On Friday, April 3, the Shaka Smart era at VCU officially ended when the former head coach was formally introduced as the new the University of Texas Longhorns head coach.
The rumor mill is swirling as “Smart Watch 2015” is in full swing. With no definitive response on Shaka Smart’s coaching future from him or his camp, the end of his coaching career at VCU is becoming a more concrete possibility.
It isn’t at every school that the most popular sports team has to compete for attention with the band that plays at their games.
The construction of VCU’s $25 million basketball training facility begins June 2, 2015, and is expected to bring even more attention to VCU’s growing basketball program.
Armed with a new logo, the VCU Athletics Department will be supplying VCU fans with fresh shirts to synchronize the stands’ colors during the men’s basketball season.