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  1. “Unebelievable is Believable Here” — A documentary of VCU’s run in the 2011 NCAA Tournament

    Jan 31, 2014, 9:16 PM EDT

    Shaka Smart

    They almost didn’t make it. After losing to Old Dominion in the CAA tournament and sitting at 23-11, it looked like Virginia Commonwealth would be on the outside looking in of the 2011 NCAA Tournament. Many of the college basketball pundits didn’t give them a shot of attaining an at-large bid. The Rams, who were…

  2. Late Night Snacks: Baylor, George Washington, and VCU close out the non-conference with convincing wins

    Jan 4, 2014, 12:00 AM EDT

    Kenny Chery 2

    IMPORTANT OUTCOMES 1) George Washington 73, Georgia 55 — In their final game of the non-conference, the Colonials bounced back from a loss against Kansas State to handily beat Georgia. GW moves to 12-2 with the win, and have an impressive resume with wins against Manhattan, Miami (FL), Creighton, Maryland, and Boston University. It’s the…

  3. Virginia Commonwealth’s strong second half overpowers Stony Brook

    Jan 3, 2014, 11:14 PM EDT

    Briante Weber and Shaka Smart

    Stony Brook hung around and, truth be told, outplayed Virginia Commonwealth in the first half of tonight’s game between the America East favorite and Atlantic-10 challenger. Despite trailing 36-35 at the break, the Sealwolves controlled the pace of play and managed the game well with point guard Carson Puriefoy coming off the bench providing valuable minutes.…

  4. Georgetown’s strong shooting leads to comeback win against Virginia Commonwealth

    Nov 24, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT

    painttouches.com

    Georgetown used a blistering hot shooting performance from all three departments — two-point field goals, three-point field goals, and free throws — to defeat Virginia Commonwealth in the consolation game of the San Juan Shootout, 84-80. Despite turning the ball over 26 times against VCU’s havoc defense, the Hoyas made the most of their opportunities…

  5. Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: Louisville has first test of the season against North Carolina

    Nov 24, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT

    Rick Pitino, Russ Smith

    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 3 Louisville vs. No. 24 North Carolina, 1:00 p.m. (ESPN)  North Carolina isn’t the team that many projected in the preseason thanks to the absence of P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald, but the Tar Heels still have enough firepower to challenge Louisville in the championship game of the Hall of Fame…

  6. Shaka Smart’s new contract at Virginia Commonwealth

    Oct 20, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

    VCU v Michigan

    In this day and age, job security is seemingly as important as a high-paying job. For Shaka Smart, he has both at Virginia Commonwealth. On October 11th, Smart signed a new contract with VCU — different from the one he signed this past March — that enables the 36 year old coach to remain in…