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Virginia Commonwealth (VCU) Rams NCAA Tournament History & Scores

Virginia Commonwealth Rams All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 12-14
Tournament Appearances: 14
Final Fours: 1
Championships: 0

The Rams of Virginia Commonwealth (VCU) have appeared in the NCAA Tournament nine times with a respectable 5-9 record in the Big Dance. A member of the Colonial Athletic Association, VCU defeated Duke in the first round in 2007 before falling to Pittsburgh in the second round. Each of VCU's NCAA Tournament appearances since 1996 has come as an automatic bid after winning the CAA Tournament to earn the bid.

1980 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Iowa in first round, 86-72

1981 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Long Island in first round, 85-69
  • Lost to Tennessee in second round, 58-56

1983 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated La Salle in first round, 76-67
  • Lost to Georgia in second round, 56-54

1984 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Northeastern in first round, 70-69
  • Lost to Syracuse in second round, 78-63

1985 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Marshall in first round, 81-65
  • Lost to Alabama in second round, 63-59

1996 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Mississippi State in first round, 58-51

2004 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Wake Forest in first round, 79-78

2007 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Duke in first round, 79-77
  • Lost to Pittsburgh in second round, 84-79

2009 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to UCLA in first round, 65-64

2011 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated USC in first round, 59-46
  • Defeated Georgetown in second round, 74-56
  • Defeated Purdue in Sweet 16, 94-76
  • Defeated Florida State in Elite 8, 72-71
  • Defeated Kansas in Elite 8, 71-61
  • Lost to Butler in Final Four, 70-62

2012 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Wichita State in first round, 62-59
  • Lost to Indiana in second round, 63-61

2013 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Akron in second round, 88-42
  • Lost to Michigan in third round, 78-53

2014 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Stephen F. Austin in second round, 77-75

2015 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to #10 Ohio State in second round, 75-72 (OT)



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