1. Rowdy Rams
The Rowdy Rams are one of the best student sections in the Atlantic 10, and a big part of what makes attending a VCU basketball game such an incredible event. No matter what the score, you’ll hear the Rowdy Rams serenading the opponent team with their intimidating chants. Enjoy the cheers and chants coming from the Rowdy Rams when attending a VCU game.
2. The Peppas
The VCU Pep Band, or “The Peppas” are one of the best parts of any VCU basketball game. The band plays a variety of songs ranging from school songs to pop hits and provides a fantastic atmosphere at every Rams basketball game, so enjoy their performance throughout the game.
3. Wall of Distinction
Take some time before the game to walk the concourse and see the Wall of Distinction and the plaques honoring all of the best athletes in VCU history. The Wall of Distinction and plaques are must-sees for any college sports fan, so make sure to check them out.
4. Capital City Classic: VCU-Richmond
The Capital City Class is a long-running rivalry between VCU and Richmond. There is no love lost between the crosstown rivals, and there are lots of bragging rights on the line when these two meet. You won’t find a better time to take in a game at the Siegel Center, so make sure to be in attendance when the Rams face the Spiders.
5. Final Four Display
Before the game, stop by and check out the Final Four display. The display is an excellent tribute to the best team in VCU history and is a can’t miss whether you’re a VCU fan or not.
6. Rodney the Ram
Keep an eye open for Rodney the Ram during your visit to VCU. Fans young and old enjoy Rodney’s antics, and you’ll soon learn why, so don’t miss him when taking in a Rams basketball game.
7. VCU-Old Dominion Rivalry
The VCU-Old Dominion rivalry is considered the best college hoops rivalry in the Commonwealth of Virginia and has been played regularly since 1969. VCU holds a slim 49-43 lead in the all-time series, but you’re always in for a good one when these two rivals meet so make sure to get your tickets when the Monarchs come to town.
VCU superfan and National Anthem singer Chris Crowley, or as everyone knows him Pav, is a can’t miss part of any VCU Rams basketball game. Get to your seat early, so you don’t miss Pav’s wonderful rendition of the National Anthem during your trip to VCU.
Once you reach your seat, take a look at the banners hanging from the rafters. The banners celebrate the best teams and players in Rams history and are a great way for you to relive all of your favorite VCU hoops moments.
10. VCU-George Mason Rivalry
The rivalry between VCU and George Mason dates back to 1981 and has been waging ever since. The two Virginia-based schools don’t get along, and there is always a lot at stake when they meet on the hardwood meaning you won’t want to miss it when VCU takes on George Mason.