The Wisconsin Badgers and Marquette Golden Eagles both were outed in the Sweet 16, but that doesn't mean the state isn't paying attention anymore. Shaka Smart, Head Coach of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Wisconsin native has his squad dancing to their first ever Final Four. The mastermind behind 2011's Cinderella team hails from Fitchburg (a small city … [Read more...] about VCU Head Coach Shaka Smart Making Wisconsin Proud
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This NCAA Tournament second weekend features four double digit seeds, three of them within one region. The Butler Bulldogs are back in the sweet sixteen, but it's hard to actually consider them a cinderella, even though they're in a mid-major conference. The city of Richmond, Virginia (mighty metropolis, urbane, sophisticated, international, cosmopolitan mecca that it is) … [Read more...] about VCU Rams: America’s new College Basketball Sweethearts?