Last season proved to be a comeback year for VCU, if you define comeback as returning to the NCAA Tournament after missing it for the first time in eight seasons. The Rams rolled through the Atlantic 10, winning the regular-season title and earning a No. 8 seed in the NCAAs. However coach Mike Rhoades knows that one season didn’t define a downturn, nor does a single season define success.
“Nobody is satisfied, not the guys nor the staff. We know where we want to go this year,” he says. “We took a great step but not the ultimate step.”