Shaka Smart Leaving VCU to Coach Texas BasketballShaka Smart accepts Texas Longhorns head coach position, leaving VCU.
Shaka Smart Bribed to Stay at VCU with Free Lap Dances from Richmond Strip ClubsVCU fans don't want Shaka Smart to take the Texas job. Two Richmond strip clubs offered him "unlimited free lap dances" if he stays.
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VCU President Calls SATs 'Flawed,' Stressing GPA InsteadVirginia Commonwealth University is stressing grades over SAT scores.
Verizon Center to Host Atlantic-10 Men’s Basketball Championship in 2018Along with hosting the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2017, Verizon Center will play host to the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Basketball Championship in 2018.
'Astroecology' Researcher Growing Plants To Prepare For Space FarmingA Virginia chemistry professor is growing plants on extraterrestrial materials in an already moderately successful attempt to develop and move microorganisms into space in a new discipline labeled, “astroecology.”
Navy to Play Michigan State in Veterans Classic Hoop Doubleheader Navy will face Michigan State and Tennessee will meet VCU in the inaugural Veterans Classic, a Nov. 14 basketball doubleheader at Navy's Alumni Hall that will celebrate Veterans Day.
VCU Loses 77-75 in OT After Giving SF Austin Late ChanceA poorly-timed foul with 3.6 seconds left in regulation sent VCU into overtime, where the Rams woul;d lose 77-75 to Stephen F. Austin Friday night.
Lumberjacks Pull Off 77-75 Upset Of VCU In OTDesmond Haymon scored on an improbable four-point play with 3.6 seconds in regulation and hit a big 3-pointer in overtime to lead No. 12 seed Stephen F. Austin to a 77-75 win over fifth-seeded Virginia Commonwealth Friday night in the NCAA tournament's South Region.
George Washington Basketball 'Growing Up'George Washington is now the area’s best team, apologies to Georgetown, Maryland and new A-10 rival George Mason.
George Mason Leaving CAA for Atlantic 10 in JulyFirst VCU, now George Mason. The two mid-majors that made stunning runs to the Final Four from the Colonial Athletic Association will reunite in the Atlantic 10.
Rothstein: Thursday's NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Upset Alert & MoreOklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.