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Shaka Smart agrees in principle to head coaching offer at Texas. (Photo by Tommy Gilligan/Getty Images)

Shaka Smart Leaving VCU to Coach Texas Basketball

Shaka Smart accepts Texas Longhorns head coach position, leaving VCU.

04/03/2015

Shaka Smart celebrates winning the A-10 Conference Championship

Shaka Smart Bribed to Stay at VCU with Free Lap Dances from Richmond Strip Clubs

VCU fans don’t want Shaka Smart to take the Texas job. Two Richmond strip clubs offered him “unlimited free lap dances” if he stays.

04/02/2015

Top left and clockwise: VCU men's basketball coach Shaka Smart, University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, Georgetown men's basketball coach John Thompson III, UVA men's basketball coach Tony Bennett. (Photos by Mike Lawrie, Jamie Squire, Nate Shron and Rich Schultz // Getty Images)

Local Teams Guide to March Madness

The 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been announced and four local teams are headed to the dance. Each of Virginia, Maryland, VCU and Georgetown are favored in their opening rounds of action, but how […]

03/15/2015

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VCU President Calls SATs ‘Flawed,’ Stressing GPA Instead

Virginia Commonwealth University is stressing grades over SAT scores.

01/27/2015

Briante Weber #2 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams reacts as Chris Wilson #24 of the Saint Joseph's Hawks looks on during the Championship game of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament at Barclays Center on March 16, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Verizon Center to Host Atlantic-10 Men’s Basketball Championship in 2018

Along 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.

09/04/2014

A 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.” (ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Astroecology’ Researcher Growing Plants To Prepare For Space Farming

A 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.”

06/16/2014

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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.

06/09/2014

Jacob Parker #34, Thomas Walkup #0 and Tanner Clayton #30 of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks celebrate with teammates after winning the game 77-75 in overtime against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 21, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

VCU Loses 77-75 in OT After Giving SF Austin Late Chance

A 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.

03/22/2014

Desmond Haymon #25 of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks drives the ball around JeQuan Lewis #1 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 21, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lumberjacks Pull Off 77-75 Upset Of VCU In OT

Desmond 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.

03/21/2014

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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.

01/17/2014

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