-85 132-48 4 5 0
Dana Kirk 1976-79 57-23 0 0
Chuck Noe 1970-76 95-42 0 0
Benny Dees 1968-70 25-21

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.