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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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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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Final Four: MAC-attack vs J-Rod

To win it all, many will argue a team needs a smart, seasoned point guard.  In fact, I hear tell many a team asks for one for Christmas.   They can make you or break you.  Just ask the Hoyas.. when … 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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Virginia teams: Rodney Dangerfield syndrome

They don’t get any respect?  Well, after these past 2 days, they surely earned it. Just ask their opponents, the higher ranked teams (unfortunately, they were all from the Big East) that they knocked off convincingly.   If I may be … Continue reading

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