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Kentucky: Unbeatable? Maybe?

Will they fall?  According to Sir Charles Barkley only the Toronto Raptors have enough talent to knock off the ferocious Wildcats. Kansas, the underdog and come from behind second half team, likely has other thoughts on the matter. Though arguably … Continue reading

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Shaka Smart: Something to say about loyalty

His time will come. Yes, he will move on to a powerhouse.  It is a matter of time.  It’s not time yet.  He is young, dedicated and above all, loyal.  It is a trait that was never learned by some.  Others … Continue reading

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Norfolk State and Lehigh: Contribute to the Madness

And so it begins…. VCU showed us a glimmer, but something wasn’t quite right yet and then: “Yeah, that’s what I am talking about”.  The words of Norfolk State Kyle O’Quinn’s father after last night’s upset win over the nationally … Continue reading

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March Madness: Dustin’ them off?…

 You bet I am! Roughly 120 hours and 7200 minutes, but who is counting? Of course, I am. I want to awake from my stuporous state.  I am racking up a GCS of about 4.  Yes, I open my eyes … Continue reading

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The slipper didn’t fit: Is that all there is?

The stage was set.  Blue 2, the Butler bulldog was on hand.  Early on banned from the arena, he was there unaffected by the throngs of people and he did what he does best: slobber and look cute.  At least … Continue reading

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Farewell VCU: “It wasn’t suppose to happen or something”

The words of the exasperated VCU point guard Joey Rodriguez in the post game interview after their heart wrenching loss to their worthy opponent Butler.  Exasperation not only by the players, but by those of us across the nation who … Continue reading

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The Prelude: Shaka vs Clark Kent

As I watched a news clip of the VCU Rams boarding a bus for their magic carpet ride…destination Houston, each player willingly and joyfully appeased the masses of well wishes who had gathered for their send off by delivering hand … Continue reading

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