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Meet Ed McLaughlin, VCU’s new Athletic Director

Introducing Ed McLaughlin: he’s a twitter personality, he makes fun of his hair, he wants Virginia Commonwealth University to win national championships, and he’s the new VCU Director of Athletics.

Off-season on the Brink

In the mid-majors, success almost always leads to a certain amount of chaos. High-major programs try to hire the key parts of winning machines while the mid-major athletic program tries desperately to capitalize on the moment. In 2012, Shaka Smart led the Rams to within a basket of the Sweet 16. The second that Rob Brandenberg’s three-pointer missed, VCU entered a new type of off-season.

David Benedict named VCU’s interim Athletic Director

Just last week VCU announced that Athletic Director Norwood Teague would be leaving to taking over the University of Minnesota’s athletic department. In the course of that week, rumors started to solidify that VCU and George Mason would be leaving the CAA and joining the A-10, along with Butler. That announcement, if it was going […]

VCU Athletic Director Norwood Teague accepts new job at University of Minnesota

On Monday afternoon, news broke that VCU Athletic Director Norwood Teague had accepted a new job at the University of Minnesota. Teague’s six year tenure at VCU has witnessed incredible success and expansion for VCU basketball, both on and off the court.

Some coaches stay, some coaches leave

It’s that time of year again when top basketball programs try and hire young coaches from one of the best coaching factories in America. Jeff Capel and Anthony Grant had bigger programs on their minds, but Shaka Smart might have different plans.

Coach Smart to stay at VCU!

Amid much rumor and speculation, it has been confirmed that Shaka Smart will remain head coach at VCU. Earlier this afternoon Smart commented on staying with the Rams in Richmond.