Blowout. Disappointment. Hope. Three words that accurately sum up VCU’s 78-53 loss to Michigan Saturday afternoon.
Before VCU walloped Akron late Thursday night, it already knew who its opponent in the third round of the NCAA Tournament would be – the Michigan Wolverines.
The VCU men’s basketball team could not have imagined a better way to start their 2013 NCAA Tournament.
What a game Juvonte Reddic had against Akron to start off VCU’s NCAA Tournament run.
Not many college basketball teams can say they’ve played a non-conference opponent five times in the last six years. VCU and Akron can.
The fifth-seeded Rams take on 12th-seeded Akron Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
It’s not often you find a pair of coaches who can tolerate each other enough to call themselves friends. Even rarer do you find two coaches who consider themselves best friends. Shaka Smart and Keith Dambrot, head coach at the University of Akron, are one of those pairs in college basketball.
It was a tough end to the weekend in Brooklyn for VCU. Upon arriving Wednesday evening, it seemed as though HAVOC was in the air already in New York.