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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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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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Shaka: Can he out Smart the competition?

Everybody loves a winner; particularly the unexpected underrated darling.  We like to be surprised and no team has thrilled us more than the VCU Rams.  They play with “shock and awe” as they take down the giants one by one…USC, … Continue reading

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