Tag Archives: Final Four

A-10 women’s basketball tournament moves to Richmond

Lady Rams fans will not have to go far to watch the women’s basketball team compete in postseason play this season.

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Past Rams pursue plans to play pro

Three former VCU Rams made headlines this summer by signing contracts to continue their dreams of playing basketball professionally.

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Smart’s choices: Pride over payday

Colin Kennedy Sports Editor For the third consecutive year, VCU men’s basketball head coach Shaka Smart has turned down a potentially career-changing contract offer to remain in Richmond. When Smart told UCLA thanks but no thanks in late March, the Bruins became the fourth BCS conference school in the last three seasons to vie for [...]

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Rao reflects on Rams’ Final Four foray

VCU’s freshman GPA this year spiked to the lofty heights of 3.5. And when posed with the question of, was it because of the basketball team’s Final Four run or some other confluence of reasons, VCU President Michael Rao let off a immediate chuckle.

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The Final Four Effect: Faculty and alumni

Considering it was always going to take months, if not years, to figure out the exact effect of VCU’s Final Four run, you could understand why Sybil Halloran was a bit bemused the first time she was asked how big of an impact the run would have.

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