The Ram Athletic Fund hosted its annual Men’s Basketball Team Dinner Presented by Outback Steakhouse at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center on Wednesday, October 25th. The event, attended by nearly 200 RAF members, served as a way for donors to preview the upcoming men’s basketball season.
Emceed by the voice of Ram Radio, Wes McElroy, the evening began with remarks about the VCU family made up of fans, players, media, donors, coaches and staff. Vice President & Director of Athletics Ed McLaughlin addressed the group, then guests enjoyed a steak dinner provided by Outback Steakhouse.
Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Rhoades capped off the night by providing insight into the team and the season schedule, individually introducing each player and staff member and commenting on their talents and abilities. He then spoke about this year’s competition, including a trip to Maui, Hawaii, key home games and a tough conference schedule.