Team preview: Virginia Commonwealth

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2005-06 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 24, 2005, 12:28 PM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of October 1.)


VCU has developed into a Colonial Athletic Association powerhouse under coach Jeff Capel.

In his first three seasons in Richmond, the 30-year old former Duke star compiled a 39-15 conference record and sandwiched a pair of second-place finishes around the 2004 CAA title.