VCU's fans lucky, even in defeat

Their team might have lost Saturday night, but VCU's students are still the biggest winners of the Final Four weekend. The generosity and thoughtfulness of VCU put its students on the trip of a lifetime.

Updated: April 3, 2011, 10:44 AM ET
By Sarah Spain

HOUSTON -- Saturday night, Virginia Commonwealth lost to Butler, 70-62, in the Final Four, ending one of the most improbable runs in NCAA history. Rams fans that made the trip from Richmond to Houston saw their team fall just one win short of the national title game, but don't feel too bad for them -- hundreds of VCU students still received an unbelievable deal.

Each of the four teams in the Final Four were allotted approximately 800 seats for students, which were distributed via ...

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