2019 NCAA tournament bracket projection for VCU Rams

The VCU Rams are back in the Big Dance after a one-year hiatus and primed for the type of postseason success they've enjoyed in the past. Mike Rhoades has his team defending at a high level in only his second season back in Richmond after three years as head coach at Rice. Can the Rams shake off an A-10 quarterfinals loss and deal with the uncertainty of the injury suffered in that game by leading scorer Marcus Evans?

ESPN+ has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams to help you make smart picks in your bracket.