Shaka Smart staying at VCU
Shaka Smart is staying at VCU, spurning overtures from UCLA and Minnesota as the top target to coach those programs.
Smart told ESPN.com of his decision in a text message Wednesday. VCU later issued a statement announcing that changes in Smart's contract are being finalized.
"We're extremely thankful for the tremendous belief shown in us by Dr. Rao, Ed McLaughlin and VCU," Smart said in a statement Thursday. "We're also incredibly appreciative of the phenomenal fans that support ...
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