College of Charleston has announced a home-and-home basketball series with VCU adding two Atlantic 10 Conference opponents to its 2018-19 non-conference slate.
The first meeting between the Cougars and Rams in the two-game series will take place on Saturday, Dec. 15 in Richmond, Va., with a return game scheduled during the 2019-20 season at TD Arena.
VCU (18-15) reached the A-10 Quarterfinals last year and NCAA Tournament in 2017. CofC is coming off a 26-8 season including a trip to the Big Dance and Colonial Athletic Association title.
The Cougars will also host Rhode Island (26-8) out of the A-10 on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at TD Arena. URI reached the NCAA Second Round this past season. Both teams last played each other in a close ballgame (L, 62-68) – the first meeting in a home-and-home series – on Dec. 16, 2017 in Kingston, R.I.
The entire non-conference schedule will be announced next week and conference schedule at a later date.